News for Current students

Friday, July 24, 2020

Dreaming of travelling and visiting places? Learn a new language or take a culture course in Fall 2020!

How about...?

GER 230 - Vikings! taught in English by Prof. Ann Marie Rasmussen

GER 271 - German Thought and Culture: Objects  taught in English by Prof. James Skidmore

GER 272 - German Thought and Culture: People  taught in English by Prof. James Skidmore

GER 101 - Elementary German I (or GER 102, or GER 201, GER 202, GER 334 with prior knowledge of German)

DUTCH 101 - Elementary Dutch I (or DUTCH 102 with prior knowledge of Dutch)

CROAT 101 - Elementary Croatian I

RUSS 101 - Elementary Russian I

All courses will be taught online in Fall 2020.

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Looking for a great Spring 2020 culture course or thinking of learning a new language?

Are you a student from another Canadian university interested in taking one (or more) of our German online courses in Spring 2020?

How about...?

GER 230 - Vikings! taught in English by Prof. Grit Liebscher

GER 271 - German Thought and Culture: Objects  taught in English by Prof. Andrea Speltz

GER 272 - German Thought and Culture: People  taught in English by Prof. Paul Malone

or GER 101 - Elementary German I (or GER 102, or GER 201, or GER 202 with prior knowledge of German).

All courses will be taught online in Spring 2020.
 

Sunday, April 5, 2020

GSS Language Courses will be online for the Spring Term

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies will be offering German and Dutch language and culture courses, taught in German and English, in Spring/Summer 2020. Detailed course outlines can be accessed here:
Saturday, March 21, 2020

Grimm Lecture 2020 recap: Thinking Itself is Dangerous

Thinking Itself is Dangerous - Poster of Grimm Lecture 2020

On Thursday, March 19, 2020 Dr. Samantha Rose Hill gave the lecture “Thinking itself is dangerous: Reading Hannah Arendt”. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the lecture was held online, and Dr. Hill spoke to hundreds of participants from her home in New York via livestream.

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Grimm Lecture 2020: Livestream

What can Hannah Arendt’s life and work teach us about our present political moment? Arendt scholar Samantha Rose Hill, Assistant Director of the Hannah Arendt Centre for Politics and Humanities at Bard College, will talk about the renewed interest in Hannah Arendt’s work, and why we should be reading Arendt now to better understand the politics of today.

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