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Friday, September 20, 2019

Alice Kuzniar received SSHRC Insight Grant

Alice Kuzniar

Professor Alice Kuzniar received a SSHRC Insight Grant for her research about the influence of the writings and practice of the renowned homeopath Clemens von Bönninghausen on the poetry of Germany's foremost female writer, Annette von Droste-Hülshoff. For this, she asks the question: How can one meaningfully bring together the very different fields of medicine and literature? Professor Kuzniar says that this grant allows her to pursue this line of research and form a team of medical historians and literary scholars.

Read the summary of her proposal below:

Friday, September 20, 2019

Zina Gimpelevich: Winner of the CAS/Taylor & Francis book prize

Book by Zina Gimpelevich

Zina Gimpelevich's book The Portrayal of Jews in Modern Biełarusian Literature, published 2018, has won the Canadian Association of Slavists/Taylor & Francis Book Prize. Congratulations!

Friday, July 26, 2019

Instructor for Elementary Russian Language Course - Fall 2019 (Application deadline: August 12, 2019)

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies, University of Waterloo, invites applications for an Instructor for an Elementary Russian Language Course for the period September 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Award-winning historian to speak at UW

Symbolic picture of two forks forming a fence with modern hungers written above them

Modern Hungers: Food and German Identity from the Third Reich to the Berlin Wall and Beyond

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