Lena Karlstrom Awarded Travel Grant from Swedish Institute

Lena Karlström has been selected for a travel grant of 12,000 SEK from the Swedish Institute. During her visit she will research and collect materials, including conducting interviews, for her course on Scandinavian drama.

@NeinQuarterly Visits UBC on Nov 20

“A Civilization of Discontents: A Conversation with @NeinQuarterly about Social Media and the Humanities” UBC welcomes the self-identified “failed intellectual” behind the media phenomenon known as @NeinQuarterly. Dr. Eric Jarosinski, formerly a faculty member in German at the University of Pennsylvania, an Ivy League research institution, has a unique perspective on the role of academic, […]

Recent publication by Kyle Frackman

Kyle Frackman has written an article entitled ‘Vor Ort: The Functions and Early Roots of German Regional Crime” in Tatort Germany (Edited by Lynn M. Kutch and Todd Herzog). Prof. Frackman discusses regional & local German crime fiction’s links to the origins of journalism in the 18th-19th Century, and the recognition of local news details […]

Space available in Term 2 courses

Space available in Term 2 courses

The following courses offered in Term 2 of 2014 Winter Session currently still have space: CENS 201: Ukraine in the Middle – Florian Gassner The crisis that erupted in Ukraine in early 2014 is a devastating event in its own right, but it also expounds challenges faced by most of Eastern Europe today. This is […]

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