Michael Batts

In Memoriam: Michael S. Batts

It is our sad duty to report that our colleague and former department head Michael S. Batts passed away on January 16, 2014. After completing a BA with Honours at King’s College, London (1953), and a Ph.D. at the Albert-Ludwigs University of Freiburg (1957),  he held positions in Mainz, Basel, Würzburg and Berkeley before joining […]

Succeed in Today’s World

Succeed in Today’s World

We give our students the language and cultural competencies to be at home in today’s changing world, setting them apart in the global job market where knowledge of other languages and cultures is in high demand.

A Leader in European Languages

A Leader in European Languages

We are a thriving department for northern, central, and eastern European languages, with an enthusiastic cohort of German and Swedish-language students and outstanding Polish, Danish and Russian language programs.

Interdisciplinary and Transcultural Approach

Interdisciplinary and Transcultural Approach

Our students can combine media theory, philosophy, music, film, and feminist and gender studies for a comprehensive understanding of Germanic, Scandinavian, and Eastern European societies and how they are interconnected.

Award-winning Instructors

Award-winning Instructors

“Every lecture is a world-class seminar,” says one of our students about Killam Teaching Prize recipient Dr. Winthrop-Young’s classes. Our faculty are dedicated teachers who are regularly honoured with prestigious teaching awards. Register now! Our highly popular courses fill up quickly.

Thriving StudentCommunity

Thriving Student
Community

We consider our students partners in research and learning, and our highly supportive faculty and staff are committed to student success.  CENES alumni go on to rewarding careers in and beyond academia.

Winthrop-Young and Iuraşcu Co-Edit Journal Special Issue

Winthrop-Young and Iuraşcu Co-Edit Journal Special Issue

Profs. Winthrop-Young and Iuraşcu have co-edited a special issue of a cultural theory journal.

Winthrop-Young on Australian Radio

Winthrop-Young on Australian Radio

Dr. Geoffrey Winthrop-Young, Professor and Associate Head of CENES, was a guest on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s (ABC) show “The Philosopher’s Zone.”

Gender, Nation and Education

Gender, Nation and Education

CENES hosts a symposium on Christa Winsloe’s text material.

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