Series 2015-16

Term 1

Thursday Sept. 10, 2015

Jacek Leociak: Witnessing Auschwitz” Conference; Venue: SJC, UBC Global Lounge.

Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015

Meghan Sutherland, Associate Professor of Visual Cultural and Cinema Studies, University of Toronto, “Liberalism, Media and the State of Abandon” Venue: SJC.

Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015

Heidi Tworek, History Dept., UBC, (http://www.history.ubc.ca/people/heidi-j-s-tworek)  “Hapless Propagandists? German News in the United States during World War I and Digital Approaches to Media Studies”. Venue: Buchanan Tower Room 104.

Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015

Guntis Šmidchens, Scandinavian Studies, University of Washington, Venue: SJC.

Term 2

Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016

Karin Bauer, McGill University, Venue: t. b. a.

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Jack Zipes; former head of the Department of German, Scandinavian, and Dutch at the University of Minnesota, presently Professor Emeritus, Venue: SJC.

Tuesday, April 28, 2016

“Mini conference” followed by end-of-year get-together. Venue: T.B.A. Time 2:00pm- 5:00 pm