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Styx – German Film Screening on Feb. 24

Styx – German Film Screening on Feb. 24

Join us for the term 2 German film series, featuring screenings in January and February, sponsored by the Department of Central, Eastern, and Northern European Studies (CENES).

Drs. Frackman and Malakaj receive DAAD Conference Support Grant

Drs. Frackman and Malakaj receive DAAD Conference Support Grant

Drs. Frackman and Malakaj received a German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Conference Support Grant for “The Pasts and Futures of Queer German Studies.”

Dr. Malakaj publishes co-edited volume

Dr. Malakaj publishes co-edited volume

Dr. Ervin Malakaj published a volume co-edited with Dr. Regine Criser (University of North Carolina, Asheville). The volume is titled Diversity and Decolonization in German Studies (Palgrave MacMillan).

Lena Karlström speaks with Vancouver Sun about Swedes and Scandinavia

Lena Karlström speaks with Vancouver Sun about Swedes and Scandinavia

Lena Karlström spoke with the Vancouver Sun about Swedish culture for an article about a Swedish family foundation in British Columbia. 

Dr. Kumar receives Open Educational Resources Grant for work in Holocaust Studies Course

Dr. Kumar receives Open Educational Resources Grant for work in Holocaust Studies Course

Dr. Uma Kumar has received a Rapid Innovation Grant from the Open Educational Resources Fund.

Dr. Nijdam to give talk in UBC Mobilities Group

Dr. Nijdam to give talk in UBC Mobilities Group

Dr. Biz Nijdam will present on “the smartphone aesthetics of mobility in contemporary comics on global migration” on February 25 at 1:30 pm in the C.K. Choi Building 351.

PhD Candidate Dorothee Leesing to present research at UC Berkeley German Studies Conference

PhD Candidate Dorothee Leesing to present research at UC Berkeley German Studies Conference

Leesing was invited to present her research “Wild Child versus Wohnmaschine – 1970s high-rise architecture in Children’s Literature” on February 21 at the 29th Annual German Studies Conference.

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Drs. Frackman and Malakaj Awarded SSHRC Connection Grant for Conference

Drs. Frackman and Malakaj have received a SSHRC Connection Grant for “The Pasts and Futures of Queer German Studies” conference to be held at UBC in April 2020.

Graduate Student Conference on “Disruptive Materialities” kicks off on February 6

Graduate Student Conference on “Disruptive Materialities” kicks off on February 6

The program is full of exciting panels featuring 17 presenters, including Dr. Liam Cole Young, who will give the keynote on February 6. All are welcome!

Ziegler Lecture Series: “Salt: Fragments from the History of a Medium”

Ziegler Lecture Series: “Salt: Fragments from the History of a Medium”

On Thursday, February 6 at 12:30 pm, Dr. Liam Cole Young of Carleton University will be giving a Ziegler Lecture on “Salt: Fragments from the History of a Medium.”