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Dr. Malakaj presents at Cornell University’s “Re-Imagining the Discipline” Conference

Dr. Malakaj presents at Cornell University’s “Re-Imagining the Discipline” Conference

Dr. Malakaj gave a talk on curricular flexibilities and the leading role of small German programs for the future of the discipline.

CENES passes Resolution related to Global Climate Strike on Sept. 27

CENES passes Resolution related to Global Climate Strike on Sept. 27

The Department of CENES passed a resolution related to the Global Climate Strike on Sept. 27, which has many UBC students, staff, and faculty involved.

Dr. Bowers attends and presents at Slavic Digital Humanities Workshop

Dr. Bowers attends and presents at Slavic Digital Humanities Workshop

Dr. Katia Bowers attended and presented at the Slavic DH Working Group’s summer workshop at Princeton University.

Herzsprung, 9/23 at 5pm, First Film in the Fall Series

Herzsprung, 9/23 at 5pm, First Film in the Fall Series

Join us for the first film (Herzsprung) in the fall 2019 series, which marks the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

UBC Language Day 2019

UBC Language Day 2019

On September 5, 2019, the Department of Central, Eastern and Northern European participated in the first-ever UBC Language Day. The event was spearheaded by Danish lecturer Kim West, and co-organized by CENES, Classical, Near Eastern, and Religious Studies, French, Hispanic, and Italian Studies, and Asian Studies.

New GSA network on Queer and Trans German Studies, co-founded by CENES faculty

New GSA network on Queer and Trans German Studies, co-founded by CENES faculty

Dr. Frackman and Dr. Malakaj are co-founders (with other faculty in Canada and the United States) of an interdisciplinary network for Queer and Trans German Studies within the German Studies Association.

Dr. Malakaj elected co-chair of Society for Cinema and Media Studies’ Central/East/South European Cinemas Scholarly Interest Group

Dr. Malakaj elected co-chair of Society for Cinema and Media Studies’ Central/East/South European Cinemas Scholarly Interest Group

Dr. Ervin Malakaj, Assistant Professor of German Studies, will serve as co-chair of the Central/East/South European Cinemas Scholarly Interest Group for the Society for Cinema and Media Studies 2019–2021.

CENES Welcomes Dr. Biz Nijdam as New Assistant Professor without Review

CENES Welcomes Dr. Biz Nijdam as New Assistant Professor without Review

CENES Welcomes Dr. Biz Nijdam as New Assistant Professor without Review in German Studies.

Dr. Malakaj publishes article in The German Quarterly

Dr. Malakaj publishes article in The German Quarterly

Dr. Ervin Malakaj published an article on Carl Theodor Dreyer’s Michael (1924) in The German Quarterly.

Secret love letters and languages: UBC exhibit offers Pride Week history lesson

Secret love letters and languages: UBC exhibit offers Pride Week history lesson

Co-curated by Dr. Kyle Frackman (CENES) and Dr. Gregory Mackie (English), A Queer Century, 1869 – 1969 makes UBC Library’s Rare Books and Special Collections a great place to learn about queer history during Pride Week in Vancouver.