Events

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Upcoming Events

  • Graduate Funding Workshop (Online)

    1:00 pm on August 19, 2020

    This graduate funding workshop featuring Dr. Katherine Bowers is open to all graduate students at UBC.

  • Graduate Student Orientation

    12:30 pm on September 8, 2020

    Orientation for all graduate students in the Germanic Studies M.A. and Ph.D. programs.

Past Events

  • Postmigrant Aesthetics: How to Narrate a Future Europe? (Online Conference)

    8:50 am on June 24, 2020

    On June 24, two online panels will examine postmigrant narratives as playing a crucial part in challenging collective core narratives and the politics of belonging in plural societies. Organized by Dr. Markus Hallensleben.

  • (Online) Ziegler Lecture Series: Dr. Katie Sutton on “Thinking with and beyond Identity in Queer and Trans German Studies”

    3:30 pm on April 24, 2020
    Green College

    This presentation is part of the Ziegler Lecture Series, an annual lecture series offered by the Department of Central, Eastern and Northern European Studies. This is also the keynote lecture for "The Pasts and Futures of Queer German Studies," a research symposium organized by Dr. Kyle Frackman and Dr. Ervin Malakaj taking place virtually April 24–26, 2020.

  • Online Symposium: The Pasts and Futures of Queer German Studies

    on April 24, 2020

    The symposium seeks to build on this exciting and extensive archive of scholarship on queer German studies by bringing together researchers at different stages of their academic careers and from different institutions to share their current research.

  • German Conversation Hour

    5:00 pm on March 12, 2020
    Buchanan Tower 910

    This informal group meets once a week to enjoy tea, coffee and each other’s company. You need not be enrolled in a German course to join us: All members of the UBC community are most welcome.

  • Ziegler Lecture Series: “On German Afrofuturism: Living with Postcolonial Specters in Michael Götting’s Contrapunctus

    12:30 pm on March 12, 2020
    Buchanan Tower 997

    This presentation is part of the Ziegler Lecture Series, an annual lecture series offered by the Department of Central, Eastern and Northern European Studies.

  • German Singing Hour

    5:00 pm on March 11, 2020
    Buchanan Tower 997

    This is a relaxed and informal group that enjoys going through some German tunes together. Participants need not have a background in singing, and it is not required that they have advanced proficiency in German. All you need to bring is enthusiasm!

  • German Book Club

    5:00 pm on March 9, 2020
    Buchanan Tower 910

    Drop in and enjoy reading short Easy Readers, the company of other bookworms, some light refreshments, and the cool and cozy CENES Lounge.

  • German Conversation Hour

    5:00 pm on March 5, 2020
    Buchanan Tower 910

    This informal group meets once a week to enjoy tea, coffee and each other’s company. You need not be enrolled in a German course to join us: All members of the UBC community are most welcome.

  • German Singing Hour

    5:00 pm on March 4, 2020
    Buchanan Tower 997

    This is a relaxed and informal group that enjoys going through some German tunes together. Participants need not have a background in singing, and it is not required that they have advanced proficiency in German. All you need to bring is enthusiasm!

  • German Book Club

    5:00 pm on March 2, 2020
    Buchanan Tower 910

    Drop in and enjoy reading short Easy Readers, the company of other bookworms, some light refreshments, and the cool and cozy CENES Lounge.