March 14, 2014, 14:00
"Constructing Sacred Space: Medieval Rituals of Church Dedication"
Thomas Lentes (U Münster)
Jackman Humanities Building, Room 100.
March 23, 2014, 10:00 - 17:00
Translating Ourselves: Mendelssohn's 'Living Script'
Workshop presented by the Jackman Humanities Institute Program for the Arts on Translation and the Multiplicity of Languages.
Organized by Willi Goetschel.
Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George Street, Room 1040.
March 29, 2014
German Studies Undergraduate Colloquium
Organized by Ulrike Kugler (Goethe-Institut Toronto), Christine Lehleiter (University Toronto) and Barbara Schmenk (University Waterloo). The event is co-sponsored by CERES.
Munk School of Global Affairs, Room 208N.
April 11-12, 2014
7th Annual Toronto German Studies Symposium "Spectres of the Other Germany: 25 years after the Fall of the Berlin Wall".
Organized by Stefan Soldovieri and co-sponsored by CERES.
Munk School for Global Affairs, Room 208N.
June 18, 2014, 16:00
“Der Autor im Boxring: Zu den kämpferischen Anfängen des Schriftsteller-Gesprächs im Radio 1930”
Torsten Hoffmann (Universität Frankfurt).
German Department, Odette Hall, Room 323.
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AWARDS / HONOURS
Prof. Willi Goeschel published the seventh volume of the Hermann Levin Goldschmidt-Werkausgabe: Haltet euch an Worte: im ganzen! Texte und Thesen (Passagen Verlag, 2013).
German Department Prof. Emeritus Heinz Wetzel published his novel Wo die Bäume im Wasser stehen (Athene Media Verlag, 2013).
Prof. Markus Stock received a SSHRC Connection Grant for the international conference “Rethinking Philology,” Nov 8-9, 2013 at the University of Toronto.
Prof. Willi Goetschel took on the role of Executive Editor of the Germanic Review, one of the most respected journals in our field.
Prof. John Zilcosky won a SSHRC Insight Grant for his project “Uncanny Encounters: Literature, Psychoanalysis, and the End of Alterity.”
Prof. John Noyes won a SSHRC Insight Grant for his project “Globalization in the Age of Goethe.”
Prof. Christine Lehleiter won a Curriculum Renewal Initiative Award for the development of the new “Money and Economy” undergraduate course.
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