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“A Long Time Ago on a Reservation Far, Far Away”: Contemporary Indigenous Popular Culture across the Globe

Call for Papers, International Conference at Saarland University, June 1-3, 2017
This three-day international conference is devoted to the field of Indigenous Popular Culture. It is organized by the IRTG Diversity's PhD Researcher and Associated PostDoc Svetlana Seibel and hosted by the department of North American Literary and Cultural Studies of Saarland University, Germany. Indigenous Popular Culture is arguably one of the most vibrant and fastest-growing fields of contemporary ...
 

Francophonies nord-américaines hors Québec: L'Ouest canadien

Yves Frenette
7 February 2017, 14h, Guest Lecture, Prof. Yves Frenette (U de Saint-Boniface, Winnipeg), U des Saarlandes, C 5.2, HS 401
In this guest lecture, the IRTG Diversity's current Visiting professor Yves Frenette (Université de Saint-Boniface, Winnipeg) will present a scholarly look at the past and present of Francophones living in the four Western Provinces of Canada. Guests are welcome! A native of Quebec and a graduate of Carleton and Laval University, Yves Frenette is professor and holder of the Level 1 Canada Research ...
 

Le Québec, histoire d‘une société francophone et d‘une culture nationale distincte

7 February 2017, 18h, Guest Lecture, Prof. Yves Frenette (U de Saint-Boniface, Winnipeg), U des Saarlandes, C 5.2, HS 401
In his second guest lecture of the day, the IRTG Diversity's current Visiting Professor Yves Frenette (Université de Saint-Boniface, Winnipeg) will share with the audience his unique perspective on Quebec's history and culture. Guests are welcome! A native of Quebec and a graduate of Carleton and Laval University, Yves Frenette is professor and holder of the Level 1 Canada Research Chair Migrations, ...
 

Les jeudis du cinéma allemand à l’UdeM

Présentés par le Centre canadien d’études allemandes et européennes (CCEAE) et l'IRTG Diversité, en collaboration avec le Goethe-Institut et le Département de littératures et de langues du monde
Les jeudis du cinéma allemand reprennent leurs séances à l’Université de Montréal pour la troisième année consécutive ! Quatre longs-métrages issus de la culture germanique seront ainsi projetés durant la session d’hiver, à raison d’un film par mois, de janvier à avril, pour votre plus grand plaisir. Cette année, les jeudis du cinéma allemand s’inscrivent dans le cadre du cours ALL 3273 – Le roman ...
 

Laurence McFalls, Director of the International Research Training Group “Diversity”, receives the Federal Cross of Merit

W. Leuchs, L. McFalls, U. Lehmkuhl
3 December 2016, Montréal
On Saturday, December 3 2016, the German Consul General Walter Leuchs (German Consulate General Montreal), on behalf of the German Federal President Joachim Gauck, conferred the Federal Cross of Merit on Ribbon on Laurence McFalls. For more than 25 years, Laurence McFalls has served as an academic ambassador of German Studies. He has been active as a bridge builder and a translator between Canada ...
 

Of 'Contact Zones' and 'Liminal Spaces'. Mapping the Everyday Life of Cultural Translation

IRTG Diversity Publication Series
The IRTG Diversity was established in April 2013 and its members have since cooperated in research on cultural and social diversity in Canada, Québec, and Europe. To document this research and to continue our exchanges with the broader academic public, we have now started a new publication series called “Diversity – Diversité – Diversität”. The first volume of the IRTG Diversity’s publication series, ...
 

Meet Us in Person: IRTG Video Clip

If we were to describe the IRTG Diversity in one word, which word would it be? And what makes the IRTG Diversity special? Find out in our new introductory video, produced in the summer of 2015. To learn more about the IRTG Diversity in general, see "About the IRTG" on the left-hand side, or go to the page "The IRTG Diversity at a Glance" at http://irtg-diversity.com/index.php?page=now-and-upcoming&article=94 ...
 
 
 
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