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Fan, Fantasy, Fantastic: The Fantastic in Contemporary Popular Culture

Every Wednesday from April 11 - July 11 2018
It can be said without exaggeration that Fantasy is currently one of the most popular genres in contemporary literature and popular culture. In the collective imagination of the twenty-first century as well as in literary and cultural theory, however, the fantastic means much more than simply the category of Fantasy. Used in its broadest sense, the term has come to embrace all manifestations of speculative ...
 

Lunch d'été du CCEAE et de l'IRTG Diversity

Le 25 mai à partir de midi au 590 du Pavillon 3744, rue Jean-Brillant
Le Centre canadien d’études allemandes et européennes & le groupe de formation à la recherche Diversity invitent à un Lunch d’été pour célébrer la directrice intérim du Centre pour l’année 2018/19 Martine Béland et la soutenance de thèse au Département de science politique de notre membre du Centre Martin Beddeleem. QUAND – le 25 mai à partir de midi OÙ – au 590 du Pavillon 3744, rue Jean-Brillant Université ...
 

LOGOS 2018: Techniques / Mémoire

LOGOS Konferenz vom 28.-30.Mai 2018
Die grenzüberschreitende Doktorand/innenschule LOGOS veranstaltet ihre jährliche Konferenz zum Thema Techniques / Mémoire an der Universität Lothringen vom 28.-30. Mai 2018. Alle Doktorand/innen der beteiligten Universitäten sind eingeladen, im Rahmen der Konferenz einen Vortrag zu halten und mitzudiskutieren. Vorschläge zu möglichen Themen können bis zum Freitag, den 23. Februar 2018 eingereicht ...
 

Concours « Bourse Mariella Pandolfi » (30 mai 2018)

Le Département d’anthropologie de l’Université de Montréal offre une bourse d’études doctorales pour l’année académique 2018 – 2019 de valeur de 8000$ CDN
La sélection du gagnant se fera parmi les étudiants en anthropologie (ou dans une discipline apparentée) à l’Université de Montréal, selon les critères d’attributions suivants : • Être inscrit-e dans un programme Ph.D. en anthropologie, en sociologie, en sciences politiques ; • Avoir un objet d’études l’anthropologie politique et du politique couvrant les domaines des études des sociétés européennes ...
 

Call for Papers: Intersectionality: Theories, Policies, Practices

Deadline for submissions: May 31 2018
"Intersectionality: Theories, Policies, Practices" 40th Annual Conference of the Association for Canadian Studies in German-Speaking Countries (GKS), February 14-17, 2019, Grainau, Germany. For its 40th annual conference the GKS invites papers from any discipline that speak to the conference theme of "Intersectionality: Theories, Policies, Practices" with a Canadian or comparative focus. (Papers ...
 

"Writing History, Reading the Nation: Contemporary Canadian Historical Fiction"

Intensive course at Saarland University, teached by IRTG Diversity visiting professor Paul Morris
Hauptseminar "Writing History, Reading the Nation: Contemporary Canadian Historical Fiction" Prof. Paul Morris (Université de Saint-Boniface, Winnipeg, Canada) Blockseminar in June William Lyon Mackenzie King, Canada's longest serving Prime Minister, once famously claimed that "while other countries have too much history, Canada has too much geography." If – as King's remark would suggest ...
 

CÉRIUM Summer School "Résurgence et relationalité : corps, récits, et épistémologies autochtones"

June 11 to 16, PLU6913 (A-D)
Description: Comme la chercheure métis Emma LaRocque (« Reflections on Cultural Continuity », 2009) l’a remarqué, la critique s’est jusqu’à maintenant surtout intéressée aux représentations des blessures causées par le colonialisme et aux « discontinuités » dans les vies autochtones. Selon elle, il importe de porter une attention égale aux « continuités », que ce soit la façon dont les savoirs se ...
 

Queer Studies : genre et traduction

École d'été du CÉRIUM (PLU 6034) du 18 au 23 juin 2018
Queer Studies : genre et traduction PLU 6034 Littérature, cinéma et médias Lieu Salle 580-32 3744, rue Jean-Brillant Montréal QC H3T 1P1 Responsables Caroline Bem (caroline.bem@umontreal.ca) Elisabeth Tutschek (elisabeth.tutschek@umontreal.ca) Pour plus d'information et l'inscription : http://cerium.umontreal.ca/etudes/ecoles-dete-2018/queer-studies-genre-et-traduction/ Inscription ...
 

North American Indigenous Encounters with Christianity

One week intensive course at Trier University, teached by IRTG Diversity visiting professor Emma Anderson
Termine: Mo. 02.07. 18:00 - 19:30 Mo. 16.07. bis Fr. 20.07. 09:00 - 12:30 Dozentin: Prof. Emma Anderson (University of Ottawa) This course will be held in English. Course Description: Religion has been and continues to be central to how indigenous and non-indigenous North Americans view one another. It has inflected and informed debates and confrontations regarding issues such as ...
 

IRTG Diversity SSHRC funding continued

The Midterm Review of our International Research Training Group by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council has been completed and SSHRC will continue its funding through the remaining years of the project. Our IRTG exceeds expectations based on the initial goals of the project and SSHRC's evaluation criteria in the majority of evaluation categories! For more information on the IRTG Diversity: ...
 

IRTG Diversity wird weiter durch die DFG gefördert

Kulturelle Vielfalt in europäischen und nordamerikanischen Gesellschaften ist Thema des deutsch-kanadischen Graduiertenkollegs „Diversität“, das seit 2013 von der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) finanziert wird. Mit ihrem Antrag auf Verlängerung des Programms waren nun Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaftler der Universität Trier, der Universität des Saarlandes und der Université de Montréal (Québec) ...
 

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 introductory video, produced in the summer of 2015. To learn more about the IRTG Diversity in general, see "About the IRTG" and "Research Program" on the left-hand side. To get in touch with us, go to http://irtg-diversity.com/index.php?page=contact (Film: ...
 
 
 
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