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Call for Papers: Diversity in/of/around Canada - Interdisciplinary Approaches to Canadian Diversity

Deadline for submissions EXTENDED: May 30, 2021
Nachwuchsforums der Gesellschaft für Kanada-Studien - Emerging Scholars Forum of the Association for Canadian Studies - Forum des Jeunes Chercheur-se-s de l'Association d'études canadiennes “Diversity is Canada’s Strength”—the title of Justin Trudeau’s address in London on 26 November 2015 —poignantly summarizes many Canadians’ self-image and how Canada presents itself to the world. In a time of ...
 

Reaching into the Heavens: Creating the Canada-US Border

Guest Lecture by Benjamin Hoy on May 14
ABSTRACT Between 1775 until 1939 Canada and the United States set out to build an international border across Indigenous lands. Federal administrators used deprivation, starvation, and coercion to displace Indigenous communities and undermine their conceptions of territory and sovereignty. The border they created never aimed to treat people equally. Instead, Europeans, African Americans, Chinese, ...
 

Indians In Space!: Native Americans and Indigenous Representations in Sci-Fi and Pop Culture

Guest Lecture by Lee Francis IV on May 17
Dr. Lee Francis IV (Pueblo of Laguna) is the Head Indigenerd and CEO of Native Realities, the only Native and Indigenous pop culture company in the United States with the hope to change the perceptions of Native and Indigenous people through dynamic and imaginative pop culture representations. He has been published in multiple publications ranging from poetry to short stories. His first comic book ...
 

Temporalities of Diversity / Temporalités de la diversité / Zeitlichkeiten der Vielfalt

IRTG Podcasts
The following three podcasts *Historische Ereignisse, Zeitenwenden und Vielfalt der Temporalitäten (Frank Bösch, Leibniz-Zentrum für Zeithistorische Forschung, Potsdam) *Transition Time on TV: Transing Genre in "Transparent" (Elahe Haschemi Yekani, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) *Crip Times: Disability, Globalization, and Resistance (Robert McRuer, George Washington University) anticipate ...
 

Temporalities of Diversity / Temporalités de la diversité

Prof. Dr. Christoph Vatter
IRTG Video Clip Project
In what ways are temporality and diversity normative constructs? What presuppositions about temporality underlie your discipline? Do they shape research and its findings? In what ways is diversity a temporal construct? How does diversity entail different time conceptions? How do different media forms shape sociocultural difference, experiences of time, and/or memory? How does the current pandemic ...
 

Forum: Digitales Lehren – Interview mit Ursula Lehmkuhl

Prof. Dr. Ursula Lehmkuhl im Interview mit H/SOZ/KULT über die digitale Lehre
Aufgrund der aktuellen Situation und Beschränkungen, mit denen die Ausbreitung des Coronavirus verlangsamt werden sollen, werden digitale Lehrangebote für das kommende Semester in größerem Umfang an Universitäten eingesetzt werden müssen. Mit H/SOZ/KULT hat die Sprecherin des IRTG-Diversity, Ursula Lehmkuhl, auch über ihre Erfahrungen und Lehren mit digitalen Lösungen bei der Arbeit mit dem Graduiertenkolleg ...
 

Inszenierung von Diversität

Publikation der Dissertation von IRTG Diversity-Alumna Sarah Larsen-Vefring im Transcript Verlag
Sarah Larsen-Vefrings Dissertation wurde kürzlich bei transcript veröffentlicht. In ihrem Buch beleuchtet Sarah Larsen-Vefring aus kulturwissenschaftlicher Perspektive in einer umfangreichen Analyse neun Theaterstücke des Quebecer Regisseurs Robert Lepage aus den Jahren 2003 bis 2013. Lepages Theater inszeniert auf besondere Weise kulturelle Vielfalt und Differenz und stellt dabei soziale Differenzierungsmuster ...
 

150 Years of Canada

IRTG Diversity Publication Series: New Essay Collection
On July 1, 2017, Canada celebrated the 150th anniversary of Confederation. The nation-wide festivities prompted ambiguous reactions and contradictory responses since they officially proclaimed to celebrate “what it means to be Canadian.” Drawing on the analytical perspectives of Diversity Studies, this fifth volume of the “Diversity / Diversité / Diversität” series explores the repercussions of “Canada ...
 

Translating Diversity

IRTG Diversity Publication Series: New Essay Collection
Translating Diversity, the fourth volume in the IRTG Diversity's publication series, invites the reader to participate in a discussion about how to conceptualize the mediation of difference in localities of diversity and transcultural spaces via the analytical lenses of ‘translation’ as a social practice. The contributions to the volume explore, discuss, and theorize ‘translation’ as a pre-institutionalized ...
 

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, ...
 

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) ...
 

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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