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Retrospect 2021

Discussing the representation of cultural diversity in Antigone (2019) with Sophie Deraspe

July 13, 2021 at 6 pm (CET)
An event organized in the context of the proseminar Intercultural Film Analysis: Cultural Diversity in Contemporary French-Canadian Cinema In the context of the proseminar “Intercultural film analysis: cultural diversity in contemporary French-Canadian cinema,” Charlotte Kaiser and Viktoria Sophie Lühr will discuss Sophie Deraspe’s latest film, “Antigone” (2019) with the director. Deraspe’s adaptation ...
 

“Canada and the North Atlantic Triangle Reconsidered: Transnational Moments in Post World War II Canadian Foreign Relations”

July 2, 2021 at 6pm (CET) - online
In the context of the Online Workshop “Canada – The better North America?”, Ursula Lehmkuhl will give a lecture on the topic “Canada and the North Atlantic Triangle Reconsidered: Transnational Moments in Post World War III Canadian Foreign Relations”. For more information about the workshop, please click on the pdf file below. The entire event will take place online using the Cisco Webex Meetings video ...
 

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 ...
 

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 ...
 

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, ...
 

Interview mit Andrea Geier über Cancel Culture, Blackfacing und Sprechverbote

IRTG Faculty Member Andrea Geier im Interview mit dem DLF
Über die Unterschiede zwischen rechter und linker Identitätspolitik, zwischen Rassismus und Rassismuskritik und der Notwendigkeit einer Politik der Anerkennung. Andrea Geier erklärt die schwierige diskursive Gemengelage um Sprechverbote, Blackfacing, Betroffenheit und geschlechtergerechte Sprache im Gespräch mit Stephanie Rohde im Deutschlandfunk (27.2.2021). Hier geht es zum Interview: https://srv.deutschlandradio.de/dlf- ...
 

IRTG Doctoral Candidate Gïti Hatef-Rossa appointed member of Jury for Emmy Award 2020 and Grimme Award 2021

Grimme Award 2021 - Nominating
Commission Fiction
2020 Doctoral Researcher Gïti Hatef-Rossa was a member of the commissioning juries of The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation. She was a part of the Jury for the Sir Peter Ustinov Television Scriptwriting Competition. Recently the International Emmy Magazine 2020/2021 was ...
 

Memories of Diversity – Diversity of Memory / Mémoires de la Diversité – Diversité de la mémoire

Webinaire avec Pierrot Ross-Tremblay le 19 février
Comme dernier événement de notre Série de visioconférences transatlantiques sur les Mémoires de la Diversité – Diversité de la mémoire, le poète et sociologue Pierrot Ross-Tremblay (Chaire de recherche du Canada sur les traditions intellectuelles et l'autodétermination autochtones, Université d'Ottawa) propose une discussion autour de son livre Thou Shalt Forget: Indigenous Sovereignty, Resistance ...
 

Workshop of the Emerging Scholars Forum of the Association for Canadian Studies

On February 17, 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 As a part of the virtual meeting of the Association for Canadian Studies (GKS) in February 2021, the Emerging Scholars Forum organizes a research and networking workshop for early career researchers (bachelor/master ...
 

Digitales Podiumsgespräch "Englische Lieblingsromane"

Podiumsdiskussion mit IRTG Faculty Member Prof. Ralf Hertel am 5. Februar, 7:00-8:30pm
Dieses Jahr zum ersten Mal digital: Das Literaturgespräch Englische Lieblingsromane findet aus gegebenem Anlass als Livestream statt, so dass Sie entspannt von zu Hause aus zusehen können. Wir würden uns freuen, wenn Sie dabei wären, wenn am 05.02. um 19:00h die besten englischsprachigen Romane des letzten Jahres vorgestellt werden. Auf dem digitalen Podium diskutieren Eva-Maria Windberger und Ralf ...
 

Overstanding Patois: An Introduction to Jamaica's National Language

Lecture by Lisa Johnson on January 26
IRTG Diversity Alumna Lisa Johnson (University of Trier) will present on her current research about "Overstanding Patois: An Introduction to Jamaica's National Language" WHEN January 26, 2021 at 2 pm WHERE MS Teams RSVP: e.nossem@mx.uni-saarland.de ABSTRACT This paper is an introduction to the socio-cultural and linguistic history of Jamaican Patois, also known as Jamaican Creole. The ...
 

Exhibition Transformation EAST. Lives in Transition

Virtual Tour and Panel Discussion with Laurence McFalls on January 22
UPDATE For a teaser of the event, please go to: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=1122487314867712 Watch the entire exhibit-tour and discussion here: https://www.facebook.com/watch/live/?v=1003398636852620&ref=watch_permalink The IRTG Diversity together with the Centre canadien d'études allemandes et europénnes and the German Consulate General in Montréal present, in collaboration with colleagues ...
 

Call: Workshop of the Emerging Scholars Forum of the Association for Canadian Studies

Deadline for written expression of interest to present: 15 January 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 As a part of the virtual meeting of the Association for Canadian Studies (GKS) in February 2021, the Emerging Scholars Forum organizes a research and networking workshop for early career researchers - be it bachelor/master ...
 

Ringvorlesung: Internationale Wissenschaft im digitalen Zeitalter

January 13, 6pm on ZOOM
Wir freuen uns, dass Prof. Dr. Chad Gaffield von der Universität Ottawa und Dr. Dorothea Rüland, Generalsekretärin des DAAD, die öffentliche Ringvorlesung zum Thema "Herzkammer der Wissenschaft - Der Ort der Universität in der Gesellschaft" mit Beiträgen zum Thema "Internationale Wissenschaft im digitalen Zeitalter" bereichern werden. Prof. Dr. Chad Gaffield ist Distinguished Professor of History and ...