Special course in WiSe 2023/24: Virtual Canadian Studies

Virtual CANADIAN STUDIES; Winter Semester 2023/24

Hybrid Canadian studies course

Nov. 02
Diversity—The Different Cultures of Canada: An Overview
Prof. Paul Morris (Université de Saint- Boniface, Winnipeg)

Nov. 09
Case Study: Queering Québec: A
Review through Literature, Film, and Performance
Prof. Robert Schwartzwald (Université de Montréal)

Nov. 16
Prof. Ludger Basten (Technische Universität Dortmund)

Nov. 23
Case Study: The “Pioneer Experiment” of the High Arctic Relocations: Inuit, Canadian Sovereignty, and the Power of Representation

Daniel Dumas, M.A. (Rachel Carson Center, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)

Nov. 30
Overview: Indigenous Literatures in
Today’s Canada
Prof. i.R. Hartmut Lutz (Universität Greifswald), FRSC

Dec. 07
Case Study: Claiming Back Their
Spirit and Land: World Heritage and Indigenous Empowerment
PD Dr. Geneviève Susemihl (Christian- Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel)

Dec. 14
Overview: Introduction to Canadian History

Prof. Petra Dolata (University of Calgary)

Jan. 04
Overview: Social and Political
Aspects Socio-Historical Origins of the Two Solitudes
Prof. Laurence McFalls (Université de Montréal)

Jan. 11
Case Study: Canada’s Borders

Prof. Victor A. Konrad (Carleton U, Ottawa)

Jan. 18
Overview: Introducing CanLit

Jan. 25
Case Study: The Canadian West, Settler Colonialism, and the Calgary Stampede (title tbc)
PD Dr. Stefanie Schäfer (Friedrich- Alexander-Universität Erlangen- Nürnberg)


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