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2019

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Lecture by Andrea Strutz (Graz): "Österreichische ArbeitsmigrantInnen in Nordamerika unter besonderer Berücksichtigung von Migrationen nach Kanada" within the Lecture Series: Arbeit, Gender und Globalisierung
Wann: 22.05.2019, 17-18:30
Wo: HS 06.03 (0006EG0034)

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Guest Professor
Seminar by Jeff McLaughlin (Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops): "Theorie und Geschichte der elektronischen Medien (Computer Ethics)" (May/June 2019)

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Guest Lecture by Denise Merkle (Moncton): "Colonization and Conquest in Canada: Various Roles Played by Translation and Interpretation"
When: 21.03.2019, 18:30
Where: Merangasse 70, EG, SU 0.008

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2018

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Lecture Series
"Canadian Cultures – Cultures canadiennes"
When: 08.03.-28.06.2018, Thur, 17.00-18.30
Where: Merangasse 70, 3rd floor, room 33.3.088
Program

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Guest Professor
Seminar by Jeff McLaughlin (Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops): "Theorie und Geschichte der elektronischen Medien (Computer Ethics)" (May/June 2018)

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Workshop with MC JUNE (slammer, rapper, poet)
When: 12.03.2018
Where: Romanistik Graz

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2017

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Guest lecture by Sarah C. Moritz (PhD Candidate McGill University, Montréal): "Crossing & Contesting That Which Separates: Indigenous Engagements with Borders in the US & Canada"
When: 22.11.2017, 10:00-11:00
Where: Merangasse 18, SR 35.K2

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International Workshop Conference
"‘Poverty viewed at a distance’? Depicting Destitution across Media"
When: 12.-13.10.2017
Where: RESOWI-Center, Universitätsstraße 15, SZ 15.22 (Bauteil G, 2.OG)
Program
Keynote Speakers
Exhibition

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Guest lecture by Linda Hutcheon and Michael Hutcheon (University of Toronto): “‘Something there is that doesn’t love a wall’: Collaboration and Interdisciplinarity”
When: 11.10.2017, 10-11.30
Where: Universitätsplatz 6, HS 06.02 (Vorklinik)

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Graz International Summer School Seggau 2017
Topic: "Radical Definitions: State - Society - Religion"
When: 02-15.07.2017
Where: Seggau Castle, Austria

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International Conference
"Literature and the Environment"
When: 08.-10.06.2017
Where: see program

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Guest Professor
Seminar by guest professor Jeff McLaughlin (Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops): "https://online.uni-graz.at/kfu_online/wblv.wbShowLvDetail?pStpSpNr=409316&pSpracheNr=1&pMUISuche=FALSEComputer Ethics" (May/June 2017)

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2016

Guest lecture by George Elliott Clarke (University of Toronto): "Canticles I and Other Poems"
When: 09.12.2016, 19:00
Where: Literaturhaus Graz (Elisabethstraße 30)

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Guest lecture by Cindy Hanson (University of Regina): "Reconciliation and Healing: Canada's Indian Residential School Legacy"
When: 29.11.2016, 13:30-15:00h
Where: Merangasse 18, SR 35.K2

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Graz International Summer School Seggau 2016
Topic: "Transformation, Transgressions, and Trust in Europe and the Americas"
When: 03-17.07.2016
Where: Seggau Castle, Leibnitz, Austria

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Reading by Michael Crummey: “Writing Newfoundland: Translating an Oral Culture to the Page”
When: 23.06.2016, 19h
Where: Heinrichstraße 36, SR 11.11

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Guest lecture by Yuri Leving (Dalhousie University, Halifax): "Nabokov in iClouds – A Book? What’s That?"
When: 13.06.2016, 15:15h
Where: Attemsgasse 25,
SR34.D2

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International Conference
"In-Between: Liminal Spaces in Canadien Literature and Culture"
When: 02.-04.06.2016
Where: see program

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Guest lecture by Earl Fry (Brigham Young University): "TTIP and the US Elections: Assessing the 2016 Election Campaign and Consequences for US Trade Policy"
When: 04.04.2016, 18:00
Where: HS 06.02

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Guest Professor
Seminar by guest professor Ian Lee (University of Toronto): "Introduction to the Constitutional Law of Canada" (March/April 2016)

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Guest Professor
Seminar by guest professor Jeff McLaughlin (Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops): "Computer Ethics" (May/June 2016)

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2015

Lecture by Daniel Chartier (Université du Québec à Montréal): „Les écritures migrantes au Québec : principes du pluriculturalisme“
When: 13.10.2015, 18:45h
Where: Merangasse 70, 3. Stock, Raum 33.3.088

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Graz International Summer School Seggau 2015
Topic: "Shifting Perspectives: Europe and the Americas"
When: 28.06-11.07.2015
Where: Seggau Castle, Leibnitz, Austria

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Guest Professor
Seminar by Daniel A. Smith (Huron University College, London, Ontario) "Tod und Auferstehung Jesu im Neuen Testament (Wahlbereich Bibel)" (June 2015)

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2014

International Conference
"Présences, résurgences et oublis du religieux dans les littératures française et francophone"
When: 12.-13.11.2014
Where: Merangasse 70, 8010 Graz
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Lecture by Ian Lee (University of Toronto): "Canadian perspectives on multiculturalism and the law"
When: 13.11.2014, 18h
Where: RESOWI, Universitätsstraße 15, 8010 Graz (Bauteil A, 2. Stock)

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Lecture by Éric Dupont (Montréal) about his latest novel La fiancée américaine (2012)
When: 24.10.2014, 15.30h
Where: Merangasse 70, 3. Stock, Raum 33.3.086

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Symposium

"North America, Europe and the Cultural Memory of the First World War"
Keynote Speaker: Jay Winter (Yale)

When: 20.-21.06.2014
Where: RESOWI, Bauteil A, SZ 15.21
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Cinema: „Secondaire V“
In collaboration with the Embassy of Canada to Austria and the Graz Centre for Canadian Studies, the cinema KIZ RoyalKino (C. v. Hötzendorfstraße 10) shows the French-Canadian documentary "SECONDAIRE V" (2013) by Guillaume Sylvestre. The film is followed by a discussion with Julia Hohensinner.
When: 06.05.2014, 18:30h

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Lecture Series
"Contemporary Canada – Le Canada contemporain"
When: 13.03.-26.06.2014, thursdays, 17.00-18.30
Where: Merangasse 70, 3. Stock, Raum 33.3.088
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2013

Cinema: „Rebelle“
The cinemal KIZ RoyalKino (C. v. Hötzendorfstraße 10) will show the French Canadian film "War Witch" (original title: "Rebelle") (2012) by the film maker Kim Nguyen from Quebec. After the film, you will have the opportunity to talk with the human rights expert Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Benedek, Director of the European Training and Research Centre for Human Rights and Democracy of the University of Graz.
When: 22.04.2013, 19h

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Ringvorlesung
"Cultural Spaces of Canada – Espaces culturels du Canada"
When: 14.03.-04.07.2013, Donnerstag, 17.00-18.30
Where: Merangasse 70, 3. Stock, Raum 33.4.032
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2012

Interdisciplinary Conference
Europe-Canada/ Canada-Europe: Transcultural Perspectives/ Perspectives Transculturelles
When: 06.-08.12.2012
Where: Mehrzwecksaal des Wallgebäudes, Merangasse 70
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International Summer School on the Americas 2012
When: 15.07-29.07.2012
Where: Seggau Castle, Leibnitz, Austria

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Cinema: „Monsieur Lazhar“
The cinema KIZ RoyalKino (C. v. Hötzendorfstraße 10) will show the Oscar-nominated French-Canadian film “Monsieur Lazhar” (2011) by the film maker Philippe Falardeau from Quebec.
When: 13.-16.04.: 17.00, 20.45h
17.04.: 16.05, 20.45h
18.04.: 17.00, 20.45h
19.04.: 16.05, 20.45h

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Lecture Series
Canadian Issues – Enjeux canadiens
When: 15.03.-28.06.2012, thursdays, 17.00-18.30
Where: Merangasse 70, 3. Stock, Raum 33.3.088
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Lecture: "Canada - From Coast to Coast"
Multimedia presentation on Canada in various Austrian cities (Frohnleiten, Voitsberg, Deutschlandsberg, Leibnitz, Gleisdorf, Weiz, Feldbach, Fürstenfeld, Wien, Salzburg, Hartberg, Gröbming, Irdning, Liezen, Judenburg, Graz, Gratkorn, Leoben, Bruck/Mur, Mürzzuschlag, Kapfenberg, Klagenfurt, Velden, Spittal/Drau, Wolfsberg, Admont, Linz and Steyr)
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7, 08 and 09.03., 19.30h
Where: Orpheum Graz

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2011

Graz University Summer Schools (GUSS)
Topic: "International Summer School on the Americas"
When: 17.-31.07.2011
Where: Seggau Castle, Leibnitz, Austria

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Lecture by Rainier Grutman (University of Ottawa) "A sociological look at self-translation (in and outside Canada)"
When: 23.05.2011, 19.00h
Where: Merangasse 70, 1. Stock, Raum 1.102 (Institut f. Translationswissenschaft)

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Lecture by Sherry Simon (Concordia University, Montréal) "Translating Cities: the example of Habsburg Trieste"
When: 16.05.2011, 19.00h
Where: Merangasse 70, 1. Stock, Raum 1.108 (Institut f. Translationswissenschaft)

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Lecture Series
"Canadian Culture(s) / Culture(s) canadienne(s)"
When: 10.3.-30.06.2011, thursdays, 17.00-18.30
Where: Merangasse 70, 3. Stock, Raum 33.3.088
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2010

Lecture by Helga Thorson (University of Victoria, B.C.) "Corporal Confusion: Ambiguous Bodies in Late 19th- and Early 20th-Century Germany"
When: 20.05.2010, 13.00h
Where: Attemsgasse 8/DG, SR 39.41

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International Utrecht Network Summer School 2010

Topic: "The Americas: When One Is Not Enough"
When: 18.07-01.08.2010
Where: Seggau Castle, Leibnitz, Austria

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Lecture Series
"Cultural Constructions of Migration in Canada / Constructions culturelles de la migration au Canada"
When: 11.3.-01.07.2010, thursdays, 17.15-18.45
Where: Merangasse 70, 3. Stock, Raum 33.3.088
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Award
On February 26, 2010, Univ.-Prof. Dr. Klaus-Dieter Ertler received one of 14 “Go for Gold"-Medals of Honor for his outstanding services in the field of Austrian-Canadian relationships.
Other laureats were: Mag. Roland Graf, Marianne Herwig, Mag. Helga Hofmeister, Dkfm. Grita Insam, Dr. Armin Kammel, LL.M., Univ.-Prof. Dr. Ursula Moser, Mag. Michael Nagl, Herbert Noichl, Mag. Kai Ostermann, Reinhard Postl, Alexander Sennecke, M.A., LLB, Michael Sommer, Univ.-Prof. Dr. Waldemar Zacharasiewicz.

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2009

Interdisciplinary Conference on the occasion of the CSC's 10th anniversary
"Cultural Constructions of Migration in Canada/ Constructions culturelles de la migration au Canada"
When: 03.-06.12.2009
Where: Mehrzwecksaal des Wallgebäudes, Merangasse 70
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Lecture by Catherine Lalonde (Montréal)
When: 13.11.2009, 12.00h
Where: Merangasse 70, 3. Stock, Raum 33.3.088

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Lecture by  Ulrike Gerhard (Universität Heidelberg) "Urban Canada: Eine kulturgeographische Perspektive"
When: 14.01.2009, 19.00h
Where: Merangasse 70, 3. Stock, Raum 33.3.088

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2008

Lecture by Petra Dolata-Kreutzkamp (FU Berlin/King's College London) "The Only Way is Up: Canada as Arctic Power"
When: 03.12.2008, 19.00h
Where: Merangasse 70, 3. Stock, Raum 33.4.032

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Lecture by Fulvio Caccia "Mon parcours à travers la littérature du Québec et d'ailleurs"
When: 01.12.2008, 10.00h
Where: Merangasse 70, 3. Stock, Raum 33.3.082

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Lecture by Jeff McLaughlin (Thompson Rivers University, British Columbia) "Who owns this body?"
When: 14.05.2008
Where: Institut für Philosophie, Heinrichstraße 26/V, UR 0951

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Reading by Armin Wiebe "The topic of whether the writer intended everything that is yielded by analysis is always interesting"
When: 21.04.2008, 15:15-16:45
Where: Institut für Anglistik, Heinrichstraße 36, 1.Stock, SR 11.12

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Symposium
"Migration and Fiction - Narratives of Migration in Contemporary Canadian Literature"
When: 18.-19.04.2008
Where: Institut für Anglistik, Graz
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Lecture by  Prof. Jacques Lacoursière (Québec): "Quatre cents ans d'une présence francophone en Amérique"
When: 13.03.2008, 17.00h
Where: Merangasse 70, 3. Stock, Raum 33.3.088

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2007

Interdisciplinary Conference
"Die Erfindung Kanadas/The Invention of Canada/L’Invention du Canada"
When: 13.-16.12.2007
Where: Mehrzwecksaal des Wallgebäudes, Merangasse 70
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Lecture by Darko Suvin (McGill Universityl): "Exile - Mass and Intellectual"
When: 12.06.2007, 19.00h
Where: Institut für Amerikanistik, Attemsgasse 25, 3. Stock, Raum SR34.D2

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Lecture by Gilles Dupuis (Université de Montréal): "La littérature québécoise contemporaine"
When: 22.05.2007, 17.00h
Where: Merangasse 70, 3. Stock, Raum 33.3.074

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Guest Professor
Seminar by guest professor Gilles Dupuis (Université de Montréal): "Écritures migrantes, identités transmigrantes: le cas du Québec" (May 2007)

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Lecture by Monique LaRue: "Écrire en français au Québec"
When: 20.03.2007, 17.00h
Where: Merangasse 70, 3. Stock, Raum 33.3.074

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Lecture by Simon Langlois (Laval, Québec): "Le multiculturalisme et la nation au Québec"
When: 18.01.2007, 13.30h
Where: Merangasse 70, 3. Stock, Raum 33.3.088

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2006

Lecture by Maurizio Gatti (Laval, Québec): "Particularités et universalité de la littérature amérindienne du Québec"
When: 13.11.2006, 10.00h
Where: Merangasse 70, 3. Stock, Raum 33.3.088

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Teacher Training "Canada Day"
When: 08.11.2006
Where: Pädagogisches Institut Graz/Steiermark

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15. ENCS-Seminar
When: 28.09.-01.10.2006
Where: Merangasse 70, 3. Stock, Raum 33.3.088
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Lecture by Louise Ladouceur "Making the Scene: La traduction du théâtre d'une langue officielle à l'autre au Canada"
When: 26.06.2006, 19.30h
Where: ITAT 1.104

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Canada-Evening
When: 13.06.2006, 18.30h
Were: Merangasse 70, 3. Stock, Raum 33.3.088

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Contact

Zentrum für Kanada-Studien

Merangasse 70/III
A-8010 Graz
President:

Klaus-Dieter Ertler

Phone:+43 (0)316 380 - 2505

Office:

Ulrike Rieger

Phone:+43 (0)316 380 - 8216

Web Editing:

Yvonne Völkl

Phone:+43 (0)316 380 - 2508

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