November 16, 2023, 9.30 a.m. – 4 p.m. via Zoom

Registration: Canadian Studies Colloquium

We are delighted to invite you to participate in our upcoming Canadian Studies Colloquium on November 16th from 9:30am – 4pm (CET) via Zoom, organized by the Emerging Scholars Forum of the Association for Canadian Studies in German-Speaking Countries (GKS). The Canadian Studies Colloquium aims to offer a platform for emerging scholars to share and discuss their ongoing research projects with peers and experts in the field. While we encourage participants to stay for the entire colloquium day, you may also drop in for single sessions. A finalized program will be uploaded soon at 

Confirmed speakers (in alphabetical order):

  • Rituparna Chakraborty (Visvabharati University): “Memory in Times of Conflict: A Reading of Michael Ondaatje’s fiction and poetry”
  • Jody Danard (University of Bremen): “The construction of the literary subject from the narrative imagined North in contemporary French-language Quebec, Acadian and Indigenous literature”
  • Ewelina Feldman-Kołodziejuk (Uniwersytetu w Białymstoku): “The emotional geography of St. John’s in contemporary Newfoundland novel”
  • Carmen Velasco-Montiel (Universidad Pablo de Olavide): “Margaret Atwood in Spain: A Feminist Translation Study Approach”

To deepen mutual engagement, short papers will be circulated as a reader before the colloquium. The Zoom link will also be shared close to the event after prior registration.

You can register for the colloquium here:

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We look forward to seeing you!

Our best wishes,
Florian Wagner and Alisa Preusser