Centre for Canadian Studies

Welcome to the website of the Centre for Canadian Studies at the University of Trier!

The Centre for Canadian Studies (ZKS) is one of the central institutions at the University of Trier. The ZKS has as its objectives to support interdisciplinary research and teaching in Canadian Studies, to promote scholarly Canadian Studies, and to strengthen the scholarly and cultural relations between Canada and the German-speaking countries.

On our website, we provide information about the Centre, news of current activities and teaching (particularly in connection with the Certificate 'Canadian Studies'), different archives, and much more.

Guest Lecture June 20, 2024 - Prof Charmaine A. Nelson

Poster for the guest lecture by Prof Charmaine A. Nelson on June 20 in P12. At the top of the poster is a newspaper clipping referecing the escape of an enslaved fugitive.

Guest Lecture 20 June 2024 - Prof Charmaine A. Nelson

We are delighted to announce that Prof Charmaine A. Nelson from the University of Massachusetts Amherst will give a guest lecture on June 20th.

The topic is: ”send him in safe custody to the Gaol of Montreal“: Enslaved Fugitives, Jails, and Workhouses in late Eighteenth- and Early Nineteenth-Century Nova Scotia and Jamaica. “

When and where: 12 - 2 pm, P 12, University of Trier 
All those interested, please register via email: s2nifuhr@uni-trier.de 

This event is organised in collaboration with the Center for American Studies (TCAS) at the University of Trier. 

Certificate of Canadian Studies

Certificate 'Canadian Studies': Information can be found here.

Courses Summer Term 2024

Courses for the upcoming summer term 2024: Information can be found here

Summer Term 2024 Referent	Veranstaltung Müller	 Native North American Literature   LIT 401 Seminar -  2 Std., 2 Gruppen:  Gruppe 1: Mo 10-12, A 7  Gruppe 2: Mo 14-16, A 12  Müller	 Michael Ondaatje: Pomo/Poco Narratives of Loss & Retrieval  MA- Seminar, LIT 801 / ELM 301 / ELM 302 / NAS 301 / NAS 302 / NAS 402, 2 Std., 2 Gruppen:  Gruppe 1: Di 12-14, B 19  Gruppe 2: Do 8-10, B 18  Müller	 Basic Survey of Canadian Literature and Culture   4. Sem., BA-Studierende  LIT 402V, Vorlesung - 2 Std., Do 12-14, P 12  Karstens	 Nordamerika (ca. 1500-1800)  Vorlesung - 2 Std., Do 14-16, HS 8   Felbeck	 Einführung in die französische und frankophone Literaturwissenschaft  BA-Seminar - 2 Std., Mi 8-10, B 211  Merk	 Einführung in die französische und frankophone Sprachwissenschaft  BA-Seminar - 2 Std., Di 12-14, A 11  Klump	 Vom franzischen Dialekt zur Weltsprache Französisch  Seminar - 2 Std., Mi 8-10, B 111  Klump	 Aktuelle Sprachdiskussionen in der frankophonen Welt   MA-Seminar - 2 Std., Do 8-10, B 111  Bélisle-Wolf	 Francophonies en Amérique du Nord: Le Québec, l’Acadie et la Louisiane  MA-Übung - 2 Std., Di 14-16, D 338