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The CAUTG meets every year as part of the annual Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Canada, organized by the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences.

In 2021, Congress was supposed take place at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta. As a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic, Congress 2021 is going virtual from May 30 until June 2.

Papers presenting original, unpublished research on any topic or period of German-language literature, cinema, cultural studies, German language and language pedagogy are welcome, in English, French or German. We also welcome proposals in related fields (e.g., history, art history, philosophy, musicology, education) provided they are related to topics in German Studies. We also welcome a panel proposal with 2-3 speakers.

Presentation time at the virtual conference is limited to 15 minutes per paper. Primary sources in German should be quoted in the original language.  Papers will be given as part of so-called ‘simu-live’ sessions: You are expected to pre-record your paper and upload it prior to Congress to the virtual event platform. These sessions will start with a brief live introduction by the panel chair, followed by the activation of the pre-recorded presentations, and end with a live Q&A discussion. 

Please see the program here:

Please see the following link about the proposed change of name of the CAUTG/APAUC, which we will vote on at the Annual Meeting.

Please take a closer look at the revised CfP for Congress 2021 for further details.

Revised CfP for Virtual Congress 2021 (deadline for abstract submission is November 30, 2020)

Seminar Graduate Students Award: Both Graduate students and underemployed scholars selected for presentation are eligible to receive a Conference Registration Subsidy Award generously provided by the journal “Seminar.”

Program Chairs Annual Conference
Congress 2021
Virtual in collaboration with University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta

Stephan Jaeger, University of Manitoba
stephan.jaeger@umanitoba.ca

Belinda Kleinhans, Texas Tech University
Belinda.Kleinhans@ttu.edu

Local Coordinator Annual Conference
Simone Pfleger, University of Alberta
pfleger@ualberta.ca

CAUTG Membership

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