Call for papers: Teaching Canada - Marburg, Germany June 2015

Call for PapersTeaching CanadaMarburg, Germany, June 25-27, 2015

From June 25-27, 2015, the Marburg Centre for Canadian Studies, an interdisciplinary research centre at the University of Marburg, will be hosting its traditional Canadian Studies Day, an international conference that aims at exploring Canada as a theme for teaching at the levels of secondary and tertiary education.

We invite contributions on the topic of “Teaching Canada – Enseigner le Canada” from scholars, teachers and students. The conference will explore suitable subjects for teaching on university and high-school levels, best-practice examples and will promote the exchange of ideas for future teaching. Preferred conference languages are English and French.

Areas of specialization might include:

*    Literature (both English- and French-Canadian)

*    Linguistics

*    History

*    Political Science

*    Cultural Studies

*    Media Studies

*    Geography

We are delighted to announce that our keynote speakers will be: Professor David Staines (Ottawa) and Prof. Dr. Waldemar Zacharasiewicz (Vienna).

Please send 250-word proposals for 30-minute papers and a short biographical note (100 words) to kanada@staff.uni-marburg.de. The deadline for submissions is November 30, 2014.

For further information visit our website: www.uni-marburg.de/mzks/aktuelles or contact Prof. Dr. Martin Kuester, Director of the Marburg Centre for Canadian Studies: kuesterm@staff.uni-marburg.de