Preliminary Programme

Please note that our work on the new programme is still in progress and that the information on this website will be updated regularly. 

Programme and Speakers


Week 1: Vienna
Monday, 25 July 2022   Canadian Master Narratives: Critical PerspectivesSherry Simon (Concordia University)
Canadian History in a Transcultural PerspectiveUrsula Lehmkuhl (University of Trier)
Tuesday, 26 July 2022Beyond “Understanding Canada"Doris Eibl (University of Innsbruck)
Alexandra Ganser (University of Vienna)
Ursula Mathis-Moser (University of Innsbruck)
Reading and Q&AMadeleine Thien (City University of New York)
Wednesday, 27 July 2022Indigenous EncountersTracy Bear (McMaster University)
Thursday, 28 July 2022Film and Visual Culture: Journeys through Canadian MediascapesAstrid Fellner (Saarland University)
Jörg Türschmann (University of Vienna)
Friday, 29 July 2022  Canadian Literatures: Deconstructing National Myths

Kirsten Sandrock (University of Göttingen)
Marie Carrière (University of Alberta)

Week 2: Innsbruck and Obergurgl
Monday, 1 August 2022 

Politics and Economics: Canada, the European Union and the Americas

Andreas Maurer (University of Innsbruck)
Reading and Q&ACatherine Mavrikakis (Université de Montréal)
Tuesday, 2 August 2022Language Policies across CanadaCarsten Quell  (Official Languages Centre of Excellence)
Cultural GeographiesLudger Basten (TU Dortmund)
Wednesday, 3 August 2022  Cultural GeographiesLudger Basten (TU Dortmund)
Mountain Studies on SitePearlAnn Reichwein (University of Alberta)
Thursday, 4 August 2022Intersectional Perspectives: Gender, Culture, ClassChantal Maillé (Concordia University)
Teaching Canadian StudiesStefanie Schäfer (University of Vienna)
Friday, 5 August 2022Canada, Where Are you Going, Where Have You Been?David Staines (University of Ottawa)

 The schedule is subject to change.