ESSCS Postponed

Due to the ongoing pandemic, the first European Summer School in Canadian Studies will be postponed to post-Corona times. Please note that our work on the new programme is still in progress and that the information on this website has not yet been updated. 

Programme and Speakers


Week 1: Vienna
Monday, 26 July 2021   Canadian Master Narratives: Critical PerspectivesSherry Simon (Concordia University)
Canadian History in a Transcultural PerspectiveUrsula Lehmkuhl (University of Trier)
Tuesday, 27 July 2021Beyond “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, 28 July 2021Aboriginal EncountersTracy Bear (University of Alberta)
Thursday, 29 July 2021Film and Visual Culture: Journeys through Canadian MediascapesAstrid Fellner (Saarland University)
Jörg Türschmann (University of Vienna)
Friday, 30 July 2021  Canadian Literatures: Deconstructing National MythsMarie Carrière (University of Alberta)

Week 2: Innsbruck and Obergurgl
Monday, 2 August 2021 

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

Andreas Maurer (University of Innsbruck)
Reading and Q&ACatherine Mavrikakis (Université de Montréal)
Tuesday, 3 August 2021Language Policies across CanadaCarsten Quell  (Official Languages Centre of Excellence)
Cultural GeographiesLudger Basten (TU Dortmund)
Wednesday, 4 August 2021  Cultural GeographiesLudger Basten (TU Dortmund)
Mountain Studies on SiteEva Müller (University of Innsbruck)
Thursday, 5 August 2021Intersectional Perspectives: Gender, Culture, ClassChantal Maillé (Concordia University)
Teaching Resources for Canadian StudiesStefanie Schäfer (University of Jena)
Friday, 6 August 2021Canada, Where Are you Going, Where Have You Been?David Staines (University of Ottawa)

 The schedule is subject to change.