Kanadistische Lehre

Ein junger Mann erklärt etwas, hinter ihm eine Powerpoint-Folie zu indigenen Menschen Kanadas an der Wand
Foto: Alessandra Boller

Das Marburger Zentrum für Kanada-Studien bedient zwar keinen eigenen Studiengang, bietet aber dennoch regelmäßig kanadistische Veranstaltungen an. Hier finden Sie eine Übersicht der aktuellen und vergangenen Lehrveranstaltungen mit kanadistischem Fokus.

Lehre aktuell

Wintersemester 2021/22


Lehre früherer Semester

  • Wintersemester 2015/16 -  2021

    Sommersemester 2021

    PS: Indigenous Voices - Focus on Canada (Heuser)
    HS: Innovative Works by Canadian First Nations Authors (Kuester)

    Wintersemester 2020/21

    HS: Ecological Themes in Canadian Literature (Kuester)
    PS: Contemporary Poetry from Canada (Kuester)

    Sommersemester 2020

    HS: Montreal Novels - Richler, Cohen, Hage (Kuester)

    Wintersemester 2019/20

    PS: Caught-In-Between Borders: Canadian Immigrant Writers (Said)
    HS: Canadian Crime Novels and/as Cultural Studies (Kuester)

    Sommersemester 2019

    HS: Teachers Teaching America (Birkle)

    Wintersemester 2018/19

    HS: "O Canada": The Underground Railroad from Slavery to Trump (Birkle)
    HS: The Canadian Prairies: Poems, Plays, and Novels (Kuester)

    Sommersemester 2018

    PS: Paths Towards Reconciliation: Indigenous Issues in Canada (Heuser)
    VL: Canadian Literature: After the Sesquicentennial (Kuester)

    Wintersemester 2017/18

    HS: Literary Views of Europe from a Canadian Perspective (Kuester)

    Sommersemester 2017

    HS: Performing Canada: Canadian Identities Between Satire and (Re)Negotiation (Boller)
    PS: Destination Canada! Exploring the Cultural Landscapes of Canada through Travel Writing (Heuser)
    HS: Dramatic Works by Canadian First Nations Authors (Kuester)

    Wintersemester 2016/17

    VL: American Literature and the Politics of Immigration (Birkle)
    VL: Key Texts of American Literature (Bischoff)
    VL: New Literatures in English in Their Historical Contexts (Kuester)
    PS: Contemporary Canadian Women Writers (Boller)
    PS: Dystopian Novels from South Africa and Canada (Said)
    HS: Mother of Exiles and American Immigrant Literature (Birkle)
    HS: Multiculturalism in Canadian Poetry (Kuester)

    Sommersemester 2016

    VL: Canadian Ecologies - Écologies Canadiennes - Kanadische Ökologien (interdisziplinäre Ringvorlesung; Kuester und Gäste)
    PS: Into the Wild? Canadian Narratives of Human (and) Nature (Boller)
    HS: Contemporary Canadian Novels (Kuester)

    Wintersemester 2015/16

    PS: Contemporary Canadian Women Writers (Boller)
    VL: New Literatures in English in the Historical Contexts (Kuester)
    HS: Multiculturalism in Canadian Poetry (Kuester)
    PS: Dystopian Novels from South Africa and Canada (Said)

  • Sommersemester 2010 - 2015

    Sommersemester 2015

    PS: First Nations in Canada (Heuser)
    HS: Key Concepts in North American Studies (Birkle)
    HS: The Literature of War (Langwald)

    Wintersemester 2014/15

    VL: North American Cityscapes (Birkle)
    VL: Introduction to the Study of Anglophone Literatures and Cultures (Kuester)
    PS: Writing Dementia: Memory and Forgetting in Anglophone Literature (Langwald)
    HS: Canadian Drama: History and Recent Developments (Kuester)

    Sommersemester 2014

    VL: Female Leadership in North America (Birkle)
    VL: Key Texts from the 20th Century: Modernism and Postmodernism, Colonial and Postcolonial (Kuester)
    PS: Women Writers and the Short Story: From Woolf to Munro (Langwald)
    PS: Beauty Tips from Moose Jaw: Travels in Search of Canada (Heuser)
    HS: Utopia and Dystopia in North America (Birkle)
    HS: Key Concepts in North American Studies (Birkle)
    HS/UE: Visual Cultures in North America (Birkle)
    HS: Marianne, Suzanne and Kateri Tekakwitha: Approaching the Work of Leonard Cohen (Kuester)

    Wintersemester 2013/14

    VL: A Literary and Cultural History of North America (Birkle)
    VL: Introduction to the Study of Anglophone Literatures and Cultures (Kuester)
    HS: Trauma and Crisis in North America (Birkle)
    HS: Canada as a Country of Diversity: Learning and Teaching Through Literature (Kuester)

    Sommersemester 2013

    VL: Canadian Literature: Survival and Beyond (Kuester)
    PS: Long Poems: Contradiction in Terms or "New" Genre? (Kuester)
    PS: North American Language and Culture (Munroe Hotes)
    PS: Mosaic, Salad Bowl or Melting Pot? The Multiculturalism Debate in Canada (Heuser)
    HS: Borderlands: Literary Contact Zones on the North American Continent (Kuester)
    HS: Robert Kroetsch: Mr. Canadian Postmodern (Kuester)

    Wintersemester 2012/13

    VL: Introduction to the Study of Anglophone Literatures (Birkle)
    HS: Native North America (Canada and the USA) (Birkle)
    PS: Canadian Content (Munroe Hotes)

    Sommersemester 2012

    PS: Indigenous Issues in Canada (Heuser)
    PS: Writing from/about the Canadian Prairies (Kuester)
    PS:  Short Stories from Britain and Canada (Langwald)
    HS: Key Concepts in North American Studies (Birkle/Kuester)

     Wintersemester 2011/12

    VL: Canada: Recent European Perspectives (interdisziplinäre Ringvorlesung; Kuester und Gäste)
    VL: The New Literatures in English: Key Texts Representing Post-Colonial Writing (Kuester)
    PS: Making it New: Contemporary Poetry (Kuester)
    HS: North of the 49th Parallel: Recent Writing from Canada (Kuester)

    Sommersemester 2011

    PS: Of Moors and Monsters? Postcolonial Shakespeare (Langwald)
    PS: Globality, Identity and Asian North American Narratives (Eleanor Ty)

    Wintersemester 2010/11

    HS: Interdisciplinarity in North American Studies (Birkle)
    PS: Generations and Diasporic Identities in Canada (Langwald)

    Sommersemester 2010

    HS: Key Concepts in North American Studies (Birkle)
    PS: 19th Century Poetry from Britain and Canada (Kuester)
    VL: 20th Century Literature (Kuester)
    HS: Recent Anglophone Drama (Kuester)
    UE: Introduction to the Study of Anglophone Literatures (Langwald)
    PS: Key Texts by North American Native Writers (Ulm)

  • Wintersemester 2004/5 - 2009/10

    Wintersemester 2009/10

    PS: The Two Margarets: Atwood and Laurence (Birkle)
    PS/HS: Die Medientheorie Marshall McLuhans aus der Perspektive einer zeitgenössischen Medienwissenschaft (Krewani)
    PS: Recent Novels from Great Britain and the Commonwealth (Kuester)
    HS: 19th Century Novels from Britain and Canada (Kuester)
    PS: Writing the Nation: Lyrics of Poets Laureate from the Anglophone World (Langwald)
    PS: Literature and the New Media (Ulm)

    Sommersemester 2009

    PS: Slavery in the Americas (Birkle)
    PS: "Where is Here?": Local Color Fiction in Nineteenth-Century U.S. and Canadian Literature (Fels)
    PS: "Borders Within": Regionalism and Diversity in Canada (Heuser)
    VL: Geomorphology of Canada (Lajeunesse)
    OS: Selected Topics of Geomorphology, Geology and Pedology of Canada (Lajeunesse)
    PS: Modern and Postmodern Poetry from Great Britain and the Commonwealth (Langwald)

    Wintersemester 2008/09

    PS: Exploring the Region: British Columbia in History, Literature, and Culture (Langwald)

    Sommersemester 2008

    VL: Mapping North America in Travel Writing (Birkle)
    HS: Going Native in America (Birkle)
    UE: Introduction to the Study of Anglophone Literatures (Merschhemke)
    PS: The Novel in English: From Modernism to Post Colonialism (Kuester)
    HS: The Concept of Europe in Contemporary Anglophone Drama (Kuester)
    PS: North American Language and Culture (Kuester/Handke)

    Wintersemester 2007/08

    VL: Kanadistische Ringvorlesung (wechselnde Referent*innen)
    PS: Scotswomen, Home and Abroad – Literary Journeys (Keller/Sandrock)
    PS: Building the Canadian Nation (Radu)
    HS: Modern and Postmodern Poetry (Kuester)
    PS: First Nations of Canada (Heuser)
    PS/HS: The Short Story in English-speaking Canada (Heidenreich)
    HS: The Coming-of-Age Novel in English-speaking Canada (Heidenreich)

    Sommersemester 2007

    PS: Contemporary American Family Novels (Fels)
    PS: Auto/biography: Writing (Canadian) Lives (Radu)
    HS: Transatlantic Stereotyping: Views From/About Both Sides of the Ocean (Kuester)

    Wintersemester 2006/07

    VL: The New Literatures in English (Kuester)
    PS: Building the Canadian Nation (Radu)

    Sommersemester 2006

    PS: 20th Century Poetry in the UK and Canada (Radu)
    PS: Canadian Mysteries (Heuser)

    Wintersemester 2005/06

    S: Postmodern and/or Postcolonial: Contemporary Writing from Britain and the Commonwealth (Kuester)
    VL: Englisch als Weltsprache (Zimmermann)
    S: A Good International Citizen? Canadian Foreign Policy from 1945 to Present (Bosold)

  • Sommersemester 1999 - 2005

    Sommersemester 2005

    S: Tall Tales and Typescripts: Canadian Creative Processes (Keller/Kuester)
    S: Marshall McLuhan and the Digital Worlds (Krewani)
    UE: The Fundamentals of Screenwriting (Walz)
    PS/S: Canadian Film: An Introduction (Walz)

    Wintersemester 2004/05

    S: Recent Developments in British and Canadian Drama (Kuester)
    PS: Regional Stories in the US and Canada in the 19th Century (Quennet)
    S: Selected Problems of Canadian Politics (Courtney)
    S: Introduction to Canadian Government and Politics (Courtney)

    Sommersemester 2004

    PS: Canada from Sea to Sea to Sea (Heuser)
    S: Nineteenth-Century Novels from Britain and Canada (Kuester)
    PS: The Jewish Short Story in England, Canada and the U.S. (Quennet)
    UE: Creative Writing (Panofsky)

    Wintersemester 2003/04

    PS: Modernism and Postmodernism: Poetry and Fiction from Great Britain and the Commonwealth (Kuester)
    VL: Modernism, Postmodernism and Beyond: Key Texts from the 20th Century (Kuester)
    PS: The Canadian Kuenstlerroman (Radu)
    PS: Politische Systeme und Konfliktmuster in Kanada und USA (Schiller)

    Sommersemester 2003

    S: The Contemporary Novel in English: Recent Booker Nominees from the New English Literatures (Kuester)
    PS: La situation du français au Canada (Lescure)
    UE: L'espace francophone (Lescure)
    VL: Einführung in die Geschichte Kanadas (Krieger)
    MS: Lektüre ausgewählter Quellen und Darstellungen zur kanadischen Geschichte (Krieger)
    VL: Canada - its Urban-Economic Realm (Hecht)
    S: Selected Topics on the Canadian Socio-Economic Urban Realm (Hecht/Pletsch)

    Wintersemester 2002/03

    PS: Multiculturalism: Pieces of the Canadian Mosaic (Heuser)
    S: Plays Within Plays (Kuester)
    S: Multilateralismus als Methode außenpolitischen Handelns (von Bredow)

    Sommersemester 2002

    PS: Canadian Poetry: An Introduction (Dyck)
    S: The Rhetoric of the Aboriginal Canadian Novel (Dyck)
    PS: From Autobiography to Prosopagraphy: Self-Writing from the Middle Ages to Present (Keller)
    S: Kanadischer Film (Krewani)
    UE: The Great White North? – A Fresh Look at Canada (Neer)
    UW: Creative Writing (Williams)

    Wintersemester 2001/02

    S: The Construction of a Literary Region: The North American Prairies (Kuester)

    Sommersemester 2001

    Seminare über französisch-kanadische Literatur (Greif)
    GIS-basierte Regionalanalyse – Beispiele aus laufenden Forschungsprojekten (Kanada, Frankreich, Deutschland) (Pletsch/Müller/Kehr)

    Wintersemester 2000/01

    VL: The Historical Novel (Kuester)
    S: Historical Novels: Traditional and Postmodern (Kuester)

    Sommersemester 2000

    VL: Introduction to New Literatures in English (Kuester)
    S: The Nineties in Canadian Women Writers Fiction (Quennet)
    S: Contemporary Canadian Authors: Canadian Historical Dilemmas in Fiction (van Herk)
    UE: Creative Writing: Short Fiction (van Herk)

    Wintersemester 1999/00

    S: Politics, Culture and Political Culture in Canada (von Bredow/Moss)
    S: Margaret Atwood (Kuester)

    Sommersemester 1999

    S: Reflections of the Great War in 20th Century Literature (Kuester)
    PS: Ethnicity in Canada (Moss)
    PS: On the Wings of Tongue: Jewish Canadian and American Writing (Quennet)
    S: Geography im Internet (Pletsch/Gerhard)