German Studies Lecture Series: Job Candidate Talks

February 25, 2019 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
409 Tier Building (Feb. 25/27) & 307 Tier Building (Mar. 4), University of Manitoba, Fort Garry Campus
173 Dafoe Rd W
MB R3T 2M9
Dr. Stephan Jaeger
(204) 474-9930
Department of German and Slavic Studies, Faculty of Arts, University of Manitoba Presents
German Studies Lecture Series
(Job Candidate Talks for full-time Instructor position in German Studies)


Dr. Emily Frazier-Rath (University of Colorado)

“Sexualized Violence and Racialized Others: Refugee Activisms and Constructions of Difference in Germany after Cologne”

Emily Frazier-Rath will graduate with a PhD in German Studies and a Graduate Certificate in Jewish Studies in spring 2019 from the University of Colorado-Boulder, where she has taught German language, film, and culture. She specializes in analyzing the representation of racialized violence in contemporary Germany, with a specific emphasis on the effects of the so-called ‘European refugee crisis’ and remembrance forms of the Holocaust and the Romani genocide.

Monday, February 25, 2019

3:30pm – 5:00pm

409 Tier Building


Dr. Andrea Speltz (University of Waterloo)

“Sex, Work, and Pedagogy in German Cultural History”

Andrea Speltz holds a PhD in German from Queen’s University. Currently, she is Assistant Professor and Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Waterloo. She has also taught at the University of Göttingen in Germany and the University of Guelph. She specializes in eighteenth-century German and European Enlightenment literature (Wieland, Rousseau, Sterne) as well as Enlightenment culture on a global basis, including themes such as the portrayal of sexual violence.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

3:30pm – 5:00pm

307 Tier Building


Dr. Claire E. Scott (University of North Carolina)

“Narrating the Maternal Body: Melodramatic Violence in Germany, Pale Mother.”

Claire Scott holds a PhD from the Carolina-Duke Graduate Program in German Studies and a Certificate in Feminist Studies from Duke University. She is currently Teaching Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She specializes in analyzing different forms of violence as feminist politics between victimhood and perpetration, for example in her project ‘murderous mothers,’ in late-twentieth-century German and Austrian literature and film.

Monday, March 4, 2019

3:30pm – 5:00pm

409 Tier Building

All lectures are open to the public. They are part of the job search for a new full-time Instructor in German Studies in the Department of German and Slavic Studies.

For further information contact Dr. Stephan Jaeger at

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