CAN Announcements

A newsletter from one of our fellow Canadian organizations in the Bay area.


Canadian Studies Announcements
Last Colloquium of the Semester Dec 4
Join Canadian Studies for the final Colloquium of the Fall 2018 Semester. Three outstanding young scholars will present their work, followed by Q&A.
PhD Candidate, Civil/Environmental Engineering
“Water-driven methane transport in Burns Bog, British Columbia, Canada.”
PhD Candidate, Architecture
“The Reparative Logics of World War II Confinement Camp Preservation: British Columbia, Alaska and Hawaiʻi in Context”
Postdoctoral Scholar, Berkeley Law
“A Spirit of Liberty That is Dangerous to the Republic: The World Louisiana Slaves Encountered in France (1818-1848)”
Canadian Studies Colloquium
11:30 AM, Tuesday December 4
223 Moses Hall
The below comes to us from our friends at the C-100
C100 is hosting an open event for Canadian Interns in the Bay Area
C100 is a global community of influential Canadians in technology who are committed to supporting, inspiring, and connecting the most promising Canadian entrepreneurial leaders. Driven by our community commitment, we aim to empower the next generation of successful companies by providing mentorship, community, connections and thought leadership.
On December 4th, C100 will host a Canadian Intern Event for Canadian interns in the Bay Area. This free event is for co-op/intern students across several universities from Canada who are finishing up their fall internships. The event will attract Canadian interns with the goal of providing opportunities for students to network and learn from both peers and professional Canadian speakers in the tech industry.
The C100 is looking forward to hosting an amazing group of interns with the goal of providing opportunities for students to network and learn from both peers and professional Canadian speakers in the tech industry!
Here’s what to expect:
  • Engaging keynotes from top Canadian tech leaders (Be inspired)
  • Interactive panels (Raise your hand)
  • Funny Icebreaker (Meet other interns)
  • Meal and drinks (Did someone say free food)
  • Grand raffle prizes (Test your luck – seriously you don’t want to miss these – prizes valued up to $200 each!)
DATE: Tuesday, December 4th, 2018
TIME: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
WHERE: San Francisco Bay Area (Specific location details will be shared with participants 1 week before the event).
This event is open to all Canadian interns in the Bay Area. RSVP to save your spot here. For any questions or inquiries, please contact csong@thec100.org for more information.
Don’t miss this incredible intern only event and end your internship the right way!
The Below comes to us from our friends at the University of Winnipeg
Postdoctoral Fellow in History with a focus on German-Canadian migration or Canadian-German relations
The Chair in German-Canadian Studies at the University of Winnipeg invites qualified candidates to apply for the one-year Postdoctoral Fellow position in History with a focus on German-Canadian migration or Canadian-German relations. Application Deadline: 30 March 2019. Position Start: 1 July 2019 or 1 August 2019.
Applicants may have completed doctoral research on any aspect of Canadian history, German history, or any other national history, or transnational history with any focus such as gender, class, race, environment, economics, law, empire, etc. Applicants are expected to develop a self-generated program of research that explores a German-Canadian aspect of their doctoral work. Alternatively, applicants way wish to begin a new research project that focuses on the German-Canadian perspective of a broader issue (refugee history, business history, international relations, etc.). Previous research in German-Canadian Studies is not a requirement. The Postdoctoral Fellow position in History with a focus on German-Canadian migration or Canadian-German relations is made possible by a generous donation from the Spletzer Family Foundation.
The Postdoctoral Fellow position is open to scholars at an early stage of their academic careers (within ten years of completing their Ph.D.). The position is open to international applicants.
REQUIREMENTS
  • Applicants must have completed a Ph.D. in history or other field relevant to history.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow will conduct original research on a topic in German-Canadian history (migration, ethnicity, white settler colonialism, whiteness studies, international relations, transnational networks, transcultural encounters, gender, working-class, economic history, etc.).
  • International applicants will have to apply for a work permit from Citizenship and Immigration Canada upon approval of position.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow must reside in Winnipeg for the duration of the position.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow must present their findings to the wider research community at the end of the position tenure.
SUPPORT
  • $50,000.00 over 12 months.
  • $1,469.00 research costs
  • Office space (shared)
  • UW Library privileges
Applicants should send a cover letter, proposal with timeline, and curriculum vitae to the Chair in German-Canadian Studies at the University of Winnipeg: a.freund@uwinnipeg.ca.
Deadline: 30 March 2019
Announcement of results: 15 April 2019
Located in the heart of Treaty 1 Territory and the traditional homelands of the Métis Nation, The University of Winnipeg is a diverse, multicultural urban campus committed to academic excellence, community engagement, and social and environmental sustainability.
The University of Winnipeg is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of racialized communities, indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.
Thank you so much!
Best,
Karen
Karen Brglez, M.A.
Program Assistant
German-Canadian Studies
University of Winnipeg
Phone: 204-786-9009
Canadian Studies Program
213 Moses Hall #2308 WEBSITE | EMAIL
Canadian Studies Program | Univ. of California, Berkeley213 Moses Hall #2308Berkeley, CA 94720

 

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