Current Activities




The intensification of research relating to Canada and Québec as well as the support of young early career researchers in this area are among the major tasks of BICQS, which, owing to its interdisciplinary structure, will provide a sound basis for innovative projects employing multi-perspective approaches.

Current Research Projects

Bories-Sawala, Helga: Une femme dans le siècle : Léa Roback (biographie).

Ditze, Stephan-Alexander: On the Road to Genotopia: The Biotechnological Revolution in Anglophone Literature and Film (Habilitation, supervisor: Schaffeld).

Fischer, Magnus: Das Mauritius-Kreol in der mauritischen Diaspora im franko- und anglophonen Kanada: eine qualitative migrationslinguistische Untersuchung (Dissertation, supervisors: Patzelt und Mutz)

Knopf, Kerstin: First Takes: Politics, Aesthetics and Indigenous Film Cultures, with Dr. Wendy Pearson (University of Western Ontario, Canada), Dr. Ernie Blackmore (University of Wollongong, Australia).

Schaffeld, Norbert et al.: Fiction Meets Science II: Varieties of Science Narrative (funded by the VolkswagenStiftung)

Struve, Karen mit Stephanie Wodianka: Nord(ro)mania: Imaginations du nord dans les littératures et le cinéma francophones et italophones.

von Gleich, Paula: Maligned Women and the Cultural Narratives of Condemned Femininities in North America (Habilitation, supervisor: Knopf).