The School of Humanities' First International Summer School, August 2013

A Successful Start
The School of Humanities first Summer School with local and international participants and renowned guest lecturers from the USA and Canada took place in August, 2013. As it was very successful, we will continue to organize summer school, every year.  
Surveys show that the participants and professors were very pleased with their participation. Students referred to unique experiences that exceeded all expectations. The professors were full of praise for the participants’ impressive intellectual level and their high motivation.  ‚Our first International Summer School was a complete success!‘, summarizes Susanne Obert, the summer schools’ coordinator.
The Summer School 2013 dealt with the topic ‘Current Challenges: Multilingualism & Cultural Diversity’ and consisted of the following courses: 

•    ‘Theory and History of Collecting’,
Prof. Dr. Christoph Zeller, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, USA

 

•    ‘France, Ethnicity and Citizenship’,
Prof. Alexie Tcheuyap, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

 

•     ‘Multilingualism: Realities, Theories, Histories, and Policies’,
Dr. Eva C. Karpinski, York University, Toronto, Canada

 

•    ‘Non-Fiction Writing and Social Justice Issues’,
Michael Patrick MacDonald, Author in Residence, California State University, USA

 

•     ‘Multilingual resources online: forms and functions of code-switching’,
Prof. Dr. Rosemarie Tracy, University of Mannheim

 

Here you can gain an insight into the pleasant learning atmosphere and the leisure activities of the Summer School 2013.

Read what the students said about the Summer School 2013 or find some press reviews.