Tuesday, Jan 21, 2020
1:30pm - 3:30pm
James Skidmore is Director of the Waterloo Centre for German Studies at the University of Waterloo. After receiving his PhD from Princeton University, Prof. Skidmore taught at the University of New Brunswick and Wilfrid Laurier University before joining the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies at Waterloo. His research and teaching interests centre on the representation of political and social issues in literature and film. In addition to his work in German studies, Prof. Skidmore has been active in the fields of online and open education.