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German-Canadian Studies


Recent publications by the Chair in German-Canadian Studies include:

Alexander Freund and Benjamin Bryce, Entangling Migration History: Borderlands and Transnationalism in the United States and Canada. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2015.

Alexander Freund, Beyond the Nation? Immigrants’ Local Lives in Transnational Cultures. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2012. 

Alexander Freund, Aufbrüche nach dem Zusammenbruch: Die deutsche Nordamerikaauswanderung nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg. (Studien zur Historischen Migrationsforschung, vol. 12, ed. Klaus J. Bade). Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht unipress, 2004.

Alexander Freund, “Contesting the Meanings of Migration: German Women’s Immigration to Canada in the 1950s,: Canadian Ethnic Studies 41-42/3-1 (2009-2010 [2012]): 1-26.

Alexander Freund, "Migração, memória e identidade: relatos de história oral no contexto de histórias familiares e nacionais," in: Antonio T. Montenegro, Marcos F. F. Montysuma, Geni R. Duarte, Méri Frotscher, Robson Laverdi (Org.), História Oral, Desigualdades e Diferenças. Recife: EdUFPE; Florianópolis: EdUFSC, 2012.

Alexander Freund, “Representing ‘New Canadians’: Competing Narratives about Recent German Immigrants to Manitoba,”  Journal of Mennonite Studies 30 (2012): 339-361.

Alexander Freund, with Angela Thiessen, “Mary Brockmeyer’s Wedding Photo,” in Alexander Freund and Alistair Thomson, eds., Oral History and Photography  (New York: Palgrave, 2011), 27-44.

Alexander Freund, “Familienforschung und Lokalgeschichte: Oral History im kanadischen Deutschunterricht” Forum Deutsch 19.1 (2011).

Alexander Freund, “A Canadian Family Talks About Oma’s Life in Nazi Germany: Three-Generational Interviews and Communicative Memory,” Oral History Forum d’histoire orale 29 (2009), Special Issue “Remembering Family, Analyzing Home: Oral History and the Family," 1-26.

Alexander Freund, “Die Auswanderung aus Nachkriegsdeutschland,”  Aufbruch nach Amerika, 1709-2009: 300 Jahre Massenauswanderung aus Rheinland-PfalzKaiserslautern: Referat Kultur der Stadt Kaiserslautern, [2009]), 81-92.

Alexander Freund, “A German Post-1945 Diaspora? German Migrants’ Encounters with the Nazi Past,” in: Mathias Schulze et al., eds.,  German Diasporic Experiences: Identity, Migration, and Loss. Waterloo, ON: Wilfried Laurier University Press, 2008, 467-78.

Alexander Freund, “Troubling Memories in Nation-building: World War II-Memories and Germans’ Interethnic Encounters in Canada After 1945.” In: Histoire sociale/Social History 39/77 (May 2006): 129-155.

Alexander Freund, “How Come They’re Nice to Me?” Deutsche und Juden nach dem Holocaust in Nordamerika, in: Christiane Harzig, ed.,  Migration und Erinnerung. Reflexionen über Wanderungserfahrungen in Europa und Nordamerika (Transkulturelle Perspektiven, vol. 4) (Göttingen: v&r unipress 2006).

Alexander Freund, “’Where were you während des Kriegs?’ Kriegserzählungen deutscher Migranten in Nordamerika seit 1945,” [‘Where Were You During the War?’ War Stories of German Immigrants in North America Since 1945”] in: Christer Petersen, ed., Zeichen des Krieges in Literatur, Film und den Medien, Vol. 1: Nordamerika und Europa [Signs of War in Literature, Film, and Media, vol. 1: North America and Europe] Kiel: Verlag Ludwig, 2004, 31-67

Alexander Freund, “German Immigrants and the Nazi Past: How Memory Has Shaped Intercultural Relations,” Inroads. A Journal of Public Opinion No. 15 (Summer/Fall 2004): 106-117.

Alexander Freund, “Die letzte Phase des industriellen nordatlantischen Migrationssystems: Das Beispiel der deutsch-kanadischen Arbeitswanderung in den 1950er Jahren.“ In: Deutschkanadisches Jahrbuch/German-Canadian Yearbook 17 (2002 [2003]): 1-36.