A collection of essays in honour of Professor Raleigh Whitinger. Essays from Canadian and international experts explore new perspectives on translation and German Studies as they inform processes of identity formation, gendered representations, visual and textual mediations, and teaching and learning practices.
John L. Plews is an associate professor of German at Saint Marys University, Nova Scotia. He researches second-language curriculum and international education for language learners and teachers, focusing on lived experience, identity, and voice. He is the co-editor of Interkulturelle Kompetenzen im Fremdsprachenunterricht, German Matters in Popular Culture, and Queering the Canon. Diana Spokiene is an associate professor in German studies at York University. She is also affiliated with the Graduate Program in Humanities, and the Canadian Centre for German and European Studies. Her research and teaching areas are modern German literature, gender and cultural production, inter/cultural studies, and small nations in the context of globalization.