University of Ljubljana
- Contact person: Aleksander Kustec, Department of English and American Studies (see 6 below)
- History: Yearly lectures in Canadian literature were introduced by full-time Prof. Dr. Mirko Jurak, the pioneer of Canadian studies in the Republic of Slovenia, in 1985. Since then, though not every year due to programme changes, he has offered a course Canadian Literature, which has been offered only to undergraduate English students (in the 5/6 or 7/8 semester).
- Current teaching: One course in the Department of English and American Studies, Faculty of Arts.
- Library: About 1000 volumes (Department of English and American Studies). One can find books on literature (particularly modern Canadian writers), multiculturalism, literary criticism and history. It is accessible on-line (in English or Slovene) through:
The library at the Department of English and American Studies keeps these Canadian periodicals:
Canadian Literature (A quarterly of Criticism and Review), Vancouver, 1959-1986, 1990-
Cahiers Linguistiques d'Ottawa, Ottawa, 1967-1980
Canadian Review of Comparative Literature, Edmonton, 1974-
Carleton Germanic Papers, Ottawa, 1973-
The Dalhousie Review, Halifax, Nova Scotia (1920), 1960/61
Glossa (a journal of linguistics), Burnaby, British Columbia, 1967-
University of Toronto Quarterly, a Canadian journal of humanistics (1931), 1960/61-
Canadian Review of Comparative Literature (Canadian Comparative Literature Association), Toronto, University Press, 1974-
Canadian Fiction Magazine (fiction, manifestos, reviews, graphics, photos, interviews; editor-in-chief: Geoffrey Hancock; Toronto, 1971), 1983-
Canadian Book Review Annual (ed. by Dean Tudor, Ann Tudor; Toronto, Simon&Pierre, 1975), 1976-1983
Language and Society, Ottawa, 1979-
Mosaic, a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature, Winnipeg, University of Manitoba, 1968-
Polyphony: a bulletin of the Multicultural History Society of Ontario, Toronto, 1977-
Survey of courses currently offered
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