Martin Wagner became director of the Language Research Centre in 2019. He is an associate professor of German in the University of Calgary’s School of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures and Cultures.
In his research, Wagner focuses on eighteenth- and nineteenth-century literary and intellectual history. Most recently, he published the monograph The Narratology of Observation: Studies in a Technique of European Realism (De Gruyter, 2019); the translated volume Selected Works by J.M.R. Lenz: Plays, Stories, Essays, and Poems (Camden House, 2019; together with Ellwood Wiggins); and, together with Elystan Griffiths, the special issue Genres of Obedience (2020) of the journal Seminar: A Journal of Germanic Studies.
LRC Graduate Fellows
Neha Bhatia speaks fluent Punjabi, and can read, speak and write in Hindi, English and French. Neha received a B.A. degree in English literature from University of Delhi M.A. and M.Phil. degrees in French and Francophone Studies as well as an M.A. from Université de Perpignan. She is currently examining Indo-European film production culture through a Ph.D. in Transcultural Studies at the University of Calgary under the supervision of Dr. Charles Tepperman (Communication, Media and Film) and Dr. Devika Vijayan (School of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures and Cultures).
Dušan Nikolić completed a BA and MA in English Language and Literature at the University of Niš. He is currently completing a PhD in Linguistics under the supervision of Dr. Stephen Winters. Dušan's academic and research areas are Phonetics and Phonology, Second Language Acquisition, and Sociolinguistics. His PhD project is structured around the perception of prosody. The goal of his project is to explore whether the perception of prosodic elements can be efficiently modelled to emulate listeners' behaviour when processing prosodic constituents.
Additional LRC Members