Director of First-Year and Interdisciplinary Programs for Arts

Jason Lieblang holds a PhD in Germanic Languages and Literatures from the University of Toronto and teaches across the German Studies undergraduate curriculum here in CENES. His interests include curriculum design; emerging technologies in foreign language learning; translation; teaching with and about comics; masculinities; and the culture of the Weimar Republic.

Jason has coordinated the Department’s first- and second-year German language levels; has twice facilitated Departmental study abroad programs in Berlin; spent two years as faculty in UBC’s Arts One Program; and since 2019 has been collaborating with UBC’s Emerging Media Lab on the development of a virtual reality language learning application. Jason is also collaborating (with Gaby Pailer, CENES) on a new translation of Christa Winsloe’s “Gestern und Heute” (1930), and (with Matt Tomkinson, Theatre & Film) on the first English-language translation of Hans Henny Jahnn’s “Pastor Ephraim Magnus” (1919).

For the 2021-2022 academic year, Jason is the Acting Director of First-Year & Interdisciplinary Programs in the Faculty of Arts.

Winter 2022
No ARTS course(s) were found for W2022 term.