University of Manitoba - Faculty of Arts - German and Slavic Studies - Rosemarie Finlay
Rosemarie Finlay

Senior Instructor of German

Office location: 239 St. Paul's College

Phone: 204-474-8461



  • M.A. University of Manitoba (1968)
  • B.A. University of Manitoba (1960)


  • since 1968: teaching of German language at the University of Manitoba
  • 1979-1982 Graduate Studies in the Ph.D.-program in German literature, Queen’s University
  • 1979-1990 Instructor of German, University of Manitoba
  • since 1990 Senior Instructor of German, University of Manitoba
  • Dean of St.Paul’s College (1990-1993)
  • Acting Head, Department of German and Slavic Studies (2000-2001)
  • Rector’s Award for outstanding service in the life of St. Paul’s College
  • Chairperson of the Art Committee at St. Paul's College


undergraduate classes in German language (all levels)


  • "The College Crest" and dedication. St. Paul’s College, 1999.
  • Review of The Teaching of German at the University of Manitoba, in: Germanisch-Romanische Monatsschrift 44 N.F. (1994).
  • Conference Paper: "Humor in Hoffman's Prinzessin Brambilla," Linguistic Circle, USA, Fargo (1993)
  • "The teaching of German at the University of Manitoba," The Ethnic Strain: Place and Vernacular Musings Eds. W. Klooss and H. Zirker. Trier University 1992. 61-69.
  • "The pictures in Fontane’s Irrungen und Wirrungen." Seminar 24 (1988): 221-238.
  • "Mythical Refections of the East in Hermann Hesse," with B. Schludermann, Mosaic 2/3 (1969).
  •  "Facing the New Millennium" St. Paul's College, 2015.


For more information contact:
Rosemarie Finlay
Department of German and Slavic Studies
University of Manitoba 
239 St. Paul's College
70 Dysart Road
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Canada R3T 2M6
Phone: 204-474-8461
Fax: 204-474-7601