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ERIC Number: ED136554
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: N/A
Culture and Civilization of the German Speaking States. Proceedings of the Tenth Annual Iowa Regional AATG Workshop, University of Northern Iowa, March 21-22, 1975.
Odwarka, Karl, Ed.
These Proceedings include 26 addresses and papers on culture and civilization in German-speaking countries. Papers on politics and culture in Switzerland, East and West Germany, and Austria begin the book. These papers were written by Gerhard Weiss, Franz Lehner, Eduard Adler, Sonja Elm and Karl Borchard. Three sections on teaching culture and civilization include articles on beginning language classes, images of women in German culture textbooks, culture in art, German dialects and teaching of medieval German civilization. These papers were written by Henri Chabert, Fritz Konig, Marion Clay, John ter Haar, James Sandrock, Karen Bahnick and Ford Parkes. A section on German-American heritage discusses the German influences in Iowa and the effects of Americanization on certain German immigrants, in papers by Robert Clark, James Dow, Alan DuVal and Patricia Herminghouse. Four papers by Donald Ruhde, Werner Will, Karl Odwarka and Gerhard Brinkmann deal with school reforms in West Germany. Special area studies of Austria, Switzerland and East and West Germany are presented, in papers by Donald Whitnah, Jurgen Koppensteiner, Gerald Neumann, Rudolf Kunzli, Victor Peters and Suitbert Gammersbach. Nine of the papers are in German. (CHK)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Conference Reports, Cultural Background, Cultural Education, Culture Contact, Educational Change, German, German Literature, Immigrants, Language Instruction, Language Teachers, Political Science, Second Language Learning
American Association of Teachers of German, 339 Walnut St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106 ($4.00)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of Teachers of German.
Identifiers - Location: Austria; East Germany; Germany; Switzerland; West Germany