Topic: Hans Boas

Linguists work with remaining speakers of dying languages to preserve cultural memories

Jan. 11, 2010

Preserving German heritage in Texas

Jan. 11, 2010

Hans Boas, associate professor of Germanic studies, works to preserve Texas German, a rapidly eroding dialect intrinsic to Texas. Traveling to small towns throughout Texas, Boas conducts interview with the last remaining speakers of Texas German.

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Experts Available to Discuss Holiday Topics

Dec. 17, 2009

Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss issues ranging from beating the holiday blues to timeless holiday traditions to children's fantasies of Santa Claus. E-mail is the preferred method of contact for these experts.

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