Department of Germanic Studies

Mr. Ron Hunka

On Sunday April 19, at 3:00 pm, Mr. Ron Hunka will present "Impressions of Austria" based on his travels to and stays in small towns across Austria. His talk includes slides from the provinces of Vorarlberg, Steiermark, Niederoesterreich, and Oberoesterreich. Mr. Hunka is a former GTHS Journal book review editor and a freelance magazine writer. The German-Texan Heritage Society is sponsoring this lecture as part of their monthly speaker series at the German Free School, 507 E. 10th Street in do

Sun, April 19, 2009 | German Free School, 507 E. 10th Street, downtown Austin

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

The event is free of charge and open to the public. There will be a reception afterwards, and visitors can explore this lovely building that was built in 1857 by German settlers to Texas. It is on the city and state historic registers, and served as the first charter school in Austin. More information can be found at or by calling 512-482-0927.

The German-Texan Heritage Society is a statewide non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the unique culture that evolved as German immigrants settled and thrived in Texas from the mid-1800s onwards. Founded in 1978, the Society has a long-standing record of community enrichment achieved through cultural events, educational resources, and community gatherings.

Sponsored by: The German-Texan Heritage Society

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