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Texas Germans and German in Texas

  • "Es klingt wie Deutsch" (EKWD):  weekly student-run radio program
  • German -Texan Heritage Society :  The GTHS is a significant presence in the Austin area, hosting festivals and offering German classes for both children and adults. 
  • A 10K walk through German-Texas Heritage in Austin (PDF, 940K)
  • Multilingual "Eyes of Texas": Recent controversies aside, UT's song has links to Texas Germans.  Read all about it, and see how it was translated into the languages of our department. (PDF, 40K)

For Teachers and Students

  • Outreach to AISD schools: UT's program bringing German to the schools
  • Texas State German Contest: A yearly state-wide contest for high school students.
  • South Texas AATG:  The association is the local chapterof the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG), the largest professional organization dedicated to German.  It hosts a yearly convention in Texas, and supports both the annual Texas German Contest  and the national AATG convention when it is held in the state.

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