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    World & Culture

    Preserving German heritage in Texas

    By LAITS
    LAITS
    Published: 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. The recordings, transcriptions and translations are archived in Boas’ Texas German Dialect Archive.

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