New York: MAPPING AUSTRIA - CULTURES, LANGUAGES AND LITERATURE (ACFNY recommended)

  • San Diego Convention Center (Room 28E) 111 West Harbor Drive San Diego, CA, 92101 United States

Attendees at this year’s Convention of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages are invited to join this ACFNY-organized session.

ABOUT THE WORKSHOP

What characterizes Austria? Using a complex image of Austria, its cultures and languages, the session will focus on how literary texts can be applied on different proficiency levels comparing various practices and perspectives, and addressing stereotypes.

Juliane Fischer works a freelance journalist and literary critic for numerous Austrian newspapers and magazines. She is also currently writing on her master thesis focusing on Contemporary Austrian Literature. Speaking German, English, Swedish, and Spanish, she was trying to learning Yiddish while studying Comparative Literature and Austrian Studies in Vienna, Salzburg and Umea, Sweden. Follow Juliane on Twitter @liabellafi.

Julia Ruck is a PhD student in German and Second Language Acquisition at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her research interests focus on literacy-based approaches in foreign-language-teaching, teaching culture with film, and contemporary Austrian literature & culture. She has been teaching German as a Foreign Language in Austria, Russia, Uruguay, and the U.S. and organizes teacher-training seminars on behalf of Kultur und Sprache (Austrian Federal Ministry of Education and Women’s Affairs).

For more information visit:
https://ww5.aievolution.com/tfl1501/index.cfm?do=ev.viewEv&ev=2696
http://www.actfl.org/
http://www.aatg.org/
http://www.kulturundsprache.at/

VENUE
San Diego Convention Center
111 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101
Room: Room 28E