Sommer in Sewanee
Auswandern, einwandern, bleiben?
Stories of Migration
June 16 to 29, 2013
The nineteenth Sommer in Sewanee, a collaborative seminar supported by the German, Austrian and Swiss governments, will take place from June 16 to June 29, 2013 at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. Sommer in Sewanee is an exciting opportunity to enhance knowledge of the culture in the German speaking countries through small group instruction, lecture, film, and discussion. As a full immersion seminar, Sommer in Sewanee offers two transferable Sewanee credits to high school teachers, graduate and undergraduate students of German.
The cultural topic for 2013, “Auswandern, einwandern, bleiben? Stories of Migration,” explores German and emigration and immigration and offers workshops on the history and current migration in the German-speaking world. The seminar will discuss recent materials made available through the Swiss, Austrian, and German governments. Participants will have the opportunity to develop classroom materials and practice their language skills in a full immersion environment. Additional language courses are offered on the intermediate and advanced level. The participants will explore the topics with various strategies and methods to include background knowledge through discussion, inter-active learning, and technology. The seminar is offered by the Consortium for German in the Southeast, the Goethe Institutes New York and Chicago, the Austrian Cultural Forum New York, the Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, Art, and Culture (Bundesministerium für Unterricht, Kunst, und Kultur), The Halle Foundation, Atlanta, in cooperation with the University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee. Download the application.