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Max Kade Center for German-American Studies

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Digital Humanities

Germanic digital research collection (KU ScholarWorks)

German Studies faculty support KU's faculty-driven Open-Access Policyby depositing versions of their published research articles, where they have been able to retain sufficient rights to do so, in the. The internationalopen access movement aims to make peer-reviewed research available freely to the scholarly community and the public. The German Studies collection icludes both faculty publications as well as a growing retrospective collection of its theses and dissertations, the oldest dating to 1887, a senior thesis by Cora Kimball on The Niebelungenlied

From 1980-2018, KU researchers working with Professor Emeritus William Keel collected samples of German dialects spoken in Kansas and Missouri. Samples of these recordings can be found in the German Dialect Recordings from Kansas and Missouri collection at KU ScholarWorks

The Kansas Developmental Learner Corpus

Germanic Digital Research Collection (KU ScholarWorks digital repository)This project set out to collect, annotate, and analyze a longitudinal corpus of university students’ writing in German as a Foreign Language at low proficiency levels. It contributes to Second Language Acquisition research by facilitating analyses of longitudinal language development both in groups and individuals. This project was supported by a Seed Grant from the KU Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities.




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