Pennsylvania German Culture – Kutztown University
Dr. William Donner, professor in the Dept. of Anthropology/Sociology at Kutztown University, leads a discussion about the history of the Pennsylvania German Culture. He discusses the region’s strong approach to a multicultural education, which had a strong impact on the founding of then Keystone State Normal School. Dr. Donner’s book on the subject is recently released:
Dr. Jennifer Schlegel, associate professor in the Department of Anthropology/Sociology, discusses whether Pennsylvania German is a language or a dialect.
Patrick Donmoyer, site manager of the Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center, speaks about the center and how the university plays a role in this distinct region.