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  Item Reference: KCLCAL-1975-1976-438

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lxvi Annual Report of the Delegacy attended In March Professor Wisbey Dr Swales Mr Flood and Mr Glass attended the Thirty-Seventh Annual Meeting of the Conference of University Teachers of German held at Liverpool Mr Flood was reelected Honorary Secretary of the Conference In April Professor Wisbey addressed session of the Cardiff Conference devoted to the Use of Computers in Literary and Linguistic Research Dr Gartner also attended Professor Wisbey attended conference on Modern Language Teaching in York arranged by the Department of Education and Science this was conceived as the first step in national consensus on policy and priorities in this field Mr Flood took part in the National Conference on Modern Language Assistants at Leeds in April and in planning session for National Congress for Modern Languages in London in July In December 1973 Professor Wisbey presided in the College over the first Annual General Meeting of the Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing Despite rail-strikes and power-cuts the meeting was attended by some eighty members over half of them from abroad Members of the Department were active in giving public lectures both in this country and abroad Dr Ilse Graham lectured at the Universities of Munich Tubingen and Freiburg im Breisgau in Novem- ber and December 1973 Dr Swales lectured on the German 'Novelle' at the University of East Anglia Mr Flood addressed the inter- collegiate Seminar on Textual Bibliography and Dr Gartner read paper before the London Medieval Society The Department actively supported the programme of Inter- collegiate Lectures arranged by the Board of Studies in Germanic Languages and Literatures Professor Wisbey lectured on Tristan Dr Swales on the nineteenth-century 'Novelle' and Mr Flood on Hans Sachs as Meistersinger The new Medieval German Study Group again met regularly during the year under the Chairmanship of Professor Wisbey it was addressed by Dr Ashcroft St Andrews Mr Flood Professor Schroder Marburg and Professor Pickering Reading At further meeting Professor Pickering and Mr Hurst Bangor introduced discussion on medieval typology At similar study group devoted to problems of modern German literature Dr Harrison delivered paper on Holderlin Mr Glass introduced discussion on Biichner's Dantons Tod and Mr Ward postgraduate student in the Department read paper on Goethe's Faust
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