Luther Year 2017: Did Luther Invent High German?

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Lucas Cranach picture of LutherLuther’s German translation of the Bible has remained influential to this day; his hymns are still sung; and many still use his proverbs. But does all this make him the inventor of High German?

Join Waterloo Centre of German Studies Director Prof. Mat Schulze who will discuss Luther's influence on German language 500 years ago and today.

Part of the Waterloo Centre for German Studies series of lectures on the 500th anniversary of Luther's publication of his 95 theses.

See the Waterloo Centre for German Studies for more information.