Dr. Charles Wukasch

Dr. Charles Wukasch (Wendish:  Korla Wukaš) holds B.A. (Russian), M.A. (Slavic linguistics), and Ph.D. (Slavic linguistics) degrees from the University of Texas at Austin.  He spent the spring semester of 1965 at the University of Leipzig, the only university in the world with a program in Wendish (Sorbian is the preferred scholarly term).

He is Wendish on his paternal side; his grandmother was Emma Wukasch née Hannusch.  He has written two books on Wendish language and history, and has written numerous reviews of scholarly books on Wendish and other Eastern European languages and cultures.  He has given papers at scholarly conferences and has talked before church, senior, etc. groups.

Marja Grólmusec: The Rosa Luxemburg of the Sorbs

“Marja Grólmusec: The Rosa Luxemburg of the Sorbs”  is a paper by Dr Charles Wukasch that was presented to the Slavic and East European Languages and Literatures Section of the South Central Modern Language Association Convention that was held in New Orleans, Louisiana on 29 October 2004. Marja Grólmusec – The Rosa Luxemburg of the …

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Charles Wukasch 2017 Lecture in Leipzig, Germany

Jan Slack asked Charles Wukasch the following questions:  Was your lecture at Leipzig last year well attended?  Were there questions from the audience?  If so, do you remember any of the questions you were asked? I can’t recall if I made a head-count, but I imagine there were 25-30 people there, mainly students.  I encouraged …

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Charles Wukasch Attends Sorbian Language Classes

The following article first appeared in the Sächsische Zeitung on Tuesday, 19 July 2016. The original German follows the English translation done by Weldon Mersiovsky and Charles Wukasch. Each learned language enriches the human being Sorbian learners from all over the world visited Lohsa and experienced a premiere. Pastor and poet Handrij Zejler (1804 – …

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