University Club at Dusk

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Library and Archive

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Traveling Exhibit "Neighbors Past and Present: The Wisconsin German Experience"

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German-American Dialects

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"Battle of Beer and Wine" at Memorial Union

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Dear Friends of the Max Kade Institute

All of us at the MKI hope that  you are safe and well!

The Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies is an interdisciplinary unit in the College of Letters and Science at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. It is dedicated to researching, preserving, and sharing the stories of German-speaking immigrants and their descendants in the larger context of global migration past and present.

As we stay home and self-isolate, we regret that we cannot come out to your communities. We hope that this might be an opportunity for you to explore our online resources.  In the coming weeks, we will post materials and links to a variety of German-Americana in a series that we call “While We Are Hausbound,” starting with a selection of old German-American baking recipes.  Check out new topics and installments under “RECENT NEWS” below. And enjoy the many other postings on this site, such as MKI’s new exhibit “Neighbors Past and Present: The Wisconsin German Experience”

Alles Gute! — Antje, Hope, Kevin, and Mark