University Club at Dusk

432 East Campus Mall

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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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 the University is carefully opening for the fall semester, we are slowly resuming our campus activities, too. At this point, the Institute and the Library are open BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.  Please contact a staff member by email, or leave a voicemail message at 608-262-7546.

Unfortunately, we will have to postpone our community programming a little longer, but we hope that this is an opportunity for you to explore our online resources. Check out our new series of Collection Features  and recordings of presentations in the MKI Virtual Lecture Series . And enjoy the many other postings on this site, such as MKI’s  exhibit “Neighbors Past and Present: The Wisconsin German Experience”