Virtual Lecture: “American Dreams: A New Life in the USA”

Christina A. Ziegler-McPherson

This lecture is organized by the German Society of Pennsylvania
with co-sponsorship of the Max Kade Institute for German American Studies at UW–Madison
and the German Historical Institute of Washington.

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Take a virtual tour through the special exhibition American Dreams, A New Life in the USA, now on display at the “Haus der Geschichte Baden-Württemberg” in Stuttgart, Germany, until July 28, 2024. Dr. Christina A. Ziegler-McPherson, one of the curators of the exhibition, will discuss the development of “American Dreams”, with a special focus on the stories from Pennsylvania featured in the exhibition.

Christina A. Ziegler-McPherson is an American historian in Germany specializing in migration history and assimilation theory. She holds a Ph.D in history from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and is the author of four books and several articles dealing with these themes.

For more information please contact Bettina Hess, Head Librarian of the German Society of Pennsylvania at