Max Kade Institute

for German-American Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison

All Events

UPCOMING EVENTS

Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 10:00am to Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 1:00pm

Display of MKI's traveling exhibit “Neighbors Past and Present: the Wisconsin German Experience.” On fourteen panels that draw largely on images and resources from the MKI Library and Archives, the exhibit covers German migration and settlement...

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Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 11:30am

This presentation is held in conjunction with the display of MKI's traveling exhibit "Neighbors Past and Present:...

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Monday, October 14, 2019 - 1:30pm

This presentation is held in conjunction with the display of MKI's traveling exhibit "Neighbors Past and Present...

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Monday, October 21, 2019 - 7:00pm

This presentation is held in conjunction with the the display of MKI's traveling exhibit "Neighbors Past and...

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Monday, November 4, 2019 - 12:00pm to Wednesday, November 27, 2019 - 6:00pm

Display of MKI's traveling exhibit “Neighbors Past and Present: the Wisconsin German Experience.” On fourteen panels that draw largely on images and resources from the MKI Library and Archives, the exhibit covers German migration and settlement...

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Monday, January 13, 2020 - 8:00am to Friday, February 28, 2020 - 6:00pm

Display of MKI's traveling exhibit “Neighbors Past and Present: the Wisconsin German Experience.” On fourteen panels that draw largely on images and resources from the MKI Library and Archives, the exhibit covers German migration and settlement...

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Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 10:00am to Saturday, April 25, 2020 - 5:00pm

Display of MKI's traveling exhibit “Neighbors Past and Present: the Wisconsin German Experience.” On fourteen panels that draw largely on images and resources from the MKI Library and Archives, the exhibit covers German migration and settlement...

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PAST EVENTS

Sunday, July 14, 2019 -
12:00pm to 4:30pm

Display of MKI's traveling exhibit “Neighbors Past and Present: the Wisconsin German Experience.” On fourteen panels that draw largely on images and resources from the MKI Library and Archives, the exhibit covers German migration and settlement...

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Sunday, May 5, 2019 -
1:00pm to 7:30pm

We look forward to holding the 2019 annual meeting of the Friends of the Max Kade Institute at Old World Wisconsin, in Eagle, WI. Founded in 1976, Old World Wisconsin is an open air museum with more than 60 historic structures brought here from...

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Friday, April 12, 2019 - 7:00pm

Benjamin Franklin had many interesting and consequential encounters with Germans both in North America and in Europe. In Pennsylvania, where Franklin lived for a large part of his life, he was surrounded by German immigrants. While visiting...

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Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 3:00pm to Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 8:00pm

The Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is the local cosponsor of the 43rd Annual SGAS Symposium.

A thematic focus of the Symposium will be on the diverse expressions of...
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Saturday, February 23, 2019 -
9:00am to 3:00pm

SOLD OUT

Session I         “All I know is they were from Germany”

Before you can do any meaningful family research in Europe, it is...

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Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 7:15pm

Join us for this lively CD release party featuring the Grammy award-winning owners of Archeophone Records Meagan Hennessey and Richard Martin, accordionist Deb Krauss Smith, and folklorist and Professor Emeritus James P. Leary. In 1920 Ferdinand...

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Monday, November 5, 2018 - 6:00pm

Drawing on the resources of the Max Kade Institute Library & Archives and other contemporary materials, this presentation looks at German-language documents published in the United States during the World War I Era. It offers a glimpse into...

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Saturday, November 3, 2018 -
9:00am to 3:30pm

This workshop has reached the maximum number of participants, and registration is now CLOSED. ...

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