Are you a historian trying to decipher old German handwritten documents? A genealogist researching your German-speaking ancestors? In this workshop, Mark Louden will introduce you to the basics of reading German handwritten materials, with a...Read More
Craft beer provided by Bull Falls Brewery in Wausau. German-style buffet provided by Clasen's European Bakery (Middleton), the Freiburg Gastropub (Madison), and the University Club Restaurant. Enjoy accordion music with Bill Niederberger, German...Read More
As far back as the colonial era, humor centered on regional and ethnic diversity in America has drawn on stereotypes about language differences. In the presentation we will explore some of the ways that so-called...Read More
When immigrants from German-speaking Europe came to Wisconsin in the nineteenth century, they brought with them their culture and traditions, especially culinary ways and recipes. Before long, cookbooks were printed in this country for the...Read More
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This year’s Friends of the Max Kade Institute Annual Meeting will take us to Milwaukee, where we will learn about the magnificent German art treasures that have been collected in the city for well over 150 years. We will begin with a private,...Read More
Of the approximately 7,000 languages spoken around the world today, more than half are likely to no longer be spoken actively by the turn of the next century. In almost every case, these languages are spoken by groups of people,...Read More
In the second half of the nineteenth century, immigrants from German-speaking Europe came to America in large numbers, including from the Prussian/ German province of Pomerania. Many Pomeranians settled in the Midwestern...Read More
For about a century, the German harmonica or mouth organ was one of the most popular musical instruments in the United States. About one billion harmonicas were imported from Germany between the 1870s and 1980s. Cheap and portable, it was the...Read More
Free and open to the public, but registration required. Call (773) 774-4804 to register before December 12.
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