Max Kade Institute

for German-American Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison

MKI Presentations

MKI staff members travel throughout the state and beyond to give presentations on a variety of topics related to the German-American experience. If you would like to invite a speaker to your community contact Antje Petty

Events listed below include only those that are open to the public.

Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 6:00pm

Opening ceremony for MKI's  traveling exhibit "Neighbors Past and Present: The Wisconsin German Experience" in Madison. The exhibit will be displayed at the University Club Restaurant, first floor. Doors open at 5:30 pm. Lecture by MKI Director...

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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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Saturday, October 19, 2019 -
9:00am to 3:00pm

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

Before you can do any meaningful family research in Europe, it is crucial to know where your ancestor lived at a certain time. This session will give advice on how to identify your ancestral...

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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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Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 11:00am

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

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Saturday, September 28, 2019 -
9:00am to 4:00pm

This four-session workshop covers the following topics:

1) "All I know is they were from Germany:" finding and pinpointing your ancestor's hometown in Europe; exploring the ways your ancestors travelled to America

2) ...

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Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 7:00pm
The This lecture is part of...
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Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 7:00pm

Your ancestors decided to leave German-Speaking Europe for America - what did they do at home before they were able to embark on their journey? This presentation will...

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Saturday, September 14, 2019 -
11:00am to 12:00pm

This lecture is part of the Genealogy & Cuture Conference 2019, held by the Pennsylvania Chapter of Palatines to America German Genealogy Society.  More information can be found here:...

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