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.

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, 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 - 11:30am

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

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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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Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 6:30pm
Monday, October 1, 2018 - 7:00pm

Join us for an overview of German-language resources for genealogists and suggestions on where to find them. We will learn how to interpret historic documents and practice deciphering Old German script and print.

Sunday, September 9, 2018 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm

When immigrants from German-speaking Europe came to the Midwest 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...

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