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September 2020

Live Online: “Amish in Wisconsin”

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Virtual Event Madison, WI United States

Join "Badger Talks Live" and watch MKI Director Mark L. Louden's presentation on "Amish in Wisconsin." https://www.facebook.com/UWConnects/event. HOW TO JOIN: This lecture is presented by Badger Talk Live on Facebook. All Facebook users can access…

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Live Online: “A Historical Look at the Amish”

Thursday, September 10, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Virtual Event Madison, WI United States

After fleeing religious persecution in Europe, members of the Amish settled in the United States and Canada before the American Revolution. Initially immigrating to Pennsylvania, Amish communities can now be found across the country, including…

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October 2020

Live Virtual Lecture: “Thousands of Rhine-Hessians Are Living Here” — The Southwest German Immigrant Experience in 19th Century Wisconsin”

Thursday, October 29, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Virtual Event Madison, WI United States

Free and open to the public. This lecture requires pre-registration. Please RSVP to apetty@wisc.edu and you will be emailed a link to the event by October 29. In the mid-nineteenth century, emigrants from the present-day German state…

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November 2020

Live Virtual Lecture: “From the Spanish Royal Court to the White House: Alexander von Humboldt’s Quest for Knowledge in a World of Politics”

Thursday, November 19, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Virtual Event Madison, WI United States

Free and open to the public, but pre-registration is required ​email Antje Petty  (apetty@wisc.edu) to receive a link to the event The year 2019 marked the 250th anniversary the birth of Alexander von Humboldt, the Prussian explorer, naturalist, historian and…

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December 2020

Live Virtual Lecture: “On the Road to Prohibition: The Temperance Battle and German-American Brewers”

Thursday, December 10, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Virtual Event Madison, WI United States

This lecture is available to pre-registrants only. It will NOT be posted online.  ​Email Antje Petty  (apetty@wisc.edu) to receive a link to this webinar. Links will be sent a day before the event. A hundred…

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January 2021

Live Virtual Lecture: “Folk Farmsteads on the Frontier”

Thursday, January 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virtual Event Madison, WI United States

Folk Farmsteads on the Frontier: German-American Farm Buildings in Southwestern North Dakota  Anna Andrzejewski and Travis Olson Free and open to the public, but registration is required. Email Antje Petty (apetty@wisc.edu) to receive a link. …

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February 2021

Live Virtual Lecture: “The Lives of Amish Women” with Karen Johnson-Weiner

Wednesday, February 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virtual Event Madison, WI United States

Free and open to the public, but registration is required. Email Antje Petty (apetty@wisc.edu) to receive a link. ​(links will be mailed on February 9, 2021) Having researched Amish life for nearly forty years, Dr.…

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March 2021

Genealogy Webinar: “The Lives and Times of Our German-Speaking Ancestors”

Saturday, March 6 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Virtual Event Madison, WI United States
$40

Co-sponsored by the Wisconsin Historical Society and the Friends of the Max Kade Institute Registration deadline: 12:00 p.m., Thursday, March 4, 2021 REGISTER HERE Fee: $40 (discount available for members of the Friends of the MKI and…

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Live Virtual Lecture: “From Farm to Farmers’ Market: Amish Folk Society in the Age of Fast Capitalism” with Simon Bronner

Thursday, March 25 @ 6:00 pm
Virtual Event Madison, WI United States

Free and open to the public, but registration is required.  Email Antje Petty (apetty@wisc.edu) to receive a link.  ​Links will be sent on March 24, 2021 This presentation examines the twenty-first-century economic shift in Amish…

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