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Virtual Lecture with Max Kade Institute Director, Mark Louden: A Historical Look at the Amish
September 10 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
This lecture is presented live by the Allen (Texas) Public Library. You can access the talk at https://allentx.swagit.com/live/ on September 10, at 7:15 CDT. Call 214-509-4911 for additional information. Find out more about the Allen (TX) Public Library (https://artandseek.org/calendar/event/104648/a-historical-look-at-the-amish). Questions can be submitted until 8:30 p.m., Sept. 10 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mark L. Louden is the Alfred L. Shoemaker, J. William Frey, and Don Yoder Professor of Germanic Linguistics and director of the Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies. He received his A.B., M.A., and Ph.D. in Germanic linguistics from Cornell University. Most of his published research and public outreach center on Pennsylvania Dutch, varieties of German spoken in Europe and North America, and Yiddish. The linguistic subfields covered in his publications and courses include syntax, language contact, dialectology, and sociolinguistics. Apart from his teaching and research, he serves as an interpreter and cultural mediator for Amish and Old Order Mennonite groups in the legal and health care systems.