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September 2019

A Musical Lecture: “Displaced Sympathies: Finnish Out- and In-Migration, Then and Now”

September 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Memorial Union, 800 Langdon St
Madison, WI 53706
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Jimmy Träskelin, Musician and Publisher Co-sponsored by the Center for European Studies, the Sustaining Scandinavian Folk Arts in the Upper Midwest grant, and the Margaret B. Cargill Philanthropies in the Department of German, Nordic &…

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Brown Bag: Female SS Guards and Workaday Violence

September 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Memorial Union, 800 Langdon St
Madison, WI 53706
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Elissa Mailänder is an Associate Professor at Sciences Po Paris where she works at the Center for History and serves as a Deputy Director of the Centre interdisciplinaire d’études et de recherches sur l’Allemagne. Originally trained…

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Self-Confident, Autonomous, and Liberated? Politicized Gender Relations in Nazi Entertainment Movies, 1939-1945

September 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
206 Ingraham, 1155 Observatory Dr
Madison, WI 53706
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Elissa Mailänder, Sciences Po Paris Sponsored by the Center for German & European Studies (CGES) and the the Department of German, Nordic & Slavic.   The Nazis were masterful consumers of modern media, despite their…

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IRIS Fall Welcome Celebration

September 26 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State St
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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The IRIS Fall 2019 Welcome event will be on Thursday, September 26, 5:00-8:30 pm, in the Wisconsin Historical Society theater and foyer. This event is free and open to the public as well as the…

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October 2019

Marco Cursi, University of Naples Federico II

October 1 - October 6

Marco Cursi, Professor of Palaeography, University of Naples Federico II Marco Cursi will be holding workshops and office hours for undergraduate and graduate students during his scholarly visit. He will also be delivering public lectures…

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Marilyn Migiel, Cornell University

October 3 - October 8

Marilyn Migiel, Professor of Romance Studies, Cornell University Marilyn Migiel is professor of Romance Studies in the Department of Romance Studies at Cornell. Migiel received her A.B. in Medieval Studies (as an independent major) from…

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Comparative Politics Colloquium: Amy Erica Smith

October 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Ogg Room, 422 North Hall, North Hall
Madison, WI United States
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Amy Erica Smith Associate Professor of Political Science, Iowa State University   As an Associate Professor of Political Science and Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean’s Professor at Iowa State University, Amy Erica Smith's research examines…

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Borrowing the German Advantage in Civil Procedure – but without the German System?

October 8 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Lubar Commons, Law 7200, 975 Bascom Mall
Madison, WI 53706
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Co-sponsored by the Center for German and European Studies and The Global Legal Studies Center. Professor James Fowkes, University of Münster, Germany, will speak on "Borrowing the German Advantage in Civil Procedure - but without…

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A German-Jewish “University” in China during World War II: A Unique Case of Transnational Refugee Education

October 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
159 WI Idea Room, Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Co-sponsored by the Center for German and European Studies, Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE) and the Center for East Asian Studies. Weijia Li, assistant professor of German and the director of…

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The Wends of Texas: A Case Study of German Minority Immigration to the U.S.

October 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
126 Memorial Library, 728 State St
Madison, WI 53706
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David Zersen President Emeritus, Concordia University Texas Co-sponsored by the Center for European Studies and the Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies at UW-Madison Sorbs or Wends are a Slavic minority living in a region…

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