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Upcoming HOWGS Programs and Events



      DATE: Saturday, May 18, 2024
      TIME: 9:30 a.m.
      WHERE: All-Purpose Room at McMillan Memorial Library, Wisconsin Rapids

      PROGRAM: Neighbors Past and Present: The Wisconsin German Experience

This will be a virtual presentation by Antje Petty. Antje is the Associate Director of the Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies in the College of Letters and Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. It is dedicated to researching, preserving, and sharing the stories of German-speaking immigrants and their descendants in the larger context of global migration past and present.

Antje's presentation covers German migration and settlement in Wisconsin, questions of ethnicity and identity in newly forged communities, and the cohesiveness of these communities over the decades, especially in times of economic crisis or war.



      DATE: Saturday, June 15, 2024
      TIME: To Be Determined
      WHERE: To Be Determined

      PROGRAM: HOWGS Annual Cemetery Walk and Luncheon

Program details to be determined.



      DATE: No July Meeting
      TIME: No July Meeting
      WHERE: No July Meeting

      PROGRAM:See everyone at our next meeting on August 17, 2024. Enjoy your summer!


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