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DECIPHERING OLD GERMAN SCRIPT WORKSHOP
Saturday, September 30, 2017, 10:00am – 4:30pm
Marquette University, Milwaukee
Raynor Memorial Libraries Conference Center, Beaumier Room
1355 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53233
In this workshop, Mark Louden will introduce you to the basics of reading German handwritten materials, with a special focus on those from the 19th century. Antje Petty will give suggestions on how to work with German-language genealogical records. The workshop combines presentations with practical exercises. You are welcome to bring your own documents to work on. Though a reading knowledge of German is helpful, it is not required.
Mark Louden is the Director of the Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies and a Professor in the German Department at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Antje Petty is the Associate Director of the Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies.
The workshop is cosponsored by the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at Marquette University.
REGISTER by September 21 —- Space is limited! Sign up early!
Workshop Fee (includes lunch)
Member of the Friends of MKI: $34
UW-Madison or Marquette student: $25
Lunch includes a choice of turkey, roast beef, or roasted vegetable sandwich. All sandwiches come with fruit salad and drink. If you would like gluten-free bread, email Antje: email@example.com.
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Questions? Contact Antje Petty at firstname.lastname@example.org or 608-262-7546