Sudler House that houses the Max Kade Center

Max Kade Center for German-American Studies

Mission Statement

The Max Kade Center for German American Studies

  • Collaborates with campus, community, national, and international partners to promote teaching and research exploring the migration of German-speaking Europeans to the United States in its global context.
  • Curates significant collections of books, archives, and artwork related to German Americans and partners with KU Libraries to make these collections available to scholars.
  • Provides opportunities for student engagement.  
  • Brings guest speakers & other programs to campus and the wider community.
  • Performs community outreach in partnership with Douglas County's Watkins Museum of History.



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The Max Kade Center for German-American Studies at the University of Kansas will host the touring exhibition “THOMAS MANN: DEMOCRACY WILL WIN” from August 14th to September 15th. This exhibition is organized by Literaturhaus München and VATMH and is realized with the generous support of the German…



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