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.



Latest News

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…
The University of Kansas community is mourning the death of professor Lorie A. Vanchena, who died Dec. 2 at the age of 61.



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