Upcoming Max Kade Center events



Tuesday, February 23, 4pm CST

From Swastika to Jim Crow features Jewish-German scholars who taught at Historically

Black Colleges and Universities in the South after emigrating to the U.S., a rich and complex

chapter of Black and Jewish relations in American history.


Ari Linden, German Studies

Fithawee Tzeggai, Sociology

Shelia Bonner, American Studies, Andrew Mellon Visiting Scholar, Margaret Walker Center,

Jackson State University

KU ID required to watch documentary




Wednesday, February 24, 4pm CST

Civil rights activist Joyce Ladner speaks about her mentor, German-Jewish refugee and

sociologist Ernst Borinski, whose innovative teaching at Tougaloo College engaged students

in the civil rights movement in Mississippi.



Register for either or both events:



Sponsors: Max Kade Center for German-American Studies,  Spencer Museum of Art,

German Studies, Peace & Conflict Studies, American Studies, African & African-American

Studies, Sociology, Jewish Studies, Margaret Walker Center