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Marburg: A university town

Marburg is a university town in the German federal state of Hessen and capital of Marburg-Beidenkopf district in the valley of the river Lahn.  Our presenter will talk about his experiences as an exchange student there and the history of the city and its tourist highlights.


September 12th, 2015 MEET CHRISTA TIEFENBACHER-HUDSON, Honorary Consul, Federal Republic of Germany

Deutsche Wiedervereinigung “German Reunification” was the process in 1990 in which the German Democratic Republic joined the Federal Republic of Germany to form the reunited nation of Germany. Mrs. Tiefenbacher-Hudson will speak on the outcomes of the last 25 years.

Minnesota German Heritage & Image

A presentation on the enigmatic “Germans” and their great but unheralded historical contributions to Minnesota. ¬†Germans – Minnesota’s largest ethnic group left an indelible mark on Minnesota yet they are clearly underemphasized in popular history and culture.

Join Minnesota historian/author Gary Brueggemann in his exploration of the largely forgotten contributions of these German immigrants.