The 18th Annual Conference of the German and Dutch Graduate Student Association
at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
Living, Loving, & Leaving Home
The German and Dutch Graduate Student Association at the University of Wisconsin-Madison host an annual conference that brings together scholars from different disciplines related to German and Dutch Studies to present their work and exchange ideas.
This year's conference will be held October 21-22, 2016, in the Pyle Center on the campus of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The topic is Heimat: Living, Loving, & Leaving Home, which explores both literal and metaphorical homes as well as concepts of belonging as they relate to Germanic Studies. The GDGSA is pleased to welcome our own Prof. Mark Louden as keynote speaker. Among other subjects, Prof. Louden in his research explores issues of nativity and domesticity in Pennsylvania Dutch, straddling the cultural and the linguistic domains. Prof. Louden will give the following address: