Libraries

Special Library Collections in German

The Rainer Maria Rilke Collection comprises more than 1,200 volumes, including all first editions, critical editions, translations, bibliographies, criticism, and various materials on the reception of his works. The Collection is located in the Max Kade Center for German-American Studies.

The Engel German Library is an endowed departmental library housing an expanding collection of reference works, standard editions, basic secondary literature, current German periodicals, newspapers and magazines, as well as tape recordings, records, slides, and audio-visual equipment.

Max Kade Center for German-American Studies

The center collects materials on German culture in the United States and fosters scholarship in German-Americana, especially dialect, literary, and interdisciplinary cultural studies, including dissertation research. The materials—10,000 books, as well as magazines, journals, and other writings—were produced or brought to this country by German-speaking immigrants and exiles from Nazi Germany. Among the holdings are materials from the Turner societies of New York, Milwaukee and Lawrence. The center sponsors lectures, symposia, workshops, and conferences, publishes the Yearbook of German-American Studies for the Society of German-American Studies, and houses the Linguistic Atlas of Kansas German Dialects.

For information, contact James Morrison, Interim Director, Sudler House, 785-864-7343 or 7342, german@ku.edu.

Special Library Collections in German

The Rainer Maria Rilke Collection comprises more than 1,200 volumes, including all first editions, critical editions, translations, bibliographies, criticism, and various materials on the reception of his works. The Collection is located in the Max Kade Center for German-American Studies.

The Engel German Library is an endowed departmental library housing an expanding collection of reference works, standard editions, basic secondary literature, current German periodicals, newspapers and magazines, as well as tape recordings, records, slides, and audio-visual equipment.

Max Kade Center for German-American Studies

The center collects materials on German culture in the United States and fosters scholarship in German-Americana, especially dialect, literary, and interdisciplinary cultural studies, including dissertation research. The materials—10,000 books, as well as magazines, journals, and other writings—were produced or brought to this country by German-speaking immigrants and exiles from Nazi Germany. Among the holdings are materials from the Turner societies of New York, Milwaukee and Lawrence. The center sponsors lectures, symposia, workshops, and conferences, publishes the Yearbook of German-American Studies for the Society of German-American Studies, and houses the Linguistic Atlas of Kansas German Dialects.

For information, contact James Morrison, Interim Director, Sudler House, 785-864-7343 or 7342, german@ku.edu.

Contact Info

Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures

Wescoe Hall
1445 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 2080
Lawrence, KS 66045-7594
785-864-4803
german@ku.edu
http://www2.ku.edu/~germanic/
Marc L. Greenberg, Chair
785-864-2349

Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures

Wescoe Hall
1445 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 2080
Lawrence, KS 66045-7594
785-864-4803
german@ku.edu
http://www2.ku.edu/~germanic/
James H. Brown, Undergraduate Advisor
785-864-9174
Lorie A. Vanchena, Undergraduate Advisor
785-864-9176

Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures

Wescoe Hall
1445 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 2076
Lawrence, KS 66045-7594
785-864-4803
german@ku.edu
http://www2.ku.edu/~germanic/
Leonie Marx, Graduate Director
marx@ku.edu
Morgan Swartzlander, Graduate Program Coordinator
mswartz@ku.edu
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