Department of Germanic Studies

Swedish Exhibit and Speaker in Georgetown

The Carl Widen VASA Lodge #743 of Austin and the Williamson County Historical Museum invites you to an open house on Saturday, May 31. We will meet at 4:00 pm on the second floor of the recently restored Courthouse at 710 Main Street in Georgetown - please use the south entrance of the Courthouse on the town square.

Sat, May 31, 2008 | Second floor of the Williamson Co. Courthouse, 710 Main Street, Georgetown, TX

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Magnus Gustafsson of Chalmers University of Technology, Center for Language and Communication of Goteborg, Sweden will be our featured speaker. He will talk about education in modern Sweden, especially new legislation regarding language; the immigration problem; and other topics that will be of interest to Scandinavian Americans Refreshments will be served in the courthouse. You will also be able to visit the Museum which is featuring From Small Land, Sweden, to Big Land Texas, a new exhibit detailing the story of the Swedish Texans. Following the presentation in the Courtroom and the tour of the Museum, we plan to travel south to IKEA in Round Rock (take FM 1431 University Blvd exit) to enjoy a Dutch treat meal.

Sponsored by: The Carl Widen VASA Lodge #743 of Austin and the Williamson County Historical Museum

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