The German Connection

A clearinghouse for German-American communication

Rosemarie K. Lester, a native of Berlin, Germany, received both an M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She has taught German language, literature and cultural history at various universities in the U.S. and abroad. In Frankfurt, Germany, she free-lanced as an editor, translator and radio journalist, interviewing such famous American personalities as Toni Morrison and Anna Halprin. Retired from the Department of Liberal Studies at UW-Madison, Dr. Lester founded The German Connection, a clearinghouse for German-American communication.

We offer:
• Video based seminars in Business German
• Individual and Small Group Instruction all levels of German
• "Total Immersion" Cultural Weekend Seminars featuring special interest topics
• Pronunciation coaching for voice professionals
• Translations English-German and German-English

Dr. Rosemarie K. Lester
904 Spaight Street
Madison, WI 53703

For available lecture topics click here. All of the lectures deal with some aspects of German cultural history where it intersects with American history, except for the last one, which is a long overdue retrospective of the life and work of Oscar Howe.

Telephone: 608-255-7039
E-mail: rklester@wisc.edu


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