Official Dedication of the Mildred Harnack-Fish Memorial Stele at JLU
von 15:30 bis 17:00
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Virtual participation is open to the public and to the JLU-community
Please join us for the official dedication of the Memorial Stele for Mildred Harnack-Fish at JLU on Wednesday September 15th starting 15:30 (German Time) and 8:30 am (Wisconsin Time).
Livestreaming via: https://youtu.be/vjRNz9Q_8wE
Justus Liebig University is honored to commemorate the life and death of Mildred Harnack-Fish, student of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and graduate of Justus Liebig University Giessen.
Mildred Harnack-Fish was born in Milwaukee, USA, and fought against the Nazi regime of injustice as a resistance activist. She was executed in Berlin-Plötzensee prison in 1943.
The black marble stele, installed on the Campus of Cultural Studies and Humanities of JLU, is the counterpart of a sculpture dedicated to the resistance fighter at Lake Mendota in Madison, Wisconsin.
Executive Director Hessen-Wisconsin Academic State Program
This event is sponsored by the Hessen State Chancellery as part of the 45th anniversary of the state partnership between Hessen and Wisconsin.