Saturday, May 24, 2008

Magnus Gustafsson to speak at the Courthouse

Carl Widen VASA Lodge #743 of Austin in conjunction with the Williamson Museum invites the public to a free open house on Saturday, May 31, at 4:00 pm in the 26th District Courtroom on the second floor of the restored Williamson County Courthouse located at 710 Main Street in Georgetown. Please use the south entrance of the Courthouse access the courthouse for this event.

Magnus Gustafsson of Chalmers University of Technology, Center for Language and Communication of Goteborg, Sweden, is the featured guest speaker. He will present on education in modern Sweden, especially new Swedish legislation regarding language, immigration and other topics of interest. An open house at the Museum, located at 716 S. Austin Ave., immediately follows the presentation. The open house features the exhibit From Småland, Sweden, to Big Land Texas, and provides visitors with the unique opportunity to visit with Magnus Gustafsson and members of Carl Widen VASA to learn more about Swedish Culture.

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