New Directions on the 'Early Dutch': The 42nd Annual Conference of the New Netherland Institute

Stephen McErleane Announcement
New York, United States
Subject Fields
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Architecture and Architectural History, Atlantic History / Studies

Join us at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York on October 5th for our 42nd Annual Conference, where we will proudly welcome six scholars who demonstrate the quality and breadth of today's research on the history and legacy of the seventeenth-century Dutch colony of New Netherland.

Ian Stewart, New Netherland Timber Framing
“Buildings as Belongings: Netherlandish Architecture as Seen through a Material Culture Lens"

Julie van den Hout, San Francisco State University
"Voyages of New Netherland, A Digital Humanities Project"

Chelsea L. Teale, Humboldt State University
"Dutch Colonial Agriculture: A New Consideration"

Shaun Sayres, Clark University
"Masters of the Mid-Atlantic: The Susquehannocks and Anglo-Dutch Relations on the Periphery of Susquehanna"

Jaap Jacobs, University of St Andrews
"Competing Claims: International Law, Diplomacy, and Anglo-Dutch Rivalry in 17th Century North America"

Michael J. Douma, Georgetown University
"Dutch-speaking Runaway Slaves"

Thanks to the generosity of the Kenney estate, students (broadly defined) can attend the conference for free (and can apply to receive travel money). See the registration page for more details.

Contact Information

Stephen McErleane
Director, New Netherland Institute
CEC Room 10D42
222 Madison Avenue
Albany, NY 12230

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