Thursday, October 10th
"Spacious and Broad, Clear and Deep": The Hudson River and Dutch Colonization
The Hudson River Valley Institute announces its second annual Handel-Krom Lecture in Hudson River Valley History, to take place at 7PM on Thursday, October 10, 2013 in The Nelly Goletti Theatre in the Marist College Student Center: “Spacious and Broad, Clear and Deep”: The Hudson River and Dutch Colonization, with Dr. Jaap Jacobs.
Dr. Jaap Jacobs’ most recent book is The Colony of New Netherland: A Dutch Settlement in Seventeenth Century America (Cornell University Press, 2009). He has taught at Leiden University, the University of Amsterdam, Cornell University, the University of Pennsylvania, and Harvard University, and has published widely on New Netherland and New Amsterdam. He is currently working on a biography of Petrus Stuyvesant, and regularly gives lectures and presentations on Dutch New York.
The Handel-Krom Lecture Series in Hudson River Valley History was established through the generosity of community leaders Bernard and Shirley Handel and LTC Gilbert A. Krom, U.S. Army, Retired, to promote knowledge and appreciation for the rich history of this unique and important region of America.
The Hudson River Valley Institute at Marist College is supported by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Additional Public Info: Please feel free to share this information with anyone who may be interested. An RSVP to HRVI@marist.edu or 845-575-3052 would be appreciated.
Price: free and open to the public
Time:7:00 pm-8:30 pm