H. Daniel Peck to Deliver Annual Handel-Krom Lecture in Hudson River Valley History
Peck's talk is The Stream Will Have Its Course: Thomas Cole, The Hudson River Valley, and the Paintings of Catskill Creek.
September 26, 2019—Hudson River School painter Thomas Cole will be the focus of the eighth annual Handel-Krom Lecture in Hudson River Valley History. Dr. H. Daniel Peck, the John Guy Vassar, Jr., Professor Emeritus of English at Vassar College, will present, "The Stream Will Have Its Course: Thomas Cole, The Hudson River Valley, and the Paintings of Catskill Creek."
This talk is the eighth annual Handel-Krom Lecture in Hudson River Valley History and will take place on Wednesday, October 16, at 7:00 p.m., in the Nelly Goletti Theatre of the Murray Student Center at Marist College. Presented by Marist's Hudson River Valley Institute, this event is free and open to the public.
Peck is the author of Thomas Cole’s Refrain: The Paintings of Catskill Creek, produced in association with an exhibit he curated at the Thomas Cole National Historic Site which will remain open through November 3, 2019. He has also written extensively on Henry David Thoreau and James Fenimore Cooper.
About the Handel-Krom Lecture Series in Hudson River Valley History
This annual lecture series was established through the generosity of community leaders Shirley and Bernard Handel and Lieutenant Colonel Gilbert A. Krom, US Army, Retired to promote knowledge and appreciation for the rich history of this unique and important region of America.
About the Hudson River Valley Institute
The Hudson River Valley Institute is a Center of Excellence at Marist College that studies and promotes the history of the Hudson River Valley. The Institute provides information about the region’s culture, economy, environment, and educational resources through www.hudsonrivervalley.org, public programming, and The Hudson River Valley Review. This biannual peer-reviewed journal covers all aspects of regional history.