Virtual Dutch-American Conference

AADAS, the Association for the Advancement of Dutch-American Studies, is holding a virtual conference: Telling, Sharing, and Preserving Dutch-American Stories on 18 and 19 June 2021. Registration is free for AADAS members.

The keynote speaker will be Dr. George Harinck, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, who specializes in the cultural history of Dutch Protestantism in the 19th and 20th centuries and has published widely on this topic. Other speakers include Suzanne Sinke, Mary Risseeuw, Penny Walters, and Michael Douma. Various aspects of the Dutch-American story will be discussed, both from the New Netherland period and the 1800s and 1900s.

For registration, speakers, and the program, see the AADAS conference page.

Departure of an emigrant ship

Departure of an emigrant ship. Credits: Steenkamp, collection Nationaal Archief

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