The trustees of the New Netherland Institute has invited the public to the Institute’s 30th Annual Meeting on Friday, May 19, 2017 at the University Club in Albany from 5 to 7:30 pm.
Both members of NNI and non-members are welcome to attend the reception, business meeting, and program. The program will feature a talk by Dr. Deborah Hamer, postdoctoral fellow at the Omohundro Institute and a historian of the Dutch Atlantic world, titled “Soldiers, Sailors, and Colonists: The Popular Cultures of New Netherland and the Dutch Atlantic World.”
Deborah Hamer is a historian of the Dutch Atlantic world, and the 2015–2017 NEH Postdoctoral Fellow at the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture. She received her Ph.D. from Columbia University, and has taught at Boston College and the University of Miami.
There is no admission fee for the event. There will be a cash bar and hors d’oeuvres. To register, click here.