Conferences

2021 Virtual Conference

Past Conferences & Proceedings

All times are EASTERN Daylight TIME

FRIDAY, 18 JUNE 2021

10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. KEYNOTE SPEECH

Chair:

George Harinck: “The Dutch-American Academic Story”

11:15 A.M. to 12:15 P.M. SESSION ONE

Chair:

Suzanne Sinke “The Stories We Keep, the Stories We Lose”

Mary Risseeuw “The Forgotten Stories”

12:15 P.M. to 1:00 P.M. LUNCH

1:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M. SESSION TWO

Chair:

Penny Walters “The Psychology of Searching”

Jolanda Vanderwal Taylor “Stories of Transnational Identification”

2:15 P.M. to 3:15 P.M. SESSION THREE

Chair:

Michael Douma “Dutch-Speaking Slaves in New York and New Jersey”

Becky Ganis “Wessel Eldenkam and the Surhuisterveen Forty-Six”

SATURDAY, 19 JUNE 2021

10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. SESSION FOUR

Chair:

Stephen Staggs “Instruments of Murder”

Robert Schoone-Jongen “From Nieuwliet to the North Ward—Abraham Vermeulen and the Building of the Dutch-American Community in the Passaic Valley.”

11:15 A.M to 12:15 P.M. SESSION FIVE

Chair:

Rhonda Pennings “David Cornel De Jong”

Kent Van Til “A Name for Herself”

12:15 P.M. to 1:00 a P.M. LUNCH

1:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M. SESSION SIX

Chair:

Lisa Zylstra “Pella Dutch Bakery”

Timothy Nyhof “Father Gerlacus van den Elsen-De Borenapostal”

2:15 P.M. to 3:15 P.M. SESSION SEVEN

Chair:

David Zwart “Shipwrecks, Fires, and Pandemics: Remembering Disaster Among Dutch Americans”

Justin Vos “Johanna Veenstra”

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