Flatbush in the Seventeenth Century
DateThursday, October 22, 2009
Time6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
PlaceBard Graduate Center, 38 West 86th Street
COST$25.00 General Admission
$17.00 Students and Seniors
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Ruth Piwonka, David Voorhees, and Peter N. Miller will discuss the issues they have grappled with in their assessment of Margrieta van Varick's inventory, including archaeology, language, religion, material culture, and social life. The conversation will be followed by an exhibition viewing and reception. Ruth Piwonka is an independent scholar and contributor to the Dutch New York exhibition catalogue. David William Voorhees is director of Papers of Jacob Leisler, New York University, and managing editor of de Halve Maen, as well as a contributor to the Dutch New York exhibition catalogue. Peter N. Miller is dean and chair of academic programs at the Bard Graduate Center.