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"Herding Cats or Ruling Colonists? Director General Stuyvesant and His Subjects"

Date: 10/09/13
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Audience: Public
Sponsored By: College Auxiliary Services, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Department of History
Location: Lecture Center 108
Contact: Lou Roper, roperl@newpaltz.edu

Dr Jaap Jacobs (University of St Andrews, UK), a leading scholar of the Dutch colony of New Netherland, will speak on the career of the noted governor of the colony, Petrus Stuyvesant. This talk is drawn from the biography of Stuyvesant that Jacobs is writing.