New Netherland, New Amsterdam: A Celebration of Dutch Heritage and Transatlantic Exchange--Raucous New Amsterdam and the Rise of the Roosevelt Family

In this special address, Tweed Roosevelt, the great-grandson of Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt, will speak about his family’s roots in the early settlement of New Amsterdam and the social climate of those times in a special address entitled: Raucous New Amsterdam and the Rise of the Roosevelt Family.

Introduction: John G. Staudt, Hofstra University

Speaker: Tweed Roosevelt Great-grandson of President Theodore Roosevelt Immediate Past President, Theodore Roosevelt Association

 

New Netherland, New Amsterdam: A Celebration of Dutch Heritage and Transatlantic Exchange

Conference Schedule

Hofstra University will mark the 25th anniversary of its oldest international student exchange program with a symposium New Netherland, New Amsterdam: A Celebration of Dutch Heritage and Transatlantic Exchange. This anniversary is an opportunity for Hofstra to review, renew and broaden its understanding of its own Dutch heritage and identity, and rising profile in national and international contexts.   

 

Date: Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Time: 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Location: Guthart Cultural Center Theater, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, First Floor, South Campus

For more information, please contact the Hofstra Cultural Center at 516-463-5669 or visit hofstra.edu/culture.

 

This event is free, but advance registration is required. Please RSVP for the special address by using the RSVP for this Event link.

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RSVP for Keynote Address by Russell Shorto (only)

 

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Cost:

Free and open to the public

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Location:

Cultural Center Theater - Leo A. Guthart
Guthart Cultural Center Theater
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
USA


Contact:

Hofstra Cultural Center

Phone: 516-463-5669
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