Friday September 22

8:15–9:00: Registration and light refreshments

9:00–9:30: Opening remarks  

9:30–10:00: Susanah Romney, "Housewives and Businesswomen: Changing How We Think about Dutch Women in the Atlantic World"

10:00–10:30: Dirk Mouw, "Women and the Dutch Reformed Church in North America: What We Can Learn from Congregational Records"

10:30–11:00: Break

11:00–11:30 Artyom Anikin, "The Short History of Witch Trials in Colonial New York"

11:30–12:00: Peter G. Rose, "Ms. Cookbooks as Documents of Social and Family History"

12:00–1:30 Lunch (on your own)

1:30–2:00: Bill Greer, "Who Wears the Trousers? Dutch Folk Tradition and the Battle of the Sexes in New Netherland"

2:00–2:30: Lana Holden, "Catalina Trico: A Reflection of New Netherland"

2:30–3:00: Julie van den Hout, "Mary Doughty van der Donck: This Preacher's Daughter was No Shrinking Violet"

Saturday September 23 

9:00–9:30: Opening remarks and light refreshments

9:30–10:00: David William Voorhees, "Women in Leisler's Rebellion"

10:00–10:30: Kate Lynch, "'She Removed to the Dutch Against the Advice of Her Friends': Lady Deborah Moody and New Netherland's Dissident Women"

10:30–11:00: Break

11:00–11:30: Ruth Piwonka, "Female Traders: Obscure, Unexpected"

11:30–12:00: Karen Hess, “A Sketch of a Portrait: Ariaantje Coeymans, Dutch Colonial Dame”

12:00: Dutch American Group (DAG) meeting 

About the New Netherland Institute

For over three decades, NNI has helped cast light on America's Dutch roots. In 2010, it partnered with the New York State Office of Cultural Education to establish the New Netherland Research Center, with matching funds from the State of the Netherlands. NNI is registered as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. More

The New Netherland Research Center

Housed in the New York State Library, the NNRC offers students, educators, scholars and researchers a vast collection of early documents and reference works on America's Dutch era. More


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