'A Strong Barbaric Accent': America's Dutch-Speaking Black Community from Seventeenth Century New Netherland to Nineteenth Century New York and New Jersey
Professor Jeroen Dewulf from UC Berkeley will be visiting the Centre in December 2015. As visiting scholar, Professor Dewulf will give this year's annual lecture.
6.30pm, Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre, Wilkins Building, UCL, WC1E 6BT
Followed by a reception in the IAS Common Ground. RSVP via Eventbrite
The Centre's First Edited Volume
Due for publication by the end of this year a selection of some of the best work arising from the Centre's activities from Ashgate. See advert...
Three members of the Centre (Isabelle Moreau, Thibaut Maus de Rolley and Alexander Samson) are participating in a project funded by the British Academy, which seeks to examine the transnational exchanges that drove forward the development of new forms of prose fiction. See our blog for posts, book of the month and bibliographies.
The Centre is one of five institutions alongside the Universities of Amsterdam, Basel, Munster and Pamplona participating in a project on the ways that Spain responded to the leyenda negra after 1580. It is funded by Holland's NWO under their Internationalization of the Humanities scheme and will run from January 2013 until the end of 2016. For further details contact Alexander Samson.
UCL Dutch has developed an online resource for the History of the Low Countries: