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Dutch Scholars to Visit

Posted: Tuesday, April 30th, 2013 at 6:27 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News-Dr. Bob Leonard

Scholars of the Dutch experience in the Americas are coming to Pella this summer. The Association for the Advancement of Dutch American Studies will hold its nineteenth biennial meeting on Thursday through Saturday June 5-8. The conference theme is “The Dutch-American Involvement in War: U.S. and Abroad. Ron Rietveld, emeritus professor of history at Cal State Fullerton will deliver a keynote lecture on Hendrik P. Scholte and the Civil War. Local coordinator is Lisa Zylstra of the Pella Community Schools.