"A Strong Barbaric Accent": America's Dutch-Speaking Black Community from Seventeenth Century New Netherland to Nineteenth Century New York and New Jersey, Nov 15

In this lecture, Jeroen Dewulf presents his latest research on America's little-known Dutch-speaking black community. Although it is estimated that as late as the mid-eighteenth century some sixteen to twenty percent of the slaves in New York and New Jersey spoke (some) Dutch, very little research has been done on ...read more