de Halve Maen, Winter 2018-2019

The latest issue of de Halve Maen is hot off the press! If you are a subscriber or a member who has requested a hard copy, please expect your copy in the mail shortly. For online subscribers, the new issue can be found here. Table of Contents: Editor’s Corner Opportunities and Insults: Understanding the Minimal Jewish Presence in New Netherland by Noah L. Gelfand Revisiting … read more

Russell Shorto & Len Tantillo: Imagining New Amsterdam

Russell Shorto & Len Tantillo, “Imagining New Amsterdam” June 22, St Mark’s Church-in-the-Bowery131 E 10th St, New York, NY 10003 Talk at 1pm. $10. Register here. Follow the event’s Facebook page. Four centuries ago, Dutch traders, Native Americans, Africans and others collaborated and clashed in lower Manhattan. In this visually compelling program artist Len Tantillo and author Russell Shorto compare their methods of bringing New York’s origins … read more