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Friday and Saturday Conference Schedule
 

Friday, June 22

9:00-10:30 am
  Registration, Lobby Gezon Auditorium, Spoelhof Center
   
10:30 am-12:00 pm
  Session I - Higher Education
  Elton Bruins "A Christian College for the Holland Colony, 1851-1877"
  Harry Boonstra "Calvin College and the Christian Reformed Church"
  Donald Sinnema "The Story of Chicago Christian College, 1931-1937"
   
12:00-1:30 pm
  Lunch, Knollcrest Dining Hall
(pre-registration required)
   
1:30-3:00 pm
  Session II - Acculturation
Margriet Bruijn Lacy "Americanization: Fact or Fiction?"
Jaap van Marle "The Unique Process of Dutch Acculturation as Immigrants in the US"
   
3:00-3:30 pm
  Break
   
3:30-5:00 pm
  Session III - Acculturation
George Harinck "The ‘Liberated’ Church in North America"
Hans Krabbendam "Avant La Lettre: The Use of Dutch Immigrant Letters in Historical Research"
   
5:00-5:30 pm
  AADAS Business Meeting
Robert Swierenga, president
   
7:00-9:00 pm
  Banquet, Knollcrest Dining Hall
(pre-registration required)
  Keynote address: Robert Swierenga,
"Current Status of Dutch-American Scholarship"
 
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Saturday, June 23
   
8:30-10:00 am
  Session IV - Immigrants in North America
Robert Schoone-Jongen "Klaas D. Feyma: Minnesota’s Dutch-American Carpenter/Correspondent"
Huug van den Dool "Noordeloos on Two Continents"
   
10:00-10:30am
  Break
   
10:30 am-12:00 pm
  Session V – Dutch Roman Catholic Immigrants
Cornelis Van Nuis "Fr. Frencken’s St. Joseph’s Parish"
Lucas Ligtenberg "Christiaan Verwayen and the Lost Disabdera Settlement"
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