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New Sweden History Conference - Sojourning Strangers: Swedes and Germans in the Middle-Atlantic Colonies

Announcing the 18th annual New Sweden History Conference
8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Announcing the 18th annual New Sweden History Conference

Although divided by language and congregations, Swedes and Germans were both ethnic minorities within the predominantly English-speaking colonies of Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. Speakers this year include Dr. Linda Rugg, professor of Scandinavian Literature at Berkeley University; Dr. A. Gregg Roeber, professor emeritus of early modern history at Penn State; Lisa Minardi, PhD candidate in American Civilization at the University of Delaware; and Rev. Dr. Kim-Eric Williams, curator and archivist at the Mr. Airy Lutheran Seminary Archives. Registration for the conference includes breakfast and lunch: $60 per person ($35 for students and teachers). Early bird $50 registration is offered through October 12th. Registration deadline is Friday, November 2nd.

Location: German Society of Pennsylvania, 611 Spring Garden St, Philadelphia, PA 19123