Russell Shorto, Bestselling Historian of Dutch New York Presents Fossieck Lecture
Journalist and historian Russell Shorto is renowned for his bestselling history of life in Dutch colonial New York, The Island at the Center of the World (2005), which the NY Times called, “Astonishing . . . A book that will permanently alter the way we regard our collective past.” Shorto’s work-in-progress, for which he is conducting research at the NYS Archives, is a new history of the American Revolution. Cosponsored by NYSWI, UAlbany’s History Department, and the New Netherland Institute
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