Historic Preservation Series
Date: Wednesday April 17th
Time: 7:00 p.m.
The Westchester Community College Department of the Humanities will hold the final lecture of the three-part Historic Preservation speaker series on the architectural history of the Hudson Valley region as a prelude to offering a certificate program in Historic Preservation. This series examines topics related to historic preservation and architectural history, focusing on New York State and the Hudson Valley region in particular. The final talk will feature a scholar in the field who will discuss her research and writings. Admission is free.
For registration information please call 914-606-7300 or email email@example.com.
Myra Young Armstead
The Hudson River Valley in the Antebellum African-American Imagination Myra Young Armstead is the Lyford Paterson Edwards and Helen Gray Edwards Professor of Historical Studies at Bard College. Her books include Freedom’s Gardener: James F. Brown; Horticulture and the Hudson Valley in Antebellum America; and Mighty Change, Tall Within: Black Identity in the Hudson Valley. Armstead was recognized with the Frederick Douglass Award from the Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History and is the recipient of numerous academic fellowships.