ZOOM PRESENTATION The Telegraph in America, 1832-1920

Our guest presenter is David Hochfelder, Associate Professor of History at the University at Albany.

*REGISTRATION UPDATE 10/3/2020: Online registration is now closed, however, space is still available. If you wish to register for this program, please contact Patrick Stenshorn at stenshornp@albanyinstitute.org*

Guest speaker is David Hochfelder, Associate Professor of History, University at Albany

Telegraphy in the nineteenth century approximated the internet in our own day. Historian and electrical engineer David Hochfelder will examine the correlation between technological innovation and social change and show how this transformative relationship helps us to understand and perhaps define modernity.


This program is offered free with a suggested donation of $10. *Please note if you wish to make a donation, the system will not automatically prompt you to do so. You must choose your registration and scroll down to "Make a Donation" to input the donation amount before checkout.* You will receive an email confirmation when your registration is complete.

The presentation will be offered live via Zoom with a Q&A session. All participants will receive the Zoom link one hour before the lecture to the email used during registration.

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