Join us for a Business History Conference on 4/21

Join the Department of History and the Business History Conference on Friday, April 21, for a symposium centered around the topic of a paper by Dr. Philip Scranton, Board of Governors Professor of History Emeritus, “Managing Communist Enterprise: Poland, Hungary, and Czechoslovakia, 1945-1970.”  Dr. Scranton will give a brief presentation about his paper, and then … Read more Join us for a Business History Conference on 4/21

Dr. Andrew Shankman Will Discuss His Book “Original Intents” on 4/13

Please note this event has been postponed until further notice.  The Leadership Institute will host Dr. Andrew Shankman, Associate Professor of History, on Thursday, April 13th, to discuss his new book, Original Intents: Hamilton, Jefferson, Madison, and the American Founding.  The event will center around the topic of “Early American Leadership.”  This free event requires registration.  The event … Read more Dr. Andrew Shankman Will Discuss His Book “Original Intents” on 4/13

Register Now for the Diverse Unfreedoms and their Ghosts Conference on 3/31

Registration is now open for the one-day conference, “Diverse Unfreedoms and their Ghosts”, scheduled for Friday, March 31st.  The conference will examine relationships between diverse unfreedoms (such as slavery, imprisonment, captivity, serfdom, domestic service, caste, etc.) as people understand and negotiate them, in autobiographic narratives, fiction, course cases, disputes, etc.; transitions between social institutions and … Read more Register Now for the Diverse Unfreedoms and their Ghosts Conference on 3/31

Annual Ida B. Wells-Barnett Lecture Scheduled for 2/1

In honor of Black History Month, the Africana Studies Program, the Office of the Chancellor, and the Office of Civic Engagement will host the annual Ida B. Wells-Barnett Lecture on Wednesday, February 1st.  Marley Dias, founder of #1000BlackGirlBooks, will be the guest speaker.  All are welcome to this event, though registration is required.  The event begins … Read more Annual Ida B. Wells-Barnett Lecture Scheduled for 2/1

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration on 10/13

The Community Leadership Center and the Department of History will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a discussion of the book Nationalist Heroines: Puerto Rican Women History Forgot, 1930s-1950s.  Written by Dr. Olga Jiménez de Wagenheim, Professor Emerita in History at Rutgers University–Newark, this book tells the stories of women who fought for their homeland’s freedom.  The … Read more Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration on 10/13

MARCH’s Historic Preservation Workshop Scheduled for 10/1

Join the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) on Saturday, October 1st, for the Historic Preservation Workshop: Workshop and Tour of Camden’s Cooper Street.  This program will discuss preservation issues and recent discoveries of the Cooper Street Historic District.  Workshop participants will learn how to “get an overview of the regulatory framework that protects … Read more MARCH’s Historic Preservation Workshop Scheduled for 10/1

Join MARCH for their Fall 2016 Programming

The Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) has a full state of programming in Fall 2016: October 1st – Cooper Street Historic District Preservation Workshop 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., Campus Center October 17th – National History Day Philly Kick-Off Teacher Workshop 4:30 p.m. – 7 p.m., Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1300 Locust Street in … Read more Join MARCH for their Fall 2016 Programming

Good Luck to our Full-Time Faculty Retirees!

Congratulations to our full-time faculty who are retiring from Rutgers-University–Camden after many years of dedicated service!  We wish you the best of luck as you start this new chapter in life.  Those retiring include:  Dr. Christine Dougherty, Professor of GermanDr. Drew Humphries, Professor of Criminal JusticeDr. Andrew Lees, Distinguished Professor of HistoryDr. Geoffrey Sill, Professor … Read more Good Luck to our Full-Time Faculty Retirees!