Tag: Charlene Mires

The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia Awarded Two-Year, $300,000 NEH Grant

The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia Awarded Two-Year, $300,000 NEH Grant

The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia, a pioneering digital resource based at Rutgers University–Camden, is poised to enter an era of unprecedented growth, thanks to a two-year, $300,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The grant will further establish the online civic project, led by the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) […]

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Researchers Named to Historians Speakers Bureau

Researchers Named to Historians Speakers Bureau

Two history scholars, Charlene Mires and Lorrin Thomas, have been named to the prestigious Organization of American Historians’ (OAH) Distinguished Lectureship Program for the period of fall 2014 to spring 2017.

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What if a New Jersey town was the capital of the world?

What if a New Jersey town was the capital of the world?

CAMDEN — Everyone knows New York City as the unofficial center of the universe, but what if the true capital of the world was right here in New Jersey? A Rutgers–Camden history professor says this was the dream of many towns in the Garden State at the end of World War II. In Capital of […]

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