Tag: History

Critical Focus on Racism and Misogyny Extends to Greek and Roman Classics, Says Rutgers–Camden Professor

Critical Focus on Racism and Misogyny Extends to Greek and Roman Classics, Says Rutgers–Camden Professor

Prof. Evan Jewell considers the question: “How do we teach an ancient society where misogyny, sexual assault, and harassment were the norm and built into the classic texts that we read?”

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Researcher’s New Book Explores History of Cheap Stuff in America

Researcher’s New Book Explores History of Cheap Stuff in America

Prof. Wendy Woloson explores the country’s long, love-hate relationship with inexpensive goods in her new book Crap: A History of Cheap Stuff in America.

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Time to Abandon Electoral College, Says History Researcher

Time to Abandon Electoral College, Says History Researcher

Prof. Andrew Shankman explains why the Electoral College is “indefensible” in its current form.

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Researcher Earns Distinguished Fellowship to Study Relationship Between War, National Security, and Secrecy

Researcher Earns Distinguished Fellowship to Study Relationship Between War, National Security, and Secrecy

Kate Epstein, an associate professor of history, has earned a 2018 Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowship for Recently Tenured Scholars

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Beyond the Borders: Citizenship Politics Expert Explains Election Issues Most Important to Latino Americans

Beyond the Borders: Citizenship Politics Expert Explains Election Issues Most Important to Latino Americans

Lorrin Thomas, an associate professor and chair of the Department of History at Rutgers University–Camden, discusses election issues most important to Latino Americans and how candidates can reach this important voting bloc.

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