Tag: History

History Professor’s Book Explores Origins of the Military-Industrial Complex

History Professor’s Book Explores Origins of the Military-Industrial Complex

In his 1961 farewell address, President Dwight D. Eisenhower popularized the phrase “military-industrial complex,” summing up the complicated relationship between government and private industry dominating the United States during the Cold War era. But just how did this relationship come to be? Rutgers–Camden professor Kate Epstein explores the origins of this merger between the state […]

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Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Presents Lecture on Consumerism of War

Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Presents Lecture on Consumerism of War

The Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts (RCCA) will host an engaging lecture explaining how modern United States warfare depends upon technology and consumerism, 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23. Kate Epstein, an assistant professor of history at Rutgers–Camden, will present the lecture, titled “Consuming War,” drawing on the exhibition, “(re)collecting, (re)constructing,” currently featured […]

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Professor Continues Free Documentary Film Series, “Freedom, Equality, Democracy: Looking Back, Moving Forward”

Professor Continues Free Documentary Film Series, “Freedom, Equality, Democracy: Looking Back, Moving Forward”

Wayne Glasker, an associate professor of history at Rutgers–Camden, will present the second installment in a free documentary film series titled “Freedom, Equality, Democracy:  Looking Back, Moving Forward” at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7. Glasker will discuss the 90-minute documentary, “Slavery by Another Name,” during this public lecture and screening at the Cherry Hill Public […]

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Historian: Religious Faith an Important Part of a Patient’s Experience

Historian: Religious Faith an Important Part of a Patient’s Experience

Although medicine and religion often intersect when people cope with illness or death, religious faith receives little attention from medical historians. A Rutgers–Camden scholar says that’s a mistake. “One of our jobs is to try and understand the patient experience, or the family experience, at death,” says Janet Golden, a professor of history at Rutgers–Camden. […]

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Rutgers–Camden Professor to Lead Free Documentary Film Series, “Freedom, Equality, Democracy: Looking Back, Moving Forward”

Rutgers–Camden Professor to Lead Free Documentary Film Series, “Freedom, Equality, Democracy: Looking Back, Moving Forward”

Wayne Glasker, an associate professor of history at Rutgers–Camden, will lead a free documentary film series titled “Freedom, Equality, Democracy: Looking Back, Moving Forward.” He will discuss the first film, titled “The Abolitionists,” on Wednesday, Sept. 18, at 7 p.m. in the Burlington County Lyceum of History and Natural Sciences, located at 307 High Street […]

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