Below are a few exciting things happening at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH):
- We are hiring! Applications will be accepted through the end of October for a part-time program assistant for our Continuing Education Program in Historic Preservation, a partnership with the New Jersey Historic Trust. Click here to apply.
- We welcome two Rutgers-Camden Public Humanities Fellows for the fall semester: William FitzGerald from the Department of English and Nate Walker from the Department of Philosophy and Religion.
- The Black Camden Oral History Project has been featured in Rutgers Magazine (Summer 2022). MARCH supported this project through a Public Humanities Fellowship awarded during 2021-22 to one of the project leaders, Assistant Professor of History Kendra D. Boyd.
- Our community activities this fall have included the Johnson Park Music and Arts Festival in Camden and a new Cooper Street tour for Camden County History Month, led by second-year graduate student Joshua DiPrima. (Last chance to catch the “Homefront History” tour focused on the Civil War era, Tuesday, October 25, 4 p.m., starting at 325 Cooper Street in Camden.)
- Nicole Belolan, MARCH Public Historian in Residence, was among the presenters for the webinar “Disability Justice in Preservation,” produced by the Preservation League of New York State.
- Many new topics have been published in The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia, which continues to provide experiential learning opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students at Rutgers-Camden.
- A new digital map provides an interactive gateway to the findings of the Learning From Cooper Street.
- MARCH digital media coordinator and second-year graduate student Nicole Skalenko published a blog post for the American Philosophical Society as part of the C. Dallett Hemphill Summer Internship Program through the McNeil Center for Early American Studies, Marching to the Beat of Their Own Drum: Female Camp Followers of the American Revolution.
- MARCH research and program assistant and second-year graduate student Joshua DiPrima published blog posts for the Bartram’s Garden Blog as part of the C. Dallett Hemphill Summer Internship Program through the McNeil Center for Early American Studies, Lenapehoking and Kingsessing: A History and John Bartram’s Journey to Onondaga, 1743.
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