Leadership Change at MARCH

I am pleased to celebrate the appointment of Jillian Sayre as my successor as director of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) at Rutgers-Camden. Read more about the transition here.

Preservation Education Award

The Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia selected MARCH for its annual Preservation Education Award, in recognition of the continuing education program in historic preservation, the Learning From Cooper Street project, and coverage of preservation topics in The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia. Congratulations to all of the students, colleagues, and partners who contributed to these projects!

Spring course: Online City & Suburban America (Philadelphia, Camden, and the Region)

This online, asynchronous course will lead students on an exploration of the histories of Philadelphia, Camden, and the surrounding region of southeastern Pennsylvania, South Jersey, and northern Delaware. In addition to online illustrated lectures, the assignments will include finding original historical materials in digital archives and visiting one or more historic places in person. As … Continue reading Spring course: Online City & Suburban America (Philadelphia, Camden, and the Region)

Course Descriptions, Spring 2022

These are my courses for next spring. Feel free to reach out with questions! Undergraduate Cities and Suburbs, 50:512:364 (catalog title “City & Suburban America” / cross-listed with Digital Studies Special Topics, 50:209:303:01) T-Th 3:45-4:55 pm This workshop-style class will explore why we live where we live, and the circumstances and choices that have shaped … Continue reading Course Descriptions, Spring 2022