Interpreting American History 2015-16
Interpreting American History
A GRADUATE WORKSHOP AND LECTURE SERIES AT RUTGERS 2015-2016
Rethinking Rationalization: Spiritual, Environmental, & Social Disorder in U.S. History
Join us for the sixth annual Interpreting American History Lecture Series at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. This series probes a wide range of issues in American History.
This coming academic year, we will host four scholars who will share their keen insights and innovative work concerning capitalism's environmental, scientific, social, and religious impacts throughout U.S. History.
KARA SCHLICHTING, QUEENS COLLEGE, CUNY
CALEY HORAN, MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
"Selling 'Self-Security': Insurance Marketing in the Post-World War II United States”
MEG JACOBS, PRINCETON UNIVERSITY
"Panic at the Pump: The Energy Crisis and the Transformation of American Politics in the 1970s”
EUGENE MCCARRAHER, VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY
"We Have Never Been Disenchanted: Why Capitalism is Not and Never Could be Secular"
All events will be held in the History Department, 308 Van Dyck Hall, College Ave. Campus, Rutgers-New Brunswick.
Thank you to our co-sponsors: Graduate Student Association; History Department; Office of the Dean of the School of Arts & Sciences; and the Centers for Global Advancement & International Affairs: Global Urbanism! Biennial Theme.