New Brunswick and Rutgers in the Era of the Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918

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About the Speakers:

Alexandra DeAngelis received a Bachelor of Arts from Columbia University in 2016 and Master of Information from Rutgers University in 2020. While a student, she worked as a Graduate Assistant under Erika Gorder for Rutgers University Archives.

Paul Clemens is a professor of history who began teaching at Rutgers in 1974. He works on colonial American history and New Jersey history. His most recent work is Rutgers since 1945: A History of the State University of New Jersey. He teaches the history of the American Revolution, Constitutional History, and Famous Trials. When not teaching and writing, he enjoys hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains, Yosemite, and the Front Range of the Rockies in Colorado.

Erika Gorder is currently Interim University Archivist and previously was Associate University Archivist at Rutgers University since 1998. She earned her masters degree in History and Archival Studies at New York University; MLIS degree from Rutgers University; and BA degree from Rutgers College. Ms. Gorder is responsible for all operations of the University Archives from appraisal and description to research services and exhibition curation. The Rutgers University Archives serves as the final repository for the historical records of Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey.


Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Noon–1 p.m.

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