From politics and religion to race, education and healthcare, Humanities Connection brings together some of New Jersey’s most fascinating people.
Michael Aaron Rockland, Professor of American Studies at Rutgers University, and Sara Cureton, Director of the New Jersey Historical Commission, explain why 1664 is considered the start New Jersey.
Start of New Jersey
Sara Cureton, Director of the New Jersey Historical Commission, discusses the different ways New Jersey has been and continues to be a hotbed of innovation.
Hotbed of Innovation
Michael Aaron Rockland, Professor of American Studies at Rutgers University, discusses New Jersey’s role in the American Revolution.
Claudia Ocello, President and CEO of Museum Partners Consulting, explains how oral history contributes so much to our understanding of the past.
Claudia Ocello, President and CEO of Museum Partners Consulting, explains how museums can be up-to-date without losing their core mission.
Claudia Ocello, President and CEO of Museum Partners Consulting, discusses the relevance of museums in the digital age, as well as an upcoming NJCH sponsored exhibit at the Crane House in Montclair.
Carol Harsh, Director of the Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street program, discusses the unique format of the Hometown Teams exhibit.
What’s In The Exhibit?
Carol Harsh explains what the Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street program brings to the nation.
Museum on Main Street
Carol Harsh, Director of the Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street program, discusses how sports have mirrored developments and changes in American society.
A Mirror of Culture
Elizabeth Del Tufo talks about Newark Tours, an organization she founded. From the WPA to Philip Roth to the building of the first passenger airline terminal at Newark Airport, Newark Tours explores the diverse and often untold history of the city.
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