New Jersey Studies Academic Alliance meeting - April 7

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[Information provided by NJSAA chairperson Maxine Lurie] 

The next meeting of the NJSAA will be held on Tuesday, April 7, 2015. The location is the Pane Room at the Alexander Library, Rutgers University, 169 College Avenue, New Brunswick.  The meeting is free and open to the public.  It will begin with a business meeting at 3 pm.  This will be followed at 4:15 pm by presentations of student winners of the 2014 Paul Stellhorn Award for their undergraduate papers: 

-Brett Diehl, Princeton University, "The Story of Cezar Trent and Peter Scudder, Two Free Black Men in Antebellum Princeton" 

-Kellen Elizabeth Henniford, Princeton University, “Free Blacks, Freeborn Slaves, and Bondsmen in a Free State: African American Life and Black Political Action during New Jersey’s Emancipatory Period, c. 1820-1845" 

-Erik Snyder, The College of New Jersey, "Stronger Than the Storm: Why the Great Atlantic Storm of 1962 Failed to Scare New Jersey from its Shore."
Members and guests are welcome to attend the meeting, and urged to stay for the talk and discussion. Refreshments will be served.
The next scheduled meeting will be in the fall.  The speaker will be Brian Regal of Kean University on the legend of the Jersey Devil in the context of New Jersey politics.
Parking information from Rutgers for April 7.
Your special event parking request has been processed. Your visitors may park in Lots 26, 30 & College Avenue Deck without permits. Special event parking and special event permits are only for visitors to the University, which does not include free metered parking. Faculty, Staff, and Students must park only in lots they are authorized to park in.