Events

Past Events

Radical Roots of Public History: Social Justice Activism Within the Historical Landscape

Date: 10/05/2017 - 5:30pm
Location: Dana Room, John Cotton Dana Library, 185 University Avenue, Newark, NJ 07102
"Radical Roots of Public History: Social Justice Activism Within the Historical Landscape," a talk on public history and social justice with Dr. Denise Meringolo. October 5, 2017. 5:30 PM. Rutgers University-Newark, Dana Room, Dana Library,185 University Avenue. In this talk, Dr. Denise Meringolo identifies a different, less well-documented history of social justice activism among historians.

QNOHP Walking Tour

Date: 07/06/2017 - 6:00pm
Location: Military Park, Newark
QNOHP Walking Tour. July 6, 2017. departing from BURG at 6pm. As part of Military Park Newark Downtown Tours, the QNOHP tour will highlight the rich and illuminating experiences of the city’s LGBTQ and gender-nonconforming communities. Featuring both historical landmarks and contemporary sites, tour leaders will share stories about key events, significant happenings, and interesting personalities that showcase the resilience of an often-invisible population of Newarkers.

Invisible Pathways: Entrepreneurship by Queer Women of Color in Newark

Date: 05/13/2017 - 5:30pm
QNOHP Spotlight. 6:00pm. May 13, 2017. “Invisible Pathways: Entrepreneurship by Queer Women of Color in Newark” by Kristyn Scorsone. Followed by the Newark LGBTQ Communtity Center's Dance-A-Thon Fundraiser with music by DJ Just Love from 7-9pm. 

Telling Untold Histories Unconference

Date: 05/11/2017 (All day)
Location: Paul Robeson Campus Center, Essex Room, Rutgers University-Newark
Telling Untold Histories Unconference. May 11, 2017. "Every place, every person, and every object has a history, but not all histories are told." Telling Untold Histories – New Jersey’s annual unconference that looks for human stories yet to be told – explores these histories and asks why some stories remain untold. How can the community members who lived these histories shape how museums, historic sites, libraries, and schools tell them in the future? Because we value the knowledge you bring, this unconference puts you at the center.

LGBTQ Veterans and Active Military Service: The Courage to Be...

Date: 03/30/2017 - 6:00pm
Location: Ackerson Hall (Dean's Lounge), Rutgers University-Newark, 180 University Avenue
LGBTQ Veterans and Active Military Service: The Courage to Be..." 6:00-9:00 pm, Thursday, March 30, 2017 Ackerson Hall (Dean's Lounge), Rutgers University-Newark, 180 University Avenue. The series encourages LGBTQ veterans and active duty professionals to share their lived experience with the Newark and Rutgers communities. The focus is representing our nation with intersecting identities during war... then and now. The program will begin with film clips followed by a discussion with panelists James Credle, Benny Roman, Danielle King, and Jahari Shears-King.  

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