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  • Prohibition and Organized Crime in America Nelson Johnson, author of Boardwalk Empire, will analyze the origins of Prohibition and its impact on American society. This talk will consider the changes this period brought about in societal behavior and its relationship to the development of organized crime. This lecture is part of the series The Roaring ... More

    • Camden County College, Blackwood Campus
      200 College Drive, Gloucester Township, NJ, 08012, United States
    • Wednesday, Oct 4th, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
    • Add to Calendar 2017-10-04 2017-10-04 America/New_York The Roaring Twenties

      Prohibition and Organized Crime in America Nelson Johnson, author of Boardwalk Empire, will analyze the origins of Prohibition and its impact on American society. This talk will consider the changes this period brought about in societal behavior and its relationship to the development of organized crime. This lecture is part of the series The Roaring Twenties presented by Camden County College. All lectures will take place on Wednesdays at 7pm at Madison Connector 105 on Camden County College’s Blackwood Campus.

      200 College Drive, Gloucester Township, NJ, 08012, United States public
  • Harlem: City of Dreams – Harlem in the 1920s The premise of this lecture holds that Harlem was a city of dreams: realized, defeated, and deferred. Cheryl A. Wall, Department of History, Rutgers University, will analyze representations of Harlem by poets and fiction writers, painters and photographers, dramatists and musicians. These analyses will give the ... More

    • Camden County College, Blackwood Campus
      200 College Drive, Gloucester Township, NJ, 08012, United States
    • Wednesday, Oct 18th, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
    • Add to Calendar 2017-10-18 2017-10-18 America/New_York The Roaring Twenties

      Harlem: City of Dreams – Harlem in the 1920s The premise of this lecture holds that Harlem was a city of dreams: realized, defeated, and deferred. Cheryl A. Wall, Department of History, Rutgers University, will analyze representations of Harlem by poets and fiction writers, painters and photographers, dramatists and musicians. These analyses will give the audience access both to the dreams and the material realities that inspired and thwarted them. This lecture is being presented in memory of Anne and…

      200 College Drive, Gloucester Township, NJ, 08012, United States public
  • Popular Culture in the Roaring Twenties: The Age of Excess The end of The Great War ushered in a decade of economic prosperity in the U.S., leading to a period of excess and exuberance referred to as The Roaring Twenties. Stef Woods, Department of American Studies, American University, will explore popular culture of the 1920s ... More

    • Camden County College, Blackwood Campus
      200 College Drive, Gloucester Township, NJ, 08012, United States
    • Wednesday, Nov 8th, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
    • Add to Calendar 2017-11-08 2017-11-08 America/New_York The Roaring Twenties

      Popular Culture in the Roaring Twenties: The Age of Excess The end of The Great War ushered in a decade of economic prosperity in the U.S., leading to a period of excess and exuberance referred to as The Roaring Twenties. Stef Woods, Department of American Studies, American University, will explore popular culture of the 1920s from the Jazz Age to flappers to the Lost Generation to Prohibition. Specifically, she will examine how major shifts in how people communicated in the…

      200 College Drive, Gloucester Township, NJ, 08012, United States public
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