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Class Acts Available to Order

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July 14, 2015 by Mary Rizzo

My book, Class Acts: Young Men and the Rise of Lifestyle, is available now to order from the University of Nevada …
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Charm City or Bodymore?

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June 3, 2015 by Mary Rizzo

In the post-WWII period, the city of Baltimore, Maryland, has been the subject of an impressive array of popular cultural …
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When Marketing Met Lifestyle

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June 3, 2015 by Mary Rizzo

Beginning in the 1960s, the word lifestyle came into common parlance. More than merely a new word, its exponential growth …
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Environmental Justice: Newark’s Industrial Legacy

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June 3, 2015 by Mary Rizzo

With funding from the NEH, the New Jersey Council for the Humanities offered 3 community forums in 2011 on the connection …
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Cat-O-Matic

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June 3, 2015 by Mary Rizzo

To teach myself jQuery, I built this interactive page where users put hats on pictures of my cats. Because, cats! …
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Mapping Baltimore Voices

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June 3, 2015 by Mary Rizzo

As part of my project on representations of Baltimore, I’ve begun using digital mapping. Here’s an experiment with Google Maps …
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Chicory: Voices from the Black Ghetto

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June 3, 2015 by Mary Rizzo

As part of my research into cultural representations of Baltimore, I’ve found a literary magazine, Chicory, that was published by …
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Teaching Experience

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June 3, 2015 by Mary Rizzo

I’ve had the pleasure of teaching at several institutions, including the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, The College of New …
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The Poetry of Uprising – Baltimore

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May 4, 2015 by Mary Rizzo

Since the unexplained death of Freddie Gray, Baltimore residents, activists, and community leaders have been protesting police brutality. Last week, …
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Rutgers Newark – Connecting Digital, Public & Humanities

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January 29, 2015 by Mary Rizzo

Last week, I started a new position at Rutgers, Newark as Assistant Professor of Professional Practice and Associate Director of …
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