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Presentation: “The Political Origins of the New Jersey Devil”

October 31, 2022 @ 1:30 pm

Union College

What better way to spend Halloween than to learn about the history behind one of New Jersey’s scariest legends? Join Union College for a special presentation on Jersey Devil folklore by Kean University professor Brian Regal.

“The Political Origins of the New Jersey Devil” will be held on October 31 in conjunction with the “Voices and Votes” exhibition on display at UC through November 18.

The presentation will be held at 1:30 p.m. in the UC Executive Education Center and will also be available virtually at https://livestream.com/ucc-tv/events/10620417.

Regal is Associate Professor for the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine at Kean University. A prolific writer, presenter, and commentator, Regal is the co-author of the book The Secret History of the Jersey Devil: How Quakers, Hucksters, and Benjamin Franklin Created a Monster and author of the book Searching for Sasquatch: Crackpots, Eggheads and Cryptozoology.


October 31, 2022
1:30 pm
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Union College
(908) 709-7000
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Union College
1033 Springfield Avenue
Cranford, NJ 07016 United States
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(908) 709-7000
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