Eugene D. Genovese

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Professor Eugene D. Genovese worked at the History Department, Rutgers University and was on the Steering Committee for the Socialist Scholars Conference.[1] As a teenager in Brooklyn, New York in the 1940s, he recruited workers for the Communist Party USA. He remained an avowed Marxist until his conversion to Roman Catholicism in December of 1996.[2]

Studies on the Left

Genovese was editor of Studies on the Left, from 1964 to 1967. SOTL was a publication which "helped to revive radical scholarship in the United States and to create a new radical understanding of the American political economy. Second, Studies contributed to the consciousness and ideological development of the New Left."

Herbert Aptheker Testimonial Dinner

On April 28, 1966 Eugene Genovese was a speaker at the Herbert Aptheker Testimonial Dinner. The dinner was held on the occasion of Herbert Aptheker's 50th birthday, the publication of his 20th book, and the 2nd anniversary of the American Institute for Marxist Studies. It was held in the Sutton Ballroom, The New York Hilton, Avenue of the Americas, 53rd to 54th Street, New York City. Most speakers, organizers and sponsors were known members or supporters of the Communist Party USA.

Genovese was also a sponsor of the event.[3]

Socialist Scholars Steering Committee 1966

In 1966, the following served on the Steering Committee for the Socialist Scholars Conference 1966, held September 9-11 1966, at the Hotel Commodore, New York.[4]

Socialist Scholars Conference 1966

The Socialist Scholars Conference 1966, held September 9-11, at the Hotel Commodore, New York, included panels such as:[5]

The Legacy of Negro Slavery The Legacy of Negro Slavery and the Roots of Black Nationalism

  • Eugene D. Genovese, Rutgers University

Commentators:

In The Times Founding sponsors

In 1976 founding sponsors of the Institute for Policy Studies/New American Movement linked socialist journal were;

References

  1. Dinner Program for the Herbert Aptheke Dinner, April 28, 1966
  2. http://www.calvin.edu/january/1998/genovese.htm
  3. Dinner Program for the Herbert Aptheke Dinner, April 28, 1966
  4. Second Annual Socialist Scholars Conference program.
  5. Second Annual Socialist Scholars Conference program.
  6. [1] In These Times home page, accessed March 6, 2010