Discussion of African American Children’s Literature Scheduled for 2/20

Picturing Black Childhood

Continuing with Black History Month’s theme of “Picturing Black Childhood: African American Images in Children’s Literature,” Dr. Nyeema Watson, Associate Chancellor of Civic Engagement, will lead a discussion called, “From Topsy to Tiana: Black Children’s Literature in Theory and Practice” on Monday, February 20th, from 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m., at the Writers House. Dr. … Read more Discussion of African American Children’s Literature Scheduled for 2/20

Cooper Street Writing Workshops Continue 2/2

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A busy spring is planned for the Cooper Street Writing Workshops!  Beginning February 2nd, instructor Micaiah Johnson will lead “Giving Context to the Personal: Weaving Research into Your Memoir.” Ms. Johnson will discuss memoirs such as Persepolis, Men Explain Things to Me, and Angela’s Ashes that successfully integrate research in their writing.  Participants will also have the opportunity to … Read more Cooper Street Writing Workshops Continue 2/2

Join us 1/23 for a Faculty Book Launch with Dr. Joan Maya Mazelis

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Join us on Monday, January 23rd, for a Faculty Book Launch with Dr. Joan Maya Mazelis, Assistant Professor of Sociology.  Dr. Mazelis will discuss her new book, Surviving Poverty: Creating Sustainable Ties Among the Poor, published by NYU Press.  Dr. Lori Minnite, Associate Professor of Public Policy and Administration, will serve as the moderator.    All are welcome … Read more Join us 1/23 for a Faculty Book Launch with Dr. Joan Maya Mazelis

Join us for a Writers House Panel Discussion on 10/13

The Writers House will host “Old Wine in New Skins: The Art of Translation,” a panel discussion with three Rutgers–Camden English faculty, Drs. J.T. Barbarese, Rafey Habib, and Aaron Hostetter, who will discuss the challenges and rewards of translating text.  The event begins at Thursday, October 13th, at 4:30 p.m., at the Writers House.  This … Read more Join us for a Writers House Panel Discussion on 10/13