Gregory Pardlo Launches “Spectral Evidence” on Jan. 30

Please come celebrate the launch of Associate Professor of Creative Writing Gregory Pardlo’s latest poetry collection, Spectral Evidence. Professor Pardlo will be in conversation with MacArthur Fellow and National Book Award winner Imani Perry at the New York Public Library, Main Branch 42nd St. & 5th Ave January 30, 2024 from 6:00pm-7:00pm The conversation will be … Continue reading Gregory Pardlo Launches “Spectral Evidence” on Jan. 30

Join the Writers House on Jan. 22 for “In Conversation with Harvey Finkle”

In conversation with the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice and the Department of Visual, Media, and Performing Arts, the Writers House welcomes photographer Harvey Finkle. Harvey will be in conversation with Dr. Joanie Mazelis and will be spotlighting his book Readers, which uses photography to engage with the issue of book banning. For nearly five … Continue reading Join the Writers House on Jan. 22 for “In Conversation with Harvey Finkle”

Margery Amdur’s “Seams to be Constructed” Exhibit Now Open

The Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts‘ (RCCA) exhibition, Seams to be Constructed, will be available for viewing at the Stedman Gallery starting Tuesday, January 16, 2024, and closing Friday, April 12, 2024.  Margery Amdur, Professor of Art, serves as the gallery’s Artist-in-Residence. In Seams to be Constructed, she will transform the Stedman Gallery into an artist studio and … Continue reading Margery Amdur’s “Seams to be Constructed” Exhibit Now Open

Join MARCH on Dec. 6 for “Dog Feelings: From Animal Stories to Therapy Animals”

On Wednesday, December 6, Dr. Jillian Sayre, Associate Professor of English and Director of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH), will participate in an event called “Dog Feelings: From Animal Stories to Therapy Animals.” This event will center around Dr. Sayre’s discussion of her recent article, “‘But for his dog:” Companion Animals in … Continue reading Join MARCH on Dec. 6 for “Dog Feelings: From Animal Stories to Therapy Animals”

The Writers House Will Host “In Conversation with Claire Stricklin” on Dec. 4

In conversation with the Digital Studies Center and the Department of English and Communication, the Writers House welcomes author and game designer Dr. Claire Stricklin, who will be reading from and discussing her work-in-progress, Dio. This experimental project was inspired by the “sketching” techniques of Jack Kerouac in Visions of Cody. It is equal parts trans memoir, … Continue reading The Writers House Will Host “In Conversation with Claire Stricklin” on Dec. 4

Dr. Beth Rabinowitz to Deliver “Defensive Nationalism” Lecture on Nov. 29

Dr. Beth Rabinowitz, Associate Professor of Political Science, will discuss her new book, Defensive Nationalism: Explaining the Rise of Populism and Fascism in the 21st Century, on Wednesday, November 29, 2023. Dr. Rabinowitz will address questions such as, “Is history repeating itself? Why does the explosive politics of today resemble what occurred one hundred years ago?” … Continue reading Dr. Beth Rabinowitz to Deliver “Defensive Nationalism” Lecture on Nov. 29

Rutgers–Camden awarded strategic $2.5M HHMI grant to improve STEM student retention and graduation rates

To support lasting cultural progress on campus so underrepresented STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) undergraduate students can excel and graduate, the Driving Change Initiative at Rutgers–Camden has been awarded a $2.5 million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI). Over five years, the grant will help create inclusive environments, promote student success, and address institutional … Continue reading Rutgers–Camden awarded strategic $2.5M HHMI grant to improve STEM student retention and graduation rates

Department of Biology Faculty Achievements

Faculty in the Department of Biology have had a productive year, with two promotions in the department and four new grants: Promotions Dr. Nathan Fried was promoted to Associate Teaching Professor Dr. Kwangwon Lee was promoted to Professor  Grants Dr. Anthony Geneva, Assistant Professor, received a $502,001.00 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant for his project, … Continue reading Department of Biology Faculty Achievements