Beyond Roe: Reproductive Justice in a Changing World

On Thursday, October 11th, the Rutgers School of Law-Camden will host the conference Beyond Roe: Reproductive Justice in a Changing World.  Conference participants will “discuss a wide range of issues related to reproductive justice and reproductive oppression.” This conference is co-sponsored in part by the Rutgers-Camden Department of History and the Rutgers-Camden Women’s and Gender … Read more Beyond Roe: Reproductive Justice in a Changing World

Swan Historical Foundation to Fund Public History Scholarship

The Swan Historical Foundation (SHF) has given a $25,000 gift to fund an annual scholarship, which will be given to a full or part-time Rutgers-Camden graduate student, with preference given for a student who is studying public history. Learn more about this scholarship opportunity at NewsNow.

Dr. Katrina Hazzard-Donald to Lecture at Swarthmore College

Dr. Katrina Hazzard-Donald, Associate Professor of Sociology, will give a lecture at Swarthmore College on Monday, October 7th, at 4:30 p.m. in the Kohlberg Scheuer Room.  The lecture topic is “Mojo Workin’: The Old African American Hoodoo System,” which is also the title of Dr. Hazzard-Donald’s recent book. To learn more about Dr. Hazzard-Donald’s research, … Read more Dr. Katrina Hazzard-Donald to Lecture at Swarthmore College

Dr. Gwendolyn Harris to Serve as Panelist at Fannie Lou Hamer Civil Rights Symposium

Dr. Gwendolyn Harris, Executive Director of the Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs, will serve as a panelist for the Tenth Annual Fannie Lou Hamer Civil Rights Symposium.  This year’s theme is “Voice of Courage: The Enduring Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement.”  Dr. Cornel West will serve as the keynote speaker. The symposium will … Read more Dr. Gwendolyn Harris to Serve as Panelist at Fannie Lou Hamer Civil Rights Symposium

Drs. Grace Brannigan and Joseph Martin’s Research Could Lead to Important Medical Advances

Dr. Grace Brannigan, Assistant Professor of Physics, and Dr. Joseph Martin, Professor of Biology, are studying the GABA(A) receptor, which is a protein fundamental to our understanding of the brain.  Their findings could lead to advances in treatments for neurological disorders and thyroid diseases.  Learn more about their research at NewsNow.      

Rutgers-Camden Presents “SkypeOnArt” this Fall

This fall, the Rutgers-Camden community will have the opportunity to learn from and speak to artists who are based in places as far away as Australia, Germany, and Serbia, through the new “SkypeOnArt” program.  Learn more about this new program and see the schedule at NewsNow.

Dr. Kriste Lindenmeyer Writes Op-Ed in Courier-Post

Dr. Kriste Lindenmeyer, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences-Camden, discusses college access in a commentary published in the Courier-Post: “Greater access to college must be a top priority.” Read the full op-ed in the Courier-Post.

Rutgers-Camden To Host Digital Humanities Lecture on September 30th

Dr. Joan Neuberger, Professor of Russian History at the University of Texas at Austin, will present “Not Even Past: Public History in the Digital Age,” a lecture that explores the burgeoning field of digital humanities, on Monday, September 30th, from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m., in the Campus Center’s Multi-Purpose Room. To learn more about this … Read more Rutgers-Camden To Host Digital Humanities Lecture on September 30th

Exhibit “(re)collecting (re)constructing” available at the Stedman Gallery

The exhibit “(re)collecting (re)constructing” will be available at the Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts’ Stedman Gallery until Wednesday, October 30th.  The exhibit features the work of sculptors Scott Pellnat and Allen C. Topolski.  These artists will be on campus on Thursday, October 17th, at 5 p.m., for a roundtable discussion in the Stedman Gallery. To … Read more Exhibit “(re)collecting (re)constructing” available at the Stedman Gallery