Join us on Feb. 4 for the Annual Ida B. Wells-Barnett Lecture, Featuring Alumnus Dr. Prentiss Dantzler

The annual Ida B. Wells-Barnett Lecture will take place on Monday, February 4, with guest speaker Dr. Prentiss Dantzler II. Dr. Dantzler, who received his doctorate in public affairs from Rutgers–Camden in 2016, is an assistant professor of sociology at Colorado College. He will deliver the talk, “Reflections on 400 Years of African-Descended People in … Continue reading Join us on Feb. 4 for the Annual Ida B. Wells-Barnett Lecture, Featuring Alumnus Dr. Prentiss Dantzler

National Book Award Winner Dr. Haki R. Madhubuti to Speak on Campus on Oct. 4

Dr. Haki R. Madhubuti, an acclaimed poet, essayist, educator, and publisher, as well as a National Book Award recipient and founder of the Third World Press and the Institute for Positive Education, will be at Rutgers–Camden on Thursday, Oct. 4, for a public conservation with Ms. Sandra Turner Barnes, a South Jersey historian, author, and … Continue reading National Book Award Winner Dr. Haki R. Madhubuti to Speak on Campus on Oct. 4

History Graduate Student Sharece Blakney Finds Her Passion through Research

Sharece Blakney is a first-generation college student, and grew up expecting to simply enter the workforce upon completing high school. Yet, she took to the academic life instantly. She is on her way to completing her third degree, with plans for a fourth. College first began to factor in her thoughts when her third-grade teacher, … Continue reading History Graduate Student Sharece Blakney Finds Her Passion through Research

Viewing of “Timbuktu” and Panel Discussion on Feb. 12

As part of the Black History Month celebration and the twentieth anniversary of the Center for African Studies at Rutgers University, the Africana Studies Program will host a viewing of Timbuktu, a 2014 film by Abderrahmane Sissoko, and a panel discussion.  The panelists include Dr. Carolyn Brown, Professor of History at Rutgers University; Guy Weston of … Continue reading Viewing of “Timbuktu” and Panel Discussion on Feb. 12

Join us on 2/1 for the Black History Month Kick-Off and M.K. Asante Keynote Address

All are welcome to join Rutgers University–Camden on Thursday, February 1st, as the celebration of Black History Month begins.   At 12:45 p.m. in the Campus Center’s Multi-Purpose Room, Sandra Turner-Barnes, a poet, fiction writer, lyricist, will present “Critical, Little Known Truths, Regarding African Enslavement within the State of New Jersey.”  Presented by the Africana Studies … Continue reading Join us on 2/1 for the Black History Month Kick-Off and M.K. Asante Keynote Address

Final CURE Seminar of Fall Semester Scheduled for 12/15

Jason Romisher, an MA candidate in the Department of History at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, will be the guest speaker at the final Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) seminar of the fall semester.  The title of his talk is “Student Activism and the Black Liberation Movement in Lawnside, New Jersey.” This … Continue reading Final CURE Seminar of Fall Semester Scheduled for 12/15

LGBTQ+ History Month Film Screening Concludes 10/25

On October 25th, the Women’s and Gender Studies Program will conclude its film series, which is part of the month-long celebration of LGBTQ+ History Month.  The next film to be shown is Moonlight, an Oscar-winning film about a a young man growing up in Miami.  Dr. Keith Green, Associate Professor of English and Director of the Africana Studies Program, … Continue reading LGBTQ+ History Month Film Screening Concludes 10/25