Join us Sept. 22 for the Summer Undergraduate Research Grant Edition of CURCA

Join us Thursday, September 22, for a special edition of the Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Education (CURCA), featuring the twenty undergraduate students who received Summer Undergraduate Research Grants. You will learn about the research these students conducted over the summer, from projects ranging from a study of nostalgia to the mathematical modeling of cancer. … Continue reading Join us Sept. 22 for the Summer Undergraduate Research Grant Edition of CURCA

Viewing and Discussion of “Testimony: 52nd Street and the Invisible Violence of UPenn” on April 27

Amelia Carter, a Black lesbian cultural activist and community organizer from Philadelphia, has directed a short film, “Testimony: 52nd Street and the Invisible Violence of UPenn,” which will be shown on Wednesday, April 27, from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., at the Digital Commons/Johnson Park. Refreshments will follow the discussion of the short stop motion … Continue reading Viewing and Discussion of “Testimony: 52nd Street and the Invisible Violence of UPenn” on April 27

Join us on April 7 for “F*** Your Statue! Images and Idols from Rome to Richmond” Lecture

The Department of Philosophy and Religion and the Africana Studies Program will present, “”F***! Your Statue! Images and Idols From Rome to Richmond” on Thursday, April 7, from 12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. in the South AB Conference Room of the Campus Center. Dr. Nicholas Johnson, Professor of Religion, will present.  All are welcome to … Continue reading Join us on April 7 for “F*** Your Statue! Images and Idols from Rome to Richmond” Lecture

Registration Open for the Annual Robert F. Bailey Memorial Lecture

The Department of Public Policy and Administration celebrates the life and work of Dr. Robert F. Bailey with the annual Robert F. Bailey Memorial Lecture. Bob Bailey was a cherished member of the Rutgers–Camden Department of Public Policy and Administration. The Bailey Lecture was established to recognize the contributions he made to our students, his … Continue reading Registration Open for the Annual Robert F. Bailey Memorial Lecture

Conclude Black History Month on Feb. 28 with the Black Atlantic Musical Festival

The Black History Month celebration will conclude on Monday, February 28, with the Black Atlantic Musical (BAM) Festival. The BAM Festival will showcase musical styles and traditions emerging from the various sites of Black engagement with the Atlantic Ocean. The Rutgers–Camden Gospel Choir and the New York-based Sound Noire will perform. “From West Africa to … Continue reading Conclude Black History Month on Feb. 28 with the Black Atlantic Musical Festival

The All Black Lives Matter: Black Germany and Beyond Conference Ends Feb. 20

The Black German Heritage and Research Association and the Africana Studies Program invite you to All Black Lives Matter: Black Germany and Beyond, a conference celebrating the tenth anniversary of the Black German Heritage and Research Association.  This event will take place on the Camden campus from Thursday, February 17 – Sunday, February 20. Participation … Continue reading The All Black Lives Matter: Black Germany and Beyond Conference Ends Feb. 20

Assistant Dean Marcellus to Lead Virtual Conference on Haitian History and Current Affairs on Feb. 9

The Africana Studies Program will host a panel discussion on the powerful but neglected history of Haiti, as well as current challenges that the country is facing. The esteemed panel, led by Eliezer Marcellus, an assistant dean in the College of Arts and Sciences, will feature experts in history, politics and health care. This free, … Continue reading Assistant Dean Marcellus to Lead Virtual Conference on Haitian History and Current Affairs on Feb. 9

Dr. Jessica B. Harris Presents “High on the Hog: Foodways Throughout the African Diaspora” on Feb. 1

Dr. Jessica B. Harris, Professor of English at Queens College, CUNY, and the author of dozens of books, including High on the Hog: A Culinary Journey from Africa to America, will give a virtual lecture on Feb. 1 regarding that same topic. Netflix has also released a series of the same name. Dr. Harris will discuss … Continue reading Dr. Jessica B. Harris Presents “High on the Hog: Foodways Throughout the African Diaspora” on Feb. 1

Africana Studies Presents the Documentary “Becoming Black” on Nov. 17

As part of their All Black Lives Matter Speaker Series, the Africana Studies Program, along with the Black German Heritage and Research Association (BGHRA), will screen Ines Johnson-Spain’s autobiographical documentary Becoming Black (2019). The director will be in attendance at this event, as well.  This free, virtual event will take place on Wednesday, November 17, from 12:30 … Continue reading Africana Studies Presents the Documentary “Becoming Black” on Nov. 17

Africana Studies Presents “Stories from Home Care” with Dr. Cati Coe

The Africana Studies Program will host Dr. Cati Coe, Professor of Anthropology, for a conversation about her film “Stories from Home Care,” a 13-minute documentary exploring the life of a Ghanian home care worker, Madam Gifty Thompson. The film illuminates issues related to senior health care, West African immigrant labor, gendered experience, and the meaning … Continue reading Africana Studies Presents “Stories from Home Care” with Dr. Cati Coe