RCCA Exhibition:”Democratic Vistas: Whitman, Body, and Soul”

The Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts‘ new exhibition, “Democratic Vistas: Whitman, Body, and Soul” opens May 29 at 5 p.m. as part of a larger regional program, “Whitman at 200: Art and Democracy,” which celebrates the 200th anniversary of Walt Whitman’s birth. The exhibit will feature artwork from artists such as Caroline Carlsmith, Paul Cava, John Giannotti, … Continue reading RCCA Exhibition:”Democratic Vistas: Whitman, Body, and Soul”

Congrats to the Faculty who have Received Honors for Excellence in Teaching, Service, and Research

Congratulations to the following Faculty of Arts and Sciences–Camden faculty members who have received year-end faculty honors: Dr. Melanie Bowers, Assistant Professor of Political Science, who received the Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence for Full-Time Faculty; Mr. Paul Moré Jr., Lecturer of Mathematics, who received the Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence for Part-Time Faculty; Mr. Gregory … Continue reading Congrats to the Faculty who have Received Honors for Excellence in Teaching, Service, and Research

Film and Media Studies Lecturer Matthew Sorrento Interviews Mel Brooks Biographer Patrick McGilligan

Documenting the Funny Man: An Interview with Biographer Patrick McGilligan on Mel Brooks  By Matthew Sorrento, Film and Media Studies Lecturer, Rutgers–Camden For me, it was Blazing Saddles (1974) – an instant favorite I saw on cable TV in the 1980s. My father accidentally saw The Producers (1967) on release, never thinking that a film … Continue reading Film and Media Studies Lecturer Matthew Sorrento Interviews Mel Brooks Biographer Patrick McGilligan

Congratulations to FASC Promoted Faculty!

The Board of Governors approved the following promotions and tenure appointments at their meeting on Tuesday, April 9: Dr. Stephen Danley – Promoted to Associate Professor of Public Policy and Administration Dr. Jinglin Fu – Promoted to Associate Professor of Chemistry Professor Gregory Pardlo – Promoted to Associate Professor of English Dr. Beth Rabinowitz – … Continue reading Congratulations to FASC Promoted Faculty!

Join us for an Evening with Novelist Meg Wolitzer on Apr. 3

Join us on Wednesday, April 3, for an evening with novelist Meg Wolitzer. The New York Times bestselling author of The Female Persuasion, The Interestings, and The Wife, among others.   This free event requires registration. It will begin at 7 p.m. in the Campus Center’s Multi-Purpose Room. This event is sponsored by the Writers House and is part of the Writers … Continue reading Join us for an Evening with Novelist Meg Wolitzer on Apr. 3

The Annual Publishers Panel Returns Mar. 6

Join us on Wednesday, March 6 for the Writers in Camden Series: Publishers’ Panel.  The Publishers’ Panel will consist of an agent, publisher, editor, and bookseller who will discuss the process of bringing a book from the final draft to the bookshelf.  This year’s panel includes Anjali Singh, an agent at Ayesha Pande Literary; Richard Nash, a strategist, … Continue reading The Annual Publishers Panel Returns Mar. 6

Register Now for Cooper Street Writing Workshops

This spring, the Writers House will sponsor multiple Cooper Street Writing Workshops, some in multi-session format and some that are one-day only: Multi-session Workshops “The Art of the Eerie” taught by Z Kennedy-Lopez Four Saturdays: February 23, March 2, 9, and 16 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. $180 general/$30 for Camden residents “Modern Fables and Fairy … Continue reading Register Now for Cooper Street Writing Workshops

“Clybourne Park” Runs Until Feb. 17

The Rutgers–Camden Theater Program will perform “Clybourne Park,” a play inspired by Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun, from February 13-17. The play features an African-American family who purchases a home in a predominantly white neighborhood in 1959. Act II takes places fifty years later, when a white family wishes to purchase this same home, in … Continue reading “Clybourne Park” Runs Until Feb. 17

Join us on Feb. 13 for an Evening with Novelist and Film and Television Writer/Producer Joe Gangemi

Join us on Wednesday, February 13, for an evening with novelist and film and television writer/producer Joe Gangemi. Among his films are Stonehearst Asylum, starring Kate Beckinsale, Michael Caine, and Ben Kingsley, Go With Me, starring Anthony Hopkins, and Wind Chill, starring Emily Blunt. He co-created and executive-produced the Amazon Studios original comedy, Red Oaks, starring Paul Reiser, Jennifer Grey, and … Continue reading Join us on Feb. 13 for an Evening with Novelist and Film and Television Writer/Producer Joe Gangemi

Veterans Invited to Register for Writing Workshop with Warrior Writers on Jan. 30

NOTE: Due to weather conditions, this event has been canceled.  As part of the Letters Home project, national nonprofit Warrior Writers facilitates a series of free writing workshop for veterans in 2018-19. An experienced facilitator will guide participants through a series of generative writing prompts that engage veterans’ experiences. All veterans are invited to sign up whether … Continue reading Veterans Invited to Register for Writing Workshop with Warrior Writers on Jan. 30