The Writers House Presents “Outside the Wire” on Jan. 22

As part of Outside the Wire, an annual programming series highlighting veterans’ narratives, the Writers House is proud to present “Speaking Out About Marginalized Experiences in the Military.” This event pairs speakers whose scholarly, journalistic, or creative work concerns veterans’ experiences with the lived experiences of veterans themselves. This free event will take place on … Continue reading The Writers House Presents “Outside the Wire” on Jan. 22

The Writers House Welcomes Authors Carmen Maria Machado and Jess Row on Nov. 13

Join us on Wednesday, November 13, for an evening with Carmen Maria Machado, author of the memoir In the Dream House and the short story collection Her Body and Other Parties, and Jess Row, author of White Flights: Race, Fiction, and the American Imagination and the novel Your Face in Mine. Registration is required.  This event begins at 7 p.m. in the … Continue reading The Writers House Welcomes Authors Carmen Maria Machado and Jess Row on Nov. 13

Raquel Salas Rivera, Poet Laureate of Philadelphia, To Give Reading on Oct. 30

Join us on Wednesday, October 30, for an evening with Raquel Salas Rivera, Poet Laureate of Philadelphia, and author of lo terciario/the tertiary. They will give a free reading of their work at 7 p.m. in the Campus Center’s Multi-Purpose Room.  This free event requires registration. This event is sponsored by the Writers House and is part … Continue reading Raquel Salas Rivera, Poet Laureate of Philadelphia, To Give Reading on Oct. 30

Registration Open for Cooper Street Writing Workshops

This fall, 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 “Lying with Texts: The Art of Fictional Appropriations” taught by Royce Drake Four Wednesdays: October 23 and 30, and November 6 and 13 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. $200 general/$40 for Camden residents … Continue reading Registration Open for Cooper Street Writing Workshops

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