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

Learning Communities Open to First- and Second-Year Students

First-year and second-year students enrolled in the Camden College of Arts and Sciences will have the unique opportunity to join a Learning Community this fall semester. Learning Communities consist of two courses that examine a single theme from different disciplinary perspectives that mutually support student learning. Many of the courses also satisfy General Education requirements. … Continue reading Learning Communities Open to First- and Second-Year Students

Register Today for “Programming for Poets”

The Writers House and the Digital Studies Center will host “Programming for Poets: Integrating Digital Tools into Your Writing Practice” on Monday, September 12, from 11:20 a.m. – 1 p.m. This workshop, which will explore how poets and other writers have used technology to make powerful, grounded work, requires registration. Warren C. Longmire will lead … Continue reading Register Today for “Programming for Poets”

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

Digital Studies Center Student Researchers Launch “Voices of Immigration” Podcast

Student researchers at the Digital Studies Center recently released the first episode of their new podcast series: “Voices of Immigration.” The episode, entitled “Our Immigrant Stories,” explores the experiences of Rutgers–Camden students Tania Martinez and Sandra Benjamin, describes ways one can advocate for immigrant communities, and discusses what the series hopes to achieve for its … Continue reading Digital Studies Center Student Researchers Launch “Voices of Immigration” Podcast

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

Electric Cafe Concludes Spring 2019 Season on Apr. 22 with Mark Zaki’s “no one can hear you dream”

The Electric Cafe Series concludes its spring season on Monday, April 22, with a free concert featuring Dr. Mark Zaki, Associate Professor of Music. A composer and violinist, as well, Dr. Zaki presents a concert of electroacoustic music and video. Featured will be the Rutgers–Camden premiere of “Windows,” a fixed-media video that features the vocal characterizations of Mr. Paul … Continue reading Electric Cafe Concludes Spring 2019 Season on Apr. 22 with Mark Zaki’s “no one can hear you dream”

Registration Open for the 2019 R-CADE Symposium “Trash”

The Digital Studies Center will host the Rutgers–Camden Archive of Digital Ephemera (R–CADE) on Friday, April 19, from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. in the Digital Commons in Johnson Park.  Participants will take part on a series of panels and workshops, with topics such as “The Printer is Broken: Investigating 3D Waste” and “Trashgames Workshop.” This year’s event will … Continue reading Registration Open for the 2019 R-CADE Symposium “Trash”

Electric Cafe Series Continues Mar. 11 with Christopher Jette

The Electric Cafe Series continues its spring season on Monday, March 11, with a free concert featuring Christopher Jette. Blending live performance,  image, handmade electronic instruments and live processing, the works present the listener with hypothetical soundscapes. Hardware/software instruments enable rich human gestures and meticulous sonic precision. The fluid morphology of weather patterns serve as an aesthetic point … Continue reading Electric Cafe Series Continues Mar. 11 with Christopher Jette