Information/Race: A Roundtable Discussion About the Lessons Learned from Ferguson on 9/30

The Digital Studies Center will host a roundtable discussion called “Information/Race: What Ferguson can teach us about race, politics, and journalism in the Network” on Tuesday, September 30th, at 6 p.m. in Penn 401.   Richard Aregood, Visiting Professor of English, will serve as the moderator.  Panelists include: Dr. Wayne Glasker, Associate Professor of History; … Continue reading Information/Race: A Roundtable Discussion About the Lessons Learned from Ferguson on 9/30

CURE and DSC Kick Off Film and Discussion Series on 9/26

The Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) and the Digital Studies Center (DSC) have teamed up to present a film and discussion series which will explore metropolitan and urban issues.  The first event is scheduled for Friday, September 26th, from 12 p.m. – 2 p.m.  The documentary American Winter (2013), which chronicles the personal stories … Continue reading CURE and DSC Kick Off Film and Discussion Series on 9/26

The Digital Studies Center Welcomes New Director, Dr. James Brown, Jr.

The Digital Studies Center (DSC), established in 2013, is excited to welcome its inaugural director, Dr. James Brown, Jr., formerly of the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW). Dr. Brown will join Dr. Robert Emmons, Jr., associate director of the DSC, in charting the center’s course. The DSC is an interdisciplinary, collaborative research, development, and education center, … Continue reading The Digital Studies Center Welcomes New Director, Dr. James Brown, Jr.

Videogames and Literature: A Fall 2014 Offering from the New Digital Studies Center Director

Fall 2014 registration begins Monday, March 31st.  There are many exciting developments planned for Fall 2014; one of them is the arrival of the new Digital Studies Center director, Dr. James Brown, Jr., who joins us from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In Fall 2014, Dr. Brown will teach 50:350:225:01 Videogames and Literature, which will be … Continue reading Videogames and Literature: A Fall 2014 Offering from the New Digital Studies Center Director

“Tackling Jim Crow:” Alumnus Brian Scott To Speak About His Documentary

Alumnus Brian Scott will be on campus Monday, February 24th, to discuss his documentary “Tackling Jim Crow,” which chronicles the racial integration of professional football.  This event begins at 1:20 p.m. and will take place in Law School 106. This event, co-sponsored by the Department of History and the Digital Studies Center, is free and … Continue reading “Tackling Jim Crow:” Alumnus Brian Scott To Speak About His Documentary

Rutgers-Camden To Host Digital Humanities Lecture on September 30th

Dr. Joan Neuberger, Professor of Russian History at the University of Texas at Austin, will present “Not Even Past: Public History in the Digital Age,” a lecture that explores the burgeoning field of digital humanities, on Monday, September 30th, from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m., in the Campus Center’s Multi-Purpose Room. To learn more about this … Continue reading Rutgers-Camden To Host Digital Humanities Lecture on September 30th

Dr. Robert Emmons: Rotary Peace Fellow

Dr. Robert Emmons, the associate director of the FASC Digital Studies Center, which will open this academic year, worked as a Rotary Peace Fellow in Bangkok, Thailand, over the summer.  Check out the video he made about his experience abroad!