Announcing Faculty Promotions & Tenure Appointments

The Board of Governors approved the following promotions and tenure appointments at their meeting on Tuesday, April 7: Dr. Kate Cairns – Promoted to Associate Professor of Childhood Studies Dr. Cynthia Clark – Promoted to Professor of Anthropology  Dr. Kelly Dittmar – Promoted to Associate Professor of Political Science Dr. Nikhil Kapur – Promoted to … Continue reading Announcing Faculty Promotions & Tenure Appointments

Annual Writers in Camden Publishers’ Panel to Take Place Mar. 11

Join us on Wednesday, March 11 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 to life.  This year’s panel includes Julie Beddingfield, owner of Inkwood Books in Haddonfield, New Jersey; agent and author Madison Smartt … Continue reading Annual Writers in Camden Publishers’ Panel to Take Place Mar. 11

Join us for the Nick Virgilio Performance Series on Feb. 26

The annual Nick Virgilio Performance Series will host poet, translator, and professor Sawako Nakayasu on campus Wednesday, February 26, for both a workshop and performance. This series, made possible by a bequest from the estate of Camden-based poet Nick Virgilio, brings to campus literary artists and translators who are working in the tradition of Japanese haiku, its global … Continue reading Join us for the Nick Virgilio Performance Series on Feb. 26

“Hamlet” Opens Feb. 12

The Rutgers–Camden Theater Program‘s production of William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” will open on Wednesday, February 12. Called home from university to find his life turned upside down, his mother remarried and his uncle on the throne, Hamlet must avenge his father’s murder but is paralyzed by the prospect. This classic tragedy of indecision is the story of … Continue reading “Hamlet” Opens Feb. 12

Writers in Camden Begins Feb. 4 with Anders Carlson-Wee

Join us on Tuesday, February 4, for the first Writers in Camden event of the spring semester. Anders Carlson-Wee, author of The Low Passions and co-creator of the short documentary film Riding the Highline, will discuss his work. A screening of the film will follow a discussion with Gregory Pardlo, Associate Professor of English.  Registration is encouraged. … Continue reading Writers in Camden Begins Feb. 4 with Anders Carlson-Wee

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

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