Free Live Performance of “Beowulf” Slated for 11/10

Dr. Aaron Hostetter, Associate Professor of English, will host Dr. Chris Vinsonhaler, from the Borough College of Manhattan. on Friday, November 10th, for a public reading of selections of the Old English epic “Beowulf.”  Dr. Vinsonhaler will recite the poem while accompanying herself on the harp.  The performance will be prefaced by Dr. Vinsonhaler’s research … Read more of Free Live Performance of “Beowulf” Slated for 11/10

Join us for “Imagining Research, Researching Imagination” on 11/16

On Thursday, November 16th, the Writers House will sponsor “Imagining Research, Researching Imagination,” a conversation about the ways imagination and research inform the writing of both fiction and history.  Novelist Janet Benton, author of Lilli de Jong, and historian Dr. Janet Golden, who specializes in the history of medicine, history of childhood, women’s history, and American … Read more of Join us for “Imagining Research, Researching Imagination” on 11/16

Writers in Camden Series Continues 11/8 with Okey Ndibe and Peter Ho Davies

The Writers House will continue its 2017-2018 Writers in Camden series on Wednesday, November 8th, with readings by Peter Ho Davies and Okey Ndibe. Peter Ho Davies is the author of two novels, The Fortunes (winner of the Anisfield-Wolf Award and the Chautauqua Prize) and The Welsh Girl (long-listed for the Man Booker Prize), and two short story collections, The Ugliest House in the World (PEN/Macmillian Award winner) and Equal … Read more of Writers in Camden Series Continues 11/8 with Okey Ndibe and Peter Ho Davies

Register Now for the U R Here: A Festival of Digital Language Art

Register now for the U R Here: A Festival of Digital Language, occurring from November 3rd – 4th, 2017, in the Writers House.  This two-day event will feature sessions such as “Beyond Clicktivism” and “Creative Writing with Rules and Computation: No Programming Required.  The festival is free and open to all.   Sponsored by the Digital … Read more of Register Now for the U R Here: A Festival of Digital Language Art

LGBTQ+ History Month Film Screening Concludes 10/25

On October 25th, the Women’s and Gender Studies Program will conclude its film series, which is part of the month-long celebration of LGBTQ+ History Month.  The next film to be shown is Moonlight, an Oscar-winning film about a a young man growing up in Miami.  Dr. Keith Green, Associate Professor of English and Director of the Africana Studies Program, … Read more of LGBTQ+ History Month Film Screening Concludes 10/25

Visit the Learning Abroad Fair on 10/24

Visit the Learning Abroad Fair on Tuesday, October 24th, from 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. in the Campus Center’s Scarlet Lounge, and speak to faculty about the Spring 2018 courses that will feature trips to Australia, Belgium, Bolivia, Cuba, England, France, Germany, Guatemala, Ireland, Israel, and South Africa.  All are welcome to attend, and registration is not … Read more of Visit the Learning Abroad Fair on 10/24

Tonight’s Discussion with Filmmaker Steve Janas has been Canceled!

Update: The lecture featuring Steve Janas originally scheduled for October 17th has been canceled.  Stay tuned for information about a new date in the spring! Steve Janas, who graduated from Rutgers University–Camden in 1991 with a degree in English, is a filmmaker and screenwriter whose projects include Better Living Through Circuitry, a feature-length music documentary, and … Read more of Tonight’s Discussion with Filmmaker Steve Janas has been Canceled!

Programming for “The Big Read” Continues on 11/3

The Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts (RCCA) will participate in The Big Read for the eighth time with Citizen: An American Lyric, written by Claudia Rankine.   The two-month celebration features a lecture series, art installation sites, storytelling programs, and more.  A copy of Citizen: An American Lyric or an age appropriate companion book will be given to each … Read more of Programming for “The Big Read” Continues on 11/3

Join us 10/26 for a Discussion about Wartime Caretakers’ Experiences

The Writers House and Warrior Writers will co-present “Outside the Wire: Wartime Caretakers’ Experiences Then and Now” on Thursday, October 26th.  “Outside the Wire” is an annual discussion series focused on wartime narratives and featuring the perspectives of veterans, artists, and scholars.  This year’s event will take a look at the changing experiences of caretakers … Read more of Join us 10/26 for a Discussion about Wartime Caretakers’ Experiences