Horror Film Course Students Attend Screening of “Greta” with Top Director Neil Jordan

With the Oscars just broadcasted, movie fans are abuzz about what the Academy nailed and missed. This year, the horror film was noticeably absent – especially since the previous year’s ceremony granted accolades to the revisionist horror film Get Out (2017), with nominations for Best Picture, Best Actor (Daniel Kaluuya), Best Director (Jordan Peele), and … Continue reading Horror Film Course Students Attend Screening of “Greta” with Top Director Neil Jordan

Join us Feb. 28 for a Celebration of Black American Music (BAM)

On Thursday, February 28, all are welcome to celebrate Black American Music (BAM) in the Walter K. Gordon Theater at 7:30 p.m. In conjunction with Black History Month, this concert will present soul, funk, rock, and pop songs of the last fifty years. This free concert is under the direction of JoJo Streater.  This concert … Continue reading Join us Feb. 28 for a Celebration of Black American Music (BAM)

CURE Seminar Series Continues Mar. 1 with Dr. Francesca Russello Ammon

The Center for Urban Research and Education’s (CURE) Seminar Series will continue its spring season on Friday, March 1, with a presentation by Dr. Francesca Russello Ammon, Assistant Professor of City and Regional Planning and Historic Preservation School of Design at the University of Pennsylvania. She will present, “Bulldozer: Demolition and Clearance of the Postwar Landscape.”  The … Continue reading CURE Seminar Series Continues Mar. 1 with Dr. Francesca Russello Ammon

Register Now for Community Archives Workshop with Whitney P. Lopez

The Writers House will host a community archives workshop on Wednesday, February 27, with Whitney P. Lopez, a community archivist, arts advocate, and consultant. Lopez is currently the project archivist for the Audience Embedded project at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. This event is deal for anyone who has an interest in maintaining and preserving … Continue reading Register Now for Community Archives Workshop with Whitney P. Lopez

“Clybourne Park” Runs Until Feb. 17

The Rutgers–Camden Theater Program will perform “Clybourne Park,” a play inspired by Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun, from February 13-17. The play features an African-American family who purchases a home in a predominantly white neighborhood in 1959. Act II takes places fifty years later, when a white family wishes to purchase this same home, in … Continue reading “Clybourne Park” Runs Until Feb. 17

Join us on Feb. 4 for the Annual Ida B. Wells-Barnett Lecture, Featuring Alumnus Dr. Prentiss Dantzler

The annual Ida B. Wells-Barnett Lecture will take place on Monday, February 4, with guest speaker Dr. Prentiss Dantzler II. Dr. Dantzler, who received his doctorate in public affairs from Rutgers–Camden in 2016, is an assistant professor of sociology at Colorado College. He will deliver the talk, “Reflections on 400 Years of African-Descended People in … Continue reading Join us on Feb. 4 for the Annual Ida B. Wells-Barnett Lecture, Featuring Alumnus Dr. Prentiss Dantzler

Register Now for MARCH’s Spring 2019 Historic Preservation Workshops

The Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) has an exciting slate of spring programming in their Continuing Education in Historic Preservation program.  The ten-week course will be “American Architectural History,” beginning February 21. Five-week courses include “Cultural Heritage Tourism,” beginning April 2, and “Introduction to Historic Interiors,” beginning April 3.  A one-day workshop, titled “Preservation in Practice: … Continue reading Register Now for MARCH’s Spring 2019 Historic Preservation Workshops

Faculty Research Week Begins Nov. 26

The Office of the Chancellor presents Faculty Research Week, beginning November 26, with the Chancellor’s New Faculty Research Symposium. The event begins at 11:30 a.m. in the Campus Center’s Multi-Purpose Room. The following Faculty of Arts and Sciences–Camden faculty will present: Dr. Craig Agule, Assistant Professor of Philosophy; Dr. Nathan Fried, Assistant Professor of Biology;  … Continue reading Faculty Research Week Begins Nov. 26

Graduate Students Contribute to Cooper Street History Archives

Even for those who may have never considered the history of a building where they have lived or worked, the installation that’s on display at the Rutgers University–Camden Alumni House may make them think otherwise. What started as a Department of History graduate class assignment last spring semester has now become part of an ongoing … Continue reading Graduate Students Contribute to Cooper Street History Archives

“Letters Home” Lecture with Andrew Carroll on Nov. 14

The Writers House will host Andrew Carroll, director of the Center for American War Letters and the editor of several New York Times bestsellers, on November 14, for the lecture and discussion “Letters Home.” Mr. Carroll will present a talk that examines both the history and enduring significance of war letters, followed by a discussion with multiple … Continue reading “Letters Home” Lecture with Andrew Carroll on Nov. 14