Join us on April 7 for “F*** Your Statue! Images and Idols from Rome to Richmond” Lecture

The Department of Philosophy and Religion and the Africana Studies Program will present, “”F***! Your Statue! Images and Idols From Rome to Richmond” on Thursday, April 7, from 12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. in the South AB Conference Room of the Campus Center. Dr. Nicholas Johnson, Professor of Religion, will present.  All are welcome to … Continue reading Join us on April 7 for “F*** Your Statue! Images and Idols from Rome to Richmond” Lecture

Rutgers–Camden Faculty Members Earn Rutgers Universitywide Faculty Awards

Rutgers University President Jonathan Holloway and Executive Vice President Prabhas Moghe announced the recipients of the annual Universitywide Faculty Awards for 2020-21. Out of the eight award categories, five faculty members from the ranks of the Rutgers University–Camden community have been honored. 2020-21 Universitywide Faculty Award Recipients Nicole Karapanagiotis, an associate professor and chair of the Department of Philosophy and … Continue reading Rutgers–Camden Faculty Members Earn Rutgers Universitywide Faculty Awards

The Fourth Annual Ethics Bowl Concludes on April 29

Students enrolled in the class “Debating Ethical Issues Across Disciplines” with Ms. Kimberlee Moran, Associate Teaching Professor of Forensic Science, and Dr. Margaret Betz, Assistant Teaching Professor of Philosophy, will debate in the fourth annual Ethics Bowl, testing their skills at creating ethical frameworks through which dilemmas can be addressed. This year the Ethic Bowl … Continue reading The Fourth Annual Ethics Bowl Concludes on April 29

Announcement of Faculty Promotions and Tenure Appointments

Congratulations to the following faculty members who received promotions and tenure appointments approved by the Board of Governors at a meeting on Wednesday, April 14: Department of Childhood Studies Dr. Meredith Bak – Associate Professor  Dr. Daniel Cook – Distinguished Professor Department of English and Communication  Dr. M.A. Rafey Habib – Distinguished Professor  Department of … Continue reading Announcement of Faculty Promotions and Tenure Appointments

The Final Round of the Third Annual Ethics Bowl Competition Takes Place Apr. 28

Students enrolled in the class “Debating Ethical Issues Across Disciplines” with Ms. Kimberlee Moran, Associate Teaching Professor of Forensic Science, and Dr. Margaret Betz, Assistant Teaching Professor of Philosophy, will debate in the third annual Ethics Bowl, testing their skills at creating ethical frameworks through which dilemmas can be addressed. This year the Ethic Bowl will … Continue reading The Final Round of the Third Annual Ethics Bowl Competition Takes Place Apr. 28

Join us on Feb. 5 for a Childhood Studies Lecture

The Department of Childhood Studies welcomes Dr. David I. Backer, Assistant Professor of Education at West Chester University, to campus on Wednesday, February 5. Dr. Backer will present, “Enrique Dussel’s Pedagogics of Liberation: An Early Decolonial Theory of Childhood.” Please see below for the abstract. All are welcome to this free event, which begins at … Continue reading Join us on Feb. 5 for a Childhood Studies Lecture

Join us Friday Oct. 11 for “Digital Death: Grieving the Dead in the Contemporary World”

Presented by Dr. Candi K. Cann, Baylor University Friday, October 11  3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Law School E108 Reception to follow In this presentation, Dr. Cann examines different types of virtual memorials–funeral industry virtual memorials offered as part of burial packages, community-driven bereavement sites, and spontaneous social network memorial sites– examining how they are … Continue reading Join us Friday Oct. 11 for “Digital Death: Grieving the Dead in the Contemporary World”

Join us on Nov. 7 for “Reflections on Elections”

The Department of Philosophy and Religion will host “Reflections on Elections,” on Wednesday, November 7, as a space to reflect on questions surrounding elections, such as: On what grounds should people have the right to vote? Should we enfranchise everyone, including children? Can democracy persevere through, or flourish under, times of deep divides? Can voting … Continue reading Join us on Nov. 7 for “Reflections on Elections”

CURE Seminar Series Continues Oct. 12 with Jamila Medley of PACA

The Center for Urban Research and Education’s (CURE) Seminar Series will continue its fall season on Friday, October 12, with a presentation by Jamila Medley, Executive Director of the Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance (PACA).  Ms. Medley’s presentation is titled, “Reimaging cooperative development in marginalized communities through study and democratic practice.”   The event will take place on Friday, … Continue reading CURE Seminar Series Continues Oct. 12 with Jamila Medley of PACA

Bioethics Center to Abortion Ethics Lecture on Sept. 28

The Bioethics Center of Rutgers–Camden will present “Five Perspectives on Abortion Ethics,” a lecture given by Dr. Don Marquis, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at the University of Kansas at Lawrence.  Dr. Marquis has written on many areas of bioethics, including the morality of abortion, conscription for medical research, and the rule that donors must be … Continue reading Bioethics Center to Abortion Ethics Lecture on Sept. 28