Learning Communities Open to First- and Second-Year Students

First-year and second-year students enrolled in the Camden College of Arts and Sciences will have the unique opportunity to join a Learning Community this fall semester. Learning Communities consist of two courses that examine a single theme from different disciplinary perspectives that mutually support student learning. Many of the courses also satisfy General Education requirements. … Continue reading Learning Communities Open to First- and Second-Year Students

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

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”

Dr. Holly Blackford to Present on Oct. 10 as Part of The Big Read Lecture Series

This fall, the Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts is participating for the ninth time in The Big Read, with the novel In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez.  A faculty lecture series will be part of the celebration, and the first one will take place on Wednesday, October 10, at 5:30 p.m., with guest lecturer … Continue reading Dr. Holly Blackford to Present on Oct. 10 as Part of The Big Read Lecture Series

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

Join us Sept. 13 for a Panel Discussion on Child Separations at the Border

On Thursday, September 13, the Department of Philosophy and Religion and the Exploring Interdisciplinary Global Studies Project will host a panel discussion regarding legal, international, psychological, and historical issues raised by the recent news of refugee and migrant children being separated from their families at the southern border. The faculty panelists include: Dr. John Wall, … Continue reading Join us Sept. 13 for a Panel Discussion on Child Separations at the Border

“Designer Babies” Lecture Slated for 9/15

The Henry Rutgers Term Chair for Ethics, Health, and Society and the Department of Philosophy and Religion will host “Designer Babies: Choosing Our Children’s Genes,” with guest lecturer Dr. Bonnie Steinbock, Professor Emerita of SUNY–Albany, on Friday, September 15th.  Dr. Steinbock will discuss how new technology gives us hope to one day cure or prevent … Continue reading “Designer Babies” Lecture Slated for 9/15