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

“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

Arts Day 2020 Open House is Saturday, February 29

Arts Day 2020–Spring Open House  During Arts Day, you will learn more about our visual and performing arts programs, possible career opportunities, and the Rutgers University–Camden admissions process. Prospective students will also have the opportunity to meet our faculty and students, tour the campus and attend optional auditions and portfolio reviews.   You will also be able … Continue reading Arts Day 2020 Open House is Saturday, February 29

The Student-Directed One-Act Play Festival Begins Dec. 5

The Department of Visual, Media, and Performing Arts’ theater program will produce its annual Student-Directed One-Act Play Festival, beginning Thursday, December 5, and ending Sunday, December 8. Rutgers–Camden students will direct a variety of short plays, spanning from comedy to drama: The festival will take place in the Black Box Studio. From December 5 – 7 the plays … Continue reading The Student-Directed One-Act Play Festival Begins Dec. 5

“Top Girls” Runs Through Nov. 3

The Rutgers–Camden Theater Program will perform Top Girls from October 30 – November 3. Written by British playwright Caryl Churchill, Top Girls follows  the life of Marlene, who is determined to become the top executive at Top Girls Employment Agency. Set in England during Margaret Thatcher’s time as prime minister, Top Girls examines the concept of feminism and … Continue reading “Top Girls” Runs Through Nov. 3

Electric Cafe Concludes Spring 2019 Season on Apr. 22 with Mark Zaki’s “no one can hear you dream”

The Electric Cafe Series concludes its spring season on Monday, April 22, with a free concert featuring Dr. Mark Zaki, Associate Professor of Music. A composer and violinist, as well, Dr. Zaki presents a concert of electroacoustic music and video. Featured will be the Rutgers–Camden premiere of “Windows,” a fixed-media video that features the vocal characterizations of Mr. Paul … Continue reading Electric Cafe Concludes Spring 2019 Season on Apr. 22 with Mark Zaki’s “no one can hear you dream”

“The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” Runs Through Apr. 14

The Rutgers–Camden Theater Program will perform “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” from April 10-14. An eclectic group of six young overachievers vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime, while candidly disclosing hilarious and touching stories from their home lives. Winner of the Tony and the Drama Desk Awards for Best Book, this musical will charm audiences … Continue reading “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” Runs Through Apr. 14

Visiting Artists’ Program Ends Spring Season on Mar. 26 with Shaun Leonardo

The Department of Fine Arts will end its Spring 2019 Visiting Artists Program, “Young and Active,” on Tuesday, March 26. This lecture series will feature nationally and internationally acclaimed artists present lectures about their work, professional practices, and their perspectives on contemporary art and design.  Shaun Leonardo, a multidisciplinary artist based in Brooklyn, has had his work featured … Continue reading Visiting Artists’ Program Ends Spring Season on Mar. 26 with Shaun Leonardo

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

“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