The Fifth Annual Lecture in Childhood Studies to be Held 2/23

The Department of Childhood Studies will present its fifth annual lecture on Thursday, February 23rd.  Dr. Mary Celeste Kearney, Associate Professor of Film, Television, and Theater at the University of Notre Dame, is the guest speaker.  Dr. Kearney’s lecture is titled, “Always Extras? Black Girlhood, U.S. Media, and Girls’ Studies.” This lecture begins at 4 … Continue reading The Fifth Annual Lecture in Childhood Studies to be Held 2/23

Join us for a Women Leaders Roundtable Networking Event on 2/21

The Leadership Institute invites all to attend a Women Leaders Roundtable Networking Event on Tuesday, February 21st, from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.  Dr. Wanda Ronner (CCAS ’74), a Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Pennsylvania; Tracie Mattison (CCAS ’89), Executive Customer Representative for Merck & Co.; Ellen Marshall, a consultant; … Continue reading Join us for a Women Leaders Roundtable Networking Event on 2/21

Registration Now Open for the Women’s History Month Conference

Registration for the Women’s History Month Conference, “From Bossy 2 Boss,” is now open!  The conference will take place on Friday, March 3rd.  Topics of discussion will include activism, arts and culture, gender and religion, leadership, motherhood, and power, privilege, and politics.  The keynote speaker will be Amy Siskind, co-founder and president of The New … Continue reading Registration Now Open for the Women’s History Month Conference

A Call to Action: Symposium Against Violence on 10/21

The Women’s and Gender Studies Program and the Division of Student Affairs will present, “A Call to Action: Symposium Against Violence,” on Friday, October 21st.  The all-day event will begin at 9 a.m. in the Campus Center’s Multi-Purpose Room.  Throughout the day there will be a panel discussion about violence on-campus and within communities; as well as … Continue reading A Call to Action: Symposium Against Violence on 10/21

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration on 10/13

The Community Leadership Center and the Department of History will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a discussion of the book Nationalist Heroines: Puerto Rican Women History Forgot, 1930s-1950s.  Written by Dr. Olga Jiménez de Wagenheim, Professor Emerita in History at Rutgers University–Newark, this book tells the stories of women who fought for their homeland’s freedom.  The … Continue reading Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration on 10/13

“Decision-Making and Diversity” with Brian Sims Scheduled for 9/22

Brian Sims, the first openly gay member of the Pennsylvania General Assembly and a leading advocate for LGBTQ and women’s rights, will be on campus Thursday, September 22nd, to speak about “Decision-Making and Diversity.”  Mr. Sims has served on the board of directors of Equality Pennsylvania, Gay and Lesbian Lawyers of Philadelphia (GALLOP), and the … Continue reading “Decision-Making and Diversity” with Brian Sims Scheduled for 9/22

The Dr. Robert Bailey Memorial Lecture Scheduled for 4/21

Join us on Thursday, April 21st, for the Dr. Robert Bailey Memorial Lecture.  Dr. Robert Bailey was a former professor of public policy and administration, and a champion for the rights of the LGBTQ community.  The guest speaker for the lecture will be Steven Goldstein, Associate Professor of Law at Rutgers Law School, and a … Continue reading The Dr. Robert Bailey Memorial Lecture Scheduled for 4/21

Women’s History Month Conference Scheduled for 3/25

On Friday, March 25th, the Women’s and Gender Studies Program and the Community Leadership Center will host a one-day conference celebrating Women’s History Month.  The conference’s theme is “Disrupting Power and Privilege to Empower Women.”  Dr. Christine Ortiz, Morris Cohen Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and the Dean for Graduate Education at the Massachusetts … Continue reading Women’s History Month Conference Scheduled for 3/25

The Leadership Institute will Host a Lecture on Alice Paul on 3/10

The Leadership Institute will host Rutgers-Camden alumna Lucy Beard, who currently serves as director of the Alice Paul Institute, to campus to speak about the life of Alice Paul, a locally-born leader of the 20th century suffragist movement. Dr. Shauna Shames, Assistant Professor of Political Science, will serve as the moderator for the Q & A … Continue reading The Leadership Institute will Host a Lecture on Alice Paul on 3/10