Rutgers University–Camden is open and operating. The fall semester will combine a majority of remotely delivered instruction with limited in-person instruction. Some services are available for face-to-face delivery.
Everyone's favorite storyteller, Kyle Jakubowski, continues his summer storytelling for preschool-aged children via Facebook Live. Each 30-minute weekly session includes three stories, which the children help to tell through call-and-response, creative movement, and other ways that provide engaged learning and encourage a love of words and an interest in reading. These Summer Arts Program events are offered by the Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts through a partnership with the Nilsa I. Cruz-Perez Downtown Branch of the Camden County Library.
Guest speaker Timothy Sandefur, vice president of litigation at the Goldwater Institute, holder of the Duncan Chair in Constitutional Government, and author of Frederick Douglass: Self-Made Man, will give the talk "The Constitutional Thought of Frederick Douglass." Presented by the Rutgers–Camden chapter of the Federalist Society.
Zoom meeting ID: 973 2261 5125
Mrs. Sarah Collins Rudolph is a survivor of the 1963 Birmingham 16th Street Baptist Church bombing. Four little girls, including Mrs. Rudolph's sister, Addie Mae Collins, died in the blast. Mrs. Collins Rudolph will speak about her life's struggles and triumphs since that tragic Sunday morning. All are welcome to attend this Zoom webinar. Presented by the Rutgers University–Camden Faculty of Arts and Sciences Office of the Dean and the Africana Studies program. Learn more.
Area business leaders will assess the southern New Jersey economy. Presented by the Chamber of Commerce of Southern New Jersey and Flaster Greenberg. Register to attend.
Kimberly Mutcherson, co-dean of Rutgers Law School, will discuss the health disparities revealed by the COVID-19 pandemic and their implications for reproductive justice in a time of racial reckoning. Presented by the Rutgers Institute for Research on Women. Please register to attend by Wednesday, Sept. 16.
This workshop will explore how to develop female characters and stories that center women and women's experiences. Participants will discuss how to write about women and desire in a way that doesn't objectify, craft female characters with complex interior lives and motivations, and develop the relationships between women in fiction writing. Instructor: fiction writer and Rutgers–Camden MFA alumna Lori Carriere. Learn more.
Rutgers Reads presents an important conversation with Nikole Hannah-Jones, creator and lead writer of The New York Times Magazine’s “The 1619 Project,” which commanded the nation’s attention about the history and lasting legacy of American slavery. Her powerful introductory essay was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for commentary.
Psychology professor Charlotte Markey will present the Fifth Annual Faculty Fellow Lecture and first Scarlet Scholars Lecture, "Raising Body-Positive Girls." Markey will present research from her latest book, The Body Image Book for Girls: Love Yourself and Grow Up Fearless (Cambridge University Press, 2020). This lecture is free and open to the public, but advance registration is required. Please register by Sept. 24.