Diversity Events Calendar

October 2017

Wednesday, October 4 - 7:00 pm
Multi-Purpose Room, Campus Center

Founder Frank Warren discusses his ongoing community mail art project, PostSecret. Created in 2005, the website publishes homemade postcards that have been sent by anonymous contributors. This event is part of our month-long celebration of LGBTQ History Month.

Tuesday, October 10 - 8:00 pm
Multi-Purpose Room, Campus Center

Olivia Gatwood has received national recognition for her poetry, writing workshops, and work as a Title IX Compliant educator in sexual assault prevention and recovery. As a finalist at the National Poetry Slam, she has been featured on HBO, Verses & Flow, and Huffington Post, among others. This event is part of our celebration of LGBTQ History Month.

Wednesday, October 11 - 11:20 am
Multi-Purpose Room, Campus Center

Suicide, self-harm, depression, anxiety, and shame are becoming increasingly prevalent today. The #SAYITANYWAY campaign is the simple belief that speaking openly and authentically about our emotions, thoughts, and experiences will help eliminate our feelings of shame. This event is part of our celebration of LGBTQ History Month.

Wednesday, October 11 -
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Campus Center, South ABC Conference Room

Celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month with a special screening of The Imitation Game. Following the film will be a discussion led by Jillian Sayre, assistant professor of English, and Robert Emmons, associate director of the Digital Studies Center, assistant teaching professor of theater, and head of the Filmmaking Concentration. Light sandwiches and refreshments will be available. 

Monday, October 16 - 11:20 am
Multi-Purpose Room, Campus Center

Poet and performer Raymond Luczak is best known for his books, films, and plays. He lost much of his hearing due to double pneumonia at the age of eight months. His forthcoming book, The Kinda Fella I Am: Stories, explores the disabled gay male experience. This event is part of our month-long celebration of LGBTQ History Month.

Wednesday, October 18 -
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Campus Center, Conference Room West AB

Celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month with a special screening of The Dallas Buyers Club. Following the film will be a discussion led by Cyril Reade, associate professor of art history and director of the Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts.

Thursday, October 19 -
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Multi-Purpose Room, Campus Center

Join Chancellor Phoebe Haddon for an interactive panel discussion on LGBTQ+ topics relevant to students, the public, and the entire campus community. Panel participants include New Jersey Assemblyman and Majority Leader Louis D. Greenwald, New Jersey Assemblywoman Pam Lampitt, Rutgers Law School Professor Katie Eyer, New Jersey LGBT Chamber of Commerce Co-President Tamara A. Fleming, and Rutgers–Camden student and LGBTQ leader Amelia Granato.

Thursday, October 26 - 7:00 pm
Multi-Purpose Room, Campus Center

A professional model and TED speaker, Geena Rocero came out as transgender in 2014 and launched Gender Proud as an advocacy and awareness campaign. She’ll share her journey from the Philippines where she was born to the New York runways. This event is part of our month-long celebration of LGBTQ History Month.