November 2018

Thursday, November 1 -
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Campus Center Lobby

Have your résumé critiqued by experts from the Career Center. Register for all seminars and special programs by signing up at the Career Center, emailing careercenter@camden.rutgers.edu (with your first and last name and student ID number), or by logging on to RaptorLink and selecting "Events" to view all workshops.

Thursday, November 1 -
12:45 pm to 1:45 pm
Campus Center, Viewing Room

This workshop will highlight the Career Center resources available to help students select a major. Register for all seminars and special programs by signing up at the Career Center, emailing careercenter@camden.rutgers.edu (with your first and last name and student ID number), or by logging on to RaptorLink and selecting "Events" to view all workshops.

Thursday, November 1 - 7:30 pm
Fine Arts Building, Walter K. Gordon Theater

To celebrate the 200th anniversary of the original publication of Mary Shelley's horror story, Frankenstein, Rutgers–Camden Theater kicks off its season with this thrilling stage adaptation. Purchase tickets.

Friday, November 2 - 10:00 am
Fine Arts Building, Walter K. Gordon Theater

To celebrate the 200th anniversary of the original publication of Mary Shelley's horror story, Frankenstein, Rutgers–Camden Theater kicks off its season with this thrilling stage adaptation. For high school matinee tickets, contact Brandon Borrelli.

Friday, November 2 -
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Camden County Library, Nilsa I. Cruz-Perez Downtown Branch

Everyone’s favorite storyteller, Kyle Jakubowski, will weave his delightful word magic and captivate children of all ages through interactive storytelling. The children help to tell the stories through call-and-response, creative movement, and other ways that provide engaged learning and encourage an interest in reading. Space is limited. Call ahead to reserve your space. Contact Miranda Powell at 856-225-6202. Ages 12 and under.

Friday, November 2 - 7:30 pm
Fine Arts Building, Walter K. Gordon Theater

To celebrate the 200th anniversary of the original publication of Mary Shelley's horror story, Frankenstein, Rutgers–Camden Theater kicks off its season with this thrilling stage adaptation. Purchase tickets.

Friday, November 2 - 8:15 pm
Flyers Skate Zone – Pennsauken, 6725 River Road, Pennsauken Township

The Scarlet Raptors face Johns Hopkins University in a home game.

Saturday, November 3 - 7:30 pm
Fine Arts Building, Walter K. Gordon Theater

To celebrate the 200th anniversary of the original publication of Mary Shelley's horror story, Frankenstein, Rutgers–Camden Theater kicks off its season with this thrilling stage adaptation. Purchase tickets.

Sunday, November 4 - 2:00 pm
Fine Arts Building, Walter K. Gordon Theater

To celebrate the 200th anniversary of the original publication of Mary Shelley's horror story, Frankenstein, Rutgers–Camden Theater kicks off its season with this thrilling stage adaptation. Purchase tickets.

Monday, November 5 -
11:20 am to 12:20 pm
Campus Center, West AB Conference Room

Learn about internships, how to find one, and how to get credit for it. Register for all seminars and special programs by signing up at the Career Center, emailing careercenter@camden.rutgers.edu (with your first and last name and student ID number), or by logging on to RaptorLink and selecting "Events" to view all workshops.

Tuesday, November 6 - 6:00 pm
Fine Arts Building, Black Box Studio Theater

Nationally and internationally acclaimed visual artists present lectures about their work and professional practices. Visiting artists have a chance to meet with students and the community to continue the dialogue about perspectives on contemporary art. The fall 2018 theme is "Professional Practices." Learn more

Wednesday, November 7 -
11:00 am to 1:30 pm
Campus Center, Multi-Purpose Room

Meet with representatives from area employers and learn about potential internship opportunities. Students from all majors are welcome to attend. Learn more

Wednesday, November 7 -
11:15 am to 12:30 pm
Campus Center, Conference Room South ABC

This session in the Beyond the Mill: Diversity "Table Talk Show" series will feature a conversation about controversial topics in the LGBTQIA+ community.

Wednesday, November 7 - 11:20 am
Fine Arts Building, second floor, Mallery Music Room

Featuring Clipper Erickson, piano, and Talia Schiff, cello. Take a midday break and listen to live music performed by visiting professional artists. Free parking is available between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on concert days only. See more information about parking for the Mallery Concert Series.

Wednesday, November 7 -
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Campus Center, Multi-Purpose Room

Author Victor LaValle will read from his work. Learn more and RSVP for the reading.

The Rutgers–Camden MFA in creative writing program attracts some of the nation's top visiting writers. Join us for a free series of readings by prizewinning authors of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. A reception and signing follows each reading.

Thursday, November 8 -
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Raritan Valley Community College

Raritan Valley Community College students can receive an in-person decision for Rutgers–Camden programs. The application fee will be waived for applicants who apply to Rutgers–Camden programs offered at Raritan Valley Community College. Individual appointments are available from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. To register, email Judith Grausso, academic program manager.

Thursday, November 8 -
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Campus Center, Multi-Purpose Room, 326 Penn St.

James J. Florio, a former New Jersey governor and an alumnus of the Camden location of Rutgers Law School, will discuss topics from his new book, Standing on Principle: Lessons Learned in Public Life. This free event will feature a conversation between Governor Florio and retired Philadelphia Inquirer reporter George Anastasia. Copies of the book will be available for purchase at the event. Register to attend.

Friday, November 9 - 10:30 am
Artis Building, 329 Cooper Street

Join us for the dedication of the Artis Building, the new home for the Department of Childhood Studies. Currently in its 11th year, the Department of Childhood Studies is internationally renowned for its interdisciplinary research. Offering the first childhood studies doctoral program in the United States, the department now has a new home with space dedicated for student learning and study.

Friday, November 9 - 8:15 pm
Flyers Skate Zone – Pennsauken, 6725 River Road, Pennsauken Township

The Scarlet Raptors face East Stroudsburg University in a home game.

Saturday, November 10 -
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Writers House, 305 Cooper Street

Participants will consider how their relationship to the spaces around them play into writing practices. Register to attend$60 for general admission; $10 for Camden residents

Sponsored by the Writers House

Instructor: Juliana Roth

Saturday, November 10 - 1:00 pm
Athletic and Fitness Center

The Scarlet Raptors face Haverford College in a home game. Learn more.

Saturday, November 10 - 3:00 pm
Athletic and Fitness Center

The Scarlet Raptors face Gallaudet University in a home game. Learn more.

Saturday, November 10 - 7:30 pm
Walter K. Gordon Theater

Under the direction of JoJo Streater, part-time lecturer of music, the theme of the fall performance is "MJ vs. Prince." Admission is free. Learn more

Monday, November 12 -
11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Campus Center, Multi-Purpose Room

Celebrate International Week by taking a culinary tour of the world while enjoying live music from a reggae fusion band. Enjoy calligraphy, origami, turban tying, and much more! Learn more about International Week.

Sponsored by the Office of International Students and Global Programs. 

Monday, November 12 -
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Campus Center, Viewing Room

Interpersonal violence exists in every culture, class, and community around the world. The Office for Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance is partnering with the Honors College to lead a discussion about how sexual consent is communicated in different cultures and communities. This event will be a discussion-based, self-reflective workshop for students to share how they learned about consent. Participants will watch educational videos that explain the elements of sexual consent, as well as how sexual violence and domestic violence is recognized/addressed in various parts of the world.

Monday, November 12 -
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Campus Center, Conference Room South ABC

The Rutgers–Camden community will come together to discuss and debate global affairs, with moderation by Rutgers–Camden faculty. Learn more about International Week

Sponsored by the International Students Association. 

Tuesday, November 13 - 12:00 pm
Florio Center for Public Service, 200 Federal Street, Camden

The Rowan University/Rutgers-Camden Board of Governors will hold a special meeting.  View the agenda.

Tuesday, November 13 -
12:45 pm to 1:45 pm
Campus Center, Raptor Roost

Join Rutgers–Camden students for a conversation about East Asian identity in American-Asian communities. Students will discuss stereotypes and misconceptions within their communities. Learn more about International Week

Sponsored by the Asian Culture Society and the Office of International Students and Global Programs. 

Tuesday, November 13 -
12:45 pm to 1:45 pm
Campus Center, West AB Conference Room

Learn about internships, how to find one, and how to get credit for it. Register for all seminars and special programs by signing up at the Career Center, emailing careercenter@camden.rutgers.edu (with your first and last name and student ID number), or by logging on to RaptorLink and selecting "Events" to view all workshops.

Tuesday, November 13 - 1:00 pm
Writers House, 305 Cooper Street

Lorrin Thomas, professor of history, will explore ideas about rights and equality in 20th-century Americas. Her book, Puerto Rican Citizen: History and Political Identity in Twentieth Century New York City, traces the complex meanings of citizenship for Puerto Ricans in the United States. Thomas' new book, Rethinking the Struggle for Puerto Rican Rights, is a study of the politics of human rights around the Americas in the wake of the social and political movements of the 1960s. 

Tuesday, November 13 -
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Campus Center, Raptor Roost

Join a discussion about the Cuban Revolution and how it inspired Cuban music and dance. Learn more about International Week.

Sponsored by Ritmo-Latino. 

Tuesday, November 13 - 6:00 pm
Athletic and Fitness Center

The Scarlet Raptors face Penn State Schuylkill in a home game. Learn more.

Tuesday, November 13 -
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Campus Center, Student Works Gallery

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion created the Courageous Conversations series to start an open and honest dialogue about key issues of race and social inequality. This event in the series will examine the difference between race and ethnicity and will discuss "imposter syndrome." Sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. Learn more

Tuesday, November 13 -
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Campus Center, Multi-Purpose Room

This Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration is a fun event that will introduce students to the culture and traditions of Día de los Muertos with decorations, crafts, food, and music. Learn more about International Week

Sponsored by the Latin American Student Organization and the Honors Student Organization. 

Tuesday, November 13 - 8:00 pm
Athletic and Fitness Center

The Scarlet Raptors face Penn State Schuylkill in a home game. Learn more.

Wednesday, November 14 -
11:00 am to 1:30 pm
Campus Center, Multi-Purpose Room

Interested in studying, traveling, volunteering, or working abroad? Visit the International Opportunities Fair to learn more about the ways you can go global. Learn more about International Week

Sponsored by the Office of International Students and Global Programs.

Wednesday, November 14 -
11:20 am to 12:20 pm
Campus Center, Executive Meeting Room

Chinyere Osuji, assistant professor of sociology, will discuss her recent research regarding black-white interracial couples and the meaning of race in the 21st century. A group discussion will follow. Lunch (pizza and beverages) will be provided. For more information, contact Jeannie Garmon

Wednesday, November 14 - 11:20 am
Fine Arts Building, second floor, Mallery Music Room

Featuring the Tello/Hughes Duo, viola and piano. Take a midday break and listen to live music performed by visiting professional artists. Free parking is available between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on concert days only. See more information about parking for the Mallery Concert Series.

Wednesday, November 14 -
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Welcome Center, 330 Cooper Street

Current and prospective Rutgers University–Camden students are invited to join the School of Social Work for an information session about majoring or minoring in social work. Learn more and register to attend

Wednesday, November 14 -
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Campus Center, Conference Room West BC

Tiffany McGriff, the U.S. Department of State's diplomat-in-residence for the New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania region (and a New Jersey native), will lead an information session on the Foreign and Civil Service selection processes and will discuss the application processes for paid/unpaid student fellowships, internships, and exchange opportunities at the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about International Week

Sponsored by the Career Center.

Wednesday, November 14 -
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Campus Center

Students and faculty who have immigrated to the United States or who have come from a marginalized group or cultural background are welcome to share their stories about the struggle to feel at home in America. Learn more about International Week

Sponsored by the Honors College Think Tank.

Wednesday, November 14 -
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Digital Studies Center, 101 Cooper Street

Andrew Carroll, director of the Center for American War Letters, will present a talk that examines both the history and enduring significance of war letters, followed by a discussion with multiple generations of veterans and their family members. Free and open to the public. RSVP to attend

Wednesday, November 14 -
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Campus Center, Multi-Purpose Room

Join us for Diwali Dhamaka, the celebration of the Indian festival of light and colors. Learn more about International Week

Sponsored by the West Indian-Indian Connection.

Thursday, November 15 -
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Brookdale Community College

Brookdale Community College students can receive an in-person decision for Rutgers–Camden programs. The application fee will be waived for applicants who apply to Rutgers–Camden programs offered at Brookdale Community College. Individual appointments are available between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To register, email Joe Walsh, academic program manager. More information about Transfer Instant Decision Day.

Thursday, November 15 -
12:45 pm to 1:45 pm
Campus Center

Are you thinking about giving up tobacco products, or are you concerned about a friend who uses tobacco? An information table will be set up at the entrance to the Campus Center with resources to help you quit using cigarettes, chewing tobacco, e-cigarettes, hookahs, and other products that contain nicotine. 

Thursday, November 15 -
12:45 pm to 1:45 pm
Campus Center, Executive Meeting Room

Participants in our annual International Week Quizzo event can join a team or play individually for a chance to win $200 in Visa gift cards. Learn more about International Week.

Sponsored by the Campus Center and the Office of International Students and Global Programs. 

Thursday, November 15 -
12:45 pm to 1:45 pm
Paul Robeson Library

Welcome to the Space Show is a 2010 Japanese animated science-fiction film. It tells the story of five children who rescue an alien dog and are rewarded with a trip to the moon. When the children become stranded in space, they must find a way to return to Earth. Learn more about International Week.  

Sponsored by the Department of World Languages.

Thursday, November 15 - 4:00 pm
Law School Building, 501 Penn Street (east), Room E403

James Grimmelmann, professor of law, Cornell Law School, will present a talk titled "Bone Crusher 2.0: From Virtual Worlds to Smart Contracts." The lecture begins at 4 p.m., followed by a reception in Clark Commons with a musical performance by The Underhills. RSVP to attend.

Presented by the Rutgers Institute for Information Policy and Law. 

Thursday, November 15 -
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Campus Center, Multi-Purpose Room

Join us as we celebrate the launch of the new undergraduate major in global studies, an interdisciplinary program for students in the Rutgers–Camden College of Arts and Sciences. Attendees can meet the program directors and learn about the major. Learn more about International Week

Sponsored by Global Studies. 

Thursday, November 15 -
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Campus Center, Student Works Gallery

Celebrate "Unforeseen Appearances," an exhibition of pinhole photography by Alumna Sharon Harris. The exhibition runs Nov. 7 through Dec. 7. Learn more about the Student Works Gallery

Thursday, November 15 -
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Campus Center, Raptor Roost

The 2012 animated French film Ernest and Celestine tells the story of an unlikely friendship between a bear named Ernest and a young mouse name Celestine. Learn more about International Week

Sponsored by the French Club. 

Thursday, November 15 - 5:00 pm
Nursing and Science Building, Room 327, 530 Federal Street

Learn how you can advance your career with a school nurse certification from the Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden. Register for the school nurse certification information session.

Thursday, November 15 -
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Walter K. Gordon Theater

Contestants will take you on a world tour as they represent international countries through traditional garments, performance arts, and worldviews. Learn more about International Week

Sponsored by the Office of International Students and Global Programs. 

Friday, November 16 -
12:15 pm to 1:30 pm
Armitage Hall, Faculty Lounge

The Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) monthly seminar series provides the Rutgers–Camden community with opportunities to hear about interesting, cutting-edge research and initiatives by scholars, community activists, and others engaged in urban research and/or urban change.

Friday, November 16 -
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Zane Elementary School, Camden

International students will help create a fun, engaging, and intellectually rich Universal Children's Day for the students at Zane Elementary School in Camden. Learn more about International Week

Sponsored by the Office of International Students and Global Programs.

Friday, November 16 - 5:00 pm
Philadelphia

Visit Philadelphia's Chinatown, a bustling showcase of Asian countries including Chinese, Korean, Thai, and Vietnamese cuisine and culture. Sign up at the Office of International Students and Global Programs. Learn more about International Week

Sponsored by the Office of International Students and Global Programs. 

Friday, November 16 -
7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Fine Arts Building, Room 110

Watch an exclusive screening of Sickies Making Films, a documentary on the history of film censorship, by Robert A. Emmons Jr. GSC'02, associate director of the Digital Studies Center, and Joe Tropea. Film critic Matthew Sorrento GSC'02 will introduce the film. After the screening, there will be a Q&A session with the filmmakers.

Friday, November 16 -
7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Student Housing Complex, Lounge, 215 North Third Street

Crazy Rich Asians is a 2018 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Jon M. Chu, from a screenplay by Peter Chiarelli and Adele Lim, based on the 2013 novel of the same name by Kevin Kwan. Learn more about International Week

Sponsored by the Office of Housing and Residence Life, the Asian Culture Society, and FLIPS. 

Saturday, November 17 -
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Business and Science Building, 227 Penn Street

The Rutgers–Camden MBA from the School of Business–Camden helps ambitious working professionals to get more from their graduate education and achieve their maximum potential. More information and register for an MBA information session.

Saturday, November 17 -
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
401 Penn Classroom

The Sentence (2018, HBO Documentary Films) follows the story of Cindy Shank, a mother of three serving a mandatory-minimum 15-year federal prison sentence for conspiracy charges related to her late ex-boyfriend's crimes. Following the screening, a panel discussion will take place with personal and professional stakeholders of children and families of the incarcerated. For more information, contact 856-225-2718.

Monday, November 19 -
11:20 am to 12:20 pm
Campus Center, North Conference Room

Current Rutgers–Camden students are invited to participate in a free workshop on completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Representatives from the Office of Financial Aid will be available to provide assistance. Register to attend

Monday, November 19 -
11:20 am to 12:20 pm
Fine Arts Building, Room 109

Pinar Yoldas is a guest in the SkypeOnArt series. Renowned artists Skype in from other parts of the globe to share their work and answer questions from the audience. Learn more

Tuesday, November 20 -
10:30 am to 5:00 pm
Welcome Center, 330 Cooper Street

Interested in completing your bachelor’s degree at Rutgers–Camden? Prospective students for spring 2019 can meet with an admissions counselor to learn about us and the transfer process. Advance registration is required. Individual appointments are available between 10:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Learn more about Transfer Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 20 - 6:00 pm
Athletic and Fitness Center

The Scarlet Raptors face Rowan University in a home game. Learn more.

Tuesday, November 20 - 8:00 pm
Athletic and Fitness Center

The Scarlet Raptors face Rowan University in a home game. Learn more

Monday, November 26 -
11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Campus Center, main level, Multi-Purpose Room

Each year, the Chancellor’s New Faculty Research Symposium provides a venue to highlight the work of a number of new faculty members.  Attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions during a Q&A session following each presentation. Refreshments will be served.

Tuesday, November 27 - 12:45 pm
Walter K. Gordon Theater, Fine Arts Building

The Rutgers University Singers welcome guest choirs from local area schools for an inspiring, collaborative event featuring the best of seasonal choral music. Under the direction of Julia Zavadsky, part-time lecturer of music.

Tuesday, November 27 -
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Nursing and Science Building, Room 327, 530 Federal Street

Learn how a clinical Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree from the Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden can help advance your career. More information and register for the DNP information session.

Wednesday, November 28 -
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Welcome Center, 330 Cooper Street

Transfer applicants for fall 2019 can register for their instant decision appointment and learn if they have been accepted. You must complete an undergraduate application at least 72 hours before the instant decision appointment and submit the application fee. Learn more about Transfer Instant Decision Day.

Wednesday, November 28 - 11:20 am
Fine Arts Building, second floor, Mallery Music Room

Featuring Clipper Erickson, piano. Take a midday break and listen to live music performed by visiting professional artists. Free parking is available between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on concert days only. See more information about parking for the Mallery Concert Series.

Wednesday, November 28 -
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Writers House, 305 Cooper Street

As part of the Letters Home project, national nonprofit Warrior Writers is facilitating a series of free writing workshops for veterans in 2018-19. An experienced facilitator will guide participants through a series of generative writing prompts that engage veterans' experiences. All veterans are invited to sign up, whether or not they are affiliated with Rutgers.

Thursday, November 29 -
9:30 am to 5:00 pm
Atlantic Cape Community College, Mays Landing

Atlantic Cape Community College students can receive an in-person decision for Rutgers–Camden programs. The application fee will be waived for applicants who apply to Rutgers–Camden programs offered at Atlantic Cape Community College. Individual appointments are available between 9:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. To register, email Jason Jankowski, academic program manager.