Arts and Culture

Two Creative Writing Professors Named Guggenheim Fellows

Two Creative Writing Professors Named Guggenheim Fellows

By Tom McLaughlin Since its inception in 2008, the master of fine arts (MFA) in creative writing at Rutgers University–Camden has served as a launching pad for successful poets, and nonfiction and fiction writers alike. A testament to the world-class quality of the MFA program, two affiliated Rutgers–Camden faculty members – Patrick Rosal, an associate […]

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Professor’s Artwork Selected for Display at New U.S. Embassy in Suriname

Professor’s Artwork Selected for Display at New U.S. Embassy in Suriname

By Tom McLaughlin Over the course of her distinguished career, Margery Amdur has served as a veritable ambassador of the arts. The associate professor of art at Rutgers University–Camden has displayed her inspired, mixed-media constructions in solo and group exhibitions and installations throughout the world, while offering countless students insight into her intuitive, meticulous, and […]

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Theater Program Caps Season with Broadway Hit “Proof”

Theater Program Caps Season with Broadway Hit “Proof”

By Tom McLaughlin The Rutgers University–Camden theater program will present David Auburn’s award-winning drama Proof in the Walter K. Gordon Theater on the Rutgers–Camden campus. Evening performances are 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, to Saturday, April 8. A special high school matinee will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, April 7, and a matinee performance […]

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Fine Arts Department to Host Arts Day for Prospective First-Year and Transfer Students

Fine Arts Department to Host Arts Day for Prospective First-Year and Transfer Students

  By Tom McLaughlin The Rutgers University–Camden Department of Fine Arts will present the inaugural “Arts Day” for prospective first-year and transfer students from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 1. The event, which is free of charge and open to the public, will be held in the Fine Arts Complex, located at 314 […]

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Professor Showcases “Graphical Interventions” in Philadelphia-Based Exhibition

Professor Showcases “Graphical Interventions” in Philadelphia-Based Exhibition

By Tom McLaughlin Living in a world built for speed – “the quicker, the better, where people are zombies just getting from point A to B” – Allan Espiritu believes it is time for an intervention.  A “graphical intervention,” that is. “I want to disrupt your everyday by distracting you to think about the language […]

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