Arts and Culture

Conference Focused on Women and Gender in Science Fiction

Conference Focused on Women and Gender in Science Fiction

Rutgers University–Camden will host an interdisciplinary conference, “Buffy to Batgirl: Women and Gender in Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Comics,” from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 2 and 3.

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Get Rid of National Poetry Month, Says Rutgers Scholar and Poet

Get Rid of National Poetry Month, Says Rutgers Scholar and Poet

In celebration of National Poetry Month in April, we check in with J.T. Barbarese, an associate professor of English at Rutgers University–Camden. Barbarese knows a thing or two about poetry, having published five books of poems, including his most recent, Sweet Spot. His poems and translations have appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, Boulevard, Poetry, The […]

Theater and Music Programs Present Henry Purcell’s “The Fairy Queen”

Theater and Music Programs Present Henry Purcell’s “The Fairy Queen”

Inspired by Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Henry Purcell’s musical adaptation The Fairy Queen is a sumptuous feast of sight and sound. It’s part play, part opera, and entirely entertaining – as guests at Rutgers University–Camden will soon discover. The Rutgers–Camden theater and music programs will present a fully staged performance of this rarely produced […]

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Arts Students League Host Inaugural Camden Comic Con

Arts Students League Host Inaugural Camden Comic Con

The Art Students League at Rutgers–Camden, in conjunction with the Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts, will host the inaugural Camden Comic Con from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 5.

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Poetry Reading Addresses Racial Injustice

Poetry Reading Addresses Racial Injustice

Rutgers University–Camden hosted a compelling poetry reading addressing racial injustice on Monday, March 31. Poet, author and political activist Ewuare Osayande was on campus to recite a selection of poems from the anthology Stand Our Ground, Poems for Trayvon Martin and Marissa Alexander. Osayande recited poems speaking out against racial inequities, such as Jim Crow […]

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