What’s Happening at Rutgers Camden: Week of March 24, 2014

The following is a list of campus activities and photo opportunities at Rutgers University–Camden for the upcoming week.  Your coverage is invited.  

For directions to Rutgers–Camden, visit camden.rutgers.edu/resources/getting-to-campus.

  1. Monday, March 24: SustainableMondays Lecture Series: Clean Air Act
  2. Monday, March 24: Women’s History Month Lecture: Women and Sports
  3. Thursday, March 27 to Saturday, March 29: “Future 6” Student Theater Festival
  4. Ongoing: Gallery exhibition: “Compulsive Narratives: Stories that MUST be Told, the Graphic Novel as Confession and Inspiration.”

 1. SustainableMondays Lecture Series: Clean Air Act

Craig Oren, a professor in the Rutgers School of Law–Camden who teaches courses in environmental law, will discuss the federal Clean Air Act.  He has written extensively about the act’s attempts to protect clean air, to induce people not to drive to work, and to set air-quality standards that will protect public health. For more on the SustainableMondays lecture series, visit http://news.camden.rutgers.edu/2014/02/sustainablemondays-lecture-series-connects-community-to-leaders-in-sustainable-practice.

Date:                     Monday, March 24

Time:                    12:20 p.m.

Place:                    Black Box Theater, Fine Arts Complex

Contact:               Elizabeth Demaray, (917) 612-5775

2. Women’s History Month Lecture: Women and Sports

Cathy D’Ignazio, a part-time history lecturer at Rutgers University–Camden, will deliver a talk titled “Competition: American Women and Their Sports” during this Women’s History Month event.

Date:                     Monday, March 24

Time:                    1:20 p.m.

Place:                    Armitage Hall, Room 121

Contact:               Tom McLaughlin, (856) 225-6545

3. “Future 6” Student Theater Festival: One-Act Plays

Rutgers–Camden students will direct and star in “Future 6,” a festival of one-act plays that will seek to give audiences diverse glimpses of the future.  From a new couple’s personal future together to a post-apocalyptic scene about a vigilante street soldier in true survival mode, each of these six one-act pieces presents a different take on what “the future” means.  “Future 6” features a mix of popular one-acts and original student-authored works. For more, visit http://news.camden.rutgers.edu/2014/03/theater-program-to-host-festival-of-student-directed-one-act-plays.

Date:                     Thursday, March 27 to Saturday, March 29

Time:                    7:30 p.m.

Place:                    Black Box Theater, Fine Arts Complex

Contact:               Jake Hufner, (856) 225-2870 or Maria Buckley, (856) 225-6176

4. Stedman Gallery Exhibition Features Graphic Novel

The gallery show, Compulsive Narratives: Stories that MUST be Told, the Graphic Novel as Confession and Inspiration.” features artists with sensibilities kindred to the graphic novelists, but working in other mediums, including sculpture, painting, mixed media, and video. Guest curator Cheryl Harper selected original drawings from graphic novels and complementary works in other media by artists who reveal their innermost demons.  For more, visit http://news.camden.rutgers.edu/2013/12/rutgers-camden-center-for-the-arts-presents-gallery-show-on-the-graphic-novel/.

Date:                     Now through April 26

Place:                    Stedman Gallery in the Fine Arts Complex

Contact:               Cyril Reade, (856) 225-6242

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