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Theater Program Opens 2018-2019 Season with Mary Shelley’s Classic “Frankenstein”

Theater Program Opens 2018-2019 Season with Mary Shelley’s Classic “Frankenstein”

The Rutgers University–Camden theater program will open the curtains on its 2018-19 season with Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the classic novel.

Posted in: Arts and Culture
Frankenstein at 200: A Q&A with Gothic Literature Expert Ellen Malenas Ledoux

Frankenstein at 200: A Q&A with Gothic Literature Expert Ellen Malenas Ledoux

By Tom McLaughlin This year, Mary Shelley’s classic novel Frankenstein turns 200. Even two centuries since it was published, the novel, Victor Frankenstein’s larger-than-life creature, and the book’s many iterations in print and film continue to leave an indelible mark on our imaginations and the human psyche. Like the famous words “It’s Alive!” uttered in […]

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Research Center Offers Strategies for Turning New Jersey’s Distressed Properties into Community Assets in New Report

Research Center Offers Strategies for Turning New Jersey’s Distressed Properties into Community Assets in New Report

By Tom McLaughlin Recovery from the historic numbers of distressed properties in New Jersey – especially in South Jersey, which bears the brunt of the burden – may be possible through a coordinated effort of multisector stakeholders, according to a new report from Rutgers University–Camden. “Through such efforts, these ‘toxic liabilities’ can become community assets […]

Posted in: Community Outreach
Research Center Hosts Week of Free, Public Events Exploring History of Cooper Street

Research Center Hosts Week of Free, Public Events Exploring History of Cooper Street

The Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) at Rutgers University–Camden, in conjunction with community partners, will celebrate the past, present, and future of historic Cooper Street in Camden with a week of free, public events.

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Well-Versed: MFA Student Returns to Classroom with Lifetime of Writing and Teaching Experience

Well-Versed: MFA Student Returns to Classroom with Lifetime of Writing and Teaching Experience

After enjoying a successful writing and teaching career, Arlene Edmonds returns to the classroom as a graduate student in the master of fine arts program in creative writing.

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