Arts and Culture

Shakespeare Studies Relevant to Current Social Unrest, Says Professor and Author

Shakespeare Studies Relevant to Current Social Unrest, Says Professor and Author

Chris Fitter, a professor of English and author of a new book on Shakespeare’s works, said the playwright’s works are surprisingly relevant and familiar in this current period of social unrest.

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Pandemic Will Be “Devastating” for Future of Live Theater, Says Professor

Pandemic Will Be “Devastating” for Future of Live Theater, Says Professor

Prof. Ken Elliott explains how the novel coronavirus pandemic will impact the future of live theater for the foreseeable future.

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Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Stays Connected via Online Art Activities and Programs

Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Stays Connected via Online Art Activities and Programs

By Tom McLaughlin Since its inception, the Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts (RCCA) has served as a hub of award-winning performances, exhibitions, education programs, and community projects in the South Jersey region. The RCCA is now poised to stay connected – virtually – through a series of weekly online arts activities and educational content for […]

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Book and Podcast Recommendations for a Mental Time-Out

Book and Podcast Recommendations for a Mental Time-Out

Faculty and staff at Rutgers University–Camden offer book and podcast suggestions to bring a little ease to these difficult times.

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Camden Students Create Gallery Exhibitions via Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts’ Museum Mentorship Program

Camden Students Create Gallery Exhibitions via Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts’ Museum Mentorship Program

By Tom McLaughlin At the Dr. Charles E. Brimm Medical Arts High School in Camden, old desks from the school basement are getting renewed purpose. But these are no ordinary desks. They will poignantly remain empty, and students will use the backs, arms, and legs as canvases to spread messages of gun-violence awareness. Robin Cogan, […]

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