Events

November 19, 2014

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign: November 25December 10, New Brunswick
The Center for Women’s Global LeadershipSchool of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts events from November 25 to December 10 for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign. The 2014 theme is “From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World: Let’s Challenge Militarism and End Gender-Based Violence!” View the full list of events and learn more here.

Narum-Berger Duo: November 19, Newark
The Paul Robeson Gallery and the Cultural Arts Programming Fund at Rutgers University–Newark host classical guitarist Leighann Narum and flautist Sara J. Berger for their seventh performance on November 19 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Paul Robeson Gallery, Rutgers–Newark. Learn more here.

Writers at Rutgers: Kathryn Davis: November 19, New Brunswick
The Writers House, along with the Department of English, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents a reading by Kathryn Davis on November 19 at 8 p.m. in the multipurpose room, College Avenue Student Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead: November 19November 23, Camden
The Department of Fine Arts, Rutgers University–Camden, presents Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead from November 19 to November 23 at the Black Box Studio Theater, Rutgers–Camden. Tickets may be purchased in advance at the Impact Booth at the Camden Campus Center or by phone at 856-225-6211. Learn more here.

Modeling Climate Impacts in Europe: The JRC PESETA II Project: November 20, New Brunswick
The Rutgers Energy Institute and the Rutgers Climate Institute host Juan Carlos Ciscar, scientific officer of the European Commission on November 20 at 10:30 a.m. in the Alampi room, Marine Sciences Building, G.H. Cook Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

The Legacy of Kate Bornstein: November 20, New Brunswick
In observance of Trans* and Gender Variant Awareness Week, the Tyler Clementi Center, the Department of Women’s and Gender StudiesSchool of Arts and Sciences, and the Center for Social Justice Education and LGBT Communities, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, host a screening and discussion of the documentary film Kate Bornstein Is a Queer & Pleasant Danger on November 20 at 7:30 p.m. in Livingston Hall, Livingston Student Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Black Friday Tech Sale at Kite + Key: November 21, New Brunswick
Kite + Key hosts their Black Friday tech sale on November 21 from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the Plaza on Livingston Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

The Investigation of a Circumstantial Case: The Suitcase Murder: November 25, New Brunswick
The Program in Criminal JusticeSchool of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts attorney Patricia Prezioso on November 25 at 11:45 a.m. in the Gathering Lounge, 1st floor, Livingston Student Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Learn more here (PDF).

Inside Newark: A Conversation with Robert Curvin and Kenneth T. Jackson: December 3, Newark
The Office of the Chancellor, Rutgers University–Newark, and Rutgers University Alumni Association host Robert Curvin, distinguished senior policy fellow at Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, and Kenneth T. Jackson, Jacques Barzum professor in history and the social sciences at Columbia University, on December 3 from 4 to 6 p.m. in room 225, Paul Robeson Campus Center, Rutgers–Newark. Seating is limited and registration is required by December 1. Register and learn more here.

November 12, 2014

Kabuki Dance-Drama and Kimono, a Lecture and Performance: November 19, Newark
The Department of Spanish and Portuguese StudiesNewark College of Arts and Sciences and University College–Newark, hosts a lecture and performance on November 19 from 2:30 to 3:50 p.m. on the fourth floor, Dana Room, John Cotton Dana Library, Rutgers University–Newark. Learn more here.

The Biology and Disease of Size and Growth Control: November 13, New Brunswick
The Joint Molecular Biosciences Graduate Student Association, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, hosts its distinguished lectures series featuring Tian Xu, professor and vice chair of genetics and investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Yale University, on November 13 at noon in the Waksman Auditorium, Waksman Institute of Microbiology, Busch Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Treasurer Town Hall Meeting: November 14, Camden
The senior vice president for finance and treasurer hosts a Treasurer Town Hall Meeting on November 14 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the multipurpose room, Camden Campus Center, Rutgers University–Camden. Topics this month include a presentation and discussion about plans for consolidating Rutgers’ financial information systems and management reporting, and a report on the Physical Master Plan for Rutgers–Camden. Learn more here.

Discovering Islamic Art: November 17, New Brunswick
The Center for Middle Eastern Studies, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents a one-day program featuring five artists and calligraphers practicing live demonstrations and displaying their art on November 17 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Zimmerli Art Museum, College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Special Screening of When Cancer Calls…: November 17, New Brunswick
The Department of Communication at the School of Communication and Information and the Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, sponsor a special screening of When Cancer Calls… with writer Wayne A. Beach, professor at San Diego State University. The screening takes place on November 17 at 6 p.m. on the 1st floor, auditorium A and B, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. Light refreshments are served. Learn more here.

Art Library Book Sale: November 18, New Brunswick
Rutgers University Libraries hosts a book sale on November 18 from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Art Library, College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. For more information, please contact Megan Lotts at megan.lotts@rutgers.edu or 848-932-7189.

Trans and Gender Lounge with Poet J. Mase III: November 18, New Brunswick
The Center for Social Justice Education and LGBT Communities, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts poet J. Mase III as a part of Trans* and Gender Variant Awareness Week on November 18 from 7:30 to 10 p.m. in the gathering lounge, Livingston Student Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. View the complete list of events and learn more here.

Defining Neighbors: Religion, Race, and the Early Zionist-Arab Encounter: November 18, New Brunswick
The Allen and Joan Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts author Jonathan Gribetz on November 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the Douglass Student Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. RSVP and learn more here.

Panel Discussion: Islam and the Media Debate: November 19, Camden
The Department of Philosophy and Religion, Faculty of Arts and Sciences–Camden, hosts a faculty panel discussion titled Islam and the Media Debate on the Source of Violence and Terrorism on November 19 at 12:20 p.m. in room 121, Armitage Hall, Rutgers University–Camden. Learn more here.

Talk and Book Signing with Ray Lucas: November 19, New Brunswick
Barnes & Noble at Rutgers hosts former NFL quarterback and current Rutgers Football Radio Color analyst Ray Lucas on November 19 at 6:30 p.m. at the Gateway Transit Village, College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

November 5, 2014

Charter Day: November 10, Camden
Rutgers University–Camden hosts a celebration for the 248th anniversary of the founding of Queen’s College on November 10 at 12:15 p.m. in the main lounge of the Camden Campus Center. Share photos of the event with the hashtags #RutgersCharterDay, #RutgersCamden, and #248YearsOfScarlet. Learn more here.

Taikoza Japanese Taiko Drum: November 5, Newark
The Office of Student Life and Leadership, Rutgers University–Newark, presents the Annual Asian Pacific Islander Month Program featuring Taikoza Japanese Taiko Drums live performance on November 5 at 7 p.m. in the Essex Room, Paul Robeson Campus Center, Rutgers University–Newark. Learn more here.

The Physics of Politics: November 7, New Brunswick
The Rutgers Energy Institute hosts Andrew Zwicker, head of science education, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, on November 7 at 10:30 a.m. in the Alampi Room, Marine Sciences Building, G.H. Cook Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

The Next Missions: Politics and Public Service: November 10, New Brunswick
The Office of Veteran and Military Programs and Services and the Center for American Women and Politics, Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, host a conversation on veterans in politics, public service, and community engagement on November 10 at 1:15 p.m. at Winants Hall, College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. The panel is moderated by Debbie Walsh and features Elisa Basnight, Seth Lynn, and Senator Samuel Thompson. Register and learn more here.

Ron Rice Lecture Series on Criminal Justice and Public Policy: November 11, Newark
Rutgers University–Newark hosts the inaugural lecture featuring the Honorable Ronald L. Rice on November 11 from 4 to 6 p.m. on the 1st floor, Baker Trial Courtroom, Center for Law and Justice, Rutgers–Newark. Advanced registration is required. Register and learn more here.

The Fight for Public Things: Totality and Political Collectives: November 11, New Brunswick
The Center for Cultural Analysis, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts Bonnie Honig, Brown University, and Bruce Robbins, Columbia University, on November 11 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Teleconference Lecture Hall, Alexander Library, College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Writers in Camden Series: Justin Torres and Gina Apostol: November 12, Camden
The master of fine arts program in creative writing, Faculty of Arts and Sciences–Camden, hosts writers Justin Torres and Gina Apostol on November 12 at 7:30 a.m. in the Stedman Gallery, Camden Fine Arts Building, Rutgers–Camden. Learn more here.

Pre-Thanksgiving Luncheon Buffet: November 19 and 20, New Brunswick
The Rutgers Club, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts a Thanksgiving luncheon on November 19 and November 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Rutgers Club, College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. The luncheon costs $16. For reservations, call 848-932-7139. Learn more here.

October 29, 2014

Sport and Recreation in France, 18401900: November 4, New Brunswick

The Zimmerli Art Museum, College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts its next Art After Hours: First Tuesdays on November 4 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Zimmerli Art Museum. The Rutgers Afro-Caribbean ensemble performs, and the artist collective BroLab discusses new projects during Slide Jam. Learn more here.

Energy Café: A Conversation with the Rutgers Energy Institute: October 29, New Brunswick
The Rutgers Energy Institute sponsors a morning café hour for conversation on Rutgers Internships in Energy on October 29 from 8:45 to 9:45 a.m. at The Cove in the Busch Student Center, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. A light breakfast will be served at 8:30 a.m. Learn more here.

Writers at Rutgers Reading Series: Toward a Sense of Place with Kathleen Graber and Robin Robertson: October 29, New Brunswick
The Department of English, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts Kathleen Graber and Robin Robertson on October 29 at 8 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room, College Avenue Student Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Diabetes Awareness Day: November 1, Camden
Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station, along with other organizations, hosts Diabetes Awareness Day on November 1 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Walt Whitman Cultural Arts Center, Rutgers University–Camden. The day includes food, music, zumba, yoga and more. Learn more here.

Garlic Growing Workshop: November 2, Off-Campus
The Rutgers Master Gardeners, New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station, hosts a free workshop on November 2 from 10 a.m. to noon at the EARTH Center, Davidson’s Mill Pond Park, South Brunswick. The workshop will begin with an indoor presentation followed by an outdoor, hands-on planting session. The workshop is free but preregistration is required, no walk-ins are permitted. For more information, call 732-398-5262. Learn more here.

The Morning After: Grading the Midterm Elections: November 5, New Brunswick
The Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts a panel discussion on the decisions rendered by New Jersey’s electorate on November 5 at 9:30 a.m. at the Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers–New Brunswick. The panel is moderated by John Weingart, with Ross Baker, Gail Gordon, Julie Roginsky, and Jonathan Tamari. Event is free but RSVP is required. Register and learn more here.

Finns and Swedes and the Delaware Valley’s Earliest History: November 6, New Brunswick
Rutgers University Libraries present a talk by Lorraine E. Williams, retired State of New Jersey archaeologist, on November 6 at 4 p.m. in the Pane Room, Alexander Library, College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

First Annual Women’s Forum: November 7, Newark
The Rutgers University–Newark chapter of the ACE Women’s Network hosts the 1st Annual Women’s Forum on Chancellor Nancy Cantor’s journey to leadership at Rutgers–Newark on November 7 from 9 to 11 a.m. in room 010, Center for Law and Justice, Rutgers–Newark. A light breakfast will be provided. The deadline to RSVP will be extended for all faculty and staff that receive this bulletin until October 31. RSVP and learn more here.

Ballroom Workshops and Social with Brian Nash: November 8, New Brunswick
Rutgers Recreation hosts Brian Nash on November 8 for the Galactic Gala at the College Avenue Gym, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Workshops in quickstep and cha-cha are from 7:30 to 9 p.m., and the dance social is from 9 p.m. to midnight. The workshop and social are $15 each or $20 for a combination of both, paid prior to workshop. Search under dance for the workshops and social here. Learn more here.

Bucky Pizzarelli and His New York Swing Trio: November 14, New Brunswick
The Rutgers Club hosts Bucky Pizzarelli and His New York Swing Trio at the Rutgers Club, College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, on November 14 at 5:30 p.m. for the buffet dinner and at 7 p.m. for the show. The dinner and show are $40. Please call 848-932-7139 for reservations. Learn more here.

October 22, 2014

Fat Man in Bronzeville: Archibald Motley’s Witness to the Modern City: October 28, New Brunswick
The Department of Art HistorySchool of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts Richard Powell, John Spencer Bassett professor of art and art history and dean of humanities at Duke University on October 28 at 4:30 p.m. in the Lower Dodge Gallery, Zimmerli Art Museum, College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick.

Emerging Threats: Illicit Trade and the Funding of Terrorist Networks: October 22, Newark
Rutgers University–Newark hosts Vanessa Neumann, president and CEO of Asymmetrica and a leading expert on illicit trade on October 22 from 11 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. in the John Cotton Dana Library, Rutgers–Newark. Learn more here.

An American Diplomat in Franco Spain and Navy Crazy: October 22, New Brunswick
Barnes & Noble at Rutgers hosts a talk by Michael Aaron Rockland, professor, Department of American Studies, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, on October 22 at 7:30 p.m. at the Gateway Transit Village, College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick.

Cinderland: A Memoir with Author Amy Jo Burns: October 23, New Brunswick
The Department of English and the Rutgers Writing ProgramSchool of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts author Amy Jo Burns on October 23 from 7 to 9 p.m. in meeting room E, Douglass Student Center, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. For more information, call 848-932-5787.

Climate Engineering and the Future of Energy Policy with David R. Morrow: October 24, New Brunswick
The Rutgers Energy Institute, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts David R. Morrow, visiting fellow, Institute of Philosophy and Public Policy, George Mason University, on October 24 at 10 a.m. in the Alampi Room, Marine Sciences Building, G.H. Cook Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Public Lecture by Grimanesa Amorós: October 28, New Brunswick
The Institute for Women and Art, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts a public lecture with Grimanesa Amorós, Estelle Lebowitz Visiting Artist in Residence, on October 28 at 5 p.m. in the Mabel Smith Douglass Library, Douglass Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. RSVP at womenart@rci.rutgers.edu. Learn more here.

Theorising Transnational Childhoods: Networks, Capital, and Social Reproduction: October 28, Camden
The Department of Childhood Studies, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–Camden, hosts the third annual childhood studies lecture with Karen Wells, assistant dean for the Department of Geography, Environment, and Development Studies at Birkbeck, University of London on October 28 at 5:30 p.m. in the multipurpose room, Camden Campus Center, Rutgers–Camden. Learn more here.

Lecture Series in Molecular and Cellular Medicine with Cori Bargmann: October 31, New Brunswick
The Child Health Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, hosts the annual Dr. Kenneth S. and Audrey S. Gould Lecture Series in Molecular and Cellular Medicine on October 31 at noon in conference room 3101, 89 French Street, New Brunswick. Cori Bargmann, Torsten N. Wiesel professor and head of the Lulu and Wang Laboratory of Neural Circuits and Behavior at Rockefeller University, will present a talk on Using Fixed Circuits to Generate Flexible Behaviors. Learn more here.

Illustrated Talk on George Hammell Cook: November 5, New Brunswick
The Office of Alumni and Community Engagement, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts Tom Frusciano, university archivist, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Alampi Room, Marine Sciences Building, G.H. Cook Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Refreshments will follow. Please register before October 28. Register and learn more here.

October 15, 2014

Out in Newark! Queer Club Spaces as Sanctuary: October 16, Newark
The Queer Newark Oral History Project of Rutgers UniversityNewark presents a public, integrated discussion of LGBT club life in Newark on October 16 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Essex Room, Paul Robeson Campus Center, Rutgers University–Newark. This panel discussion is part of a broader, month long celebration. Learn more here.

The Future of the Republican Party: An Evening with Steve Schmidt: October 15, New Brunswick
The Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts public affairs and political analyst Steve Schmidt on October 15 at 7 p.m. in Trayes Hall, Douglass Student Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. This event is free and RSVP is required. Learn more and reserve a seat here.

From Socialist Ideology to Cultural Heritage: The Changing Basis of Legitimacy in Contemporary China: October 16, New Brunswick
The Confucius Institute, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, as a part of its distinguished lecture series, hosts a talk by Richard Madsen, professor at the University of California, San Diego on October 16 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in lecture hall 403, Alexander Library, College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Hand Me Down the Silver Trumpet: October 16–19, Camden
Rutgers–Camden Theater, in association with the Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts, Sounds of Camden exhibition, presents a new musical, Hand Me Down the Silver Trumpet, from October 16–19 at the Walter K. Gordon Theater, Rutgers University–Camden. Purchase tickets and learn more here.

Researching the Middle East and North Africa after 2011: October 17, New Brunswick
The Middle East Studies Graduate Forum, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts scholars from 10 universities on October 17 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Teleconference Room, Alexander Library, College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. The panel discusses how the region’s changing landscape has affected academic production and more. Please RSVP to MESGFconference@gmail.com. Learn more here.

Asian American Cultural Center's 15th Annual Open House: October 17, New Brunswick
The Asian American Cultural Center invites everyone to its 15th anniversary celebration on October 17 from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Asian American Cultural Center, Livingston Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Coming Out Muslim: Radical Acts of Love: October 17, New Brunswick
The Institute for Women’s Leadership, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts a night of live music, food, and stories with educators and activists Terna Tilley-Gyado and Wazina Zondon on October 17 at 8:30 p.m. in Trayes Hall A, Douglass Student Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Music at the Museum: October 19, New Brunswick
The Zimmerli Art Museum and the Mason Gross Extension Division at the Mason Gross School of the Arts (MGSA), Rutgers University–New Brunswick, host a new weekend concert series beginning October 19 at 2 p.m. at the Zimmerli Art Museum, College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick, with performances by MGSA faculty members. Admission is free. Learn more here.

Create Your Ideal Medical Clinic: October 20, Newark
The New Jersey Medical School Primary Care Progress hosts Pamela Wible, family physician, on October 20 at 6 p.m. in room B-515, Rosemary Gellene Room, Medical Science Building, Rutgers Health Sciences–Newark. For more information, please contact primarycareprogressnjms@gmail.com

Public Lecture with “Dr. Ruth” Westheimer: October 22, New Brunswick
The School of Arts and Sciences Honors Program cosponsors with other university departments, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, the Richard D. Heffner Open Mind Lecture with “Dr. Ruth” Westheimer on October 22 at 7 p.m. in Trayes Hall, Douglass Student Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

October 8, 2014

Early Dutch in New Jersey with Firth Haring Fabend: October 9, New Brunswick
Special Collections and University Archives hosts a talk by Firth Haring Fabend on “Patroons and Plowmen, Pietism and Politics: Dutch Settlers in the Hudson Valley in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries” on October 9 at 3 p.m. on the first floor, Pane Room, Alexander Library, College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Hispanic Heritage Month: October 9, Newark
Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences Latino Heritage Committee, Latino Medical Student Association at New Jersey Medical School, and the Hispanic Dental Association at the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine host Arturo Brito as part of Hispanic Heritage Month on October 9 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Rosemary Gellene Room, B-515, Medical Science Building, Newark. Arturo Brito is deputy commissioner of public health services at the New Jersey Department of Health. Learn more here.

The Grapes of Wrath Conference: October 10, New Brunswick
In celebration of the 75th anniversary of the publication of John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath, Undergraduate Academic Affairs presents a daylong, interdisciplinary conference on the novel and film on October 10 from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Assembly Room, Winants Hall, College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Latin Dance Knight: October 11, New Brunswick
Rutgers Recreation hosts Latin Dance Knight on October 11 from 7:30 p.m. to midnight in the College Avenue Gym, College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Search under dance classes for Latin Dance Knight to register. Register and learn more here.

Third New Brunswick Ciclovia: October 12, New Brunswick
Nearly three miles of New Brunswick streets, including College Avenue, will be open to nonmotorized activity to provide opportunities for active and healthy living on October 12 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Writers at Newark Reading Series: Adrian Matejka and Chris Abani: October 14, Newark
The M.F.A. Creative Writing program at Newark College of Arts and Sciences and University College–Newark hosts Adrian Matejka and Chris Abani on October 14 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in rooms 255, 256, 257, Paul Robeson Campus Center, Rutgers University–Newark. Learn more here.

Center on Violence Against Women and Children Lecture: October 14, Camden
The Center on Violence Against Women and Children at the School of Social Work presents “A Conversation with Dr. Donna Chung: An International Perspective to Understanding Batterer Intervention Programs,” on October 14 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in South Conference Room A, lower level, Camden Campus Center, Rutgers University–Camden. Learn more here.

Somalia Unraveled: The Development, Demise, and Destruction of the Somali State: October 16, Newark
The Department of History, Newark College of Arts and Sciences and University College–Newark, hosts Fowsia Abdulkadir on October 16 from 2:30 to 4 p.m. in the Dana Room, John Cotton Dana Library, Rutgers University–Newark. Learn more here.

October 1, 2014

What Women Need to Know: Health and Nutrition Panel and Luncheon: October 9, New Brunswick
Join ACE Women’s Network for a panel discussion and luncheon on October 9 from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at The Rutgers Club, College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. The cost is $18 and seats are limited. RSVP and learn more here.

Mallery Concert Series: October 2014, Camden
The Department of Fine Arts at the Faculty of Arts and Sciences–Camden hosts its free noontime Mallery Concert series throughout the month of October. Learn more here.

Climate Impacts of Methane Emitting Energy Technologies: October 3, New Brunswick
The Rutgers Energy Institute, the Rutgers Climate Institute, and the Center for Energy, Economic, and Environmental Policy at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, host Jessika Trancik, assistant professor in energy studies at Massachusetts Institute of Technology on October 3 at 10:30 a.m. in the Alampi Room, Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, G.H. Cook Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Risky Business: Young People and HIV: October 6, New Brunswick
The Robert Wood Johnson AIDS Program at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and the Center for Diversity and Inclusion at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) host a talk on HIV on October 6 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Arline and Henry Schwartzman Courtyard at RWJUH in New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Addiction and Policy with N.J. Senator Joseph F. Vitale: October 9, New Brunswick
The School of Social Work, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts the annual Harold W. and Marguerite F. Demone Endowed Lectureship on Alcohol and Other Addictions with guest speaker Senator Joseph F. Vitale on October 9 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the Gathering Lounge, Livingston Student Center, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Register and learn more here.

International Conference on Cultural Institutions and Urban Transformation: October 9 and 10, Newark
The School of Public Affairs and Administration, Rutgers University–Newark, and the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) host the International Conference on Cultural Institutions and Urban Transformation on October 9 and 10 at NJPAC. Registration is required. Register and learn more here.

Cooking Demonstration and Showcase Meal at the Rutgers Club: October 17, New Brunswick
Join the Rutgers Club chefs to watch a demonstration, learn to cook, and have the opportunity to participate in the show on October 17 at 6 p.m. at the Rutgers Club, College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Participants receive a free souvenir recipe book including the recipes of the day. The cost is $28.95. Call 848-932-7139 for reservations. Learn more here.

Exhibition of Jesse Krimes: Apokaluptein: Now through December 14, New Brunswick
The Zimmerli Art Museum shows Jesse Krimes: Apokaluptein, who was incarcerated in federal prison for 70 months, throughout December at the Zimmerli Art Museum, College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Admission is free. Learn more here.

September 24, 2014

Translating the Indian Past, the Poets’ Experience: October 2, New Brunswick
The South Asian Studies program hosts a talk by Indian poet and literary critic, Arvind Krishna Mehrotra, on October 2 at 4:30 p.m. in the Pane Room of Alexander Library on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Writers at Rutgers Reading Series with Chris Abani: September 24, New Brunswick
The Department of English, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts Chris Abani on September 24 at 8 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room, College Avenue Student Center, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

After the Fire: A True Story of Heroes and Cowards with Seton Hall University Arson Fire Survivors Alvaro Llanos and Shawn Simons: September 25, New Brunswick
As a part of Campus Fire Safety Month, Rutgers Emergency Services host Alvaro Llanos and Shawn Simons, survivors of the Seton Hall University arson fire, on September 25 from 8 to 10 p.m. in the College Avenue Student Center, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Author Talk with Barbara Kukla and Live Jazz: September 25, Newark
Rutgers University Alumni Association hosts Barbara Kukla and the Leo Johnson quartet on September 25 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on the 4th floor, Dana Room, John Cotton Dana Library, Rutgers University–Newark. Register and learn more here.

Chinese Arts and Culture Day: September 26, New Brunswick
The Confucius Institute hosts Chinese Arts and Culture Day on September 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Busch Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. The day features a Chinese arts and crafts workshop, Chinese lunch, and a showcase of Chinese performing arts. Admission is free. Learn more here.

Metropolitan and Urban Issues Film Series: American Winter: September 26, Camden
The Center for Urban Research and Education and the Digital Studies Center host Joe Willard, vice president of policy, People’s Emergency Center in Philadelphia, on September 26 from noon to 2 p.m. on the 3rd floor, Armitage Hall Faculty Lounge, Armitage Hall, Rutgers University–Camden. Learn more here.

Sara Levy’s World: Music, Gender, and Judaism in Enlightenment Berlin: September 2930, New Brunswick
The Mason Gross School of the Arts (MSGA)School of Arts and Sciences (SAS), Center for European Studies (CES), Allen and Joan Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life, Department of Jewish Studies, Department of Music, Department of History, and Department of German, Russian, and East European Languages and Literatures sponsor a symposium by Nancy Sinkoff, associate professor of Jewish studies and history and director of CES, SAS, and Rebecca Cypess, assistant professor of music, MGSA, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, from September 29–30 on Douglass Campus. Learn more here.

Jersey Journalists: Local News, Political Coverage, and the Changing Media Landscape: September 30, New Brunswick
The Eagleton Institute of Politics hosts a panel discussion featuring Justin Auciello, Debbie Galant, and John Mooney on September 30 at 1:15 p.m. in Room 411, College Avenue Student Center, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Networks, Connectivity, and Neuropsychology: The Latest in Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury: October 2, New Brunswick
Children’s Specialized Hospital Distinguished Lecture Series hosts Erin Bigler on October 2 at noon in the auditorium of PSE&G Children’s Specialized Hospital in New Brunswick. RSVP is requested by September 29 to Heather Ferreri, Coordinator of Research, at hferreri@childrens-specialized.org or 732-258-7174. Learn more here.

September 17, 2014

President of Tanzania's Public Lecture on Academic Partnerships: September 26, New Brunswick
The Centers for Global Advancement and International Affairs and the Center for African Studies at the School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, host a talk by President Jakaya Mrisho Kilwete of the United Republic of Tanzania on September 26 from 11 a.m. to noon at the College Avenue Student Center, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

The Ghazal Among the Nations Lecture: September 17, New Brunswick
The Department of African, Middle Eastern, and South Asian Languages at the School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents a lecture by Aamir Mufti as part of its Distinguished Lecture Series on September 17 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the Teleconference Lecture Hall of the Alexander Library on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Mufti is a professor at the University of California, Los Angeles. Learn more here.

The Edge of Encounter: Sexual Narratives and the Limits of Representation: September 18, New Brunswick
The Institute for Research on Women at the School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts a lecture by Juana Maria Rodriguez on September 18 at 4:30 p.m. at the Ruth Dill Johnson Crockett Building on the Douglass Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Rodriguez is a professor at the University of California, Berkeley. Learn more here.

ACE Women’s Networking Coffee Talk and Brown Bag Lunch: September 19, New Brunswick
ACE Women’s Network hosts its monthly networking event on September 19 at noon in the Starbucks Café of the Barnes & Noble at Rutgers in the Gateway Transit Village on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

A Place in America: Celebrating the Legacy of Ralph and Barbara Voorhees: September 20 through February 8, New Brunswick
The Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, shows a selection of prints and drawings made between 1880 and 1940 in the exhibition A Place in America: Celebrating the Legacy of Ralph and Barbara Voorhees. The exhibit runs from September 20 to February 8 at the Zimmerli Art Museum on the College Avenue Campus. Learn more here.

Inside Newark: Decline, Rebellion, and the Search for Transformation Book Talk: September 22, New Brunswick
The Eagleton Institute of Politics and Rutgers University Press, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, host a book talk by Robert Curvin on September 22 at 6:30 p.m. at Wood Lawn Mansion on the Douglass Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Curvin is a visiting scholar at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers–New Brunswick. General admission is free but reservations are required. Register and learn more here.

Are Our Brains Wired to Ignore Climate Change? Lecture and Book Signing by George Marshall: September 23, New Brunswick
The Climate Institute, along with the Department of Human Ecology, Cook Campus Deans, the Rutgers Ecology and Evolution Graduate Student Association, and the Rutgers Oceanography Club, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, sponsor a lecture and book signing by George Marshall on September 23 at 7 p.m. in the multipurpose room of the Cook Student Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Learn more here, and register here.

The Gender of Memory: Rural Women and China’s Disappearing Collective Past: September 23, New Brunswick
The Confucius Institute of Rutgers University at the School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents a talk by Gail Hershatter on September 23 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in lecture hall 401 of the Alexander Library on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Hershatter is a professor at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Learn more here.

Ain’t I a Woman: My Journey to Womanhood with Laverne Cox: September 24, Newark
Rutgers University–Newark hosts a talk by actress and activist Laverne Cox on September 24 from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the Essex Room of the Paul Robeson Campus Center (PRCC), Rutgers–Newark. The lecture is free but tickets are required and must be obtained in advance. All faculty and staff must stop by the PRCC accounting office with their staff ID to acquire a ticket. Learn more here.

What Ferguson Can Teach Us about Race, Politics, and Journalism in the Network: September 26, Camden
The Center for Urban Research and Education and the Digital Studies Center, Rutgers University–Camden, sponsor a panel on September 26 at 6 p.m. in room 110 of the Fine Arts Building, Rutgers–Camden. This panel is moderated by Richard Aregood, visiting professor of English from the University of North Dakota. Learn more here.