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EVENTS AT RUTGERS NEWARK

In events on May 8, 2014 at 12:00 am

WGS Symposium: HIV/AIDS at 35

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

9:30am-3:45pm

Paul Robeson Campus Center, Rooms 255-7 

The annual Women’s & Gender Studies Symposium, “HIV/AIDS at 35: Local and Global Perspectives” will be held Wednesday, March 2, 9:30am-3:45pm in the Paul Robeson Campus Center, rooms 255-7. Panels will examine the crisis from local, national, and global perspectives, through the lenses of history, politics, health care, and community organizing. Students, faculty, staff, and community members are invited to drop in for any or all of the program, which features speakers from the academy and beyond.

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Methodology Matters

May 9, 2014

4:00pm-6:00pm

Conklin Hall 245 

Co-sponsored by the History, American Studies, and English Departments, this event is designed to create a conversation between different departments about their methodologies and even how we can embrace methodologies thought to be exclusive to other departments. It’s a relaxed gathering, there will be tons of food provided, and a karaoke after party to celebrate the end of the semester!

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OPEN HOUSE

Graduate Program in American Studies

Tuesday, May 20

5:30-7:30 pm

245 Conklin Hall

The Graduate Program in American Studies will hold an open house for prospective students on May 20, 2014. Our program explores American politics, culture and society in our backyard and around the world. We also encourage work in public humanities and oral history. Our open house is geared for prospective MA students who seek to begin coursework in the fall of 2014; we will admit MA applicants on a rolling basis until July 1. However, prospective students with an interest in doctoral studies are also welcome. To learn more about us, visit www.ncas.rutgers.edu/americanstudies. If you plan to attend our open house, please rsvp to Georgia Mellos at georgiah@andromeda.rutgers.edu.

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Avenues in American Studies: A Faculty-Student Symposium

AMS symposium flyer - Untitled Page (2)

SAVE THE DATE: May 2 2014
9:15 am-6:00 pm
Rutgers University
Newark, New Jersey

RSVP requested

 

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“Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle” 

A Festival of Film and Community Discussions

Billy Johnson Auditorium, Newark Museum

Throughout Spring

Films include:

Freedom Riders 

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 

7:00 pm 

Junius Williams, Rutgers University

A part of the Newark Black Film Festival

The Abolitionists (Part I) 

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 

6:00 pm 

Deborah Gray White, Rutgers University

The Abolitionists (Part II) 

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 

6:00 pm 

John Stauffer, Harvard University

and Ulysses Dietz, Newark Museum

The Abolitionists (Part III) 

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 

6:00 pm 

James Oakes, The Graduate Center, CUNY

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. For more information: http://www.newarkmuseum.org/FilmAndPerformance.html. The Created Equal Film series is sponsored by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities as part of its Bridging Cultures initiative in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. The Newark Museum received a project grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State.

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Nourishing Newark Farmers Markets

Various daily dates & locations around Newark:

http://nourishingnewarkfarmersmarkets.org/market-basics/locations/

The Brick City  Development Corporation (BCDC)’s Farmers Market Initiative was implemented to increase both number and frequency of markets, to reach communities outside of the downtown core.  Nourishing Newark is uniting the collective efforts of the community to create a comprehensive farmers market network between downtown farmers’ markets and farm stands outside of the downtown. Nourishing Newark is an initiative of the Brick City Development Corporation in conjunction with the City of Newark’s Office of Sustainability.

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