Webinar: Advocating for Collections Care

This free webinar viewing will explore routes for both external and internal advocacy with a focus on collections care, securing time and funding for preservation initiatives and conservation treatment, and opportunities for incorporating information about preservation into all institutional advocacy efforts. Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) at Rutgers–Camden. Learn more. 

Webinar: Sexuality and Historic Sites

From physical intimacy, to courtship, to sex work, to changing sexual norms, incorporating the history of sexuality into museums and historic sites allows us to explore questions of societal power, create perspectives on modern sexual politics, and increase audiences. But how can organizations incorporate this topic in a way that is historically accurate and respectful, rather than simply prurient? Join the speakers in a conversation about how to do just that. Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) at Rutgers–Camden. Learn more. 

An Evening with Colson Whitehead

Colson Whitehead, author of the New York Times bestselling novel The Underground Railroad, will give a free, public lecture. His novel is the 2018 selection for the Rutgers Reads program, which introduces incoming first-year students to academic life at Rutgers–Camden by reading and discussing one designated book. Register for this free event to reserve your seat. Email Rutgers Reads to be placed on a mailing list for more information.

Guest Lecture: Is Globalization a Promise or a Threat?

Román de la Campa, the Edwin B. and Lenore R. Williams Professor of Romance Languages at the University of Pennsylvania, will discuss globalization as an epochal concept that charts both promises and threats, and will trace globalization's impact on our understanding of the nation, particularly through philosophy and literature. Part of the Hispanic Heritage Month celebration. Sponsored by the Exploring Interdisciplinary Global Studies project at Rutgers University–Camden. For more information, contact Carla Giaudrone. 


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