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Navigating Tensions, Affirming Community–Bringing Dignity to Divided Times

Rutgers Health, Clinical Academic Building 125 Paterson Street, New Brunswick, United States

Dr. Donna Hicks is an Associate at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University and the former Deputy Director of the Program on International Conflict Analysis and Resolution (PICAR). She facilitated dialogues in numerous unofficial diplomatic efforts in the Middle East, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Colombia, Cuba, Libya and Syria. She was a consultant to the BBC […]

Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life–Not Quite White in Fiction and Film: Laura Z. Hobson’s Gentleman’s Agreement and Nella Larsen’s Passing

Douglass Student Center 100 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ, United States

Gentleman’s Agreement and Passing are critically-acclaimed novels on racial and ethnic passing that have also been adapted for the screen. These works explore how anti-Black racism and antisemitism have shaped the integration of Blacks and Jews into White Christian American society. A panel will explore both novels as well as their adaptations for the screen. […]

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Navigating Tensions, Affirming Community–Dangerous Speech and What We Can Do About It

Rutgers-Camden 326 Penn Street, Camden, United States

Susan Benesch is an Adjunct Associate Professor, School of International Service, American University. She founded and directs the Dangerous Speech Project (dangerousspeech.org), to study speech that can inspire violence - and to find ways to prevent this, without infringing on freedom of expression. She researches methods to diminish harmful speech online, or the harm itself. […]

Occupant-Centric Simulation-Aided Building Design–Methods to obtain the occupant perspective


International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA) is a non-profit international society of building performance simulation researchers, developers and practitioners, dedicated to improving the built environment. Their new seminar series, Occupant-Centric Simulation-Aided Building Design, promotes occupants as a focal point for the design process. A multi-disciplinary, globally recognized team of scholars and practitioners responsible for an […]

Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life–Jews by Nature: Summer Camp, Youth, and American Jewish Culture

Douglass Student Center 100 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ, United States

Presented by Sandra Fox, Goldstein-Goren Visiting Assistant Professor of American Jewish History, NYU Fearful that growing affluence and suburbanization threatened the future of Jewish life in the decades after the Holocaust, American Jewish leaders hoped to preserve authentic Jewish culture through residential summer camps for Jewish youth. Prof. Sandra Fox (New York University) will examine how […]

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Navigating Tensions, Affirming Community–Hate – Undone : Conversations that Ignite Change

Rutgers-Newark 54 Halsey Street, Newark, NJ, United States

Dr. Daryl Davis is an international recording artist who has performed and toured all 50 States and around the world. He has performed extensively with Chuck Berry, The Legendary Blues Band (formerly The Muddy Waters Blues Band), Elvis Presley’s Jordanaires, and many others. As an actor Daryl received rave reviews for his stage role in The Time Of […]

Rutgers Day

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Rutgers Day is set for Saturday, April 27, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on the Busch Campus in Piscataway and the College Avenue and Cook/Douglass campuses in New Brunswick. Get ready for the ultimate celebration of everything Rutgers! Keep checking the Rutgers Day website for updates and details on participation and programming. Go to Rutgers […]