Event Series DEIB

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

Rutgers-Newark 15 Washington 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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. […]

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–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–Mystical Zionism’s Surprising Origins: Rav Kook’s Early Decades


Presented by Yehudah Mirsky, Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies, Brandeis University Rav (Rabbi) Abraham Isaac Kook was the first Ashkenazi chief rabbi of the Land of Israel, an important theologian, a foundational thinker of religious Zionism, and the Zionist movement's most influential and controversial rabbinic advocate. Prof. Yehuda Mirsky (Brandeis University) will examine […]

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Navigating Tensions, Affirming Community–What Does Community Mean in a Polarized Society?

Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University 71 Hamilton Street, New Brunswick, NJ, United States

Kazu Haga is the Co-Director of the Embodiment Project and one of the most experienced trainers in Kingian Nonviolence, a philosophy that comes out of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. A leading voice nationally in various approaches to nonviolence, organizing and restorative justice, he works to empower incarcerated communities, youth and activists to […]

HERLAND: Envisioning Feminist Cities Workshop

Alexander Library 169 College Avenue, New Brunswick, United States

Celia Hansen, a Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies major and Leadership Scholar at the Institute for Women’s Leadership will host a feminist urban planning workshop at the Hatchery at the Alexander Library. During the workshop, participants will learn about feminist theory in the built environment and will assemble their own “feminist city” in diorama-style activity. […]

Mapathon for Humanitarian Relief

Alexander Library 169 College Avenue, New Brunswick, United States

Celebrate GIS Day and Geography Awareness week!  Together with fellow Rutgers students, staff and faculty, you will contribute geospatial data to OpenStreetMap, a free and editable map of the world that is used by communities, organizations and governments worldwide to address local development challenges and aid disaster response. Our project will be decided closer to […]

Rutgers Climate Symposium 2023

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

Fostering collaboration among researchers and students from institutions in the greater NJ, NY, and Philadelphia region who are interested in climate change, renewable energy, energy efficiency, or other approaches to reducing greenhouse gas emissions across disciplines representing climate science, human dimensions, technology, the arts, communications, and humanities. This event is intended for students, faculty, and […]

Fighting for Ocean Justice

Rutgers Academic Building 15 Seminary Place, New Brunswick, NJ, United States

  Dr. Roxane Gay, the Gloria Steinem Endowed Chair in Media, Culture and Feminist Studies at Rutgers, will be joined by Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson for a conversation on the role of the ocean in climate solutions and how we can advance "ocean justice.” Dr. Johnson's books will be available for purchase at the event. […]

Event Series Graduate Information Session

All NYC Planning Schools Virtual Open House

External NJ, United States

Join us for the FIRST-EVER virtual open house of all 8 planning schools in the NYC region! Come hear from alumni about why they got a graduate degree in planning and how it’s changed their careers. We’ll also explore what makes each program unique with chairs and directors of the programs. The event will feature […]