Events

Events

2020 Spring Events

May

CHSS commencementCHSS Commencement
Date/Time: Tuesday, May 12, 4pm
Place: Bunce Green

Lunch to be held at the Market Place, Student Center at 1pm.

Speaker: TBA

 

 

April

RCHGHR Events

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For more information email rchgs@rowan.edu 


Cambodian Genocide Survivor Chanty Jong
Date/Time: April 15, 6:30pm-8pm
Place: Eynon Ballroom, Student Center

March

RCHGHR Events

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For more information email rchgs@rowan.edu 

melissa klapperBOOK SIGNING - Ballet Class: An American History
Date/Time: Wednesday, March 11, 11am AND Tuesday, March 31, 7pm
Place: Rowan Barnes and Noble

Dr. Melissa R. Klapper (Professor of History, Rowan University) will discuss her new book, which explores the history of ballet class in the United States from the early twentieth century to the present. After her talk, she will be available to sign copies of the book, which can be purchased on site.

 


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Corhann Okorodudu Inaugural Lecture Series

Brown At 65: The Troubling Relationship Between Court-Ordered Desegregation, Urban Education, and Special Education
Date/Time: March 30, 5pm
Place: Rowan Barnes and Noble

Dr. Blanchett’s teaching, research and service focuses on issues of educational inequity including urban teacher preparation, issues of race, class, culture, and gender, disproportionate representation of students of color in special education, severe disabilities, transition planning and issues of sexuality for students with disabilities.

Sponsored by Africana Studies, co-sponsored by the Psychology Department, Women’s and Gender Studies, History Department, and Center for Interdisciplinary Studies.

For more info contact Dr. Chanelle Rose, rosec@rowan.edu 
Light refreshments served


 

February 

RCHGHR Events

Check out all of this month's Rowan Center for the Study of Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights events here.

For more information email rchgs@rowan.edu 

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Raising our Banners: How Women of Color Shaped the Suffrage Movement
Date/Time: Monday, February 17, 6pm
Place: Business Hall, 104 

Dr. Cathleen Cahill, Penn State University, will present a lecture to commemorate 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment granting women the right to vote

Sponsored by RowanCenter for Holocaust and Genocide Studies

AS Spring Kick-Off

Africana Studies Spring Kick-Off
Date/Time: Monday, February 10, 12:30pm
Place: Business Hall, rm 104

- Learn more about AS courses like Introduction to Africana Studies, Black Masculinity in the US, the International Model African Union, Bob Marley and Women in Africa, and Natural Hair & Tangled Politics.
Meet faculty who teach about Africa, the Caribbean, and Latin America
Learn more about Black and Latinx student organizations
Sample delicious dishes from Africa, the Caribbean, and Latin America
Bob Marley is Sinking: Topics in Island Development and Challenges to the Diaspora 
Women and Gender in Africa and the African Diaspora

For more info contact Dr. Chanelle Rose, Coordinator, Africana Studies, rosec@rowan.edu

Co-sponsored by: Multicultural & Inclusion Programs, Achieving Success through Collaboration, Engagement, And Determination (ASCEND) and the Center of Interdisciplinary Studies

January

 RCHGHR Events

Check out all of this month's Rowan Center for the Study of Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights events here.

For more information email rchgs@rowan.edu 

 

 Jody Manning

Living in the Shadows of Auschwitz: 75 Years Later
Date/Time: Sunday, January 26 at 2:00 PM
Place: Queens Public Library at Kew Gardens Hills, 72-33 Vleigh Place, Flushing, NY 11367

The Liberation of Auschwitz at Queens Public Library at Kew Garden Hills for The Kupferberg Holocaust Center. For more information, visit http://khc.qcc.cuny.edu/

Fall 2019

December

presentations dec 2 & 4 Historical Methods: Genocide Presenations
Date/Time: December 4, 5:00- 6:15pm
Place: Robinson 204

Sponsored by RowanCenter for Holocaust and Genocide Studies
presentations dec 2 & 4

Historical Methods: Genocide Presenations
Date/Time: December 2, 5:00- 6:15pm
Place: Robinson 204

November

AusterlitzFilm Night: "Austerlitz" (2016) Director Sergei Loznitsa
Date/Time: November 8, 7:00- 9:00pm
Place: Bunce 106

Discussion led by Professor Jody Russell Manning


“Can care ethics be decolonized?” — Eva Boodman (Philosophy, Rowan University)
Date/Time: 
Wednesday November 20, 5 pm
Place: Westby 111

“This talk discusses how care should (or shouldn't) be theorized and practiced under settler colonial circumstances. I'll approach the question by taking a close look at how forms of benevolent institutional care in Canada that intend to respond to the harms of colonial dispossession in fact enforce participation in settler colonial processes. Given the interest of settler states in maintaining land dispossession and institutional control of indigenous people, what could transformative, "resurgent" care look like?”

Sponsored by:
Philosophy and World Religions Department

event information Holocaust Rememberance Event with Survivors Selma Rossen and Edith Shapiro
Date/Time: November 8, 6:00- 8:00pm
Place: Owls Nest

Co-sponsored with Hillel and RCHGS Student Association

 

“The Political Life of Gossip” — Tamsin Kimoto, (Philosophy, Emory University).
Date/Time: 
Wednesday November 6, 5 pm
Place: Westby 111

“According to its detractors, gossip is frivolous and communicates nothing essential about the world. I argue instead that gossip is an essential tool for members of oppressed groups navigating the university, and political life generally, because of its usefulness as a medium for producing resistant archives and counternarratives. At the same time, gossip is often used as an unofficial tool for institutional discipline against these very same people. I consider two primary cases throughout this talk—sexual harassment and the “difficult” woman of color—to develop an account of gossip as a political and epistemic practice.”

Co-sponsored by:
Women’s and Gender Studies Program and the Department of Political Science and Economics


book club information Book Club: Lipstadt, "Antisemitism" with Rowal Chabad
Date/Time: November 6, 12:30-1:30pm
Place: James 1112

 

Equal Means Equal - Pre-Election Day film screening, discussion, and dinner
Date/Time: November 4, 3:30—6:30 pm
Place: Hawthorn 204


October

Auschwitz Exhibition"Auschwitz: Not Long Ago, Not Far Away" Exhibition Bus Trip to NYC Jewish Heritage Museum - Registration: October 15, 2019
Date/Time: November 1
Place: NYC Jewish Heritage Museum

 Mother Tongue

"Mother Tongue" - Department of World Languages
Date/Time: October 29, 12:30pm
Place: Pfleeger Hall, Music Building

This extraordinary documentary chronicles Gabina's search for her indigenous roots through the story of Quechua - the Inca language.

Gabina uses participatory visual ethnography to explore the state of Quechua worldwide as well as strategies for its revival and maintenance.

Quechua is now being promoted in some of the greatest cities of the world, including Cusco, Paris, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York.

 

They Shall Not

Film Night: " They Shall Not Grow Old" (2018) Director Peter Jackson
Date/Time: October 24, 7:00pm
Place: Rowan Art Gallery

Discussion will be led by Professor Stephen Hague.

Co-sponsored with The Hollybush Institute

 

"The Tethered of the Earth: Jordan Peele, Frantz Fanon, Jacques Derrida” — Ammon Allred (Philosophy, University of Toledo).
Date/Time: Wednesday October 23, 5 pm
Place: Westby 111

"This essay examines affinities between Jordan Peele’s Us and Franz Fanon’s Wretched of the Earth. When Peele’s first film, Get Out was released, many critics noted the similarity of themes to Fanon’s Black Skin, White Masks, but up to now less attention has been paid to the continuation of this arc in Us. The most immediately salient point of connection between Peele and Fanon is the role that violence plays in shocking and reorganizing the social imagination and revealing the fragmentary character of the world. However the complex relationship between the Tethered and surface dwellers, particularly between Red and Adelaide, complicates the possibility for envisioning this violence as playing a role in collective identity formation. I suggest that Derrida’s work on hospitality is helpful in thinking about the aporias in the relationship between the tethered and surface dwellers and in extending Fanon’s analysis to consider settler colonialism and genocide.”

Co-Sponsored by:
Department of Philosophy and World Religions and the English Department


Equal Means Equal - Film screening and discussion
Date/Time: October 22, 5:00-7:00pm
Place: Rowan Art Gallery 


Film Screening and Discussion with Director Seth Kramer
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Date/Time: October 17, 6:00-8:00pm
Place: Votta Hall - Rowan College at Burlington County, Mt. Laurel Campus

The film screening will play, "Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel" (2018).

 

event information Annual CHSS Paul B. Winkler Lecture with Lieutenant-General Roméo Dallaire in Commemoration of the 25th Anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide
Date/Time: October 16, 7:00-8:30pm
Place: Enyon Ballroom

Co-sponsored with The Hollybush Institute, Chabad, and Africana Studies

 “The Elephant in the Room: Rational Perception and the Problem of Animals” — Nathan Bauer (Philosophy, Rowan University)
Date/Time: 
Wednesday October 9, 5 pm
Place: Westby 111

“According to a promising account of human knowledge, our immediate perception of the world must involve our rational capacities. That is, what we see must already be structured or shaped by our rationality. But this account faces a problem in accounting for the experiences of other animals. Many animals, after all, seem to share our perceptual abilities, but manage to get by in the world without rationality. We’ll explore the challenge animals pose to the account of rational perception—and then I’ll offer a proposal for resolving it.”

Sponsored by:
Department of Philosophy and World Religions


event information Research Talk, Debbie Sharnak
Date/Time: October 7,12:30-1:30pm
Place: Robinson 202

 

book club information Book Club: Lipstadt, "Antisemitism" with Rowal Hillel
Date/Time: October 2,12:30-1:30pm
Place: James Hall 1112


September

“Grassroots Research: A Not-So Quiet Methodological Revolution”
Date/Time: Sept. 25, 2019 / 5:00pm
Place: Westby 111

“Grassroots Research: A Not-So Quiet Methodological Revolution” — Dustin Fife (Psychology, Rowan University), Matt Lund (Philosophy, Rowan University), Nadine Sullivan (Sociology, Rowan University), and Chelsie Young (Psychology, Rowan University)

Co-sponsored by:

Department of Philosophy and World Religions and Theorizing at Rowan


 Africana Studies Welcome Back9th Annual Africana Studies Welcome Back Reception "A Taste of Africana Studies"
Date/Time: Sept. 25, 2019 / 12:30-2:00pm
Place: Student Center 221

Learn more about the Africana Studies Program Meet faculty who teach about Africa, the Caribbean, and Latin America Learn more about Black and Latinx student organizations Free "I am Africana Studies" t-shirts for new AS majors/minors.

Co-sponsored by:

Multicultural & Inclusion Programs, Achieving Success through Collaboration, Engagement, And Determination (ASCEND) and the Center of Interdisciplinary Studies


Reflections on the Nineteenth AmendmentReflections on the nineteenth amendment
Panel discussion moderated by Melissa R. Klapper (History and Women’s & Gender Studies)
Date/Time:September 25, 2019, 11:00 am—12:15 pm
Place: Student Center Ballroom

Panel discussion moderated by Melissa R. Klapper (History and Women’s & Gender Studies) / William D. Carrigan (History) on the suffrage movement in New Jersey / Danielle Gougon (Political Science & Economics) on the impact of women’s suffrage / Julie Haynes (Communication Studies) on the rhetoric of the suffrage movement / Chanelle N. Rose (History) on African American women and racism in the suffrage movement

Sponsored by the Department of History, the Women’s & Gender Studies Program, the Department of Political Science & Economics, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, and the Rowan Institute for Public Policy & Citizenship


Aemrica's Original PeopleAmerica's Original People—Keepers of the Land and Water
Date/Time: September 17, 12:30
Place: 104 Business Hall
 
Native Americans everywhere have suffered from environmental racism and environmental injustice. Now, aggravated by climate change, the threats to the land and water Natives have always fought to protect are mainstream issues impacting us all. The ongoing resistance of the “protectors” offers a roadmap to ending environmental injustice and surviving climate change.
Sponsored by the Rowan School of Earth and Environment, Rowan College of Humanities and Social Sciences and Rowan Center for Responsible Leadership
 

When law and religion collideWhen Law and Religion Collide: Discussing Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission v. Cake Shop
Date/Time: September 18, 2pm
Place: Student Center room 221
 
Please join the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and Professor Alan Garfield of Delaware Law School for Constitution Day to discuss the constitutional issues surrounding the Supreme Court opinion of Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Coloradio Civil Rights Commission.
 

 

 

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