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Upcoming Events Calendar

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Alexander Library, Special Collections and University Archives

A special exhibit to commemorate the 100th anniversary of America’s entry into World War I.

“Heaven, Hell, or...

Contact: Flora Boros, flora.boros@rutgers.edu, 848-932-6106
Last Bastions of Rock featured event
Alexander Library
6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

The Last Bastions of Rock is a documentary by Fritch Clark about music venues throughout New Jersey with a...

Contact: Christine Lutz, lutzc@libraries.rutgers.edu, 848-932-6148
Clement's Place
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From March 24-25 the Institute of Jazz Studies (IJS) at Rutgers University-Newark will present CELLABRATION, a two-day FREE symposium of panels, films, music and more to celebrate the most influential vocalist in jazz history....

NY shipbuilding

Camden, World War I & the New York Shipbuilding Corporation is on display at Paul Robeson Library from March 11 through March 30, 2017.

The New York Shipbuilding Corporation (or New York Ship for short) was an American...

Alexander Library
4:30 p.m.6:00 p.m.

A public lecture by eminent public historian and Rutgers alumnus, Dr. Spencer Crew, former curator and director of the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, former president of the National Underground Railroad Freedom...


Douglass Library will host the exhibition From Pastoral Nomadism to Global Urbanism: The Complex Journey of Kalmyks in America and Russia from January 20 through March 31, 2017. The...

Rutgers University - Newark, Robeson Student Center, Essex Room
7:30 p.m.8:15 p.m.
Big Read polyamory flyer

This highly participatory moderated panel session will use carefully crafted questions to guide a conversation that explores how one finds love, navigates, and maintains relationships in the era of Facebook, Instagram, Tinder, etc.


Rutgers University - Newark, Robeson Student Center, Essex Room
4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Big Read hair flyer


Panel Event:
April 1, 2017
4:00 p.m.
Robeson Center
Essex Room
Rutgers University–Newark

Expanding upon one of the themes in Tayari Jones’s novel, Silver Sparrow, this...

15 Washington Street, Newark, NJ
Clement's Place
6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Big read spoken word flyer

Inspired by Tayari Jones’s novel Silver Sparrow, this spoken word event will focus on the relationships between fathers and daughters. Open to the community at large, this event spotlights local spoken word artists from Rutgers University–Newark...

Kathleen W. Ludwig Global Village Learning Center
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.

Douglass Dean's Colloquia: Conversations with Extraordinary Women

Living in the shadows

Although invisible to the state, hidden and undocumented immigrant populations directly impact the economic and social structure of the communities in which they have settled. Despite creating underground cultures and networks of commerce and...

Movie poster

The Last Bastions of Rock is a documentary by Fritch Clark about music venues throughout New Jersey with a focus on the New Brunswick music scene. The documentary covers over 30 years of live music history including venues still putting...