Three short documentaries on young refugees created by the Newest Americans at Rutgers-Newark will be screened Thursday at the Newark Museum of Art, followed by a panel discussion about the challenges faced by refugee youth and how to create opportunities for them.
Arts & Sciences
School of Arts and Sciences-Newark alumna Stephanie Jones-Rogers has won the Dan David Prize, the largest history award in the world.
The Sawyer Seminar explored the relationship between Black communities, both native-born and immigrant, and the question of American citizenship.
The New York Times featured the work of Express Newark artist-in-residence Willie Cole and an exhibition called "Perceptual Engineering,'' which showcases several pieces created by RU-N students.
At the 43rd Annual Marion Thompson Wright lecture series last week, scholars and activists from Rutgers-Newark and beyond convened to explore links between the food justice movement, which seeks to make nourishment accessible to all, and the cultural legacy of Black culinary traditions.
At a time when climate disasters and fatal violence, especially against people of color, are pervading the news cycle, Express Newark celebrated the theme of “Aliveness” last week with the opening of three new exhibitions.