Public Programs

Marion Thompson Wright


Mounted in observance of Black History Month in New Jersey, the MTW Series is one of the nation’s most remarkable and longest running scholarly conference series devoted to the historical literacy of a community.



As the only regularly produced dance program at Rutgers University-Newark, the Series has, over the years, brought a variety of dance styles and traditions to campus and the larger Newark community including: Middle Eastern, Indian, African, Afro-Brazilian, North African, Flamenco, Cambodian, South African, Hip-Hop, Ukrainian, Modern/Contemporary, Chinese, Ballet and Bharatnatyam dance.


Dance Symposium Series           Dance Online




Hahnes Building

Deeply rooted in our city and looking out to the nation and the world, and firmly grounded in notions of place and social justice, its goal is to bring the arts and humanities to bear on contemporary life in Newark and beyond.


L+M Lecture Series




Eco Event


Events, talks, and discussions led by environmental scientists and climate crisis advocates. Focusing on particular topics or bodies of work, these events are designed to encourage public enrichment and engagement on the subject of environmental justice. 

Environmental Justice Programming 





Eco Event


Deeply engaged campus-community collaborations that aim to work together across the humanities, sciences, social sciences, and professional schools to address global warming and environmental justice. 

Eco Working Group 






Virtual series of sessions grappling with global warming, including the critical matters of racial equity and climate justice. 

Hacking the University