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Spring 2020 issue of Rejoinder online journal now available

The Institute for Research on Women and The Feminist Art Project are pleased to announce that the Spring 2020 issue of Rejoinder is now available. The theme of this issue is “Storytelling for Social Change” and features articles, poetry, and artwork. Contributors include: Lori Barkley, Regina A. Bernard, Shima Bhamra, Dmitry Borshch, Laura Bisaillon, Jeanne … Read More

Press Release – To Protect, To Nurture, To Remediate

The Mary H. Dana Women Artists Series (a program of the Center for Women in the Arts and Humanities, in partnership with Rutgers University Libraries) and the Global Village at Douglass Residential College are pleased to announce the 2020 Women and Creativity House exhibition titled, To Protect, To Nurture, To Remediate. The Global Village is a Living-Learning Community that … Read More

Eslanda Robeson: An Unconventional Life,–Artist, Writer, & Activist: A Talk by Professor Barbara Ransby, PhD

Barbara Ransby, PhD, is a historian, writer, longtime political activist, and Professor of History, Gender and Women’s Studies, and African American Studies, University of Illinois at Chicago. She serves on the editorial boards of The Black Commentator (an online journal); the London-based journal, Race and Class; the Justice, Power and Politics Series at the University of North Carolina … Read More

Press Release – María Magdalena Campos-Pons: Sea and Self

The Center for Women in the Arts and Humanities is pleased to announce that renowned artist María Magdalena Campos-Pons, Cornelius Vanderbilt Endowed Chair of Fine Arts, Vanderbilt University, has been named the 2019-20 Estelle Lebowitz Endowed Visiting Artist at Rutgers University. The Lebowitz program annually brings to the University community and general public the work … Read More


Our mission is to advance the contributions of women in the arts and humanities by facilitating research, hosting visiting scholars and artists, mounting exhibitions, and engaging in university-community partnerships with artists, performers, scholars and cultural-makers. Our vision is to bring high quality educational and cultural opportunities to diverse global, national, regional, state, and university audiences. … Read More

Douglass College Arts History from 1945-1975

Read this blog post by Rachel Ferrante (DRC ‘19) that looks at the history of arts at Rutgers. Douglass College and women artists played a major role. We are honored to continue this legacy by administering the Mary H. Dana Women Artists Series in partnership with Rutgers University Libraries. Ferrante notes, “The series continues to … Read More

Standing Together to Fight Racism and Prejudice

As an organization that continually works towards a more just world, one where everyone is represented and treated fairly and equally, we are saddened and enraged by the ongoing police brutality against African Americans and other people of color. We stand in support of the Black Lives Matter movement and we denounce all forms of … Read More

Emma Amos, Cheryl Wall, Ruth Mandel, and Siri Berg

We are saddened to announce that many amazing individuals connected to Rutgers University have been lost to both COVID-19 related and non COVID-19 related ailments recently. We send our sincerest and deepest condolences to their family and friends. Please join us in saluting and acknowledging the monumental accomplishments of these outstanding women: Emma Amos, Cheryl … Read More