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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

June Titus

B.A. in History, W & G’s, and Art History SAS 2019

Visitor Parking

Special Program parking permissions are for the use of individuals who are visiting the campus and are taking a non-credited course or program, which is run on regular basis. These may include workshops, lecture series, instructional programs etc. These parking permissions are valid for the length of one program. This parking permission allows parking in … Read More

Risking Generous Phenomenologies

Risking Generous Phenomenologies: Improvising in the Blanks – Sondra Horton Fraleigh will give the annual CWAH Dance and Philosophy Lecture on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at 10am! Horton Fraleigh is professor emeritus of dance and somatic studies at The College of Brockport, State University of New York, and the author of numerous books. A reception … Read More

Dance & Philosophy Lectures

CWAH Dance and Philosophy Lectures seek to support continued expansion of dance as both an art practice and an embodied form of creative research that is also embedded in the humanities. The lectures serve students in Rutgers’ MFA Dance degree’s course, Dance Philosophy and Aesthetics and Creative Process: Improvisation Strategies. They are open to the … Read More


CWAH records many of our public events for archival and research purposes. These events include symposiums, lectures, and performances. Recordings are made accessible to the public and are available for free on Vimeo. Find us on Vimeo Special Channels Estelle Lebowitz Endowed Visiting Artist Lectures TFAP@CAA Day of Panels  

2019-20 Estelle Lebowitz Endowed Visiting Artist

We are excited to announce that renowned artist María Magdalena Campos-Pons will be our 2019-20 Estelle Lebowitz Endowed Visiting Artist! Her solo exhibit is curated by Dr. Tatiana Flores and will be on view during the fall 2019 semester in the Mary H. Dana Women Artists Series Galleries at Douglass Library. The artist will give … Read More

Miriam Schapiro Archives on Women Artists

The Miriam Schapiro Archives on Women Artists is one of the largest archival collections dedicated to collecting and preserving women artists’ papers, publications, and organizations in the United States. It is housed at Rutgers University Libraries’ Special Collections and University Archives, and is open by appointment to scholars, curators, researchers, and students who seek documentation … Read More