Professional Film has NJ Premiere April 6 in Newark, crewed by FDUFilm students!

EPIPHANY Inc. and Stuart Films in collaboration with FDUFilm filmed the narrative feature TITLE VII last summer in Florham Park in eight days. The campus of Fairleigh Dickinson University was a worthy substitute for the film’s setting, Sanger International.  With a terrific cast, crew of FDUFilm students, and screenplay co-written by director Nicole Franklin and Craig T. Williams, TITLE VII is a screenplay adaptation of the novel Within The Walls by author Daisy M. Jenkins. Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act bans discrimination in the workplace. Through this film we dive into same-race discrimination in the workplace.

When the Office Becomes Your Private Hell

She’s powerful, Black and female. But at her firm, Blacks need not apply.


The CEO of Sanger International, an IT consulting firm, is powerful and successful Hillary Kelsey. Kelsey is a Black woman with no Black employees and no one can figure out why—until Darryl Montgomery, her 9:30 AM interview, enters the firm.  On this day filled with an unbelievably awful morning that reminds Hillary of her “place” in a racially charged society, a pending account that could make or break the future of a company, and a mystery man determined to turn Hillary’s world upside down, the events of the film TITLE VII illustrate why same-race discrimination can not only ruin a company, but possibly destroy lives.

Free and open to the public. First come, first served.



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First Spring Monninger Conversation Series Event!!

Join Dr. Christopher Caldiero as he discusses his book, Neo-PR: Public Relations in a Postmodern World with host, Prof. Daniel Cassino, at 4 PM on Wednesday, March 29, in the Orangerie.

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3rd Monninger Conversation Series! Child Soldiers in the Western Imagination: From Patriots to Victims

Hope to see you tomorrow for the 3rd Monninger Conversation Series book discussion with Prof. David Rosen on Child Soldiers in the Western Imagination: From Patriots to Victims at 4 PM in the Orangerie. Prof. Robert Houle hosts.

Refreshments. FREE.

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2nd Monninger Conversation Series Event! Introduction to Criminal Justice: A Personal Narrative Approach

Be part of the book discussion on Introduction to Criminal Justice: A Personal Narrative Approach with author Dr. Meghan Sacks, hosted by Dr. John Schiemann on Monday, October 24, at 4 PM in the Orangerie.

Refreshments. FREE.

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ESOPUS Magazine Comes to FDU!

Curious about the creative process of art-making and publishing in an electronic age? Join the conversation about creative collaboration with Prof. George Cochrane and others next Tuesday at 2:30 PM in the Orangerie.

Free and light refreshments will be served!

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Does Torture Work? A discussion with John Schiemann and Robert Houle

YOU get to interrogate the professor!

Join Dr. John Schiemann as he discusses his new book, Does Torture Work?, with Dr. Robert Houle on Wednesday, March 2, at 3:30 PM in the Orangerie.

Light refreshments. FREE.


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The Trial of John Wilkes Booth’s Accomplices: A Travesty of Justice

FDU Press author, Thomas J. Reed, discusses his new book, Avenging Lincoln’s Death, and the trial of John Wilkes Booth and his accomplices Tuesday, March 1, at 3:30 PM in the Orangerie.

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Learn about publishing in different genres and the publicity side of publishing!

Join the Creative Writing team Thursday, February 18, from 12:00-1:30 in Hartman Lounge to meet award winning author, Terese Svoboda and master publicist, Lauren Cerand.

They will talk about publishing in three different genres (poetry, creative nonfiction and fiction) as well as the publicity side of publishing: which social platforms are most important for authors and how they can best support their own publications and professional profile.

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Enjoy free access to the Chronicle of Higher Education Online!!

The library is currently running a trial for the Chronicle of Higher Education Online through March 8 and would like your feedback. Please take a moment to look at this resource and take this brief 4 question survey.

This trial is available to on-campus students, faculty, and staff.  The trial can be accessed at

What is the Chronicle of Higher Education?

The Chronicle of Higher Education is the No. 1 source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.

Online, The Chronicle is published every weekday and is the top destination for news, advice, and jobs for people in academe. The Chronicle’s website features the complete contents of the latest issue; daily news and advice columns; thousands of current job listings; an archive of previously published content; vibrant discussion forums; and career-building tools such as online CV management, salary databases, and more.


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A Reading with Marie Rutkoski and Hear About the Process of Writing for Young Adults!

Enjoy hearing Marie Rutkoski’s read from her latest book, The Winner’s Curse, and hear about the process of writing for Young Adults tomorrow from 2:10 PM to 3:30 PM in Hartman Lounge.

Marie Rutkoski is the best selling author of several novels for children and young adults. After attending the University of Iowa and living in Moscow and Prague, she studied Shakespeare at Harvard University.  Marie is now a professor of English at Brooklyn college, where she teaches Renaissance drama, children’s literature, and fiction writing.


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