Thank a Cardinal Day!

From Brian “he doesn’t even go here” Lee ’13:

Brian Lee ’13 from the Wesleyan Fund Office is once again organizing Screen shot 2014-11-23 at 11.35.53 PM
an event to send some Wes-love to the members of the greater Wesleyan
community who donated to the university last year. Swing by the first
floor of Usdan on Monday and write a short thank you note to an alum,
parent, or friend for their generosity!
Check out last year’s event here!

Date: Monday, November 24

Time: 10 AM – 10 PM

Place: Usdan Staircase

Historical Narratives Fall Submission Drive!

If  you wrote a paper about Abe Lincoln and his boombox, Ronnie Alvarado ’15 wants to read it:

Historical Narratives is looking for your best work to be edited and Screen shot 2014-11-23 at 11.23.32 PM
published in a sleek bound academic journal!
Submissions must be original papers of 5-30 pages that, broadly defined, relate to history. We encourage papers from courses outside the history department. It does not need to be polished, and will be read anonymously by our editorial staff. If accepted, the paper will
go through an extensive editing process and will be printed later in the spring. If you are feeling doubtful about yourself, just remember our motto:
“If a professor liked it, we will too.” Submit via attachment to hnarratives[at]gmail[dot]com by midnight on Monday, December 1 or contact Laura Werle ‘15 (lwerle@wes), Earl Lin
‘15 (elin@wes), or Ronnie Alvarado ‘15 (valvarado@wes) with



Taiwanese Afternoon Tea


Via Phillip Katz ’17:

Need a break from studying? Join us in Woodhead Lounge from 3:00 P.M. to 4:30 P.M. for afternoon tea – Taiwanese style! Quench your thirst with a cup of milk tea and chewy tapioca. Satiate your appetite with a flavorful tea eggs and our specialty fried rice noodles. We’ll be waiting!

Bubbbbble Milk Tea – $2
Fried Rice Noodles – $2
Tea Eggs – $1
(All Vegetarian)

Date: TODAY, Sunday, November 23rd
Time: 3PM to 4:30PM
Place: Woodhead Lounge
Cost: Varies

Mission Eye & Ear: Live Improvised Music with Short Experimental Films

Music graduate student Dina Maccabee writes in:

Wesleyan undergraduate and graduate musicians will join San Francisco composer Lisa Mezzacappa for the Wesleyan Edition of her ongoing series Mission Eye & Ear. Players form small ensembles to create live scores, on the spot, alongside short experimental films. Presented by Experimental Music Group.

Date: Monday, November 24th
Time: 8:00pm
Place: CFA Hall

F Holes Fall Concert

From Hea-Ream Lee ’15:

Celebrate the end of the semester with Wesleyan’s favorite (only) rogue chamber group.
Featuring the fingers of:
Siri Carr ’15
Vivian Deng ’15
Hea-Ream Lee ’15
Matthew Stein ’16
Harim Jung ’16
Rachel Guetta ’17
Ali Felman ’17
Isabelle Csete ’18
Caroline Kikawa ’18
There will be equal parts Grieg, Piazzolla, and Miley Cyrus. You will laugh. You might cry. I heard Matthew will take his shirt off if enough people come. It will be an hour of aural bliss that will far surpass whatever procrastination you’d be doing otherwise. Join us.

Date: Sunday, November 23rd – today!
Time: 3:30pm
Place: Memorial Chapel

Concert: Music from East Asia

This invitation courtesy of the CFA:

Featuring Wesleyan’s three East Asian ensembles—the Chinese Music Ensemble co-directed by graduate students Joy Lu and Andrew Terwilliger, the Korean Drumming Ensemble directed by Private Lessons Teacher Chunseung Lee, and the Taiko Drumming Ensemble directed by Visiting Instructor in Music Barbara Merjan—this concert presents a variety of musical styles and repertories from East Asian cultures.

Date: Sunday, November 23rd – tonight!
Time: 7:00pm
Place: Crowell Concert Hall (CFA)
Cost: $2 Wesleyan students, $3 all others

Artist Talk: Ghada Amer


From Jasmine Mack ’16:

Ghada Amer’s work seeks inspiration from pornographic images of women, popular culture, and from medieval Arabic texts on eroticism. At Wesleyan, she will discuss how her paintings explore female desire and its representation(s) using female figures sewn onto canvas and partially hidden behind threads and paint.

Date: Monday, November 24th
Time: 4:15 – 5:15 PM
Place: 300 High Street, Romance Languages and     Literatures Lounge

Film Series: Zaytoun

2012. Israel/UK/France. Dir: Eran Riklis. With Stephen Dorff. 110 min. 

During the 1982 Lebanon War, a captured Israeli pilot forms a tentative pact with a Palestinian boy to escape back over the border.

The screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Eran Riklis.

Tonight / 8 p.m. / Goldsmith Family Cinema / Free