From Brian “he doesn’t even go here” Lee ’13:
Brian Lee ’13 from the Wesleyan Fund Office is once again organizing
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
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
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
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
Date: TODAY, Sunday, November 23rd
Time: 3PM to 4:30PM
Place: Woodhead Lounge
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
Place: CFA Hall
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!
Place: Memorial Chapel
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!
Place: Crowell Concert Hall (CFA)
Cost: $2 Wesleyan students, $3 all others
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
1979. USA. Dir. Walter Hill. With Michael Beck, James Remar. 93 min.
“Warriors….Come out to playeeyay!”
Tonight / MIDNIGHT!!!!! / Goldsmith Family Cinema / Free
You probably know him better as Lemony Snicket (author of the incredibly successful A Series of Unfortunate Events books), but Wesleyan alum Daniel Handler ’92 has been in the news quite a bit for the past week or two. The downside? It hasn’t always been in the most positive light.
So, let’s break it down.