Category Archives: Events

Financial Aid Policy, Transparency, and Admissions Panel Seeks Questions

 Em Trambert ’14 wants you to know that:

On Thursday, November 15 at 4:30 PM, there will be a panel of Professors from the Government, Economics, Sociology, Philosophy, and Science in Society Departments discussing these topics. Students will be moderating the discussion, and we want your questions! Please submit them to professorpanel(at)gmail(dot)com by Monday, November 12.

Date: Monday, November 12
Place: Your computer/smartphone
Cost: 30 seconds of your time

Desperate Measures Harvest Festival

Ariel Lesnick ’14 invites you to to get some laughs:

After midterms, Hurricane Sandy, and a week-long Halloween, it’s time to take some time to celebrate some pre-Thanksgiving holidays. Come watch Desperate Measures Improv(e) Comedy honor the centuries old tradition of the Harvest Festival! Celebrate with our cornucopia overflowing with laughter!

Walk into the club like, “What up? I got a big crop!”

Click here to check out the Facebook event.

Date: Saturday, November 10
Time: 9:00 PM
Place: Nics Lounge
Cost: Free!

Film Series: The Dust Bowl

2012. USA. Dir: Ken Burns.Documentary. 120 min.

For those who doubt civilization’s environmental impact, here’s a timely reminder from America’s not-so-distant past: overzealous post-WWI farming, amplified by the Depression, culminated in disaster on a plague-like scale. Prolific doc maestro Burns unpacks this harrowing history from several perspectives, including oral testimony from the few remaining survivors. Intro by producer Julie Dunfrey.

Tonight. 8pm. Goldsmith Family Cinema. Free.

Film Screening: Under the Same Moon // La Misma Luna

Zaida Garcia ’15 wants you to watch a movie:

This 2007 Mexican-American drama tells the story of a family split by the United States/Mexico Border. Nine-year old Carlitos is separated from his mother, who illegally immigrates to the United States to earn money for her family back in Mexico. Because of oppressive family circumstances, Carlitos also crosses into the United States, in a quest to reunite with his mother. Brought to you by Ajùa Campos in celebration of Latin@ Affirmation Month!

When: Thursday Nov 8, 7:00 pm
Where: Usdan Multi-Purpose Room
Cost: Nada

Classical Studies Open House

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Alex Ray ’13 submits an event because the Classical Studies department doesn’t know how:

The Classical Studies Department invites you to attend our Open House tomorrow! The department offers majors in Classics and Classical Civilization, both guaranteed to make your parents hate you. Come and hear about new course offerings, study abroad opportunities, summer study, archaeological fieldwork, and M?tis, Wesleyan’s undergraduate Journal of Classical Studies.

Lunch will be provided.

Date: Today, November 8
Time: 12 pm
Place: Downey House lounge
Cost: Free