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WesWIS presents: Wescourses

Sophie Breitbart ’16 asks:

Confused about which science courses to take next semester? Stressed about planning your future?

Then hop on over to Wesleyan Women in Science’s Wescourses! We’ll discuss classes offered next semester over an informal lunch. You’ll get some great advice from science majors about courses, professors, and how to plan your college career.

All genders are welcome! Of course, lunch and priceless life tips are free.

Please RSVP to msnow[at]wesleyan[dot]edu so we can feed you delicious treats!

Date: Wednesday, November 13th, 2013
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 PM
Place: Allbritton 311
Cost: negative one sandwich

Blood, Muscle, Bone: A Performative Teach-In

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This courtesy of Sara Feldman ’17, Alma Sanchez-Eppler ’14, and Trinithas Boyi ’16:

Come to a performative teach-in by the members of the class, “Blood, Muscle, Bone: The Anatomy of Wealth and Poverty” this Monday evening!  Through visual presentations, movement, spoken word, and songs, the students will invite the audience to explore poverty and wealth and their surrounding issues.  The program will run from 7pm to 11pm.  The doors will open every thirty minutes, so come when you can and stay as long as you can.

Please come join us in this exploration of interdisciplinary learning!  This program will make you think.

Date: Monday, November 11, 2013
Time: 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Place: Beckham Hall
Cost: Free!

Feet to the Fire Meeting

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From Sewon Kang ’14: 

Feet to the Fire does more than give you a free t-shirt during orientation. F2F is a committee made up of faculty, staff, students, and community members, and it’s being totally revamped! Instead of discussing environmentalism-related programming and events, we want to experiment with the idea of having the committee be programming creators. We want to reach our goals by developing creative outputs that contextualize F2F, communicate SAGES initiatives, and make F2F the culture creator on campus around environmentalism.

At this upcoming info session/meeting, we will be discussing the details of what is meant by “creative outputs” as well as three pilot projects we will focus on for 2014-2015:

  1. increasing composting on campus and in Middletown
  2. promoting the Wes to Wes initiative
  3. bringing awareness to the Connecticut River.

Email skang(at)wesleyan(dot)edu if you have any questions or want to attend the info session on Wednesday, November 13 at 4:15pm at the Downey House lounge.

Date: Wednesday, November 13th, 2013
Time: 4:15 PM
Place: Downey House Lounge (294 High Street)
Cost: FREE

Simone White Reads with the Wesleyan Student Poets

From Sarah Chrystler ’13:

Simone White, author of Unrest and House Envy of All the World will read from her work this Tuesday, November 12th, at 4:30 at Russell House. Joining her will be this year’s Wesleyan Student Poets, Alma Sanchez-Eppler ’14, Kayla Stoler ’14, and Ethan Tischler ’14, who will also read. Madalena Henning ’15, a Wesleyan Student Poet and CT Circuit Poetry Nominee, will read in the spring.

Date: Tuesday, 12 Nov
Time: 4:30PM
Place: Russell House (350 High Street)