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The Sense and Sensibility of Equality

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From Hilda Vargas ’16:

Join us as Christopher Lebron, Assistant Professor of African American Studies and Philosophy at Yale, discusses his paper “The Sense and Sensibility of Equality.”

Date: Today
Time: 4:15PM
Place: Russell House

Creating Children’s Books Info Session

Genna DeGroot ’15 hates kids and art:

Like children’s books? Interested in learning how to make one? Well hot diggity are you in luck because Amy Bloom, Wesleyan’s author in residence, is teaching her amazing course on “Creating Children’s Books” in the spring. This is a really fun and challenging workshop class that allows students to develop their storytelling and illustration skills, culminating in the creation of their very own children’s book at the end of the semester.

Check the course description on wesmaps. We’re accepting (informal) applications for the class November 3rd—just send an email to amy(at)amybloom(dot)com and gdegroot(at)wesleyan(dot)edu to express your interest in the class and set up an interview. Interviews start November 10th!

I’ll be hosting an information session about the class at 5pm on November 4th in the Shapiro Creative Writing Center to answer any questions you guys might have about the class—come by!

Date: November 4
Time: 5pm
Place: Shapiro Creative Writing Lair

Volunteer with the Center for Prison Education

From Molly Rappaport ’15 and Shannon Nelson ’14:

Interested in volunteering with Wesleyan’s college in prison program as a Tutor or Research Intern? The Center for Prison Education is currently accepting applications for Tutor and Research Intern positions during the spring semester!

Come to the Wesleyan Center for Prison Education Student Group’s general interest meeting this Tuesday at 9:00 pm in the OCS lounge to learn about the program and discuss future prison activism/awareness projects.

SCUTE (Turtle Club) Interest Meeting

Julia Lejeune ’18 writes in:

Calling all turtle lovers! SCUTE (Students’ Conservation Union for Turtles on Earth) is a new club that was just founded this year!

Tuesday will be our first meeting to generate interest for the club. We are working to spread awareness about the need for turtle conservation and to raise money for a few conservation projects all over the world. (Check out Juara Turtle Project if you have a minute!)

Please come out to show your love for our sea and fresh water friends. There will be brownies!!

Date: Tuesday, October 28
Time: 9-10 PM
Place: 41 Wyllys, Room 211