Category Archives: Events

Open Healing Space


From Caroline Catlin ’15:

There will be an open space in Espwesso for anyone who wants to come together and support one another due to recent campus events. Free tea will be provided as well as materials to write messages of support to the community (we will have giant pieces of paper) and/or make cards or notes (with out using names) to people in the hospital. Resources and information on different support systems will be available. Organized by CAPS and Active Minds at Wes.

Date: Tuesday, Feb 24
Time: 2-6 PM
Place: Espwesso
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Jason Sorens on Federalism and Secession

Jason Sorens, a lecturer in Government at Dartmouth College, will speak on the consequences of policy choices made in response to secessionist movements, as well as the normative principles that governments and secessionists ought to respect. Contact radelstein[at]wesleyan[dot]edu for copies of Sorens’s recent paper, “Legal Regimes for Secession: Applying Moral Theory and Empirical Findings.”

An informal reception will follow. This is the first of four lectures on Centralization and Decentralization hosted by the Allbritton Collaborative Cluster Initiative.

Date: Tuesday, February 24
Time: 4:15 PM
Place: PAC 422
Cost: Free!

Artist Panel – “Picture/Thing”

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A panel discussion about the “Picture/Thing” exhibition featuring artists Leslie Hewitt, Jon Kessler, and Letha Wilson; and the curators, Assistant Professor of Art Sasha Rudensky and Professor of Art Jeffrey Schiff. “Picture/Thing” is on view in the Main Gallery of the Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery, located at 283 Washington Terrace on the Wesleyan campus in Middletown, from Thursday, January 29 through Sunday, March 1, 2015.

Date: Wednesday, February 24
Time: 4:30 – 5:30 PM
Place: Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery
Cost: Free!

Social Death & Survival Forum featuring Wesleyan Faculty

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The first of a series of events addresses the theme of social death and survival from multiple vantage points. Our panel of Wesleyan faculty will discuss social death and survival in relation to contemporary struggles of identity and personhood, with respect to gender and sexuality, race and nationality, and ability and disability. The faculty panel features Robin AutryAlexandre BarilRachel Ellis NeyraMegan GlickLaura Grappo, and Margot Weiss.

Sponsored by the Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life, the Mellon University Lectures, and the Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program.

Date: Thursday, February 26
Time: 4:15 – 6:00 PM
Place: Allbritton 311
Cost: None

Word Game Night

13783_786610414746885_903457497596846213_nThe folks at the Shapiro Creative Writing Center are back with weekly fun times:

Studying and the cold got you down? Take a study break in comfort of the Shapiro Center! Come on down to Shapiro on Wednesdays for fun word games, cool people, and free snacks!

Date: Wednesday, February 25 (and every subsequent Wednesday!)
Time: 8-10 PM
Place: Shapiro Creative Writing Center, 167 High Street
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Artful Lunch Series – Laurie Nussdorfer


From Andrew Chatfield, a Special CFA Event:

One artwork, one speaker, fifteen minutes. Join Artist in Residence Laurie Nussdorfer as she shares her favorite works in the Davison Art Center collection.

Date: Tues, Feb 24
Time: 12:10 PM
Place: Davison Art Center