Courtesy of Zenzele Price ’18:
The semester is in full swing, and it’s time for the return of Table Talk with Amy Bloom! Bring all your plans (drafts, outlines, concepts, you name it!) for all things prose to workshop them with Amy Bloom and the Wesleyan writing community.
Free snacks, great people, and valuable critique! Don’t miss this chance to praise, pity, and parse your writing, or anyone else’s.
Come to chat, come to share, come to snack!
Date: Thursday, March 2nd
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Place: Shapiro Center (167 High St)
Facebook event: LINK
From the Wesleyan Refugee Project and Engage
Join Mark Storella, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of State: Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration, as he speaks about “Humanitarian Challenges Today: Migrants, Refugees, and the International Community.”
He will provide an insider and expert look at the U.S Department of State’s policies and actions on immigration and refugee resettlement, as well as the corresponding public national discourse.
Ambassador Storella oversees admission of refugees to the United States and refugee programming in the Near East and Asia regions. Prior to his current assignment, Ambassador Storella served as Deputy Chief of Mission at Embassy Brussels, as the U.S. Ambassador to Zambia from 2010-2013, as the Senior Coordinator for Iraqi Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons in Baghdad from 2009-2010, and as the Deputy Permanent Representative at the U.S. Mission in Geneva from 2006-2009.
Link to Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/142764459576240/?notif_t=plan_user_joined¬if_id=1488159457127077
Date: March 2nd
Time: 7-9:30 pm
Place: PAC 001
From the CFA
Children and families can learn about all the instruments of the orchestra and how they work together in a fun interactive musical exploration. The performance by the Wesleyan University Orchestra, under the direction of Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music Nadya Potemkina, is followed by a multi-station musical instrument petting zoo—a great experience for all ages. Limited seating.
Date: March 4th
Place: Crowell Concert Hall
Gabriel Borelli writes in
If you love to read, write, and — most importantly — help others with their writing, apply to be a writing tutor this fall!
The Writing Workshop has begun soliciting applications for the Fall 2017 writing tutor positions. Apply now—the quick and easy pre-application form is available here (link: http://wesleyan.edu/writing/workshop/becometutor.html ) and is due by Friday, March 10th.
Tutors will be compensated for one semester of work with a $500 stipend and 1/2 course credit in the Writing Certificate. All tutors undergo a two-day intensive training session at the beginning of the fall semester, followed by check-in meetings on Tuesdays from 12-1 PM.
There are two steps in the application process:
1. The pre-application form. This is a short form indicating your interest in applying for a position.
2. The full application is due on Friday, March 10 at 5 pm. Applications are to be delivered to Ford Fellow Gabriel Borelli’s office (Downey House Room 103).
To learn more, visit our website. Please direct any questions to Ford Fellow Gabriel Borelli at email@example.com or Interim Director of Academic Writing Meg Furniss Weisberg at firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: March 10th
Time: by 5pm
Place: Downey 103