Category Archives: Events

College of Letters Open House

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Are you tired of academic monogamy? If you’re a freshman, COL might be just the right solution for you:

Freshmen: You are cordially invited to the COL Open House receptions on Monday Feb. 25 and Tuesday Feb. 26 at 4:15 pm!! COL majors, faculty, and cookies will be present to provide comfort, support, and answers to any major-related questions.

Film Hall Annual Oscar Party

The Argus bookies have good money on Movie 43 coming from behind for a cross-category sweep.
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Want to hear Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane’s smooth, deep voice announce the best movies of the year?  Plan to keep your fingers crossed for Wesleyan University favorite Beasts of the Southern Wild, which has four nominationsKaty Thompson ’15 has a plan for those of us who don’t want to watch the Academy Awards alone:

The Oscars are this Sunday, Feb 24!

Need a great place to watch the Oscars, hosted by Seth MacFarlane? Come to Film Hall’s Annual Oscar Party. Located in the basement of Nics 6, the Film Hall lounge offers a large projector great for watching the Academy Awards. The red carpet starts at 7pm and the award show will begin at 8 p.m. Come with your friends and answer our fun questionnaire for a chance to win prizes.

Popcorn will be provided.

Date: Sunday, February 24th
Time: 7–12 p.m.
Place: Film Hall Lounge, Nics 6
Cost: Free!

Flamenco Workshop/Performance

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Courtesy of Scarlett Perry ’15:

The Department of Romance Languages & Literatures cordially invites you to a Flamenco workshop-performance on MONDAY, FEB. 25, from 4pm to 6pm in the Crowell Concert Hall. The event is organized in conjunction with Spanish 257 (“Performing Ethnicity”), but all students of Spanish are encouraged to attend.

Rebeca Tomás, one of New York City’s up and coming Flamenco artists, will speak about Flamenco as an art form and will coordinate certain “hands on” exercises to help students gain a better appreciation for this unique cultural expression. She and her company will also perform a selection of pieces from their repertory.

This event is made possible by the generous support of the Thomas and Catharine McMahon Fund.

Date: Monday, February, 25th
Time: 4 PM – 6 PM
Place: Crowell Concert Hall
Cost: Free

On-Campus Social Media Internship

Can’t keep your mouse-clicking fingers off of Twitter, Facebook and Tumblr this weekend? Time to put those urges to good monetary use, courtesy of soon-to-be-graduating social media intern Lizzie Manning ’13:

Job Title: Social Media Intern
Employer: University Relations, Office of Alumni and Parent Engagement & Events
Address: Horgan House, 77 Pearl Street
Job Description:

The Office of Alumni & Parent Engagement & Events is seeking a Social Media Intern to communicate with alumni on numerous online platforms daily and to engage alumni with each other and with Wesleyan at every opportunity. The Intern will be responsible for posting all alumni news and events to the Wesconnect Facebook, @wesconnected Twitter, and Wesleyan Alumni Association LinkedIn Group; interacting with constituents who make content via these sites; searching the internet for useful content related to Wesleyan alumni; live-posting from important alumni events; and periodically launching special social media projects or initiatives (Storify streams, photo collections, Twitter groups, etc.). He/she will be the “voice” of the University for many alumni who get their Wesleyan content from social media as opposed to more traditional communication methods, and he/she will advise staff on the best ways to connect with alumni online. 

Submit to Metis

From Julia Bond ’13:

Metis is the Wesleyan Undergraduate Journal of Classical Studies. We accept any work related to Classics and can be rendered in 2D. This includes papers, photos, artwork, poetry, translations, and any other Classics-themed creative work. Consider submitting your work from last spring semester, this past fall, or any work you’ve done here at Wesleyan related to Classics.

We’re looking for a wide variety of pieces, so even if you are not sure if it is appropriate for the journal please send it anyway! If you have questions or if you’re interested in getting involved with Metis beyond submissions, email jbond(at)wes. The submission deadline is February 28, 2013.

Submit to: wesleyanmetis(at)gmail.

Contact: wesleyanmetis(at)gmail
Deadline:
 February 28

EcoMusic Competition

From Sewon Kang ’14:

Calling all environmentally conscious & musically gifted friends!

Submit to an EcoMusic competition hosted by COE, Music, and CFA that centers around environmental issues/themes seen in the exhibition FOOD-WATER-LIFE, currently in the Zilkha Gallery. We are looking for proposals for creative and passionate music that addresses these issues so please consider submitting! You could win $200!!! YAY! Proposals due 3/1/13.

See below for guidelines.

Survey: Classical Musicians and Improvisation

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Nathan Shane ’13 wants to pick your brain about music:

If you have learned classical music at some point in your life, or you are learning it now, then please take this survey! By conducting this survey, I hope to gather information for my undergraduate thesis, the topic of which is improvisation in classical music education. I will ask you questions about your music education, music in your life today, and your thoughts on improvisation. If you have 30 minutes, I would appreciate your participation a lot!

Here’s the link to the survey.

Contact: nwshane(at)wes
Deadline: February 28