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ENG 420: Practicum in Digital Journalism

methodSophia Jennings ’16 writes in:

Come hear about student forum ENG420: DIGITAL JOURNALISM, a semester-long course where we will focus on producing online content and developing our portfolio. This writing-intensive seminar will introduce students to a variety of forms, from the interview, to the profile, to data-based storytelling. We will be skyping with numerous alumni in the industry, and your work will have the opportunity to be published online via Method Magazine. Multi-media projects will be highly encouraged.

Sophia Jennings ’16 and Ben Romero ’16 will be leading the student forum.

Date: Monday, January 25
Time: 7-8PM
Place: 41 Wyllys, Room 113

Library workshops for senior thesis and essay writers

"Portrait of clever student with open book reading it in college library"

“Portrait of clever student with open book reading it in college library”

For any lost seniors out there:

The library is offering workshops for seniors writing a thesis or an essay. Topics include finding resources here and elsewhere, discovering specialized resources, interlibrary loans, reference services, EndNote, and more.

Sessions will be offered on Monday 9/28, Tuesday 9/29, Wednesday 9/30, and Thursday 10/1 at 11:00, 1:00, and
3:00 each day. No need to sign up ahead of time. Choose a date and time convenient for you and join a group for a 45 minute info session at Olin Library’s reference office. Attendees will be granted expanded interlibrary loan privileges.

Dates: Monday, September 28 through Thursday, October 1
Times: 11 AM, 1 PM, and 3 PM each day
Place: Olin Library

WESupport International Students

From Elizabeth Arslanoglou ’16:

Are you an international student? Are you facing difficulties in adapting to classes and social life at WES? Do you feel that your cultural norms are different from those in the US? Do you believe that there are many things you just don’t get here? Do you feel homesick? Do you want a group of people similar to you to talk to?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, join us in our New Mental Health Support Group, specifically focused on International Students. The group will be facilitated by trained students who will also be active participants in the discussion. We will be having weekly friendly conversations about issues that concern us, relative to our transition from other cultures into a US college campus. You are not the only one out there facing “culture shock” so come share your experiences and thoughts!

Date: February 23-May 11
Time: 8-9 PM
Place: Memorial Chapel Meditation Room



10353547_10153095431921177_6367538421406283836_nZia Grossman-Vendrillo ’15 writes in:

TRAGIKINGDOM: A Medieval Skapopera (ska-pop-opera)

Set roughly within the 5th and 15th century, TRAGIKINGDOM weaves the tale of forbidden and feudal love between a queen and a revolutionary serf to the musical stylings of No Doubt’s 1995 album Tragic Kingdom.

We are looking for singers, dancers, actors, jesters, and fools of all
types and backgrounds to audition to be part of this concert

Auditions will be from 4:30-6 on Wed, Jan 28 in the East Room
& Thurs, Jan 29 in the Jones Room

Callbacks will be Sat, Jan 31

Date: January 28th-29th
Time: 4:30-6:00 PM
Place: East Room (Wednesday) and Jones Room (Thursday)

Film Series: Amour

2012. France/Austria. Dir: Michael Haneke. With Emmanuelle Riva. 127 min.

An aging husband struggles to face his wife’s physical decay after she suffers a stroke – a tough subject, certainly, but Haneke’s astounding Oscar winner handles it with grace, creating a balance between the haunting and the heartfelt. This may be the most terrifying affirmation of love’s power yet put on film. Presented as part of The Tournées Festival.

Tonight. 8pm. Goldsmith Family Cinema. $5.

Latin@ Identity Student Panel

From Zaida Garcia ’15:

What does it meant to be Latin@ in the United States? Some of us are “fresh off the boat” and some of us have never visited Latin America. Some speak Spanish fluently and others don’t. Being Latin@ encompasses a wide range of countries, races, and experiences, and yet many of us feel connected to each other. Come explore the meaning of “Latinidad” and identity with student panelists Oscar Parajon ’16, Giselle Torres ’16, Daniel Lee ’16, Wesley Close ’15, Andrew Martin ’15, Jay Benedith ’14, and Mary Diaz ’14. Also come eat some yummy homemade refreshments!

Date: TODAY, November 13th
Time: 7PM – 8PM
Place: 41 Wyllys Room 114
Cost: Nada

50 Shades of Yes!

From the awesome peeps of WesWell:

Come eat and talk with the Peer Health Advocates after Monday’s “Gettin’ Wordy & Talkin’ Dirty” Event with Oh Megan!

Date: TODAY, November 13th
Time: 5:30PM – 6:30PM
Place: PAC 422
Cost: FREE

Apply to Perform in Expresiónes, the Latin@ Cultural Show!

Zaida Garcia ’15 thinks you have what it takes:

Got the voice of Marc Anthony, the moves of Shakira, or the flow of
Daddy Yankee? Visited Latin America and wrote some awesome
poetry/spoken word? Know every line of your favorite telenovela? Ajùa
Campos wants YOU to perform for Expresiónes, the Annual Latin@
Cultural Show! Come celebrate Latin@ culture with us and showcase your
skills on Saturday, November 23rd. Performances in the past have
included dances, singing, skits, and spoken word. We are always
looking for creative performers!

If you are interested or have further questions, please email
Elizabeth Jauregei ’15 (ejauregui[at]wesleyan[dot]edu) by Monday, November
18th with your name, details of your act, and any equipment you need.

Start Date: TODAY, November 13th
End Date: November, 18th // 11:59PM

Robert Gluck Reads at Wesleyan University


From Sarah Chrystler ’13: 

Celebrated author, Robert Glück, will read from his upcoming work on Wednesday, November 13th, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. in Wesleyan University’s, Russell House, 350 High Street, Middletown, CT.

Robert Glück is the author of nine books of poetry and fiction, including two novels, Margery Kempe and Jack the Modernist, and a collection of stories, Denny Smith. He co-edited the anthology Biting The Error: Writers Explore Narrative. Glück has served as co-director of Small Press Traffic and director of The Poetry Center at San Francisco State. In 2014, Semiotext(e) will publish his collection, The Greatness of Kathy Acker, and Other Essays.

Free and open to the public. Reception and book signing to follow the reading. For more information, please call 860.685.3448 or visit the Writing At Wesleyan website. For program information contact Anne Greene, agreene(at)wesleyan(dot)edu or 860.685.3604.

Date: Wednesday, November 13th, 2013
Time: 8:00 PM
Place: Russell House, 350 High Street
Cost: Free!

History Thesis Colloquium Part III

PAC 136, 4:15-6pm, FREE SNACKS! Come listen to some more of the History Major thesis writers discuss their fascinating topics!

On Wednesday, November 13

Patrick Moriarty Race and Revolution: How the American Revolution defined the Black American Experience
Maxwell Votey Kuban Cossack Identity and Historical Memory in Early Post-Soviet Russia

On Thursday, November 14

Cassandra Garvin Making “Americans”: Clothing and Identity Formation of Settlers and Natives in the Colonial North American Northeast
Sabina Wahl Conversions to Islam: Personal Narratives of Muslim Women in Durban

Date: Nov 13 and Nov 14
Time: 4:15PM to 6PM
Place: PAC136