Category Archives: Events

ENG 420: Practicum in Digital Journalism

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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

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“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

 

TRAGIKINGDOM Auditions!

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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
experience!

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)
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Writing for Television Info Session

From Amanda Distler ’15:

Interested in Amy Bloom‘s famous Writing for Television class, held this spring? You know you are!

Professor Bloom is now accepting applications at amy[at]amybloom[dot]com. A description is available on WesMaps and all apps are due by November 10th!

Come to Shapiro on Monday night to get the insider scoop on the application process and the class itself. Past syllabi will be available and I’ll be answering questions about POI requests and expectations!

Date: Tonight
Time: 7-8 PM
Place: Shapiro Creative Writing Center, 167 High Street

Archaeology Open House

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From Catherine Chase ’15:

Get down and dirty with…Archaeology! Join prospective and current majors for FREE LUNCH and finding out about courses, digs, internships, and fulfilling your dreams of becoming Indiana Jones!

Date: Today
Time: Noon
Place: 200 Downey House Lounge

Wiz Khalifa Concert Raffle

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From Trevon Gordon ’17:

We are fundraising for Community Solar Power in Ghana. $5 Raffle Tickets are being sold at Usdan. The winner will receive tickets to the Wiz Khalifa Concert on 11/16 at Webster Hall in NYC.

Date: From November 2nd to November 9th
Time: From 11AM today until 2PM next Sunday
Place: Usdan table
Cost: $5

RLANG Fall Open House

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Interested in the Romance Languages & Literatures major? This is the open house for you:

Would you like your undergraduate major to help you:

· Acquire familiarity with another culture on that culture’s terms?
· Acquire the kind of linguistic and cross-cultural proficiency required for 21st-c. life and careers?
· Put you into deep and meaningful contact with some of the most rewarding literary, cinematic, and visual texts ever created?
· Explore the past as it unfolds in France and the Francophone world,
Italy, and Spain and the Hispanophone world, including Latin America?
· Incorporate study abroad as a key component of your studies at Wesleyan?

Pizza will be served!

If you are contemplating a major in one of our programs but cannot attend the information session on November 3, please contact the appropriate major representative:

French Studies: Catherine Ostrow (costrow[at]wesleyan[dot]edu)
Italian Studies: Ellen Nerenberg (enerenberg[at]wesleyan[dot]edu)
Hispanic Literature and Cultures: Maria Ospina (mospina[at]wesleyan[dot]edu)
Romance Studies: Michael Armstrong-Roche (marmstrong[at]wesleyan[dot]edu)

Date: Monday, November 3
Time: 12-1 PM
Place: 300 High Street common room

We Speak We Stand: Campus-Wide Bystander Intervention Training!

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From Willa Beckman ’15:

Become an active bystander by registering for Wesleyan’s bystander intervention training! Empowered bystanders make the campus community safer by standing up and speaking out when they witness situations that could potentially harm the health and safety of others. Intervening with peers can be difficult for a number of reasons and training will provide you with the skills to move from inaction to action and intervene safely and effectively.

The training features two distinct and separate tracks: sexual violence prevention and alcohol use intervention.

The next training is Monday, November 3rd, 7-10PM in 41 Wyllys room 112. Dinner included!

Register here by Friday, October 31st at 12:00pm.

Deadline: Friday, October 31st, 2014
Event Date: Monday, November 3rd, 2014
Time: 7-10PM
Place: 41 Wyllys room 112

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.