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

Reception – Senior Thesis Exhibition: Week Two

Andrew Chatfield sends the following message from the CFA:

View the talents of seniors Joseph Strella ’15, Genna DeGroot ’15, Gabe Gordon ’15, Nicole Dalessandro ’15, and Hailey Sowden ’15 in the Art Studio Program of Wesleyan’s Department of Art and Art History, on display from Tuesday, March 31 through Sunday, April 5, 2015.

Date and time: Reception is Wednesday, April 1st at 4:00pm; Artwork is on display until Sunday, April 5th
Place: Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery

Terpsichore Tickets Now on Sale!

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From the zany Stellar Levy ’15:

Terp is back with fifteen dances you definitely shouldn’t miss!
Tickets for this semester’s performance are now on sale at the box office in USDAN. Get one soon because the show will sell out! The performance is Friday, April 10 at 7pm and 10pm, and Saturday, April 11 at 1pm in the World Music Hall. Come watch!!

When: April 10, 7pm and 10 pm as well as April 11, 1pm.

Where: World Music Hall

Powder Puff Info Session

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From Gavriella Wolf ’15:

It’s that moment you’ve been waiting for! Relay For Life of Wesleyan University is proud to host our annual powder puff football game! The game will be Sunday, April 18 at 3pm at the base of Foss. It’s $5 to play, and the proceeds go to Relay for Life.

Practices will be held on Sunday, April 5 at 2pm, and Sunday, April 12 at 2pm.We are looking to fill our rosters with enthusiastic players. No experience necessary. Anyone who identifies as female is welcome to play.

RSVP by coming to our informational meeting this Tuesday in Usdan! Low commitment, high fun, good cause!

Date: Tuesday, March 31st
Time: 7:00PM
Place: Usdan 108
Cost: $5 to Play

Classical Studies Open House

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From Ali Rosenberg ’15:

All prospective and current Classics/Classical Civilizations majors are invited to an open house this Tuesday, March 31 at noon. Come learn about course offerings, study abroad opportunities, archaeological fieldwork, and ways to get involved with the undergraduate classics journal while you meet and hang out with other people interested in the ancient world. Lunch will be provided!

Date: Tuesday, March 31
Time: 12-1 PM
Place: Downey House Lounge (Rm. 200)

Info Sesh: M.A. in Liberal Studies

header-mals-newFrom Sarah-Jane Ripa ’02:

Did you know that Wesleyan offers a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies? Graduate Liberal Studies is an open enrollment program, running courses in summer, fall, and spring. Students can register for courses in any term, or apply as a degree candidate for the following semester.

GLS faculty is comprised of Wesleyan’s outstanding professors as well as fantastic GLS-only visiting instructors, like NatureServe zoologist Geoff Hammerson and author (and WesAlum) Rachel Basch ’80. With a flexible schedule and the opportunity to pursue independent study, highly motivated students can earn their degree in two years or less. If you would like to learn more, but are unable to attend the information session, email masters[at]wesleyan[dot]edu, call 860-685-3345, or visit the masters website here.

Date: Tuesday, March 31
Time: 12:15 – 1 PM
Place: 74 Wyllys Ave.

The Long Way ‘Home’: Art, Change, and Imagination

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“The Long Way ‘Home'” is an artist talk by Sundus Abdul Hadi about re-claiming identity, overcoming struggle, and using art as a vehicle for social change.

More info: Sundus Abdul Hadi is an Iraqi-Canadian multimedia artist. She was born in the UAE, raised and educated in Montreal, where she earned a BFA in Studio Arts and Art History and a graduate diploma in Communication Studies. Her work is a subversive and sensitive documentation of current crises in the Middle East, often using manipulated photographic imagery, mixed-media painting, artist books and sound. Abdul Hadi is the co-founder of The Medium, a global multidisciplinary artist collective.

Date: Monday, March 30
Time: 4:15 – 6 PM
Place: Department of Romance Languages Lounge, 300 High Street

More info from Elidrissi about the talk and Abdul Hadi’s work after the jump.

Medieval Studies Program Open House

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From Ali Rosenberg ’15:

The Medieval Studies Program invites all prospective and current majors/minor to its open house this Monday (March 30). Come and learn about the program and course offerings while you meet with members of the program. Refreshments will be served!

Date: Monday, March 30
Time: 4:15 – 5 PM
Place: Downey House Lounge (Rm. 200)

Maps, Networks, and Art Markets: Doing Digital Art History

mdLALl5xa9lknxBdY4FHirQFrom James Hall ’15:

On Monday March 30th, the Digital and Computational Knowledge Initiative will present Pamela Fletcher, Professor of Art History and Chair of the Art and Department at Bowdoin. She’ll be giving a lecture entitled “Maps, Networks, and Art Markets: Doing Digital Art History”, in which she’ll explore the question of how and why galleries run by dealers became the standard way to sell art. She’ll consider the geography of art in London and consider how digital and computational help us to ask and answer scholarly questions. The talk will be in Usdan 108.

Date: Monday, March 30
Time: 4:15 – 5:30 PM
Place: Usdan 108