Category Archives: Events

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

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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

Environmental Literature Student Forum Interest Meeting

The amazing Rachel Earnhardt ’17 invites you to an interest meeting for her student forum class:

In this student forum, we begin by exploring the canon of American environmental literature and discussing key elements of ecocriticism. We will then dive into contemporary topics/mediums like environmental journalism, writing about climate change, urban nature journaling, environmental justice literature and many more. Through a variety of writing exercises, we will work to shape our voices as we are part of the next generation of environmental communicators. In addition, there are some v exciting guest speakers lined up to complement the course material! This is a 1.0 credit (pass/fail) course.

If you need more incentive, there will be DESSERT at the meeting (and probably several classes too).
***If you can’t come to the interest meeting or can’t wait until tomorrow, please email me and I can send you a copy of the syllabus!***

Date: Tuesday, September 8th
Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm
Place: Allbritton 311

Alpha Delta Phi Presents: Second Day Snacks


Clara Pinsky ’16 writes in:

Help welcome in the new school year by joining us for ADP’s first rush event of the semester! Swing by the house for popsicles of all colors,some (end of) summertime jams and, of course, for the good company.

Disclaimer: While we are so excited to welcome the new freshmen on campus, we are not allowed to rush freshmen first semester.

Date: Tuesday, September 8th
Time: 4:00PM
Place: Alpha Delta Phi (the big house next to 200 Church)

Audition for Mixolydians


Daniel Maseda ’16 writes in:

The Mixolydians are having auditions!

The Mixolydians are Wesleyan’s student-run chamber choir, singing all
types of choral music from across time and space, whether it’s Top 40
hits from the Early Modern period or the hottest contemporary tracks
from your favorite classical mixtape.

No experience necessary, just come with a short song prepared and be
ready to do some light sight-reading.

Date: Tuesday, September 8th and Wednesday, September 9th
Time: 7:00 PM-9:00 PM
Place: PAC 002

Student Forum Interest Meeting: Language of the Contemporary Music Industry

Ron Jacobs ’16 writes in:

Hey there! If you’re still looking for another class, come down to 41 Wyllys Ave. this Tuesday night (September 8th) at 7PM to learn about MUSC 419 – Language of the Contemporary Music Industry. There will be pizza!

In the first half of the semester, we will be dedicated to applying a critical lens on the various positions in the music industry. In the latter half of the semester, you will be able to apply your cumulated knowledge, experiences, and new ideas in practical roles for the final project.

List of confirmed guest speakers:
Pete Ganbarg ’88 – Vice President of A&R at Atlantic Records
Eric Herman ’04 – President of Modiba Productions
Peter Nashel ’88 – Composer, Producer, and Co-Founder of Duotone Audio Group
Mike Errico – Singer-Songwriter, Recording Artist, Writer, Professor at NYU Clive Davis’ School of Music
Edward Grauer ’88 – Cash Money Records Attorney
Carl Sturken ’78 – Co-Founder of SRP Records, Songwriter, A&R, and Record Producer
John Hartmann – veteran music agent, personal manager, and record executive responsible for career direction for Sonny & Cher, Buffalo Springfield, Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, the Eagles, Peter, Paul & Mary, Elvis Presley, and many others.

Guest Speakers TBD:
Luke Wood ’91 – President of Beats By Dre
Ismael “Izzy” Coleman ’15 – President and Co-Founder at VIBES Creative Media
David Stouck ’15 – Manager of Digital Compliance and Revenue Assurance at Warner Music Group

Class is P/F class for 1.0 credit on Tuesday nights from 7-9PM.

Date: Tuesday, September 8th
Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm
Place: 41 Wyllys, room 110

Onomatopoeia Auditions!

From Alex Fireman ’16:

Come audition for Onomatopoeia, one of Wesleyan’s all female (identifying) a cappella groups! We sing all sorts of fun music from good ol’ folsky Crosby, Stills & Nash to Queen Bey.

Auditions are Monday and Tuesday (September 7th and 8th) from 6-8pm in Usdan Room 114.

Be ready to match some pitches, learn part of a song with us, and sing a short song (or part of a song) that you’ve prepared!

Check out our website!

Date: Monday, Sept. 7 and Tuesday, Sept. 8
Time: 6-8 PM
Place: Usdan 114