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 ’16will be leading the student forum.
1937. USA. Dir: Frank Capra. With Ronald Colman, Jane Wyatt. 133 min.
A plane crashes deep within the Himalayas. Its five surviving passengers are stranded and without hope, until a mysterious crowd materializes in the snow and whisks them away to a hidden utopia. Lavish sets and a mammoth scope spelled a production riddled with difficulties, foreshadowing the rigor behind the stunning recent digital restoration decades in the making.
3 or 4 bands, depending on how you count! Yairms and AlhhlA just released a split record that is weird and fun and normal and great. It’s also super rocking to boot! Family Planning is “thorny runs, hazy chords, free-floating grooves, infinitesimal spasms, dribs and drabs of this and that. A baby, an ugly pig’s head, a dancing monster, a yellow raincoat, a high grav forty, and a thousand cakes.” Sloopy Coos Canyon is Erin McGrath 16, Nicole RJ ’16, and (sometimes) Luke Macdona ’17. They sound the way that the color orange looks!
Some info first about an opening reception from the CFA:
Tripod Complex features monumental scrolls by Ian Boyden ’95 that are his meditation on the remains of ancient trees after a forest fire in Washington state.
Date: Wednesday, September 30 Time: 12-1:30 PM Place: College of East Asian Studies Gallery at Mansfield Freeman Center, 343 Washington Terrace CFA event link
And now, here are the details for the entire CEAS exhibition:
“Tripod Complex” features monumental scrolls by Ian Boyden ’95, a meditation on the remains of ancient trees after a fire in Okanogan National Forest in Washington state. When he first saw the still-standing charcoal spires, he said “It had become ink … this catastrophic Chinese landscape painting.” He was “transfixed by the musculature of the trees revealed and shaped by fire. They had drawn themselves on the sky.” He saw a transformation of self, and an insight into the Buddhist doctrine of no self.
Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, Noon-4pm
Closed: Saturday, October 24 through Wednesday, October 28; and Tuesday, November 24 through Tuesday, December 1, 2015.
Opening Date: Wednesday, September 30 Closing Date: Friday, December 11 Place: College of East Asian Studies Gallery CFA link
Andrew Chatfield writes in from the CFA to invite you to see a gallery exhibit by R. Luke Dubois:
Genre-defying composer, artist, and performer R. Luke DuBois utilizes data to create maps, scores, and videos that explore subjects including the Iraq War and the census; and that raise questions of artistic agency, privacy, and fair use. Organized as a database of his projects and concerns, the exhibition “R. Luke DuBois: In Real Time” is the first major gallery presentation of his work, and will include recent and commissioned pieces that take as their basis real-time data flows, topical statistics, and contemporary media footage. Co-sponsored by Wesleyan’s Department of Art and Art History, Department of Government, Digital and Computational Knowledge Initiative, Information Technology Services, the Office of Academic Affairs, and the Quantitative Analysis Center.
Closed: Wednesday, November 25 through Monday, November 30, 2015