Category Archives: Events

PAID Study on Daily Interactions and Social Situations

psychSamantha Ho ’16 writes in:

Participate in a PAID Study on Daily Interactions and Social Situations in the Rodriguez Mosquera Lab

The Wesleyan University Psychology Department is conducting a paid study on daily interactions and social situations open to WESLEYAN STUDENTS ONLY.

Participants will complete a 5-7 minute daily survey for 21 days. YOU can earn up to $35 depending on how many measures you complete!

Daily diary studies, (where participants complete SHORT surveys everyday), are RARE, interesting, and engaging for participants and researchers alike.

This study is a unique opportunity for you to contribute to psychological research, as well as help your fellow students who are working as research assistants.

If you are interested, please fill out this quick eligibility survey:

Apply Online By: Sunday, April 3

Film Series: Mustang

2015. France/Turkey. Dir: Deniz Gamze Ergüven. With Gune? ?ensoy. 97 min.


Five sisters in a Turkish village strive for independence after their conservative caretakers restrict them to their home. As much an escape film as a coming-of-age tale, Ergüven’s Oscar-nominated debut examines with clarity and compassion the effects of patriarchal oppression on spirited young women.

Tonight / 8 p.m. / Goldsmith Family Cinema / $5

Alexander Chee reads at Russell House

Alexander Chee.M. SharkeyFrom Sophia Franchi ’15:

Alexander Chee is the author of the novels Edinburgh and The Queen of the Night. He is a contributing editor at The New Republic and editor at large at VQR and has contributed essays and stories to The New York Times Book Review, Tin House, Slate, Guernica, Out, NPR, and other venues. His honors include a Whiting Award and a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, and he has taught writing at Wesleyan University, the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and Columbia University.

Chee has been praised by Junot Díaz as “the fire, and in my opinion, the light.” His most recent novel, The Queen of the Night, traces one woman’s rise from pioneer girl to circus rider to courtesan to world-renowned opera diva in nineteenth-century Paris. Publisher’s Weekly describes it as “lush and sweeping…a moving meditation on the transformative power of fate, art, time, and sheer survival” and Booklist calls it “mesmerizing.”

Free and open to the public.
Reception and book signing to follow the reading.

Date: Tomorrow, Wednesday, March 30
Time: 8-10PM
Place: Russell House, 350 High St.

EASY at Wes Info Session!

From Ilana Newman ’18:

Do you like to Eat Allergy Safe and Yummy?
Want ~ hot tips ~ for dining at Wes?
Want to cook allergen-free meals with us?
Want to learn more?
Come to EASY at Wes’ info session!
EASY at Wes is dedicated to supporting students with any type of
eating restriction.
We’re here to help!
Questions? Email us @ EASYatWes[@]gmail[.]com

Date: Wednesday, March 30
Time: 4:30PM-5:30PM
Place: 41 Wyllys, Room 110

Light of the East—The Beauty of Movement in Silence

PSA from the College of East Asian Studies:

Prominent Korean digital artists Youngho Kim and Jisong Lee examine
the “beauty of movement in silence” through photography and video in
their first exhibition outside Korea. Both artists build on their long
careers in fashion and commercial work to create works that examine
the core principals hiding behind what we see, and provide an opening
to re-explore, in a contemporary light, the topic of whether the world
that we are living in is a dream.

Date: Wednesday, February 3rd – Sunday, May 22nd
Time: 12:00 PM- 4:00 PM
Place: College of East Asian Studies Gallery

Volunteer with Food Rescue!

From Emily Murphy ’18:

Hate food waste? Looking to be involved in the Middletown community?

Food Rescue needs your help! Sign up for a once-a-week, 20 minute night time shift to drive food from the Wesleyan dining halls to a local homeless shelter.

*Volunteers with and without cars needed!!*

Please email wesfoodrescue[at]gmail[dot]com for any questions and further instructions before shifts start!

Sign-up Spreadsheet!

Date: From Sunday, February 7 to Sunday, May 8
Time: 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM