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: https://wesleyan.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_6J76Jhq5UhxEyrz

Apply Online By: Sunday, April 3

Film Series: What Have I Done to Deserve This? (¿Qué he hecho yo para merecer esto?)

1984. Spain. Dir: Pedro Almodóvar. With Carmen Maura. 101 min.

 

Almodóvar turns his flamboyantly perverse eye to a zany dysfunctional family: a pill-addled cleaning lady tries to maintain her sanity despite a letter-forging husband, a lizard-loving mother-in-law, a drug-dealing son, and another son she sells to a pedophile dentist.

Tonight / 8 p.m. / Goldsmith Family Cinema / Free

POEMS!! with Jess Rizkallah

jess rizkallahDo you want a lil more poetry in your life? Here’s an event for you!

Jess Rizkallah is a Lebanese-American writer / illustrator / coffee slinger living and often performing poems in Boston, where several people on the facebook event are sad this event is not taking place.

Jess is a recent graduate from Lesley University who publishes chapbooks with lots of other cool humans at Pizza Pi Press & is the founder and editor of Maps for Teeth, a blog and literary magazine about “heritage, culture, community, hometown, neighborhood, environment – anything or place from the outside that has found its way in.”

Jess’ poetry is published in some places on the internet and on paper but she’s most proud of being featured next to her Jido’s rocking chair. Expert Emotional Crier Because Whales. Official Friend To Anyone With A Story They Want To Tell About Grandparents. She make zines and wants to read yours.

there will be POEMS, elephants, and probably FOOD

Date: Thursday, March 31
Time: 6:30-8PM
Place: Malcolm X House
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First Generation Panel and Discussion

Kevin Winnie ’16 writes in:

This event is an opportunity to connect with other members of the first generation community and discuss academic success at Wesleyan. Panelists will discuss the strengths of being first generation, their experience in college and ways they navigated obstacles that arose along the way. Resources on campus will also be shared. Light refreshments will be served.

Date: Thursday, March 31
Time: 4:30-6 PM
Place: Allbritton 311

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