Category Archives: Events

The MASH Sign-ups

mash_logoFrom the CFA:

The MASH is opening up submissions for student bands of all shapes and sizes! Please submit this form if you or a group would like to perform.

Submit soon!

Submit to Next Year’s Disorientation Guide

disorientationAbby Cunniff ’17 writes in:

Last year, people from the University Organizing Center made a Disorientation Guide of alternate Wesleyan histories and perspectives for incoming freshmen.

This summer, we will be creating the next edition of this guide! If you’re interested in joining our team or if you want to submit a piece of writing / art / something else, email Abby at acunniff(at)wesleyan(dot)edu before the end of May!

Deadline: Tuesday, May 31

PRIMAL SCREAM at Midnight

Primal scream has become an undertaking of the masses and I’m thrilled. If you, like the enterprising Harim Jung ’16 and the fb hosts they crowdsourced, want to deal with your problems by screaming, come to the Olin steps at midnight tonight to partake in a time-honored Wes tradition. There will be a countdown.

Date: TONIGHT//when May 9th becomes May 10th
Time: Midnight
Place: Olin steps//the deepest recesses of your soul

Second Annual Riverfront Encounter Festival

feet to the fireFor a lovely spring study break:

Spend an afternoon at the second annual “Feet to the Fire—Riverfront Encounter,” featuring world music bands, performance and visual art installations, a kids’ activity zone, and environmental education exhibits, as well as a craft fair and farmer’s market–all designed to bring you closer to the rich culture, history, and science of the Connecticut River. Koi flags, created by community members in workshops with Japanese artist Taichiro Takamatsu, will debut at this festival before traveling to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Date: Saturday, May 7
Time: 12-5PM
Place: Harbor Park, Middletown (on the banks of the river!)
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CFILM Senior Written Theses Presentation

Film Theses 2016

From Sarah Chrystler:

The College of Film and the Moving Image will be hosting a presentation of the Class of 2016?s written theses on Monday, May 2nd. The Criticism and History/Theory presentations will start at4:30PM in the Powell Family Cinema, and the Screenplay and Television Pilot presentations will begin at 7:00 PM in the same theater. There will be a small reception in the intermission Come support the hard work of our seniors! This event is free and open to the public.

Date: Monday, May 2nd
Time: 4:30pm-8:30pm
Place: The Powell Family Cinema in the Center for Film Studies

Espwesso is Hiring!

squirrel with coffeeFrom the folks at Espwesso:

WE’RE HIRING AGAIN !!! crazy how quickly this happens. See the application questions below, and email your answers as well as a resume to rmanayan(at)wesleyan(dot)edu by this Sunday, May 1st. Work-study only, underclassmen preferred!!!

Questions:

1. Are you work-study?
2. What is your relative availability Sunday – Thursday nights (9pm – 1am), and how many hours do you anticipate wanting to work per week?
3. Why do you want to work at the cafe?
4. What other activities and organizations do you take part in during the school year?
5. Tell us about something interesting or weird you’ve heard/read about this past week.
6. Use an experience to illustrate your ability to work in customer service or group environment. What are your strengths? What are your weaknesses?
7. You’re working at Espwesso and we are ALL OUT OF non-dairy milk. Sasha and Malia Obama walk in and ask for almond milk lattes. WHAT DO YOU DO?

Application Deadline: Sunday, May 1

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