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Millennial Modes of Communication: Internet Memes as Art?!?

Tonight! Students for Consent and Communication are hosting memers:

Do you like to laugh? Do you like memes? Do you like examining how memes can operate in subversive and representational ways? Does this sound stupid? It is! (jk)

Come hear from 2 rad Insta memers: namaste.at.home.dad (Joelle) and yung_nihilist (Bianca) about their creative processes!!

How can memes initiate radical dialogue? ? How can they open up discourse surrounding mental health, coping, and healing? ? Come find out . . .

Check them out here:
https://www.instagram.com/yung_nihilist/
https://www.instagram.com/namaste.at.home.dad/

RSVP to the facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/107210593178294/

Date: Tonight April 29th
Time: 7:30-9PM
Place: Pac 001

Wesleyan University Orchestra Concert

From Randi Plake:

The Wesleyan University Orchestra, under direction of Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music Nadya Potemkina, will feature winners of the annual Concerto Competition.

Date: May 6
Time: 8pm
Place: Crowell Concert Hall

Because When God is Too Busy: Haiti, me, & the World

Prof to Perform:

Come out and see Prof U’s “pure ‘bad ass-ry'” in her 11th Anniversary spoken word performance. With a response by Dr. Kyrah Daniels from Harvard University. Food will be provided and a book signing will follow.

Date: Wednesday April, 26
Time: 7-9PM
Place: Memorial Chapel

 

Supporting Survivor’s Workshop

From Wesleyan Students for Consent and Communication:

Join Students for Consent and Communication for a workshop that will discuss how to combat rape culture and better support survivors.

PERPETRATORS NOT WELCOME

Date: Tuesday, April 25
Time: 5:30-6:30pm
Place: Boger 112

 

Apply for Writing Prizes!

Hemingway

The deadline to apply for writing prizes awarded by the Writing Certificate has been extended until Tuesday, April 4, 2017.

The Writing Certificate invites students to submit outstanding poetry, fiction, and other prose for consideration for prizes. These prizes recognize exceptional student writing and also support summer projects and graduate study. Prizewinners have included students from all majors and class years. Students have undertaken ambitious projects through summer fellowships, including travel to foreign countries. Students have also completed research, oral history projects, and personal writing initiatives. Wesleyan Writers Conference scholarships are also available.

Most awards include a cash prize. For a description of the awards, visit http://www.wesleyan.edu/writing/community/prizes.html

To apply, send your submissions as an email attachment to agreene@wesleyan.edu

Date: April 04, 2017

Time: 4:30 PM

Place: Submission

 

“Us vs. Them”: 2017 Posse Plus Retreat Focuses on Addressing Division

Wesleyan Posse Veterans class of 2020

Wesleyan Posse Veterans class of 2020

On Friday February 10th Posse Veteran Scholars, students and faculty boarded a school bus for the Posse plus retreat. Posse started its veterans’ program in 2012, and this is the initiative’s third year at Wesleyan, now with a total of 32 veterans studying on campus. The Posse Plus retreat is an annual event, and is open to anyone interested in engaging in a dialogue with Wesleyan’s Posse Scholars.