Has the impending doom of finals got you down? If you answered no, give it a few hours. But if you answered yes, you have come to the right place. I am sure on this last day of reading period all of our brains are so fried we are unintentionally acting as a homing beacon for wild critters to nest in our hair. So, it is time to turn on the adorable baby animals videos.
Students from MUSC 109 “Introduction to Experimental Music” and special mystery guests stage their original work as part of a series of overlapping performances in their realization of John Cage’s “Musicircus.” The first of Mr. Cage’s “Musicircus” happenings took place in 1967 at the University of Illinois.
Date: Thursday, December 10 Time: 1:10 – 2:30 PM Place: Crowell Concert Hall
What makes a liberal arts background essential for a successful career in big business? Trustee Ed Heffernan ’84 will share his journey from Wesleyan to CEO of Alliance Data; he’ll discuss his career path and climbing the corporate ladder. Interactive Q&A with young alumni and reception to follow.
Award-winning writer and President Obama’s inaugural poet, Richard Blanco is also a public speaker, author, and civil engineer. Blanco’s work has appeared in numerous poetry collections, including the Best American Poetry series, and he was the 2006 recipient of the PEN Open Book Award for his publication “Directions to the Beach of the Dead.” Blanco was the first immigrant, the first Latino, the first openly gay person, and the youngest person to be the U.S. inaugural poet.
Join us for an evening of poetry and discussion. Refreshments will be provided.
Date: Wednesday, November 18 Time: 9-10:30 PM Place:Shapiro Creative Writing Center
Are you a ballet dancer? Have you always wanted to show off your moves on the big screen? Well now is your chance to shine! Audition for Atiya Walcott’s senior thesis film Layla this Wednesday, October 21st.
From Aimee Wilkerson ’17 and Brenna Tharnstrom ’16:
Come join WesDEF, SALD, and WesWell for a conversation about dressing up, respect, and Halloween at Wesleyan! Come to this workshop to learn more about how to craft an appropriate costume and explore why certain costumes are offensive and unacceptable in our community. Let’s create and intentional and fun Halloween at Wesleyan!
WesStuffed is back as hot as ever, and we’re kind of a big dill (pun intended). What is WesStuffed, you ask? Basically your go-to food blog for everything in and around Wesleyan. We are looking for bloggers/columnists/ writers/photographers and food lovers in general so come to our interest meeting to hear and share your food ideas. Here is a link to the blogfor more info.
P.S. there will be food at this meeting, and yes it’s a bribe.