Tag Archives: Adelphic Educational Fund

Songwriting Workshop with Jess Best

jess-best-workshopExciting opportunity for all you aspiring musicians:

Join Wes Alum Jess Best at Alpha Delt for a Songwriting Workshop this Saturday 4pm-6pm. She will be there with her seven-piece band talking about the songwriting process and sharing the evolution of the songs off her recent EP Kid Again. Be sure to come with any songs you’re working on because there will be time built in to share your work with the group and then workshop your songs with her full band!

Date: Saturday, October 29
Time: 4:00-6:00 PM
Place: Alpha Delt

SHOFCO Photo Exhibit

SHOFCO invites you to the opening of our photo exhibit featuring photos from the Kibera School for Girls and other SHOFCO projects. The opening reception will be this afternoon (Saturday) from 3-5 in Zelnick Pavilion. Chai will be served and this will be your last opportunity before Commencement to hear Kennedy Odede ’12 speak about his experiences growing up and working in the Kibera slum. The exhibit will be showing through May 24th. Sponsored by the Adelphic Education Fund and SALD.

Date: Today, May 12
Time: 3 pm – 5 pm
Place: Zelnick Pavilion
Cost: Free

The Autism Culture War: Dueling Narratives About Autism in American Public Life – TODAY!

Come hear a lecture from Ari Ne’eman, President of the Autistic Self Advocacy Network and Member of the National Council on Disability. Ari’s talk will focus on the history of how autism has been approached in research, practice, and society at large, and the ways in which the national conversation on autism has developed distinctly from the wider disability rights movement. Among the themes to be explored will be the ethical and social issues surrounding societal approaches to autism, including the neurodiversity movement, the different narratives around autism in the parent and self-advocate communities, and the ways in which these narratives have shaped policy, for good and ill.

A Q & A session will follow the lecture.
Dinner will be provided!

  • Date: TODAY, Saturday, September 17
  • Time: 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
  • Place: Judd 116
  • Cost: Free!
  • Facebook Page: Here!
  • Brought to you by Wesleyan Students for Disability Rights and Sign Language House
  • Sponsored by the Adelphic Educational Fund

Feminist Lunch Lecture Series Presents: Jennifer Tucker

Anonymous submission, feminist rendition:

The Camera as Witness:  Feminists Theorize Photography

From Virginia Woolf to Ariella Azoulay, feminist scholars and artists have engaged with issues raised by photography’s role in society. This talk argues that we need feminist tools for analyzing photography and focuses on three domains (war photography, medical photography and family portraiture) as areas where feminists offer novel insights into how images function in the world. Looking at and discussing a handful of photographs,  we will explore the positive and negative powers of photography and the challenges new image technologies pose for feminist theory and practice.

FREE LUNCH + the FGSS class you always wanted to take!!

Organized by FemNet, Sponsored by the FGSS Dept., the Adelphic Educational Fund, WesWell and SALD.

Date: April 26
Time: Noon – 1:00 PM
Place: Woodhead Lounge

weSLAM + ADP Present: The No Scores / No Bullshit Poetry Jam (w/ live music!)

Wesleyan poetic culture proves it’s still alive and kicking tomorrow night at ADP!  But in order to take the edge off, there will be no judges or scores, but in the words of Michael Rosen ’11, “just a night of poetry, music, and good company.”  More from Mr. Rosen:

A music and poetry concert where the house band will accompany and back poets as they take to the stage. We’ve assembled some of Wesleyan’s most talented musicians to back feature poets Morgan Hill ’14, Camara Awkward-Rich ’11, Ryan Rodger ’11, Teju Adisa-Farra ’13 and Simone Moore ’11, so this is bound to be a dandy.  Signups are totally open, all styles of poetry are welcome, and with no judges to get in the way what a welcoming place it’ll be!

“How to Build a Global Terrorism Database”- A Lecture by Erica Chenoweth

From Max Rodriguez ’10:

Professor Erica Chenoweth‘s lecture is back! She will be speaking at Alpha Delta Phi about her research project on counterterrorism, and the use of new technologies to measure, analyze, and understand it.

Professor Erica Chenoweth is an Associate Professor of Government at Wesleyan. She is also the director of Wesleyan’s Program on Terrorism and Insurgency Research. This will be an exciting and informative lecture about research that is being done right here at Wesleyan by our own students and professors.

Sponsored by the Adelphic Educational Fund

Date: April 27
Time: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Place: Alpha Delta Phi Greene Room

Mating with Mr. Right

Max Rodriguez ’10 writes:

Come hear Professor Joyce Powzyk discuss the role of the conscious and unconscious in human behavior, how people find appropriate mates, and how we compete with each other, from the perspective of animal behavior research!

Enjoy the lecture? Continue the conversation by joining Professor Powzyk for dinner afterward at the Star & Crescent! Sponsored by the Adelphic Educational Fund

Date: Thursday, November 19
Time: 4:15pm – 5pm
Place: The Greene Room @ Alpha Delta Phi

Third Root Workshops

We are told by Lex Horan ’10 that there will be two events tomorrow about healthcare:

“Jacoby Ballard and Romina Rodriguez-Crosta, practitioners from Third Root Community Health Center in Brooklyn, are coming to Wesleyan to facilitate two workshops. Stop by the Science Center this Wednesday for either or both workshops!

Access to Healthcare = Access to Health, Wellbeing, and Justice (4:15, Exley 137)
The national dialogue concerning healthcare concerns access to emergency care, but not actually maintaining good health in an ongoing, holistic, daily way. Additionally, the holistic care that does exist is expensive and out of touch with local communities and does not address systems of oppression that hold this care out of reach for specific groups of people. In this popular education workshop (based on the principles and pedagogy of Paulo Freire), Third Root cooperative members will discuss their model of providing accessible, empowering, and collaborative healthcare to communities in the Flatbush neighborhood.

Empowered Trans Healthcare (8:00, Woodhead Lounge)
Holistic care here we come! This is a workshop for trans and gender non-conforming folks and allies who want to know how to better care for trans bodies as we go through surgeries, hormones, and other treatments. Doctors tell trans people that we are at risk for osteoporosis, high blood pressure, liver disease, and possibly cancer, but they don’t actually tell us what we can do about it! We will discuss herbs, foods, and concrete methods of how to use them (oils, tinctures, teas, etc) to care for trans bodies at various points of medical and social transition.

These events are sponsored by the Adelphic Educational Fund, WesWell, Campus Progress, Open House, and April [Awareness Month?]”

What: Healthcare workshops
When: 4:15 and 8:00
Where: Exley 137 and Woodhead Lounge, respectively

Check out thirdroot.org for more about the organization.