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Method Magazine Needs an Online Staff

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Those badass folks over at Method Magazine sent us this:

Method Magazine is looking for writers, copywriters, photographers and videographers for their new website (launching April 17th).

To read an old issue of Method, click here.

For applications, click here.

Apps due Wednesday, March 26th to methomagainze[at]gmail[dot]com

Contact Ben Romero at jromero[at]wesleyan[dot]edu or Sophia Jennings at msjennings[at]wesleyan[dot]edu with any questions.

Date: All of time until March 26th
Link: above!

Get Involved with The Hermes

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The mercurial Ethan Hoffman ’14 sent in this message via winged sandal:

The Hermes – REINCARNATE! – is back from the ashes.

We’re holding first meeting of the semester on Wednesday January 29th at 8:00pm in the UOC. Stop by to learn more about the Hermes, get involved in editing or production, or even just to say hi.

The Hermes is a student-run magazine dedicated to “alternative,” “subversive,” “creative,” “radical,” and “inflammatory” pieces, whether they be reportage, fiction, non-fiction, poetry, theory, visual art, or something uncategorizable – anything that doesn’t fit into mainstream campus media coverage. WE WANT YOU.

Peer Editing Workshops

Need editing help? Ford Fellow Piers Gelly ’13 has gotchya covered:

The Writing Programs present: Peer Editing Workshops
Looking for help managing the veritable dust bowl of academic writing that has hit you? Visit one of our First-Year Seminar Peer Editing Workshops, at which the Writing Programs’ Graduate Fellows and First-Year Seminar tutors will provide guidelines to help edit your work and others’. We will also lead a short group workshop. Bring a paper (anything you’re working on right now will do, as will a high school paper) and get some feedback from your peers!
The workshops will be:
Thursday, October 10
at noon in 41 Wyllys, room 114
and 4:15 p.m. in 41 Wyllys, room 112
 
Friday, October 11
at noon in 41 Wyllys, room 114
and 4:15 p.m. in 41 Wyllys, room 112

Writers, Graphic Designers, and Environmentalists Needed for GreenScene

environmentalismFrom the super green Isabel Stern ’14:

The Wesleyan GreenScene is an environmental newsletter put out by Wesleyan’s Environmental Organizer’s Network (EON). It includes all the comings and goings of environmental groups on campus, as well as news, events, articles, and pictures! If you are interested in helping design, edit, or write for GreenScene, or you are just interested in learning more about Wesleyan’s environmental scene, email Katy Hardt or Isabel Stern for more information! Help spread the word!

Deadline: Friday, September 27th
Interested? Email: Katy Hardt at khardt(at)wesleyan(dot)edu or Isabel Stern at istern(at)wesleyan(dot)edu

Stowell ’13 Translates, Edits Book of Chinese Poetry

Earlier this semester we posted about Travel as Treatment, a collection of poetry written by Glenn Stowell ’13 during a summer he spent in China on the Olin Fellowship’s dime. Today we offer Stowell big, slightly belated ups for editing, translating, and writing the introduction to Yan Jun’s You Jump to Another Dream, a book of Chinese poetry published byVagabond Press. As the Wesleyan Connection reports, Stowell’s publication is the result of an independent study project he took on at Wesleyan last year:

Last spring, Stowell worked with Ao Wang, assistant professor of Asian languages and literatures, assistant professor of East Asian studies, on an independent study on translation of contemporary Chinese poetry. You Jump to Another Dream was the result of the independent study. Additionally, the Olin Fellowship provided Stowell with funds needed to travel to China this summer and to work with Yan Jun on their book.

Stowell, a 2011-2012 Wesleyan Student Poet, also authored a collection of poetry, Until We Leave, for Wesleyan’s own Stethoscope Press last year.

Not sure how translating Chinese poetry can help you in the real world? Stowell also just landed a two-year contract working for Goldman Sachs in New York. Take that, mom and dad.

 [Wesleyan Connection]