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“______ Fall Back”: On Concert Culture, Moshing and (Un)Safe Spaces

Almost three years ago exactly, I showed up to my first Eclectic concert, as a wide-eyed, naive pre-frosh, a total stranger to the “college music scene.” There was loud, thrashy music coming from the ballroom, where a small crowd was gathered. While dancing wildly around with all these strange older cool college kids, I thought to myself, “Wow! I am actually doing this. I am a skinny, lanky dude moshing! And it feels great! And I should totally come here and do this more!” And the rest was, as they say, history.

Seeking New Dwight Greene ‘70 Oral History Intern

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From the flawless Yatta Zoker ’14:

The Office of Equity and Inclusion is looking for a new Dwight Greene ‘70 Oral History Intern.

The Oral History Project is dedicated to collecting the stories of Wesleyan alumni. As an intern, you are responsible for reaching out to alumni of color and interviewing them about their experiences and moments that defined their time at Wesleyan. All interviews are video or voice recorded with the interviewee’s consent.

This paid internship requires about four hours a week. We are looking for someone who is an independent worker, creative, and of course, interested in oral history! If you would like to apply for this position or would like to see some of our recent work, please email Yatta Zoker ’14 (yzoker[at]wesleyan[dot]edu) or Noor Tell ’14 (ntell[at]wesleyan[dot]edu) by April 4th.

Past interviewees include: Joyce Hall ‘78, Daphne Kwok ‘84, Janina Montero, Alford Young ‘88, Marina Melendez ‘83, Kora Shin ‘10, Ola Odalopoyin ‘14, Mariama Eversley ‘14.

Date: Now until April 4th