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Slavei @ Russian House


From Ethan Tischler ’14:

Papers getting you down? America boring you madly? Shift your spirit eastward to Russian House where Slavei will be singing (almost) Russian music. Wesleyan’s oldest Eastern European singing group will be sharing a short set of songs for the first time this year – come take a break and soak it in.

Date: Sunday, November 10
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Place: Russian House (163 High St/the yellow house btwn Earth House and the Shapiro Creative Writing Center)
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Poetry Reading at Russian House – 4:30 TODAY

The HM of Russian House, Marjorie Hunt ’15, wants to tell you about a poetry reading today!


This Friday is the anniversary of the Charge of the Light Brigade during the Battle of Balaclava, Crimean War, 1854–British against Russia, result inconclusive. 159 years later, we still can’t decide whether we want to speak English or Russian, so come join Russian House and Professor Priscilla Meyer for a participatory poetry reading of works by Russian poets. We will read poems IN ENGLISH, so non-Russian speakers are welcome!

Date: October 25, 2013
Time: 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Place: Russian House (163 High Street)

Russia’s Queer/ Queer Russia


From Marjorie Hunt ’15 and Ben Romero ’16:

Join Professor Peter Rutland, Professor Margot Weiss, Open House, and Russian House for a discussion of Queer issues in Russia.

There will be lots of food and lots of Queers; don’t miss it!

Date: Wednesday, October 9
Time: 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Place: Albritton 004

Russian Afternoon Tea and Conversation Hour


From Marjorie Hunt ’15:

Speak Russian? Interested in Russian culture, history, or current events? Want to try some Russian cuisine? Stop by Russian House on Friday afternoon for tea, home-baked Russian cookies and great conversation!

Feel free to come by and practice your Russian if you speak Russian, or stop over and speak in English if you don’t!

Russian House is on High Street, between Earth House and Shapiro Writing Center, directly across the street from Weswings.

Date: September 27th
Time: 4:30PM to 5:30PM
Place: Russian House (163 High Street)
Cost: 0 rubles
Link: Click this.


n200769866158_6888From Lindsay Abrams ’12:

WESTORIES is bringing the art of storytelling back to Wesleyan. Participants will be given five minutes to tell a true story, without notes, based on the night’s theme

Anyone is welcome to tell their story- email labrams at wesleyan dot edu if you are interested.

If you want more information about what we’re looking for, check out the website of The Moth, the inspiration behind this event, or download the podcast on iTunes.

The theme of the night will be “Firsts”– feel free to interpret it however you’d like!

Facebook event here.

Date: Thursday, Dec. 3rd
Time: 9:oo pm-11:00 pm
Place: Russia House

Want new housing? Live in a program house!

Tired of your current living situation? You can live in a program house next semester! Several houses have open spots for the Spring 2010 semester:

Farm House:
Interested in food politics? Then live in this amazing house with a great kitchen, huge tv, parking lot, and its own washer/dryer. There are 5 spots available in doubles. Email Alex Ketchum ’12 at aketchum(at)wesleyan(dot)edu if interested.

Music House:
Music House is searching for residents!! We’re looking for music enthusiasts (not necessarily musicians) who highly value house community. In our inaugural semester we’ve been hosting shows, parties, and good times all ’round. We’ve been starting up a lot of projects such as working towards providing an ensemble practice space in our house (complete with PA system and drumset), and starting a student run recording studio. If you’ve heard of us, or if you haven’t, we’d be psyched to hear from you. Email if you have any questions! Send an email to Henry Kiely ’11 at henrykiely(at)gmail(dot)com. We have 2 singles available!!! With each day Music Hauz grows stronger.

International House:
International House provides a home for students of all ethnic backgrounds and nationalities. International House is a haven for ideas and perspectives from around the world. We welcome all members of the Wesleyan community to this haven for diversity. We have our own kitchen and laundry room with washing and drying machines. There are 2 single rooms available. If interested, contact Hoang Nguyen ’12 at hnguyen(at)wesleyan(dot)edu

Full House is one of the new program houses dedicated to the appreciation of cooking and eating delicious, delicious food. We like to share with one another, and it’s almost guaranteed that several times a week you’ll return home to freshly baked bread, cookies, pie etc, waiting for your seal of approval. In addition to having lots of yummy food, we are a creative bunch that like to experiment with different cooking techniques and recipes. Even if you’re not a master chef (yet), we still want you! Kitchen-phobes encouraged to apply. 4 spots available: 2 singles, 1 two-room double, 1 one-room double. Contact Ali San Roman ’11, House Manager at asanroman(at)wesleyan(dot)edu. **Applications due on Saturday, November 21 at 11:59pm!**

Well-Being House:
Well being house is an energetic and welcoming community which seeks to promote physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. It is a substance-free community in order to provide a safe space for people who may not enjoy the traditional college scene but members are not required to be substance free when not in the house. Come and visit us if you’re interested, Emily can tell you all about our delicious house dinners and other fun events. We have six doubles available. Two of the doubles will be totally empty, so feel free to apply with a friend. E-mail Emily Iversen ’11 at eiversen(at)wesleyan(dot)edu for more information.
Earth House provides its residents with the opportunity to practice an environmentally conscious lifestyle. There are 3 spots in doubles available. Contact Josh Levine ’12 at jslevine(at)wesleyan(dot)edu

Russian House:
It is the mission of Russian House to foster a community that encourages students and faculty to share their knowledge and experience with Russian language and culture. Russian House also sponsors cultural events and educational opportunities that strive to meet the needs of Russian students and the greater Wesleyan community. There are 2 spaces in a double and 1 single available. Contact Conan Cheong ’12 at ycheong(at)wesleyan(dot)edu for information.
Interfaith House:
A wonderful house with diversity and a warm community. Our residents love meaningful interfaith conversations but most important of all – food! A lot of cooking and fun around 24/7. Also known for having the best beanbags on campus.There are 2 double spots open. Contact Carmen Yip ’12 at nyip(at)wesleyan(dot)edu for information. We’re also having our next house program on Monday 16 Nov. It will be held at our house (230 wash) so definitely come to check out the house!
Asian/Asian-American (AAA) House:
Want to learn more about Asian and Asian-American culture and languages? If you do, apply to AAA House! We have our own laundry machines (which charge $0.25 less than regular washing machines on campus) and dishwasher. There are 7 single rooms and 4 bathrooms in total. The AAA House library has more than 700 volumes of fiction and non-fiction books on Asian languages, culture, art, history and a special collection on Asian-American topics. So don’t miss this opportunity to live in our warm and tight community! There is 1 single room available. Contact Han Hsien Liew ’12 for info at hliew(at)wesleyan(dot)edu
Live in the Bayit next semester!  The Bayit encourages both Jewish and non-Jewish applicants who are interested in sharing their religious and cultural perspectives with each other and the greater Wesleyan community.  We have an awesome kitchen and common room and usually have delicious leftovers from Shabbat dinner.  We have a few singles and a double available.  Contact Jen Liebschutz ’11 at jliebschutz(at)wesleyan(dot)edu for more info and an application.

*Applications for all houses are due on 12/6/09.*

[Edit 11/18 12:39: Full House applications due on Saturday, November 21 at 11:59pm]

Eurotrash Dance Party

Want to get trashed? Get eurotrashed!

Russian House, German Haus and French Hall unite this Friday in a first ever Eurotrash dance affair featuring techno tunes so out of date they’re in.

Facebook event here.

WHEN: Nov 13th, 11pm – über late
WHERE: Russian House (163 High St)

Russian conversation hour (with snacks)

Eli Hetko ’11 writes:

Russian House will be holding a conversation hour each Thursday this semester, beginning with Thursday, Sept. 18. Tea and snacks will be served. Russian speakers of all levels are welcome!

Please contact Eli at ehetko@wes with any questions.

Date: Thursdays
Time: 4:00 – 5:00 PM
Location: Russian House (163 High)

Russian outdoor festival

A lot of program houses holding events this week…

Date: October 7th
Time: 3pm-6pm
Venue: Russian House (on Lawn AveHigh Street between by Earth House)

Russian House will be hosting an outdoor festival in its backyard featuring live music (the Balkan Situations, minus Gergely Kiss but with alumnus Anthony Zannino), free Russian barbecue and other snacks with vegetarian options available, and Russian outdoor games involving…sticks?