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Monthly Archive for March, 2011

Eva Geulen (Bonn University), “Law and Literature: Who Owns It?” Friday, April 1, 4:30 p.m., Russell House Co-sponsored by German Studies, History, COL, Sociology, English, the Dean of the Social Sciences, and the Center for the Humanities. Eva Geulen’s talk will examine the historically and conceptually fraught relationship between law and literature from four points […]

Ambassador Marwan Mu’asher:  “Redefining Arab Moderation”  Thursday, March 31, 5:00 p.m.   Russell House  Marian Mu’asher is vice president for studies at the Carnegie Endowment, where he oversees the Endowment’s research in Washington and Beirut on the Middle East. Mu’asher served as foreign minister (2002-04) and deputy prime minister (2004­-05) of Jordan, and his career has […]

The Cambridge Debates Thursday, March 31, 2011   8 p.m.    Daniel Family Commons The Cambridge Union Society from Cambridge, England is the oldest student union in the world. They join forces with Wesleyan’s Woodrow Wilson Debate Society to debate the rise of facebook. Don’t miss out on this wildly entertaining program!  Free Admission.  For more information […]

Get your team together and raise money for Pakistan and Japan relief efforts AND have a good time!  Entry deadline is this Wednesday, March 30; entry form is on right sidebar.  Get your $20 and throwing arm ready for Sunday, April 3 at the Bacon Field House.  1/3 of the proceeds goes to the winning […]

The Leonard Prize — 3/30

Dear Students, If you know a student that you believe has exemplified the highest standard of character in his or her campus life, this is a wonderful opportunity for you to give them notice! The Wesleyan Student Assembly is seeking your nominations for the Leonard Prize– a prize awarded annually by the faculty to a […]

BAJARI! & After Fri., 4/1

Friday, April 1, 2011 Bajari The West Indian Cultural Show will contain an array of live performances from various student groups. Performances will serve to showcase and highlight the mixed culture and multiple ethnicities from within the West Indies. World Music Hall 8 p.m. Bajari After-party Students are invited to “willie-bounce”, “wine”, and “wuk-up” to […]

Thursday, March 31, 2011 Student Panel:  Caribbean Identities in the Wesleyan Community What does it mean to be Caribbean?  How do Caribbean students identify away from the space and on the mainland?  How and in what circumstances does one identify (or neglect to identify) as Caribbean?  Questions like these and more will be addressed in this […]

Wednesday, March 30, 2011  “Unheard Voices”:  Caribbean Poetry, An Exhibition of West Indian Writings Students will present written work on the Caribbean. The evening will culminate with readings by renowned writer, Professor of English/Editor of The Caribbean Writer at the University of the Virgin Islands, Dr. Opal Palmer Adisa. Albritton 7:30 p.m.

Since 1992, when the UN designated March 22 as World Water Day, there have been celebrations around the world every year as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. This year, Wesleyan will be a part of this worldwide movement, so please join […]

A celebration of Caribbean Heritage and Culture:  “FROM WHENCE WE CAME” There is a common ground that holds together the diverse populations of the region. The West Indies is home to various ancestral roots which all contribute to a very complex and heterogeneous space. People of the Caribbean are very connected to one another through […]

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