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Monthly Archive for September, 2012

 MONDAY NIGHT LECTURE SERIES Monday, October 1    6 p.m.     Russell House Elijah Huge Assistant Professor of Art, Wesleyan Industrialization introduced new threats to the city (electricity, speed, explosives, etc.) while also dramatically increasing the scale of historical perils (earthquake, deluge, conflagration, etc.). In turn, these threats gave rise to a field of new products, accessory […]

Mindfulness Class @Wesleyan — 5 Mondays starting on 10/22 6:30-8pm During this 5-week course, students will be introduced to various techniques of mindfulness practice and spiritual awareness, including sitting meditation and yoga.  These modalities are designed to aid in stress and anxiety reduction, and when practiced diligently, may also offer opportunities for greater self-awareness and […]

The Durham Fair — this weekend!

Check out the LARGEST volunteer fair in North America and the LARGEST agricultural fair in Connecticut this weekend—September 27-30.  The Durham Fair, right next door to Middletown on Rte. 17 (past Haveli’s), offers amazing rides, awesome fair food, live entertainment, and all the other exhibits found at your county and state aggie fairs.  It is […]

The Second Annual Wesleyan International Relations Associations Conference: “The Cold War of the Middle East: Saudi Arabia-Iran Relations” Since tensions have been escalating recently between the two nations, with notable US involvement, this is particularly timely topic. From nuclear concerns to religious conflict, this topic features multiple facets that cannot be understood alone. Though the […]

THE CINEMA HOLD-UP (ASALTO AL CINE):  Irina Gómez Concheiro / 2011 / México The Cinema Hold Up is a vibrant, authentic, and wonderfully observed portrait of the tempo and texture of today’s Mexican youth culture. First-time feature director Iria Gómez Concheiro draws pitch-perfect performances from the talented ensemble cast and registers a strong and original […]

Have you ever wanted to… Meet alumni and parents from around the world?  Make money, friends and gain a whole new perspective on life at Wesleyan?  Drive a shuttle van around campus and use a walkie-talkie?  AND get a FREE Wesleyan T-Shirt? Apply now to be part of Homecoming/Family Weekend 2012. Student workers play an […]

Heal in the company of others: The Sexual Assault Survivors Support Group (SASS) will be held on Tuesdays beginning October 2nd-December 4th from 5:45-7:00pm. SASS is open to survivors of childhood sexual abuse, sexual assault and rape. Meetings will follow an open support group format and participants determine group topics each week.   Contact Alysha […]

   MONDAY NIGHT LECTURE SERIES Monday, September 24 6 p.m. Russell House  Cultural Trauma, National Memory:  BDSM Play with Slavery and Fascism  Margot Weiss Assistant Professor of American Studies and Anthropology This talk explores the temporality of desire—the relationships between erotics, cultural memory, and histories of national trauma. It draws on ethnographic fieldwork with BDSM […]

I am very excited to be Wesleyan’s new Protestant Chaplain and have thoroughly enjoyed becoming part of this amazing community.  As a marine scientist turned clergywoman, I truly value the importance of caring for ourselves and others holistically, considering the physical, mental, and spiritual.  I aspire to be a safe, open, non-judgmental listener who is […]

The library is offering workshops on research sources and interlibrary loan and other services for seniors writing a thesis or an essay. Sessions will be offered on Monday 9/24, Tuesday 9/25, Wednesday 9/26, and Thursday 9/27  at 11:00, 1:00, and 3:00 each day. No need to sign up ahead of time. Choose a date and […]

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