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Monthly Archive for November, 2012

With the support of the Knight Foundation, CSPL, the Baldwin University Lectures, and the Government Department, the Wesleyan Media Project is proud to be able to bring several prominent scholars and national media representatives to Wesleyan’s campus for a day-long conference on campaign finance, political communication and U.S. elections this Friday, Nov 30 from 9-4:30pm  […]

WSA–Important Surveys

A few things from your loving WSA… First, a reminder about WSA winter elections: to run, you must hand in your petition with 25 signatures at or before the mandatory candidates meeting on Thursday at 8:30pm, in Usdan 110.  See email dated 11/28 for the petition.  Also, the WSA has collaborated with students to produce surveys on important […]

Projects for Peace Come find out how to apply for this $10,000 grant to support projects promoting peace during the summer of 2013.  All Wesleyan undergraduates are eligible to apply and interested applicants are strongly encouraged to attend one of the info sessions. Applications are due Monday January 28, 2013.   Info sessions:  Friday 11/30 at 4pm […]

Fukushima and Nagasaki: Our film ties them together, as their links have become dangerously clearer.  Sakue Shimohira was ten years old and hiding in a Nagasaki shelter when the nuclear bomb dropped on August 9, 1945. She survived and has dedicated her life to making sure that what happened to her will never happen to […]

Dear Students: The Davison Health Center has a limited supply of influenza vaccine available for students.  Please call for an appointment at 860-685-2470.  Cost is $30 and can be billed to your student account.  The fee is covered if you are enrolled in the university-sponsored health insurance plan with Gallagher Koster. Joyce L. Walter, Director, […]


The Art History Program, in conjunction with the Center for Humanities, the College of Letters, and Romance Studies, is pleased to announce a the following guest lecture and seminar: “Impressionism and the Industrialization of Time”   By André Dombrowski, Assistant Professor of Art History, University of Pennsylvania Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 6:30p.m. 41 Wyllys Avenue, […]

  Dear students,  Just a reminder that there is a bookstore relocation open forum tomorrow, Tuesday, November 27 at 4:30 pm.  We moved the forum’s location to PAC 001; Centerplan, the developers, will make a presentation.  Additional information regarding the possible bookstore relocation was posted last Tuesday on the blog at http://bookstorerelocation.blogs.wesleyan.edu/2012/11/09/book-store-relocation/. Thanks, Andrew Wexler, Chair, Finance and Facilities Committee

CHUM Lecture Tonight at 6 p.m.

   MONDAY NIGHT LECTURE SERIES Monday, November 26 6 p.m. Russell House   Tom Boellstorff Department of Anthropology, University of California, Irvine In this talk, I conduct a meta-analysis of my research in Indonesia and in virtual worlds, as well as the research of a number of other scholars, to address questions of temporality, repetition, […]

  Omigod the semester’s almost over and I haven’t even started on any of my papers!!!    Okay, take a deep breath, don’t panic. I think I remember something about librarians being available to help me find resources for writing my papers and preparing my presentations. Now, what was it I heard about that? Oh […]

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