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Monthly Archive for November, 2012

It’s Break Time….

HAVE A GOOD THANKSGIVING BREAK!       COME BACK REFRESHED AND READY TO GO   FOR THE LAST TWO WEEKS OF CLASS!  

 MONDAY NIGHT LECTURE SERIES Monday, November 12 6 p.m. Russell House   LISA COHEN Assistant Professor of English, Wesleyan University Lisa Cohen reads from work in progress, a multi-genre project about the temporalities of friendship, illness, grief, and activism in the context of the AIDS crisis. A book in three parts and three genres, it […]

Starting to feel a bit overwhelmed by your senior thesis? You’ve been researching for months, collecting data and structuring your thoughts, but soon you actually have to start writing the thesis. And when I say soon, I mean really soon. As in this weekend. (Seriously.) But don’t panic! You still have plenty of time to […]

Cherríe Moraga November 7,  8pm Woodhead Lounge (Exley Science Center) Come listen to Cherríe Moraga, one of the most influential figures in Chicana/o, feminist, queer, and indigenous activism and scholarship, talk about her new book A Xicana Codex of Changing Consciousness! Co-Sponsored by Ajúa Campos,  Office of Diversity and Institutional Partnerships,American Studies Department, Caribbean Student Association, […]

Amy Hollywood, “Apophasis and Ecstasy, at the Limits of Gender” Thursday, November 8, 4:15 p.m.   Downey House 113 Light refreshments will be served.   Sponsored by the certificate in Social, Cultural, and Critical Theory Christian women write, and they write about religion. This might seem unexceptional, yet the fact that women have written over the course […]

Evelyn Lamb:  “From Science to Writing”               Tuesday, Nov 6, 2012     4:15pm       311 Allbritton Evelyn Lamb is a freelance science writer with a Ph.D. in math.  Or maybe she’s a mathematician who does freelance writing on the side.  She talks about her start in writing and how to incorporate writing into your career as a scientist or […]

VOTE ON TUESDAY!!!

MAKE SURE TO VOTE ON TUESDAY!! ATTENTION STUDENTS REGISTERED IN MIDDLETOWN  POLLING HOURS:  6am-8pm  POLLING PLACES:  Senior Center, 150 William Street (walkable from campus) and Macdonough School, 66 Spring Street VAN TRANSPORTATION:  9am-8pm (departures every ten minutes from Usdan) VOTER ID REQUIREMENTS:  Drivers’ license, WesID, utility bill, paycheck or other ID needed (Identification Requirements)

 MONDAY NIGHT LECTURE SERIES Monday, November 5 6:00 p.m. Russell House  AMY TANG Assistant Professor of English and American Studies, Wesleyan University This talk explores the concept of trauma and the cultural work it performs in Asian American Studies. While trauma provides a powerful language for exploring how histories of colonialism, imperialism, and racism continue […]

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