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Last Call for the spring semester’s first Faculty/Sophomore Supper Series! Join Dean Brown for an informal dinner with Professors Elizabeth Willis and Matthew Garrett  6 p.m. on Wed., Feb. 17 for a three-course meal in an informal setting to talk about how they got to where they are and what they love about their work– their […]

Urban Education Semester, sponsored by Wesleyan’s CRC and the OIS The Urban Education Semester (UES) is an interdisciplinary, academic immersion program in New York City which introduces students from all academic backgrounds to the complexity of issues facing urban public education.  Ideal program for students interested in teaching, public policy, community development or systemic reform.  […]

Elephants: A Talk by Laurence Mohr Kruger, PhD. Thursday November 4, 4:30-5:30 pm at Earth House (159 High St)   Do you like Elephants? Do you like South Africa? Do you like Plants and Ethnobotany? Do you like Conservation?If the answer to any of the above is YES! (which, let’s admit, it obviously was), then […]

Mark your calendars for this year’s FGSS Annual Symposium on the topic of “Feminist Disability Studies: Embattled Bodies,” co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of Public Life, to be held on Friday, November 5, from 3-5 p.m. in Russell House.  Our two speakers will be Eli Clare, author of Exile and Pride: Disability, Queerness […]

Through the Urban Education Semester (UES), students spend a semester in New York City, engaged in a combination of supervised fieldwork (primarily teaching but there may be some urban policy placements) and coursework offered by Bank Street College of Education. This interdisciplinary, academic immersion program earns Wesleyan academic credit and introduces students from all academic […]

Usdan Common Connections, in connection with the Deans’ Office, will present “Celebrating Seniors – From Study Abroad to Thesis” this evening at 7:00 p.m. in Daniel Family Commons. The following panel will present on their experiences abroad, and how this shaped their senior research: Margot Boyer-Dry (Morocco) Max Perel-Slater (Tanzania) Yannick LeJacq (Jordan) Faculty members […]

This Thursday–October 21–at 4:15 in DOWNEY 113, we will have our first English Panel, sponsored by the English Majors Committee: LESSONS AMERICAN LITERATURE TEACHES ABOUT HISTORY AND SOCIAL CHANGE.  It features Professor Sally Bachner, Professor Matthew Garrett, and Professor Amy Tang.  Professor Joel Pfister will introduce and moderate the panel, facilitate discussion with panelists and representatives […]

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