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Please join the Dominican Student Association at a lecture from SEIU, a labor union, concerning the history of Latino involvement in the labor movement. This event will also promote opportunities for summer internships helping with labor union campaigns. SEIU Informational Wednesday November 17th 4:30pm Usdan 108 Any questions?  Contact Odetty Tineo at otineo@wesleyan.edu.

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 […]

Apply to Join a Discussion with Prof. Elie Wiesel, Nobel Laureate Applications due Mon., Oct. 4th 5:00 P.M. at Anne Greene’s office, Downey House, Room 207. On Tuesday, October 26th, Prof. Elie Wiesel is presenting a lecture to the Wesleyan community entitled “Building an Ethical Society: The Death Penalty and Human Dignity,” at 7 p.m. in Memorial Chapel. Tickets will […]

Sacrifice and Sacrality: Religion and Environmentalism in South India Thursday, September 30   4:15 p.m.     Russell House An exploration of how, with the deepening of India’s environmental crisis, activists have claimed “sacred groves” in new ways. NGOs have declared these small forests, previously dedicated to a deity, as an ancient indigenous ecological tradition, and have sponsored projects […]

Constitution Day Talk: “Constitutional Decision Making at the Forefront of Technology: How  Courts Decide Cases Where There is Little Guidance” Friday, September 17, 2010 — 4:30 p.m. Science Library Reading Room (Exley Science Center 146)   The Honorable Mark R. Kravitz ‘72, P ’00, United States District Judge, will talk on student social networking, the […]

Lata Chawla: Keeping the Competitive Edge Monday, 26 April 2010        Shanklin 107, 7pm Asian/Asian-American House presents Lata Chawla: accomplished business leader, active philanthropist and local Connecticut resident. Ms. Chawla will share her insights on maintaining a competitive business edge in this era of rapid change and intense competition. *** Ms. Chawla worked at ESPN, Inc. […]

From Methodists to Feminists: A History of Activism at Wesleyan Tuesday, April 20, 2010 7:00 p.m., Daniel Family Commons Wesleyan has been known as a place that fosters active and engaged thinking and action.  Over the many years of Wesleyan’s history, many individuals and groups have embodied that spirit.  Suzy Taraba, University Archivist and Head […]

Hugo L. Black Lecture — April 7

19th Annual Hugo L. Black Lecture  “Speech and Independence:  The Wrongs of Corporate Speech” featuring  Lawrence Lessig  Professor of Law at Harvard Law School & Director of the Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics   Wednesday, April 7, 2010 8 p.m.  Memorial Chapel  Lawrence Lessig is the director of the Edmond J. Safra Foundation […]

Ted Kennedy, Jr. ’83 will be speaking about disability law  Tuesday 7:00 P.M. Usdan 108 There will be light refreshments following the talk.

Critical Condition: A panel discussion focused on health care reform in the United States March 24, 2010 7pm Daniel Family Commons, 3rd floor of the Usdan University Center The Usdan Common Connections Committee is happy to invite you to a panel discussion focusing on the current efforts to reform the health care system in the […]

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