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Monthly Archive for September, 2015

As the Syrian war draws on and the ranks of displaced people grow ever larger, Europe arguably faces its largest refugee crisis since the second world war. The movement of people across the Mediterranean and the Balkans has alternately revealed official incapacity, reactionary violence, and outpourings of voluntarism and support. In recent weeks, some commentators […]

Dear ’18, It’s Not Too Early to Think SPRING! As you plan your courses this fall, keep the Wesleyan “Spring Intensive” in mind. This new opportunity will allow you to plunge into a new course every three weeks and to intensively focus on project or topic at a time rather than balancing several. The goal […]

Psychology Department Course Updates PSYC 203: Sec 02 Quantitative Methods will be cancelled due to low enrollment. If you were thinking of making a request for this course, please choose Section 01 instead. Below is a description of Sec 01 of the course (including a new proposed course time — please read carefully!). PSYC 203: […]

New History course!

Still looking for a fourth class? Consider taking HIST 319: Crisis, Creativity and Modernity in the Weimar Republic, 1918-1933. W, 1:10-4:00 pm, ALLB 304. There are no prerequisites for this course. Even though this is listed as an advanced History seminar, the pace and content does not differ much from frosh and sophomore seminars that […]

After Charleston: Next Steps for a Movement for Social Justice The panel will include Bree Newsome, Bishop John Selders, Professor Clemmie Harris, and Tedra James When: Thursday, September 17th at 8pm. Where: The Chapel The event is free and open to the public. Seating is on a first-come basis. More information is available here: http://engageduniversity.blogs.wesleyan.edu/?post_type=event&p=6185

Mindfulness with Brownies : every Wednesday at 7pm: basement Memorial Chapel. Informal, lasts 30 min. No previous experience necessary. This is a supportive community led by our mindfulness intern. This is year two of this project. Our 6 week MBSR based class now called: BPN: Being Present Now. Starts Monday 10/5 with a sample class […]


You may not know that we offer one-year of Portuguese coursework every year (PORT 155 in the fall and PORT 156 in the spring). These 2 consecutive courses are designed for students who are already familiar with a Romance Language. The one-year of intermediate coursework in Portuguese that we offer has been steadily popular with […]

New CHUM course

Concepts of Matter: A Brief Philosophical History of the Concept of Matter CHUM 313 Fall 2015 Section: 01 Crosslisting: PHIL 310 In this course, we will explore changing notions of matter in Western thought from classical Greek thought through the quantum revolution in physics, and philosophical debates about their implications. We will begin with views […]

New Music Course

Introduction to Experimental Music (MUSC 109) Fall 2015; Tuesdays & Thursdays, 1:10 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., RHH 003 This course is a survey of recent and historical electronic and instrumental experimental works, with emphasis on the works of American composers. Starting with early experimentalists, germinal works of John Cage and Henry Cowell, Earle Brown, Christian […]

The Sexual Assault Survivors Support Group for female-identified survivors will be held on Tuesdays beginning September 22th-December 8th from 5:30-6:45PM. Meetings will follow an open support group format and participants determine group topics each week. Contact Alysha B. Warren, LPC, Therapist/Sexual Violence Resource Coordinator (awarren[at]wesleyan[dot]edu) to sign up no later than Thursday, September 17th. Reference […]

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