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Monthly Archive for August, 2014

HIST 258 Fall 2014 Certificates: South Asia Studies Pre-modern India is often conceived as the epitome of the Mystic East, a timeless land of fabulously rich maharajas, massive war elephants, sinister yogis, and powerful courtesans. Well, it turns out that pre-modern India did have all these things, and much more besides. But India was never […]

American Jewish History, 1492-2001 The two central questions is this course are these: How did American Jews begin, and continue, to develop a distinct identity from Jews elsewhere? And in turn, how has America been influenced by their presence? While we begin with Christopher Columbus and discuss colonial episodes (for instance, George Washington’s significant letter […]

A three-year, interdisciplinary major combining Literature, History, Philosophy and Foreign Language Study. Applications due in the spring. The College of Letters is a three-year, interdisciplinary major for the study of European literature, history, and philosophy, from antiquity to the present. During these three years, students participate as a cohort in a series of colloquia in […]

Dear First-Years: As we reach the end of bittersweet end of summer and start packing to return to Wes, I wanted to send you all a few tips and reminders to help you get through those Fire Safety checks in the fall. Unfortunately, many of these prohibited items carry heavy fines, and will be confiscated […]

Bicycle Safety at Wesleyan!

On behalf of the Office of Public Safety I would like to welcome you to the Wesleyan community. We are looking forward to your arrival on campus! College campuses across the country are generally safe places for students attending them and our campus is no different. In many instances though this leads to a relaxed […]

Calling all Actors, Singers, Dancers and Musicians! Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of the Theater and Music departments’ production of In The Heights since it rocked the Broadway world in 2008. In The Heights started right here on campus, in a Second Stage production at the Patricelli ‘92 Theater! Conceived by Lin-Manuel Miranda […]

A 6-week course on Mondays, 6:00-8:00 pm, beginning on 11/3/14. During this non-credit course, students will be introduced to various techniques of mindfulness practice and spiritual awareness, including sitting meditation and yoga. These modalities are designed to aid in stress and anxiety reduction, and when practiced diligently, may also offer opportunities for greater self-awareness and […]