Events in Usdan

Oct 25

Campus Flu Clinic

04:00 pm

Campu-wide flu clinic for faculty/staff/students. For more information go to www.wesleyan.edu/healthservices or email jwalter@wesleyan.edu

Oct 26

Passed On

09:00 am

Contemporary Israeli Voices with Eshkol Nevo

08:00 pm

Three Floors Up: A Tel Aviv Story Speaker: Eshkol Nevo, best selling Israeli author Best-selling Israeli author Eshkol Nevo will speak about his new novel, Three Floors Up, in which a seemingly ordinary three-story building in Tel Aviv is the setting for exploring the grinding effects of the social and the political atmosphere on Israelis living their daily lives. Nevo uses the characters in his book, their flaws and their strengths, as a microcosm for Israeli society. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Contemporary Israeli Voices with Eshkol Nevo

08:00 pm

Three Floors Up: A Tel Aviv Story Speaker: Eshkol Nevo, best selling Israeli author Best-selling Israeli author Eshkol Nevo will speak about his new novel, Three Floors Up, in which a seemingly ordinary three-story building in Tel Aviv is the setting for exploring the grinding effects of the social and the political atmosphere on Israelis living their daily lives. Nevo uses the characters in his book, their flaws and their strengths, as a microcosm for Israeli society. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Contemporary Israeli Voices with Eshkol Nevo

08:00 pm

Three Floors Up: A Tel Aviv Story Speaker: Eshkol Nevo, best selling Israeli author Best-selling Israeli author Eshkol Nevo will speak about his new novel, Three Floors Up, in which a seemingly ordinary three-story building in Tel Aviv is the setting for exploring the grinding effects of the social and the political atmosphere on Israelis living their daily lives. Nevo uses the characters in his book, their flaws and their strengths, as a microcosm for Israeli society. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Oct 27

Denur Crafts

09:00 am

WSA: CoCo Drop In Hours

11:00 am

Hours for Student Groups to drop in to answer any questions, concerns, or comments pertaining to their student group

Oct 28

Shasha Seminar for Human Concerns - Guns in American Society

08:00 am

This years annual Shasha Seminar for Human Concerns, made possible by a generous grant from the Shasha family, will convene experts, including Wesleyan alumni, from different fields across the country to examine current debates about the role of guns in American history, society, law and politics. On average, 68 percent of murders and 51 percent of suicides in the United States today involve guns, with 48 school shootings in the United States in 2016.What is the current state of laws regarding gun possession and use in the United States, including on college campuses? What do we know, or think we know, about the gun debate in the country? Are there any areas of agreement among those on all sides of the debate who are concerned about the scourge of gun violence? What are the lessons from history? Are there paths forward to reduce the incidence of gun-related violence and death in the United States? Please join us for an all day conference 8:00 AM - 5:45 PM. Registration Required!

Shasha Seminar for Human Concerns - Guns in American Society

08:00 am

This years annual Shasha Seminar for Human Concerns, made possible by a generous grant from the Shasha family, will convene experts, including Wesleyan alumni, from different fields across the country to examine current debates about the role of guns in American history, society, law and politics. On average, 68 percent of murders and 51 percent of suicides in the United States today involve guns, with 48 school shootings in the United States in 2016.What is the current state of laws regarding gun possession and use in the United States, including on college campuses? What do we know, or think we know, about the gun debate in the country? Are there any areas of agreement among those on all sides of the debate who are concerned about the scourge of gun violence? What are the lessons from history? Are there paths forward to reduce the incidence of gun-related violence and death in the United States? Please join us for an all day conference 8:00 AM - 5:45 PM. Registration Required!

Campus Flu Clinic

10:30 am

Campu-wide flu clinic for faculty/staff/students. For more information go to www.wesleyan.edu/healthservices or email jwalter@wesleyan.edu

Oct 29

Wesleyan Argus All-Staff Meeting

05:00 pm

Come to learn more about getting involved with the nation's oldest bi-weekly student-run newspaper. We are always looking for writers, photographers, and those interested in production and social media. Everyone is welcome!

Oct 30

Center for Humanities: Monday Night Lecture Series

06:00 pm

Axelle Karera, Wesleyan Necropower and the Politics of Black Fugitive Life The history of anti-black violence, both domestically and on the global stage, generated a long critical tradition fundamentally concerned with uncovering the condition of this violence and upholding the possibility of a life free from the constant threats of obliteration. In the wake of the ongoing and uninterrupted criminalization of black life, many grew deeply skeptical of both the explanatory power and the emancipatory potential of the language of liberal democracy. This lecture traces recent attempts at theorizing the current status and future of black life. Following recent philosophical interventions in the field of Black studies, it discusses how blackness as an onto-political category of (non)being and a figure of social death has thrust normative liberal agendas into deep crisis. Questioning the limits of righteous indignation in the name of justice by recognizing black suffering (and death) as constitutive of democracy, it asks, in the words of Fred Moten, what is it to be an irreducibly disordering and deformational force while at the same time being absolutely indispensable to normative order, normative form? The aim of this lecture, however, is not merely to posit and narrate the alleged impossibility of black social life. By refusing to slide into the false dichotomy between an Afro optimism and a pessimism, it seeks to probe a thinking committed to the unrelenting forging of exit routes capable of endlessly recalibrating the critical force of anti-racist practices.

Nov 1

Health Professions Mock Medical School Interview Workshop

06:00 pm

A mock interview is one of the best ways to refine your interview skills and gain a sense of what sort of questions you might be asked during an interview with the admissions board. The first 40 minutes of this workshop will consist of a one-on-one interview and the remaining 35 minute discussion will cover what went well and recommendations on how to improve an interview performance, as well as address questions from the audience. Handshake Event Page: https://wesleyan.joinhandshake.com/events/73641/share_preview

Nov 2

WesBLAST Lesson

06:00 pm

Come to our free weekly lessons in ballroom and Latin dance, taught by a professional instructor! For details and updates, join the WesBLAST OrgSync or email rwaterman@wesleyan.edu.

Nov 6

Center for Humanities: Monday Night Lecture Series

06:00 pm

Laura Grappo, Wesleyan Spectrality, Mestizaje, and the Afterlife of Racial Necropolitics

Nov 8

Nov 9

Andris Lapins

09:00 am

Health Professions Student Panel on Summer Internships and Experiences

06:00 pm

Ten fWesleyan students who have engaged in internships, jobs, clinical experiences, and non-profit opportunities during the summers, will share their stories and provide you with some ideas on what to do for the next summer! Co-Sponsored by the American Medical Student Association, Wesleyan Chapter Handshake Even Page: https://wesleyan.joinhandshake.com/events/89600/share_preview

WesBLAST Lesson

06:00 pm

Come to our free weekly lessons in ballroom and Latin dance, taught by a professional instructor! For details and updates, join the WesBLAST OrgSync or email rwaterman@wesleyan.edu.

Contemporary Israeli Voices with Assaf Gavron

08:00 pm

Contemporary Writing in Israel: Can you Avoid Politics? Speaker: Assaf Gavron, acclaimed Israeli author This lecture examines contemporary Israeli fiction and the role of politics within it. Does life in such a politically-charged environment influence the kind of fiction and other art forms created within it? What is the role of authors in such an environment? Are they expected to deal with it? Do they have an obligation to do so? Or is it perhaps a burden that they are not allowed to escape from? Through a series of examples and case studies, from his own and his peers experience, Gavron shows how contemporary Israeli writers deal with these and other questions, both in their fiction and beyond it. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Contemporary Israeli Voices with Assaf Gavron

08:00 pm

Contemporary Writing in Israel: Can you Avoid Politics? Speaker: Assaf Gavron, acclaimed Israeli author This lecture examines contemporary Israeli fiction and the role of politics within it. Does life in such a politically-charged environment influence the kind of fiction and other art forms created within it? What is the role of authors in such an environment? Are they expected to deal with it? Do they have an obligation to do so? Or is it perhaps a burden that they are not allowed to escape from? Through a series of examples and case studies, from his own and his peers experience, Gavron shows how contemporary Israeli writers deal with these and other questions, both in their fiction and beyond it. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Nov 10

TFA Interviews

08:00 am

Tom Manely

09:00 am

WSA: CoCo Drop In Hours

11:00 am

Hours for Student Groups to drop in to answer any questions, concerns, or comments pertaining to their student group

TFA Interviews

11:30 am

Nov 12

Wesleyan Argus All-Staff Meeting

05:00 pm

Come to learn more about getting involved with the nation's oldest bi-weekly student-run newspaper. We are always looking for writers, photographers, and those interested in production and social media. Everyone is welcome!

Nov 13

TFA Interviews

08:00 am

TFA Interviews

11:30 am

TFA Interviews

11:30 am

Center for Humanities: Monday Night Lecture Series

06:00 pm

ACHILLE MBEMBE UNIVERSITY OF WITSWATERSRAND Messianism in the Age of Animism

Nov 14

TFA Interviews

08:00 am

TFA Interviews

11:30 am

TFA Interviews

11:30 am

Sarah Stillman: Journalism and Social Justice

06:00 pm

Sarah Stillman is a staff writer at The New Yorker , where she covers criminal justice reform, immigration, and other social policy issues. Stillman also directs the Global Migration Project at Columbia Journalism School, and has taught writing at Yale and at the Cheshire Correctional Institution in Connecticut. Her award-winning work has appeared in The Washington Post , The Nation , The New Republic , Slate and The Atlantic , and been anthologized in The Best American Magazine Writing 2012 and The Best American Magazine Writing 2017 . Currently, she is focused on studying U.S. immigration enforcement and mass incarceration trends. She is a 2016 MacArthur Fellow. Sponsored by the Writing Certificate and the Nathan Cummings Foundation - Sarah Stillman for The New Yorker - The Global Migration Project - MacArthur Interview

Sarah Stillman: Journalism and Social Justice

06:00 pm

Sarah Stillman is a staff writer at The New Yorker , where she covers criminal justice reform, immigration, and other social policy issues. Stillman also directs the Global Migration Project at Columbia Journalism School, and has taught writing at Yale and at the Cheshire Correctional Institution in Connecticut. Her award-winning work has appeared in The Washington Post , The Nation , The New Republic , Slate and The Atlantic , and been anthologized in The Best American Magazine Writing 2012 and The Best American Magazine Writing 2017 . Currently, she is focused on studying U.S. immigration enforcement and mass incarceration trends. She is a 2016 MacArthur Fellow. Sponsored by the Writing Certificate and the Nathan Cummings Foundation - Sarah Stillman for The New Yorker - The Global Migration Project - MacArthur Interview

Sarah Stillman: Journalism and Social Justice

06:00 pm

Sarah Stillman is a staff writer at The New Yorker , where she covers criminal justice reform, immigration, and other social policy issues. Stillman also directs the Global Migration Project at Columbia Journalism School, and has taught writing at Yale and at the Cheshire Correctional Institution in Connecticut. Her award-winning work has appeared in The Washington Post , The Nation , The New Republic , Slate and The Atlantic , and been anthologized in The Best American Magazine Writing 2012 and The Best American Magazine Writing 2017 . Currently, she is focused on studying U.S. immigration enforcement and mass incarceration trends. She is a 2016 MacArthur Fellow. Sponsored by the Writing Certificate and the Nathan Cummings Foundation - Sarah Stillman for The New Yorker - The Global Migration Project - MacArthur Interview

Sarah Stillman: Journalism and Social Justice

06:00 pm

Sarah Stillman is a staff writer at The New Yorker , where she covers criminal justice reform, immigration, and other social policy issues. Stillman also directs the Global Migration Project at Columbia Journalism School, and has taught writing at Yale and at the Cheshire Correctional Institution in Connecticut. Her award-winning work has appeared in The Washington Post , The Nation , The New Republic , Slate and The Atlantic , and been anthologized in The Best American Magazine Writing 2012 and The Best American Magazine Writing 2017 . Currently, she is focused on studying U.S. immigration enforcement and mass incarceration trends. She is a 2016 MacArthur Fellow. Sponsored by the Writing Certificate and the Nathan Cummings Foundation - Sarah Stillman for The New Yorker - The Global Migration Project - MacArthur Interview

Nov 15

TFA Interviews

08:00 am

TFA Interviews

11:30 am

TFA Interviews

11:30 am

Nov 16

Preparing for the MCAT and the Application Process Student Panel

06:30 pm

Fellow students who have taken the MCAT will address how they prepared for the exam and then also share their application process experience (along with their medical school interview tips) Co-Sponsored by the American Medical Student Association, Wesleyan Chapter Co-Sponsored by the Office of Equity and Inclusion Handshake Event Page: https://wesleyan.joinhandshake.com/events/73921/share_preview

Nov 17

WSA: CoCo Drop In Hours

11:00 am

Hours for Student Groups to drop in to answer any questions, concerns, or comments pertaining to their student group

Nov 19

Wesleyan Argus All-Staff Meeting

05:00 pm

Come to learn more about getting involved with the nation's oldest bi-weekly student-run newspaper. We are always looking for writers, photographers, and those interested in production and social media. Everyone is welcome!

Nov 20

Center for Humanities: Monday Night Lecture Series

06:00 pm

Victoria Smolkin, Wesleyan In Search of the Soviet Way of Death

Nov 26

Wesleyan Argus All-Staff Meeting

05:00 pm

Come to learn more about getting involved with the nation's oldest bi-weekly student-run newspaper. We are always looking for writers, photographers, and those interested in production and social media. Everyone is welcome!

Nov 27

Study Abroad Orientation: Pre-Departure Orientation

05:00 pm

Pre-Departure Orientation is mandatory for all students studying abroad in Spring 2018. This is to help prepare students for study abroad and covers important information including cultural adjustment. Students will also have the opportunity to meet other students going abroad.

Study Abroad Orientation: Pre-Departure Orientation

05:00 pm

Pre-Departure Orientation is mandatory for all students studying abroad in Spring 2018. This is to help prepare students for study abroad and covers important information including cultural adjustment. Students will also have the opportunity to meet other students going abroad.

Center for Humanities: Monday Night Lecture Series

06:00 pm

J. Bert Lott, Vassar Commemorating Caesars at the Creation of the Roman Empire

Dec 1

Saundra Magana

09:00 am

WSA: CoCo Drop In Hours

11:00 am

Hours for Student Groups to drop in to answer any questions, concerns, or comments pertaining to their student group

SET-UP: Orientation: Pre-Departure Orientation

09:00 pm

Pre-Departure Orientation is mandatory for all students studying abroad in Spring 2018. This is to help prepare students for study abroad and covers important information including cultural adjustment. Students will also have the opportunity to meet other students going abroad.

SET-UP: Orientation: Pre-Departure Orientation

09:00 pm

Pre-Departure Orientation is mandatory for all students studying abroad in Spring 2018. This is to help prepare students for study abroad and covers important information including cultural adjustment. Students will also have the opportunity to meet other students going abroad.

Dec 2

Study Abroad Orientation: Pre-Departure Orientation

10:00 am

Pre-Departure Orientation is mandatory for all students studying abroad in Spring 2018. This is to help prepare students for study abroad and covers important information including cultural adjustment. Students will also have the opportunity to meet other students going abroad.

Study Abroad Orientation: Pre-Departure Orientation

10:00 am

Pre-Departure Orientation is mandatory for all students studying abroad in Spring 2018. This is to help prepare students for study abroad and covers important information including cultural adjustment. Students will also have the opportunity to meet other students going abroad.

Dec 3

Wesleyan Argus All-Staff Meeting

05:00 pm

Come to learn more about getting involved with the nation's oldest bi-weekly student-run newspaper. We are always looking for writers, photographers, and those interested in production and social media. Everyone is welcome!

Dec 4

Simply Tasetful

09:00 am

Come to Usdan to see some interesting food packages and small personal gift items.

Center for Humanities: Monday Night Lecture Series

06:00 pm

Victoria Pitts Taylor, Wesleyan Waiting in Necropolitical Times

Dec 6

Tom Manely

09:00 am

Dec 8

WSA: CoCo Drop In Hours

11:00 am

Hours for Student Groups to drop in to answer any questions, concerns, or comments pertaining to their student group

Dec 15

WSA: CoCo Drop In Hours

11:00 am

Hours for Student Groups to drop in to answer any questions, concerns, or comments pertaining to their student group

Jan 17

Jan 18

Jan 19

Jan 26

WSA: CoCo Drop In Hours

11:00 am

Hours for Student Groups to drop in to answer any questions, concerns, or comments pertaining to their student group

Feb 2

WSA: CoCo Drop In Hours

11:00 am

Hours for Student Groups to drop in to answer any questions, concerns, or comments pertaining to their student group

Feb 9

WSA: CoCo Drop In Hours

11:00 am

Hours for Student Groups to drop in to answer any questions, concerns, or comments pertaining to their student group

Feb 16

WSA: CoCo Drop In Hours

11:00 am

Hours for Student Groups to drop in to answer any questions, concerns, or comments pertaining to their student group

Feb 23

WSA: CoCo Drop In Hours

11:00 am

Hours for Student Groups to drop in to answer any questions, concerns, or comments pertaining to their student group

Mar 2

WSA: CoCo Drop In Hours

11:00 am

Hours for Student Groups to drop in to answer any questions, concerns, or comments pertaining to their student group

Mar 30

WSA: CoCo Drop In Hours

11:00 am

Hours for Student Groups to drop in to answer any questions, concerns, or comments pertaining to their student group

Apr 6

WSA: CoCo Drop In Hours

11:00 am

Hours for Student Groups to drop in to answer any questions, concerns, or comments pertaining to their student group

Apr 13

WSA: CoCo Drop In Hours

11:00 am

Hours for Student Groups to drop in to answer any questions, concerns, or comments pertaining to their student group

Apr 20

WSA: CoCo Drop In Hours

11:00 am

Hours for Student Groups to drop in to answer any questions, concerns, or comments pertaining to their student group

Apr 27

WSA: CoCo Drop In Hours

11:00 am

Hours for Student Groups to drop in to answer any questions, concerns, or comments pertaining to their student group

May 4

WSA: CoCo Drop In Hours

11:00 am

Hours for Student Groups to drop in to answer any questions, concerns, or comments pertaining to their student group