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Wesleyan alumni are making news every day.  Keep abreast of what’s happening both on-campus and off and take a moment to share what you’ve been up to.  Post to the Bulletin Board or submit a Class Note.  If you’ve done it, we want to hear about it.

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Q&A: Sienkiewicz ’03 on Dual Interests: Comedy and Global Media Studies

Q&A: Sienkiewicz ’03 on Dual Interests: Comedy and Global Media Studies

Earlier this semester Visiting Assistant Professor of Film Studies Swapnil Rai invited Matt Sienkiewicz ’03 to be a guest lecturer in her class, FILM 328: Beyond the West. The course “examines the role that film…and other media play in shaping our sense of global, national, and local cultures and identities.” Sienkiewicz, associate professor of communication…
Wesleyan in the News

Wesleyan in the News

In this recurring feature in The Wesleyan Connection, we highlight some of the latest news stories about Wesleyan and our alumni. Wesleyan in the News Inside Higher Ed: “The Need for a Recovery of the Humanities” In this essay, President Michael S. Roth responds to the “flood of negativity” in public discourse about higher education, in…
“You Just Have to Read This…” 3 Books By Wesleyan Authors

“You Just Have to Read This…” 3 Books By Wesleyan Authors

In the third of this continuing series, Sara McCrea ’21, a College of Letters major from Boulder, Colo., reviews alumni books and offers this selection for those in search of knowledge, insight, and inspiration. The volumes, sent to us by alumni, are forwarded to Olin Library as donations to the University’s collection and made available…
“You Just Have to Read This…” 3 Books By Wesleyan Authors

“You Just Have to Read This…” 3 Books By Wesleyan Authors

In the second of this continuing series, Sara McCrea ’21, a College of Letters major from Boulder, Colo., reviews alumni books and offers this selection for those in search of knowledge, insight, and inspiration. The volumes, sent to us by alumni, are forwarded to Olin Library as donations to the University’s collection and made available…
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Bulletin Board: Jeremy Paul '05

Curator of the weird, deviser of hybrid media and Executive Artistic Director of Maelstrom Collaborative Arts, Jeremy Paul '05, is successfully blurring the boundaries of Cleveland’s creative worlds.

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Bulletin Board: Jordan Dykstra MA'18

Ordinary Affects will premiere two new works (FREE!) on Saturday, April 20 at 6:00 p.m. at MAC 650 Art Gallery & Artist Co-Op (650 Main Street Middletown, CT 06457): "Corner Church and High" by Alvin Lucier (John Spencer Camp Professor of Music, Emeritus) and "32 Middle Tones" by Jordan Dykstra (Music Composition MA'18). Read More

Bulletin Board: Jac Lahav '00

What do Benjamin Franklin, Oprah Winfrey and Albert Einstein have in common? Each is represented in the exhibition The Great Americans: Portraits by Jac Lahav ('00), on view at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, Connecticut, February 9 through May 12, 2019. Organized by the artist and the Museum’s Curator Amy Kurtz Lansing, the 30+, larger-than-life works explore the ideas of who we consider “great” and the cultural underpinnings of our perceptions (whether fact or fiction). Lahav’s nearly seven-foot-tall images of famous figures are layered with references to history, lore and imagery that have shaped our understanding of that person.

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Wesleyan Magazine Issue 3 - 2018
Wesleyan Magazine Issue 3 - 2018
Success through failure. Looking up while looking in. How is one to reconcile these? This issue’s theme: Design & Ideas.