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In response to Arizon’s discriminatory policies, SB 1070 and HB 2281, a panel of professors and students will discuss the origin of such policies, their problematic ramifications and how we can contest them. Come with questions!!!!

Rick A. Lopez, Associate Professor of History at Amherst College and chair of the Mexican Studies Committee of the Conference on Latin American History. Mr. Lopez is an author and the recipient of numerous honors and awards including the J. Paul Getty Postdoctoral Fellowship in the History of Art and the Humanities.   Date : […]

This Thursday, November 4, New York Times film critic A.O. Scott will give a talk in the Memorial Chapel at 7 PM. This event is free and open to the public. A. O. Scott joined The New York Times as a film critic in January 2000. Previously, Mr. Scott was a Sunday book reviewer for […]

Worst disaster in UN History One fifth of the country underwater 7,000,000 Displaced Join us Thursday, October 28th for a panel discussion with Aradhana Sharma, Gary Yohe, and Michael Touchton to learn more! What: Haveli Dinner and Faculty Panel Discussion on the flooding in Pakistan When: Thursday October 28th, 6-7:30 Where: Daniel Family Commons (3rd floor Usdan) Tickets: Sold at Box […]

Meet Katherine D’Ambrosio (’06) and Mike James (’07) and hear about what they’re up to now, and how the major in History helped them figure out who they want to be. Oct 27, Wednesday, 4:15 p.m PAC 001 [Iguanas Ranas will be there too]

William Finnegan of The New Yorker, and Jane Eisner, editor of the Forward, will discuss journalism and social change on Saturday October 23rd, 2010 at 1:30 pm in the Memorial Chapel. William Finnegan, staff writer for The New Yorker, is the author of award-winning works of international journalism. He has written recently about immigration issues and politics in […]

Meet Katherine D’Ambrosio (’06) and Mike James (’07) and hear about what they’re up to now, and how the major in History helped them figure out who they want to be. Oct 27, Wednesday, 4:15 p.m. PAC 001 [Iguanas Ranas will be there too]  

Monday, October 11, we’re bringing two of most prolific spoken word artists to Wesleyan for one incredible evening. The Night Kite Revival, a Circus of Spoken Word, features Anis Mojgani, Buddy Wakefield (both 2x World Poetry Slam Champions) and some friends. Anis, Buddy and their crew are published authors and international slam champions, and they will […]

Tuesday, October 5th 4:15-6pm  Russell House Reception to follow This session is a critical response to the passage of HR 2281 by the Arizona State legislature, which banned the teaching of Ethnic Studies in public schools. Panelists will present scholarly work drawn from their current research, which speaks to Native American Studies, African American Studies, […]

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 be available shortly. Prof. Wiesel, a Holocaust survivor, is the author […]