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Category Archive for 'Diversity'

Talking about Race with Jelani Cobb  12/2 On Wednesday, December 2nd at 7, we are welcoming Jelani Cobb, PhD, Director of the Africana Studies Institute at UConn and Staff Writer of the New Yorker to speak in CFA Hall. His book, the Substance of Hope: Barack Obama and the Paradox of Progress, was published in 2010 […]

Due to overwhelming demand, the Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life, with the support of the African American Studies Program, the Center for Community Partnerships, the Office of Equity and Inclusion, and the Office of Student Activities and Leadership Development, will sponsor a second free showing of Selma, followed by a short talk […]

The Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life, with the support of the Center for Community Partnerships, the Office of Equity and Inclusion, and the Office of Student Activities and Leadership Development, is sponsoring a free showing of Selma, followed by a short talk by Ben Jackson, a veteran of the Selma demonstrations, and […]

WHAT: A screening of “An Oversimplification of Her Beauty” at the Film Series. The director and star of the film, Terence Nance, will be around for a Q&A! Check out the trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7UB0QjTRjA WHEN: Thursday, December 4th @ 8pm WHERE: Center for Film Studies, Goldsmith Family Cinema WHY: Support filmmakers of color by giving them […]

First-Generation/Low-Income Student Mixer Learn Campus Resources Share Your Experiences Network with other Students Enjoy Free Refreshments Open to All Students Tuesday, November 11 4-6pm Albritton 311 Sponsored by: Quest Scholars Network Office of Student Affairs Office of Equity and Inclusion

Wednesday, October 8 4-5PM Usdan 110 Students, staff, and faculty are invited to hear stories of upperclass students who are first-generation and low-income on how to successfully navigate through Wesleyan and college life. Meet some of those involved with the resources on campus. Share your stories of resiliency and what you want from Wesleyan.  The […]

The New Student Orientation program is now seeking performers for In the Company of Others 2014. This important peer theater piece is a central aspect of the New Student Orientation. In the Company of Others is a time when ten students share their experiences with new students in the hopes of sparking conversation regarding what […]

Come enjoy some fabulous pizza and hear first-hand experiences from a panel of first–generation college students at Wesleyan Tuesday, April 29, 5:00-6:30 pm41 Wyllys, Room 114  

Buy your ticket to this great event now! Tickets are on sale at the box office and online here for $20.Join the Facebook Event for daily updates about WHY THE AWARDS MATTER: here. Any questions? Contact the members of the 2014 EBA Committee (Taylor Dauphin, Christian Hosam, Evelyn Kim, and Nicole Okai).

Joel Pfister, Amy Tang, Laura Grappo, J. Kēhaulani Kauanui(Also featuring Great Almond Cookies and Fresh Apple Cider) Monday, February 10th, 4:15-6pm, Downey 113 Come learn what American Studies can tell us about race and citizenship.  Panelists will explore this crucial field in both historical and contemporary terms and discuss new research directions. Topics include settler […]

Friday, January 31, 2014 10 a.m. – 12 noon: Session Block IPlease select one of the following sessions to attend during this time. Film Screening & Discussion: Cracking the Code: The System of Racial InequityFacilitators: Professor Sarah Mahurin & Chief Diversity Officer Antonio FariasLocation: PAC 001 Inside-Out & Outside-In: A Creative Identity & Ally WorkshopFacilitators: […]

A note from Jalen Alexander ’14: For the past two years I have served as the student representative on the MLK Celebration Committee. We plan an annual campus-wide day of programs and workshops, concluding with a Keynote address in Memorial Chapel, commemorating the life of Martin Luther King Jr., including his multiple visits to Wesleyan’s […]

The New Student Orientation program is now seeking performers to come back early and participate in In the Company of Others 2013. This important peer theater piece is a central aspect of the New Student Orientation. In the Company of Others is a time when upperclassmyn are able to share their experiences with new students […]

Cherríe Moraga  Wednesday, November 7, 8:00 pm Woodhead Lounge (Exley Science Center) Come listen to Cherríe Moraga, one of the most influential figures in Chicana/o, feminist, queer, and indigenous activism and scholarship, talk about her new book A Xicana Codex of Changing Consciousness! Co-Sponsored by Ajúa Campos, Office of Diversity and Institutional Partnerships American Studies Department […]