Spain

Contemporary Cinema from the Hispanic World

Announcing the Contemporary Cinema from the Hispanic World series, which showcases recent award-winning films from Latin America and Spain. All screenings will take place on Thursdays at 8:00 pm from 10/7 to 11/4 at the Goldsmith Family Cinema. This year we have these extraordinary films from Mexico, Chile, Spain and Panama: October 7 – Lemebel…

One Thing I Forgot While in Madrid

Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur (the Jewish New Year and Day of Atonement) are the most important Jewish holidays. Celebrating this year in Madrid looks a little different than usual for Rebecca Dowd. Rebecca is majoring in Science and Society and Hispanic Literatures and Cultures. She is currently studying abroad in Madrid, Spain. I was one of 6 Jews in my high…

Study Abroad Program Info Sessions

The Office of Study Abroad is hosting a series of virtual info sessions in the early Spring 2021 semester. Representatives from various study abroad programs will be present to share program info and answer your questions. Please be aware that some programs have eligibility requirements set by Wesleyan and/or the program. You can learn more…

Winners: Wes and the World Photo Contest 2020

Selfie: “Madrid” by Shayna Dollinger Location: Madrid, Spain Traveling to Spain meant immersing ourselves deeply in the beautiful and sometimes problematic history of this country. Here, we took a moment to read about a church in Madrid before we entered the holy site.   Equity: “Unequal Justice” by Geoff Byrne Location: Washington, D.C. Engraved in…

Five Wesleyan Fulbright and Watson Applicants Discuss Application Process for Prospective Applicants

Written by Genesis Garcia ’22 On Tuesday, October 20th, 2020, Fellowships at Wesleyan held an informative panel to discuss the application process for prospective applicants. The panel consisted of Lizzie Edwards ’21, Rodrick Edwards ’19, Benjamin Martinez ’21, Susannah Greenblatt ’16, and Fitzroy “Pablo” Wickham ’21, who are all current fellowship applicants for Fulbright grants and the Watson Fellowship. The five…

Welcome our Foreign Language Teaching Assistants (FLTAs)

Our Foreign Language Teaching Assistants (FLTAs) are joining us virtually this semester.   FLTAs are non-degree seeking graduate students who join Wesleyan for one year to enhance our students’ language learning experience. They come to Wes from China, Japan, Korea, France, Spain, Italy, Morocco, India, and Colombia! They are appointed through Wesleyan’s language departments and work under the supervision of the…

I Left My Fulbright In Spain and Do Not Feel Safer for It

Written by Amad Amedy ’19 I woke up in my apartment on the morning of March 12 to a phone flooded with messages from friends in the US. President Trump had announced a travel ban on people living in the European Union. Suddenly a wave of panic and uncertainty overwhelmed me. I was in Barcelona,…

Hispanic Film Series

We’d like to invite you to our annual Hispanic Film Series which showcases recent award-winning films from Latin America and Spain. It runs every Wednesday evening from 9/18 to 10/9 at the Goldsmith Family Cinema and is free. This year we have extraordinary films from Mexico, Colombia, Spain, and Argentina that explore issues marginality and…

Welcome our Foreign Language Teaching Assistants (FLTAs)

Please welcome our 2019-20 Foreign Language Teaching Assistants (FLTAs) to Wes! Foreign Language Teaching Assistants (FLTAs) are non-degree seeking graduate students who come to Wesleyan for one year to enhance our students’ language learning experience. They come to Wes from China, Japan, Tunisia, France, Spain, Italy, and Colombia! They are appointed through Wesleyan’s language departments…

Welcome to Wesleyan’s Global Community!

This has been a year of growth and change across all areas “global” at Wesleyan. After several years of modest declines, participation in study abroad went up significantly, enrollments in language classes ticked up, and the volume of international students continued to rise. We saw notable successes by our students applying for fellowships, including the…