Events

Worlds of Dance Spring Concert Recording

Dear Wesleyan community, As the summer kicks off, I would like to champion Wesleyan’s ‘Worlds of Dance’ Spring (May 2021) concert – now available in a recording for us all to enjoy. Here is the link to the entire concert: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ED-w4zf2H4 The concert showcases Wesleyan’s magnificent students who performed – with passion, skill and engagement…

Virtual Campus Tour for Prospective International Students

Bold and Ransho are both second-year international students, working as Media Assistants at Fries Center for Global Studies. Bold hailing from Mongolia, and Ransho coming from Japan, became good friends in their First-Year Seminar class during freshman year. On April 7th at 8:00 in the morning, Ransho and Bold took prospective international students on the…

Russian Politics Class Held Virtual Discussion with Students at Presidential Academy of Public Administration in St. Petersburg

Peter Rutland, the Colin and Nancy Campbell Professor in Global Issues and Democratic Thought, professor of government, is teaching the Spring 2021 course Russian Politics. As a part of the course, students joined a virtual discussion with students from a class in Ethnopolitics taught by Guzel Yusupova, Assistant Professor at the Presidential Academy of Public…

From Gender Expressions in Language to Netflix, ASL, and Morality: Students and Faculty Shine in the 4th Power of Language Conference

This article was written collectively by faculty and staff from the Power of Language Steering Committee. On Saturday April 10th, Wesleyan hosted its fourth annual The Power of Language (POL) conference. Originally, this conference was spearheaded by Dr. Sole Anatrone (Vassar College), a Visiting Assistant Professor in Italian. The success of the first conference in…

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome during Fellowships Applications

Written by Genesis Garcia ’22 Note: This event has been postponed to Monday, May 3, 5-6pm On May 3, 2021, from 5pm to 6pm Fellowships will be hosting a forum to discuss overcoming imposter syndrome regarding applications for fellowships, graduate school, jobs, internships, etc. Applying for anything can be very nerve-wracking, and these feelings can…

Transnational/Multilingual Responses to the Pandemic, April 22 & 27, 2021

The Institute of Modern Languages Research School of Advanced Study • University of London The Institute of Modern Languages Research has convened two events as part of the School of Advanced Study’s “Open for Discussion” series. Both events draw on the policy recommendations developed as part of the past four years’ research in the context…

Register to Attend the 4th Annual Power of Language Conference

The Fries Center for Global Studies is excited to invite you all to attend the 4th Annual Power of Language Conference to be held remotely on Saturday, April 10, 2021! The Power of Language Conference seeks to bring awareness to the many benefits and complexities of language learning and to promote the study of languages.…

Fellowships Writing Retreat

Fellowships are an amazing opportunity for students to take their interests and dedicate time to nourishing those passions. Some of the most popular fully-funded fellowships for Wesleyan to consider applying for are the Fulbright and Watson fellowships. The Fulbright Fellowship is an amazing way to get funding for your graduate studies abroad or work as…

Global Engagement Minor Info Session

  The Fries Center for Global Studies is excited to invite Wesleyan’s Class of 2024 to the Global Engagement Minor’s virtual info session. Natalia Román Alicea, Assistant Director of Intercultural and Language Learning, will be present to share information about the program and answer any questions about the minor’s application, eligibility, and required courses. You…