Events

WRP Advocacy Week: The Contemporary Refugee Crisis

  The Wesleyan Refugee Project (WRP), a student-run group at Wesleyan University hoping to bring awareness to issues affecting displaced people world-wide, is holding several consecutive events on “The Contemporary Refugee Crisis” by invited guests for Advocacy Week. Come sit in on one of the lectures to learn about the most relevant challenges that refugees…

Korean Culture Festival

Come join the Korean Student Association in a celebration of Korean Culture on Saturday, April 23 from 12-3pm at the CEAS Center! There will be multiple performances including Korean drumming, games such as gonggi and yutnori, as well as food! This event is open to everyone, so make sure to bring your friends and spread…

International Education Week 2021 Events Announced

  Organized annually by the Fries Center of Global Studies (FCGS), International Education Week (IEW) is a collaborative initiative to promote intercultural learning, global awareness, and a greater sense of interconnectedness among the Wesleyan community.  This year, we are excited to be joined by several student organizations, offices, and departments at Wesleyan in hosting events…

19th Annual Contemporary Israeli Voices series

The Center for Jewish Studies, the minor in Jewish and Israel Studies and the Hebrew Program, presents the 19th Annual Contemporary Israeli Voices series. This year we will continue to celebrate women’s and minorities’ voices. Two women writers from Israel and a Palestinian author who writes in Hebrew will join us via online multi-media presentations…

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…

Call for Events: International Education Week 2021

Submit an event for this year’s International Education Week (November 13-19, 2021) at Wesleyan! What global issues are you passionate about? Are there international concerns that you want to bring attention to on campus? Are there cultural events you want to host or showcase? SUBMIT AN EVENT for IEW 2021. Event submission deadline: Sunday, October 24 by…

FGSS Fall Symposium: Decolonial Feminisms

Friday, October 1, 2021 | 2:00PM- 4:00PM (EST) In person in Judd Hall 116 and live-streamed. Check back here for zoom link on day of event. Decolonial feminism considers the relation between gender and coloniality and seeks to disrupt the power relations of colonialism, settler colonialism and racial capitalism. The symposium will feature talks by Fania…

45th Navaratri Festival

Navaratri, one of India’s major festival celebrations, is a time to see family and friends, enjoy music and dance, and seek blessings for new endeavors. Wesleyan’s 45th annual festival celebrates the diversity of Indian music and dance with the virtual events below. Presented by the Center for the Arts, Music Department, and Dance Department, with…

South Asian Studies Events on Afghanistan and Beyond

Afghanistan: A Panel Discussion on the Current Crisis and Its History Wednesday, 22 September at 7-8.30 pm, Woodhead Lounge Colonel (retired) Bob Cassidy (Andersen Fellow in Defense and Foreign Policy) • The folly of war without strategy This talk will review the efforts of four presidents to align policy, strategy, and war in Afghanistan.  It will…

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…