Remote Learning Resources for International Students

Written by Jackie García ’22 As the pandemic has completely transformed the way in which we carry out our lives, many students have had to tackle remote learning from different places all over the world. Although some Wes students have been lucky enough to learn remotely from their dorm rooms or their homes in the…

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…

Canboulay: A Legacy

Written by Kennie Etienne ’21, African-American Studies Major and Anthropology Concentration, and she/her/her “Canboulay” is a live reenactment that takes place every year during Trinidad & Tobago’s carnival season. The play is widely popular and is meant to display and pay homage to Trinidadian enslaved people’s struggle for emancipation from England’s plantation system. The play…

How to Learn a Language at Home

Written by Langston Morrison ’21, College of Letters, Economics, International Relations, and he/him/his One question I get asked quite frequently is “Langston, how can I learn a language without leaving my house? Do I need to stay in a foreign country to fully get immersed and develop a facility with the language?” I think this…

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…

Campus Resources for New/Remote International Students

From writing to ResLife... Learn more about campus resources for new and remote international students at http://bit.ly/WesResourcesIntl

Written by Natalia Román Alicea, Assistant Director, Intercultural and Language Learning If you are one of the many students excited to learn all about what Wesleyan has to offer before arriving to campus, look no further! From residential life to the writing workshop, below you’ll find video interviews with various staff members on campus about…

Global Voices

Global Voices is a multilingual website that shares news written and translated by an international community of writers, bloggers, and digital activists. It covers a wide range of topics in different languages, such as Arts & Culture, Digital Activism, Economics & Business, Ethnicity & Race, International Relations, Language, Literature, and Politics. What Is Global Voices?

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.…