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Visit from a Watson Fellow: World Travels of Livia Cox, ’22

Tuesday Nov 14 at 4:30pm, Fisk 201 The Thomas J. Watson Fellowship, open to Wesleyan seniors, allows a group of daring young leaders from select US colleges and universities to travel the world for a year after graduation, pursuing a project of their own design, centered on their own personal passions. As a Watson Fellow,…

Meet the Study Abroad Peer Mentors!

Sasha GerberEmail: sgerber@wesleyan.eduSasha Gerber is a senior (class of 2023) and she is majoring in College of Letters and Classical Studies, and minoring in Jewish and Israeli Studies. In the spring semester of 2022 she studied in Tel Aviv, Israel, through the Study Abroad Program at Tel Aviv University. Sasha took intensive Hebrew classes throughout…

FLTA Series: Introducing Romane Rousseau

Hi everyone! My name is Romane and I am one of the French FLTAs for the 2022-2023 academic year. I was born in Vendée, a region located on the west coast of France, but now I live and study in Paris. I graduated with a bachelor’s degree in English after completing a three-year program in…

Meet Verónica Socorro Matos, Global Language and Outreach Fellow

The Fries Center for Global Studies is happy to give a warm welcome back to Verónica Socorro Matos from the class of 2021 as the Global Language and Outreach Fellow! Verónica graduated Wes with a double major in Romance Languages and Studio Art, with concentrations in French, Spanish, and Printmaking, respectively. After having spent the…

Invisible Suitcase

Halfway through her semester abroad in Paris, France, Paris Jensen ’22 reflects that it takes some practice to learn how to pack a suitcase. Especially the kind you can’t touch or see.   I find myself telling people on the phone, since I arrived in France, that the interesting thing about traveling is that it both changes you and…

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…

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…

New International Resources via Center for Research Libraries

Wesleyan is now a member of the Center for Research Libraries (CRL). The CRL collections feature approximately five million newspapers, journals, books, pamphlets, dissertations, archives, government publications, and other resources from all world regions. While these shared collections are largely paper and microform (most requestable via interlibrary loan), CRL also provides online access to a…

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…