Center For the Arts 

Events

In collaboration with other departments and organizations, the CFA hosts nearly 300 events a year, including performances and exhibitions in art, dance, music, and theater. Increasingly, many events embrace more than one discipline or genre. The CFA presents student and faculty work as well as the work of visiting artists in our various series offerings. With this in mind, events can be viewed in the following different ways:

Events by Series

Muslim Women's Voices at Wesleyan
Performing Arts Series

Breaking Ground Dance Series
Dine/Dance/Discover
Crowell Concert Series
Outside the Box Theater Series
Navaratri Festival
Music at The Russell House
In the Galleries
Special Events
Freedom Summer
Yiddish Cultural Expression in Europe and America

Events by Genre

Art Talks
Dance Events
Music Events
Theater Events

Events by Department

Art & Art History Department
Dance Department
Music Department
Theater Department

Events by Season

Fall 2014
Spring 2015

Upcoming Events

Women’s Voices, Verbal Ability, and Symbolic Power: The Case of Moroccan Shikhat
Women’s Voices, Verbal Ability, and Symbolic Power: The Case of Moroccan Shikhat
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 4:15 PM
Daltry Room (Music Rehearsal Hall 003)
Alessandra Ciucci analyzes a wedding celebration in Morocco to determine the role(s) of the shikhat, a class of professional female singer-dancers.
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Yiddish Foodways
Yiddish Foodways
Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 4:00 PM
The Bayit, 157 Church Street
A lecture and workshop on Jewish food traditions by culinary ethnographer Eve Jochnowitz.
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Panel Discussion: Gender, Islam, and the 'Muslim Problem'
Panel Discussion: Gender, Islam, and the 'Muslim Problem'
Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 7:00 PM
CFA Hall
Organized and moderated by Professor of Religion Peter Gottschalk, this panel will include Associate Professor of French and Letters Typhaine Leservot, Lebanese American writer, performer, and teaching artist Leila Buck ’99 (pictured), Dr. M. Saud Anwar, mayor of South Windsor, Connecticut, and Aida Mansoor, president of the Muslim Coalition of Connecticut.
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A World of Arts in the Heart of Connecticut