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Lecture Series

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

04:00 pm - 06:00 pm

"Negotiating Turbulent Markets" Wasch Center Lecture Series

"Negotiating Turbulent Markets" Anne Martin , Wesleyans Chief Investment Officer

Wasch Center for Retired Faculty Wasch Center Butterfield Room

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

04:15 pm - 06:00 pm

"Genetics, the Red Menace and Academic Freedom: A Cold War Immorality Tale" Wasch Center Lecture Series

Allan Berlind, Professor of Biology, emeritus Genetics, the Red Menace and Academic Freedom: A Cold War Immorality Tale

Wasch Center for Retired Faculty Wasch Center Butterfield Room

Wednesday, March 02, 2016

04:15 pm - 06:00 pm

"The Physics of Wrinkle Formation -Reflections on Science, Poetry, and the Life of Jason Wolfe" Wasch Center Lecture Series

Vera Schwarz, Professor of East Asian Studies , emerita "The Physics of Wrinkle Formation"-Reflections on Science, Poetry and the Life of Jason Wolfe

Wasch Center for Retired Faculty Wasch Center Butterfield Room

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

04:15 pm - 06:00 pm

"An African American Family in Connecticut: From Slavery to Triumph" Wasch Center Lecture Series

Elisabeth Petry, Writer and editor An African American Family in Connecticut: From Slavery to Triumph

Wasch Center for Retired Faculty Wasch Center Butterfield Room

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

04:15 pm - 06:00 pm

"Postcards from the Edge: Short Stories on Risk and Reward" Wasch Center Lecture Series

Richard J. Friswell, Publisher and managing editor ARTES magazine Postcards from the Edge: ShortStorieson Risk and Reward

Wasch Center for Retired Faculty Wasch Center Butterfield Room

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

04:15 pm - 06:00 pm

Wasch Center Lecture Series : "Thoughts on Citizenship" - a talk by former Wesleyan President Colin Campbell

Colin Campbell was President of Wesleyan University from 1970-1988. In 1988, he joined the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, a nonprofit charitable organization. He went on to serve as chairman, president, and chief executive officer of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, retiring in 2014. He is now chairman emeritus of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.

Olin Library Olin 114 (Smith Reading Room)

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

04:15 pm - 06:00 pm

"Reasonable Hope? Beginnings of Utopia Thinking in Classical Antiquity and Beyond" Wasch Center Lecture Series

Eirene Visvardi, Assistant Professor of Classical Studies Reasonable Hope? Beginnings of Utopian Thinking in Classical Antiquity and Beyond

Wasch Center for Retired Faculty Wasch Center Butterfield Room

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

04:15 pm - 06:00 pm

A Performance by the Mattabesset String Collective - Wasch Center Lecture Series

Wasch Center for Retired Faculty Wasch Center Butterfield Room

Movie Series

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

03:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Wasch Center Spring Film Series - To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) directed by Robert Mulligan. Starring Gregory Peck, Mary Badham. 130 minutes.

Wasch Center for Retired Faculty Wasch Center Butterfield Room

Tuesday, March 01, 2016

03:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Wasch Center Spring Film Series - Forbidden Games

Forbidden Games (1952) directed by Rene Clement. Starring Georges Poujouly, Brigitte Fossey. In French with English subtitles. 86 minutes.

Wasch Center for Retired Faculty Wasch Center Butterfield Room

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

03:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Wasch Center Spring Film Series -The King of Masks

The King of Masks (1996) directed by Wu Tianming. Starring Zhu Xu, Zhou Renying. In Mandarin Chinese with English subtitles. 91 minutes.

Wasch Center for Retired Faculty Wasch Center Butterfield Room

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

03:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Wasch Center Spring Film Series - The Magnificent Seven

The Magnificent Seven (1960) directed by John Sturges. Starring Yul Brynner, Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson. 123 minutes.

Wasch Center for Retired Faculty Wasch Center Butterfield Room