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Events

Nov 19

Philadelphia: Jeanine Basinger at the Free Library of Philadelphia

Jeanine Basinger, founder of Wesleyan’s Film Studies Department, will provide an author’s talk at the Parkway Central Library. A Wesleyan happy hour is planned prior to the talk.

Philly, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Nov 21

Wesleyan on Broadway: The Great Society & Talkback

Wesleyan group tickets are available for purchase. A talkback with producer Jeffrey Richards '69 will follow the performance.

New York City, 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Dec 3

Los Angeles NESCAC Holiday Mixer

NESCAC Holiday Mixer in the Los Angeles area.

Los Angeles, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

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News

Alumni, Faculty Discuss Russia’s Return to the World Stage at Shasha Seminar

This year’s theme was “Understanding Russia: A Dramatic Return to the World Stage,” with Peter Rutland, the Colin and Nancy Campbell Professor in Global Issues and Democratic Thought, serving as this year’s director.

Hill ’93 Reads from Latest Book at Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore

Hill is the author of the crime novel The Missing Ones, a follow up to his critically-acclaimed book Little Comfort. He presented his reading with Vanessa Lillie, author of Little Voices.

3 Alumni Receive MacArthur “Genius” Awards

Mary Halvorson ’02, Saidiya Hartman ’84, Hon. ’19, and Cameron Rowland ’11 each received a $625,000, no-strings-attached award by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Recipients of a MacArthur Fellowship, commonly known as the “genius” grant, are selected based on “exceptional creativity,” “promise for important future advances based on a track record of significant accomplishments,” and “potential for the Fellowship to facilitate subsequent creative work,” according to the foundation.
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