New Course: DANC378–Contemporary Dance from Global Perspectives

Repertory and Performance: Contemporary Dance from Global Perspectives (DANC 378, Sec 01). Mon/Wed 2.50- 4.20pm at the Cross Street Studio. This interdisciplinary course aims to understand contemporary dance and the moving body from global perspectives. It draws from a range of approaches to aesthetics and choreography, politics, and understandings of culture-at-large. Students will spend the … Read moreNew Course: DANC378–Contemporary Dance from Global Perspectives

Call for Submissions of Art/Performance on Disruption/Disaster Due: Feb. 1

The College of the Environment Think Tank is inviting proposals for creative work on the theme of “Disaster” and the ways in which humans confront or survive disasters, to be shared with the public on Friday, March 2, 2018 in the Memorial Chapel as part of an event hosted by the COE Think Tank. Below … Read moreCall for Submissions of Art/Performance on Disruption/Disaster Due: Feb. 1

New Course: ENGL223: African Novel after Achebe MW 2:50-4:10 p.m.

ENGL223: African Novel after Achebe with Professor Lily Saint (MW 2:50):  Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s 2003 novel, PURPLE HIBISCUS, summons Chinua Achebe, the “grandfather of African literature,” in its opening line: “Things started to fall apart at home when my brother, Jaja, did not go to communion.” While Achebe remains a formative influence on Adichie and … Read moreNew Course: ENGL223: African Novel after Achebe MW 2:50-4:10 p.m.

New Course: ENVS303/CGST303–Ukraine and Its Environment Time: TBA

Ukraine and Its Environment (ENVS 303 CGST 303) WesMaps link https://iasext.wesleyan.edu/regprod/!wesmaps_page.html?stuid=&facid=NONE&crse=014802&term=1181 This course will include an intensive travel experience to Ukraine over Spring Break. The cost of the course travel is covered by your tuition. Please note, this year there are NO PREREQUISITES REQUIRED. Space limited: POIs will be granted during Drop/Add period. Contact Katja Kolcio kkolcio@wesleyan.edu and … Read moreNew Course: ENVS303/CGST303–Ukraine and Its Environment Time: TBA

New Course: DANCE 251: Javanese Dance I T/Th 2:50-4:10 p.m.

New Course and Special Opportunity to study Javanese Dance with distinguished artist from Indonesia only this Spring 2018! No previous dance experience required! Javanese Dance I   DANC 251.01 Spring 2018 T/Th 2:50-4:10 PM World Music Hall Credit: .5 Certificates: South Asia Studies https://iasext.wesleyan.edu/regprod/!wesmaps_page.html?stuid=&facid=NONE&crse=003461&term=1181 Course Description Instruction in the classical dance of central Java will begin with the basic … Read moreNew Course: DANCE 251: Javanese Dance I T/Th 2:50-4:10 p.m.

New Course: FIST232/MDST232: Obscure Enigma of Desire — MW 10:50 a.m.-12:10 p.m.

FIST232/MDST232   Obscure Enigma of Desire, MW 10:50AM-12:10PM; FISK210, Professor Jeff Rider This course is an introduction to the study of the ways we create meanings when we read texts. It will focus on several deliberately obscure literary texts from twelfth-century France and will examine them in the light of the classical and medieval concepts of … Read moreNew Course: FIST232/MDST232: Obscure Enigma of Desire — MW 10:50 a.m.-12:10 p.m.

New Course: ENGL373/MDST373: From Courtly Love to Cannibalism: Medival Romances MW 2:50-4 p.m.

English 373:  From Courtly Love to Cannibalism: Medieval Romances MW 2:50-4 p.m., Professor Ruth Nisse Romance is the narrative form of medieval sexualities and courtly love, but it also gives literary shape to social worlds in which a queer protagonist loses gender, skin color changes with religion, and a dog might be the hero of … Read moreNew Course: ENGL373/MDST373: From Courtly Love to Cannibalism: Medival Romances MW 2:50-4 p.m.