Events

WeSTAND Presents “The Reckoning”






WeSTAND Presents: “The Reckoning” Monday, November 8 · 6:00pm – 8:30pm Woodhead Lounge/ESC 184 Dinner and discussion to accompany film! It’s only 1 hour long “The Reckoning: The Battle for the International Criminal Court” is a documentary film which outlines the history of the ICC (International Criminal Court) in international politics and brings personal stories…

Wesleyan Alum Speaks about Africa, Conflict






WESeminar: Youth at War, Youth Building Peace, Youth on the Margins As the next generation of leaders, young people are key players in creating sustainable peace in areas torn apart by war. In conflict zones youth constitute a reservoir brimming with potential energy, ready to be channeled for good or ill. Yet, what causes some…

Baucom Lecture Tonight






The English Department Lecture Series presents Ian Baucom Republicanism, Empire, and the Archives of the Atlantic Wednesday, October 6, 6 P.M. Russell House 350 High Street Ian Baucom is the author, most recently, of Specters of the Atlantic: Finance Capital, Slavery, and the Philosophy of History, which traces the history and destiny of modernity through…

In New York: November Conference on Development






The Center for Public Scholarship presents the 22nd Social Research conference at the New School: From Impunity to Accountability: Africa’s Development in the 21st Century John Tishman Auditorium, 66 West 12th Street, NYC Thursday and Friday, November 1819, 2010 Join distinguished experts in discussing the challenges of developmentfacing African countries as they work to combat…

Settling In, Talks at CHUM






It is the second week of classes and most of us are beginning to settle into our routines.  I want to quickly remind students to take advantage of the unique course offerings we have this term, with two courses being offered at CHUM engaging African studies. CHUM’s lecture series this fall also features several talks…