Collecting the Constitution
In honor of Constitution Day, take a close look at some of the documents behind our nation’s founding. Join H. Richard Dietrich III ’92, a Director of the Dietrich American Foundation, and Suzy Taraba ’77 MALS ’10, Wesleyan’s Director of Special Collections & Archives, for a virtual viewing of several editions of the Constitution and other early texts, letters by the founding fathers, and related materials held by the Dietrich American Foundation and Wesleyan’s Special Collections & Archives. Learn about the stories behind collecting these documents and how they enrich Wesleyan students’ engagement with primary sources today.
Play video 50th Reunion Weekend: Reflections on Race
50th Reunion Weekend: Reflections on Race
In the late 1960s and early 1970s, students of color were recruited and admitted to Wesleyan in an effort to address inequities prevalent in American Society. Today, Wesleyan continues to seek students of color for many of the same reasons.
Play video Show Me The Numbers WESeminar
Show Me The Numbers WESeminar
Alumni and parents are invited to learn about how Wesleyan is expanding engagement with data analysis across different majors and the work that students are doing through Wesleyan’s Quantitative Analysis Center (QAC).
Play video Social Media and Social Divisiveness
Social Media and Social Divisiveness
How has the evolution of social media platforms affected societal polarization? The 50th Reunion Class of 1972 sponsors an inter-generational panel of alums to share views on these questions.
Play video 50th Reunion Weekend: Coeducation The Second Wave
50th Reunion Weekend: Coeducation The Second Wave
Hear from some of the first women on campus as well as a current student on Wesleyan's 2nd wave of coeducation. What has changed? What hasn't?
Play video The Wesleyan Documentary Project WESeminar
The Wesleyan Documentary Project WESeminar
A virtual WESeminar with Associate Professor Tracy Heather Strain, the Corwin-Fuller Professor of Film Studies, along with a panel of students and a recent alumna, discussing the impact of the Wesleyan Documentary Project.
Play video Hidden Treasures WESeminar
Hidden Treasures WESeminar
Distinguished historians Joe Siry, professor of art history; Larry Silver P’08, James & Nan Wagner Farquhar professor emeritus of history of art at UPENN; and Miya Tokumitsu, curator of the Davison Art Center, discuss special objects in the DAC.