Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College
Commencement Reunion

Alumnae/i College: Reunion 2014

Alumnae/i College Course Descriptions
Friday, May 16 from 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

 

Update on American Politics!
Jay S. Goodman, Professor of Political Science, Program Coordinator of Legal Studies
Brian Jencunas ’14

Are we heading for a woman president? Which party will win the off-year House and Senate elections? Professor Jay Goodman and senior political science major Brian Jencunas will answer those questions with poll data, video, and personal insights and analysis. Location to be announced.

 

Digital Humanities: What the fuss is all about -- How approaches invented at Wheaton shed light on literature from Beowulf to Shakespeare to the Harlem Renaissance
Michael Drout, Professor of English
Mark D. LeBlanc, Professor of Computer Science, Meneely Chair

Wheaton students have made major discoveries about Beowulf, Shakespeare and Langston Hughes... and you can, too! Join us for a hands-on workshop on Lexomics. Find out how Wheaton faculty and students connect across disciplines to create new knowledge that could not have been made in either discipline alone. Professors Drout (English) and LeBlanc (Computer Science) will demonstrate Lexomics, the partnership between English and Computer Science that has led to Wheaton students making discoveries about 1000-year-old texts, presenting their results at international conferences, and surprising the academic literary establishment. This will be a hands-on workshop. Location to be announced.

 

What's going on? Wheaton’s Business and Management Major
Brad Sago, Professor of Business Management

Join founding faculty member of the Business and Management Major Brad Sago for a look at the importance of the liberal arts, alumnae/i, program content and philosophies, goals, and vision for Wheaton's business program. There will be time for questions and answers. Location to be announced.

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