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September 2019

Wheaton in Puerto Rico Showcase

September 20, 2019 @ 3:00 PM

Two Years After Hurricane Maria: A reflection by Wheaton students who have seen its impacts firsthand. In the summer of 2019, Wheaton students were supported by a Mellon Foundation Grant to travel throughout Puerto Rico and learn about gender violence and reconstruction post hurricane Maria. Come to see and hear about the work of students in the course Disaster and Reconstruction led by Professor M.Gabriela Torres and Dean Raquel Ramos on the two year anniversary of Hurricane Maria's landfall in…

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October 2019

CCTL Presents: How Do People Learn? Three Ideas from the Learning Sciences

October 2, 2019 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Both lectures and active learning can be effective teaching practices, but how can we do them in ways that align with how people actually learn? In this presentation, Floyd Cheung shares a variety of teaching techniques as well as some of the research and theories that undergird them. Dr. Floyd Cheung is the Vice President for Equity and Inclusion and Professor of English at Smith College. He is the former Director of Smith College’s Sherrerd Center for Teaching and Learning. Join…

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Hailing Cesar

October 2, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Science Center – Hindle Auditorium, Norton, 02766 United States

A viewing of the documentary "Hailing Cesar" by Eduardo Chavez, the grandson of Civil Rights activist César Chávez, that follows his personal journey to connect with the legacy of his grandfather. The film dives into topics like human rights, immigration, personal identity, and social justice. Eduardo will discuss the implications of his journey and how it has shaped his own call to activism and social justice.

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Race, Latinidad, and Latin Pop: Reggaéton in the Mainstream

October 8, 2019 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Petra Rivera-Rideau, a scholar of race and ethnicity in Latin American and Latinx cultures and professor at Wellesley College, will give a lecture on the racial politics of reggaetón in mainstream music. Oct. 8 @ 5:00 PM Faculty Dining Room Emerson.

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November 2019

Theatre Talks: Kolton Harris

November 11, 2019 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Mary Lyon Hall – Holman Room Norton, 02766 United States

Please join us to welcome Artistic Director Kolton Harris and members of Writer’s Block InK, a non-profit organization location in New London, CT; and whose mission is to engage and encourage youth to use writing and performance art for personal development and as tools for social change.

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January 2020

The Holocaust, Anti-Semitism, and Hate Crimes Today

January 29 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mary Lyon Hall – Holman Room, Norton, 02766 United States

Join special guest speaker, Dr. Alexandra Herzog, Assistant Director of the American Jewish Council of New England along with a panel of Wheaton faculty in remembering the tragedy of the Holocaust as well as recognizing its lasting impact.

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February 2020

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Legacy Celebration

February 18 @ 7:00 PM
Watson Fine Arts – Weber Theatre, Norton, 02766 United States

Our annual award ceremony will occur on the evening of Tuesday, February 18, at 7 PM in Weber Theatre. Our keynote speaker this year will be scholar, author, and civic influencer Dr. Khalilah L. Brown-Dean.

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Where It Used to be Home: Writing Russia and Ukraine under the Trump Administration

February 19 @ 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Mary Lyon Hall – Holman Room Norton, 02766 United States
Russian-American Poet

Poet Olga Livshin will discuss culture, translation, history, current events, and share her experiences of living as an immigrant under the Trump Administration and with Putin's war on Ukraine looming as this year's Davis Memorial Guest Lecturer.

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Amazing Grace – a Film featuring Aretha Franklin

February 26 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us for a viewing of the 1972 concert film featuring the incomparable Aretha Franklin.

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April 2020

Equal Pay Day and Salary Negotiation Flyer

Equal Pay Day and Salary Negotiation

April 7 @ 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Career Services and the BASE are collaborating to present this session focused on Equal Pay Day and Salary Negotiation. By attending, you will learn about Equal Pay Day and salary negotiation, participate in trivia, and have an opportunity to win a $30.00 gift card. Part 1: What is Equal Pay Day - 5:00pm-5:30pm EST Dani Roberts, Social Justice Program Coordinator, will discuss the history of the wage gap and how the wage gap continues to impact women and other intersecting…

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