Abena Koomson-Davis, Musical Director of the Resistance Revival Chorus, will bring the most beloved works of African American poetry into song with Wheaton’s own Voices United to Jam and other students for the whole community.  Discussion with Provost Renée T. White, Ms. Koomson-Davis, Olivia Bennisan ’19 (SGA President) and Candice Appiah ’21 (ICB Chair) to follow the performance.  All are invited to a special dinner in the Chapel Basement afterwards.

Please join us for an evening with Frederick Wiseman. In our conversation with this award-winning documentary filmmaker, we will explore the creative process that drives his work, as well as his approach to our shared human experience. We will also watch excerpts from his acclaimed documentary EX LIBRIS and we will have the opportunity to ask him questions. A reception will be held in the Woolley Room immediately following the talk.  This event is sponsored by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation through Wheaton College’s initiative on integrative learning in the humanities. All are welcome to attend.

Campus movie showings: Four screenings of EX LIBRIS  have been scheduled in advance of Mr. Wiseman’s visit. Click here for dates and times to watch one of the campus movie showings that fits your schedule.

 

 

Filmmaker Frederick Wiseman will be on campus on October, 3, 2018 at 5:00 pm in the Holman Room. We invite the campus community to view his award-winning documentary, EX LIBRIS at one of the four scheduled show times on campus.
EX LIBRIS – The New York Public Library, goes behind the scenes of one of the greatest knowledge institutions in the world and reveals it as a place of welcome, cultural exchange and learning. With 92 branches throughout Manhattan, the Bronx and Staten Island, the library is committed to being a resource for all the inhabitants of this multifaceted and cosmopolitan city, and beyond. The New York Public Library exemplifies the deeply rooted American belief in the individual’s right to know and be informed. It is one of the most democratic institutions in America – everyone is welcome.
Sponsored by The Andrew Mellon Foundation

Filmmaker Frederick Wiseman will be on campus on October, 3, 2018 at 5:00 pm in the Holman Room. We invite the campus community to view his award-winning documentary, EX LIBRIS at one of the four scheduled show times on campus.
EX LIBRIS – The New York Public Library, goes behind the scenes of one of the greatest knowledge institutions in the world and reveals it as a place of welcome, cultural exchange and learning. With 92 branches throughout Manhattan, the Bronx and Staten Island, the library is committed to being a resource for all the inhabitants of this multifaceted and cosmopolitan city, and beyond. The New York Public Library exemplifies the deeply rooted American belief in the individual’s right to know and be informed. It is one of the most democratic institutions in America – everyone is welcome. Sponsored by The Andrew Mellon Foundation

Filmmaker Frederick Wiseman will be on campus on October, 3, 2018 at 5:00 pm in the Holman Room. We invite the campus community to view his award-winning documentary, EX LIBRIS at one of the four scheduled show times on campus.
EX LIBRIS – The New York Public Library, goes behind the scenes of one of the greatest knowledge institutions in the world and reveals it as a place of welcome, cultural exchange and learning. With 92 branches throughout Manhattan, the Bronx and Staten Island, the library is committed to being a resource for all the inhabitants of this multifaceted and cosmopolitan city, and beyond. The New York Public Library exemplifies the deeply rooted American belief in the individual’s right to know and be informed. It is one of the most democratic institutions in America – everyone is welcome. Sponsored by The Andrew Mellon Foundation

 

 

 

 

 

 

The 70-piece GWSO directed by Associate Professor of Music Delvyn Case celebrates the global orchestral tradition by presenting folk-music-inspired pieces from six continents. Plus Wheaton junior Xinyi Liu performs Mozart’s Piano Concerto in D Minor. Suggested donation $5. Weber Theatre, Watson Fine Arts, 3:00 p.m.

The ensemble, under the direction of Assistant Professor of Music Sheila Falls, presents a concert featuring styles of music representing a wide range of backgrounds and musical traditions from China, Brazil, Ireland and Cuba. Weber Theatre, Watson Fine Arts, 4:00 p.m.

German and Austrian Modernism in New York City – a new short-term study away course! For two weeks (May 21-June 3, 2018) a group of Wheaton students will experience first-hand, the art, architecture, and music created by Modernist figures through visits to New York’s world-class museums, galleries, and concert halls and more during this short-term summer program. Immerse yourself in an unparalleled cultural opportunity to experience New York City while earning 1 Wheaton credit in this course offered by Professors Del Case and Laura Bohn Case. Open to all students in all majors.

Find us at the “Wheaton Goes Global” Expo sponsored by Global Ed Office on Wed., Feb. 14, 2018 from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

An all new, faculty-led study away program, Hawaiian Expressivity in Socio-Cultural Context: A Humanities-Based Domestic Study Away Program is accepting applications for Fall 2018 enrollment. Students accepted into the program will live in a dormitory setting based in Honolulu. While in Honolulu students will experience several islands through a series of field trips to museums, historical sites, cultural institutions, and music and dance performance venues on the island of Oahu, and will have the opportunity to meet and work with authorities on Hawaiian arts, history, and language both inside and outside the classroom such as during visits to important historical and cultural institutions in Honolulu and on the big island of Hawai’i.

This “integrated learning” approach of the program is designed to sharpen students powers of observation and critique, increase confidence in the ability to address ethical decisions, and enhance students’ worldviews and global perspectives, all with direct, powerful implications for ensuing life and career paths. Students will earn 4 Wheaton credits upon completion of the program. Application deadline is March 1, 2018. The program is open to all Wheaton students, in all majors. Faculty Directors are Matthew Allen and Julie Searles.

Visit us at “Wheaton Goes Global Expo,” sponsored by the Office of Global Education.
Date: Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Time: 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Place: Atrium, Balfour Hood