Snapshots

William Manchester’s Life Discussed at Lecture, Exhibit

Portrait of a Writer" honoring and celebrating Manchester, a writer in residence at Wesleyan whose ties to the university date back to 1955. Manchester died at his home in Middletown, Conn. in June 2004.

Leith Johnson, project archivist for the William Manchester Papers, speaks about author William Manchester's career at Wesleyan Feb. 5 in Olin Library. The Friends of the Wesleyan Library sponsored the event titled "William Manchester: Portrait of a Writer" honoring and celebrating Manchester, a writer in residence at Wesleyan whose ties to the university date back to 1955. Manchester died at his home in Middletown, Conn. in June 2004.

Manchester was most known for his book, <i>The Death of a President</i> (1967). In 1964, Jacqueline Kennedy selected Manchester to write about John F. Kennedy’s assassination. Two years later, she sued him to prevent the publication of <i>The Death of a President</i>, setting off a controversy that played out on the front pages of newspapers around the world.

Manchester was most known for his book, The Death of a President (1967). In 1964, Jacqueline Kennedy selected Manchester to write about John F. Kennedy’s assassination. Two years later, she sued him to prevent the publication of The Death of a President, setting off a controversy that played out on the front pages of newspapers around the world.

 

Community Arts Discussed at Green Street

An Emerging Field in Liberal Arts Education" during the Green Street Arts Center Sunday Salon series Feb. 8. Mañjon explored how liberal arts institutions are integrating community engagement practices with art applications to produce both curricular and co-curricular content.

Sonia BasSheva Mañjon, vice president for diversity and strategic partnerships, speaks on "Community Arts in the Academy: An Emerging Field in Liberal Arts Education" during the Green Street Arts Center Sunday Salon series Feb. 8. Mañjon explored how liberal arts institutions are integrating community engagement practices with art applications to produce both curricular and co-curricular content.

Tours, Prizes at Usdan Open House

Peter Gilchrist '10 welcomes guests to the Usdan University Center open house Jan. 30. Attendees were given a golden passport to encourage guests to visit seven areas in the university center.

Peter Gilchrist '10 welcomes guests to the Usdan University Center open house Jan. 30. Attendees were given a golden passport to encourage guests to visit seven areas in the university center. The areas included the Cardinal Technologies Store, the University Box Office, the Wesleyan Student Assembly office, the Usdan Administrative Offices, Wesleyan Station, the Game Room and Beckham Hall.

 

Student Art Calls Attention to Race, Class Elitism

Several Wesleyan students of color are hosting an art show Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery South through the end of Feburary. Pictured is a photograpy collage titled "En Kolkata" created by Priya Ghosh '09.

An exhibit titled "Be the Art: You Want to See in the World" is on display in the Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery, South Gallery through Feb. 15. The show will be transferred to Usdan University Center thereafter. Pictured is a collage of photographs titled "En Kolkata" created by Priya Ghosh '09.

Students Voice Opinions on War in Gaza

Rabbi David Teva Leipziger, director of religious and spiritual life and University Jewish Chaplain, leads an open discussion about the war in Gaza Feb. 4 in Olin Library's Devlin Room. About 40 students attended the event.

Rabbi David Leipziger Teva, director of religious and spiritual life and University Jewish Chaplain, leads an open discussion about the war in Gaza Feb. 4 in Olin Library's Devlin Room. About 40 students attended the event. They were encouraged to speak about the latest chapter of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Alaskan Composer Speaks, Samples Music at CFA

Alaskan composer John Luther Adams presented a talk on his complex musical work, <i>The Place Where You Go to Listen</i>, Jan. 28 in the Center for the Arts Cinema. For the past 30 years, the vastness of Alaska has been instrumental in the composer's imagination and his compositions. Adams sampled his musical compositions during the talk.

Alaskan composer John Luther Adams presented a talk on his new book, The Place Where You Go to Listen, Jan. 28 in the Center for the Arts Cinema. For the past 30 years, the vastness of Alaska has been at the forefront of the composer's imagination and his compositions. Adams sampled his musical compositions during the talk.

Modern American Art on Display in Davison

American Graphic Arts, 1900-1950 exhibit in the Davison Art Center. The show features American printmakers who captured the excitement and conflicts of modern life in the first half of the 20th century.

Tess Parker '10 browses the exhibit titled "Modern Times: American Graphic Arts, 1900-1950" at the Davison Art Center. The show, which opened Jan. 29, features American printmakers who captured the excitement and conflicts of modern life in the first half of the 20th century.