Campus News & Events

Boulware Presents Paper on Labor Market Conditions at Economics Meeting

Karl Boulware, assistant professor of economics, presented a paper at the Allied Social Science Associations (ASSA) Annual Meeting on Jan. 4. The three-day meeting was attended by more than 13,000 economists, who gathered to network and celebrate new achievements in economic research. Boulware’s paper, titled “Labor Market Conditions and Charges of Discrimination: Is There a…

Sawhney Speaks at Tata Mumbai LitFest

Hirsh Sawhney, assistant professor of English and coordinator of South Asian Studies, recently participated in Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai LitFest. The ninth annual event was held Nov. 15–18 in Mumbai and was attended by more than 100 participants from around the world. At the festival, Sawhney participated in a panel discussion about the way…

Bloom Creates New Memoir and Personal Essay Specialization on Coursera

Amy Bloom, the Shapiro-Silverberg Professor of Creative Writing, recently launched a new nonfiction writing course housed on the Coursera platform. This is Wesleyan’s 21st free massive, open, online course (MOOC) offered through Coursera. Launched on Jan. 14, Bloom’s Memoir and Personal Essay: Write About Yourself Specialization shows participants how to write with confidence. Taught by award-winning…

Wesleyan’s R.J. Julia Bookstore to Offer Plant-Based Menu Items at Cafe

The Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore’s grown cafe has added plant-based menu items from New York Times bestselling author Marco Borges’s new book, The Greenprint. Owned by Shannon Allen and her husband, two-time NBA Champion Ray Allen, grown is already a USDA organic–certified fast food restaurant, offering multiple vegan menu items. A plant-based diet is a revolutionary…

Roberts’s Book Revisited by Society for Classical Studies

During the Annual Meeting for the Society for Classical Studies, Michael Roberts, the Robert Rich Professor of Latin, Emeritus, served as a respondent in a session devoted to commemorating the 30th anniversary of the publication of his book, The Jeweled Style: Poetry and Poetics in Late Antiquity. The meeting took place in San Diego, Calif., Jan. 3–6,…