Wesleyan Thinks Big

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No slides. No handouts. No Moodle. 
Five of the most exciting professors at Wesleyan, talking about the ideas they can’t stop thinking about.

Thursday, March 28
8 pm-Memorial Chapel (SOLD OUT)

[Watch 'Wesleyan Thinks Big' Live]

SPEAKERS

Jacob Bricca '93Adjunct Assistant Professor of Film
Cinema Verite and the Reality Infection

Paula Matthusen, Assistant Professor of Music
Sounds in Remembered Spaces

Jeff Rider, Professor of Romance Languages & Literatures
The Importance of Old Stories

Vera Schwarcz,
 Mansfield Freeman Professor of East Asian Studies
A Jewish Wanderer Listening for the Unsayable in China

Balu Balasubrahmaniyan, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music
Periyar': E.V.Ramasamy and Social Activism in India


Students nominated their favorite professors earlier this semester and now five of those professors have been brought together to deliver nine-minute lectures on a topic that excites and inspires them—even if it’s not something they talk about in class. Especially if it’s not something they talk about in class.

Inspired by TED Talks and emceed by Professor Gil Skillman, Wesleyan Thinks Big will show you the professors you love like you've never seen them before. Bring your open mind, and prepare to have it blown.

This event was organized by Tobias Butler '13, Glenn Cantave '15, Zach Fischman '13, Arianna Fishman '13, Maxwell Hellmann '13, Caitlin Palmer '13, Maeve Russell '14, Hannah Vogel '13, and Evan Weber '13. Live streaming is sponsored by the Office of Alumni and Parent Engagement and Events. 

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