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This month we’ve introduced a new feature to our website. We will highlight a member of our community on a bi-monthly basis, introducing folks to the amazing personal stories and work of our students and alumni. Our first profile is Howard el-Yasin MALS ’11; an artist, activist, and GLS alumnus. Howard’s artwork is highly physical, […]

Linda Napoletano, who is currently pursuing her Certificate of Advanced Study through the Graduate Liberal Studies Program, recently made the news. Napoletano’s final project, a play entitled “Blind and Toothless” tells the story of Bangladeshi immigrant and hate crime victim Rais Bhuiyan. Mr Bhuiyan was shot in the face by Mark Stroman in the wake […]

Love of learning is a survival skill in our world of constant change. Designed for adults, Graduate Liberal Studies at Wesleyan offers the opportunity to study fascinating topics in small classes with Wesleyan’s renowned faculty. Join us on Tuesday, January 10th at 6:30 PM for a mini-lecture with Professor Elvin Lim, who will be teaching […]

Reblogged from: The Wesleyan Writing Blog. (Go to the original post…) The Art of the Argumentative Thesis It’s one of the maxims of writing an effective academic paper: thou shalt have an argumentative thesis. But what does “argumentative” really mean? First, your thesis shouldn’t be so obvious that virtually any reader would agree with it […]