Wesleyan College Faculty Selected to Participate in Prestigious and Exclusive Seminar

Post date: 3/25/2020

Dr. Melanie Doherty, professor of English, and Dr. Nicholas Steneck, associate professor of history, have received the honor of being selected to participate in the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) workshop on Deliberation & Debate: Advancing Civil Discourse through First-Year Courses in Washington, D.C., July 12–15, 2020.  The team from Wesleyan College is one of only 20 teams from CIC member institutions, each comprising two faculty members, selected for this seminar.

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote at Wesleyan College

Post date: 1/28/2020

As the centenary of women’s suffrage approaches, the National Women’s History Museum (NWHM) will launch a six-month commemorative initiative, Determined to Rise: Women’s Historical Activism for Equal Rights, at Wesleyan College, Thursday, January 30, 2020. Each event in the series will feature scholarly panels, public events, and lively discussions on women’s history topics from the early 1830s when African-American women abolitionist groups organized to fight for freedom, personhood, and women’s rights, to the ratification of the 19th Amendment in 1920.