To be eligible for aid, you must be a current student receiving Wesleyan grant funds. Full story & concert archive: fal.cn/3bV0L, Playwriting professor Edwin Sánchez will premiere his new play, “THE MERIT SYSTEM” at the @Long_Wharf Theater New Works Festival, on Dec. 4. Croix. She went on to receive her MFA degree in creative writing in 2006 at the University of Houston, where she held a Cambor Fellowship. Each performance showcases a different theme or style. Prof. of Music Paula Matthusen's "Projected Resonances: Intersections of Sound, Performance, and Tourism Underground at Mammoth Cave" explores what expectations we bring to an acoustic space. A poet, essayist, and fiction writer who teaches creative writing at Wesleyan, Yanique comes from St. Thomas and has written fiction about life in the Virgin Islands. Office Hours: M 12pm-1pm and T 12pm-1pm in 2nd Floor Office, The Shapiro Center . [21], She won the 2014 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize (formerly the Flaherty-Dunnan Center for Fiction Prize) for her debut novel Land of Love and Drowning,[2][22] and the monthly book review publication BookPage listed her as one of the "14 Women to Watch Out for in 2014". Reading Religion: “Islamophobia and Anti-Muslim Bias”, “Through the medium of cartoons, Gottschalk and Greenberg examine complicated concepts such as Islamophobia and stereotypes in a manner that is both accessible and comprehensive,” according to this review of Islamophobia and Anti-Muslim Sentiment: Picturing the Enemy, coauthored by Professor of Religion Peter Gottschalk and Gabriel Greenberg ’04 and recently re-released in an expanded and revised second edition. [citation needed]. Born in the Virgin Islands and teaching now in New York City, the writer Tiphanie Yanique, has garnered wide acclaim for her new novel, Land of Love and Drowning. The United States Virgin Islands of St. Croix, St. Thomas, and St. John are the childhood homes of Professors Rashida Shaw McMahon and Tiphanie Yanique, and the current homes of their families. She also teaches creative writing, currently based at Emory University. [23] Land of Love and Drowning also won the Phillis Wheatley Award for Pan-African Literature, and the American Academy of Arts and Letters Rosenthal Family Foundation Award, and was listed by NPR as one of the Best Books of 2014, as well as being a finalist for the Orion Award in Environmental Literature and the Hurston-Wright Legacy Award. Visit the link below to learn more and register to tune in (virtually!) Yanique’s maternal roots are in the Virgin Islands. Tiphanie Yanique is a Fulbright Scholar, a National Book Award 5 Under 35 awardee, winner of the Bocas Prize for Caribbean Poetry, the United Kingdom’s 2016 Forward/Felix Dennis Prize for a First Collection, the Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Award from the Center for Fiction, the Phillis Wheatley Award for Pan-African Literature, and the American Academy of Arts and Letters Rosenthal … Wesleyan Home → Writing → Creative Writing → Creative Writing. @WesCFA #WesCreative, Tonight, 8pm, YouTube: @wesleyan_u Gamelan Ensemble offers 6th in series of 30-minute virtual mini-concerts, demonstrations featuring classical music of Central Java, a number of repertoires from two gamelan styles, Surakarta and Yogyakarta. Greetings Wesleyan Community, As many of you know, many Caribbean islands are still recovering from the devastation caused by hurricanes Irma and Maria last month. Tiphanie Yanique is a widely published and highly regarded fiction writer, essayist and poet. [19], In 2011, Yanique won the Bocas Fiction Prize for Caribbean Literature with her collection How to Escape from a Leper Colony: A Novella and Stories, and the National Book Foundation named her as one of their "5 Under 35" honorees,[20] an award that celebrates five young fiction writers selected by past National Book Award winners and finalists. 2. The Register-Mail: “Video Slots Take Heavy Toll on Some Players”, In this article exploring the expansion of video slot gaming in a region of Illinois, Assistant Professor of Psychology Mike Robinson shares what he has learned through his research about how gambling affects our brains through the pleasurable release of dopamine. "[26][27], Yanique has three children and currently lives in New Rochelle with her family. In June 2016, Hamilton director Kail and Miranda began planning a way to bring Fosse back to the screen.”, 4. “You hear gamblers talk about chasing losses,” Robinson said. ’15, provided excerpts of the conversation: “‘I picked up a book off the shelf, and my job was to read the book and put it in Tommy Kail’s [’99] hand,’ said Miranda. And she was a high-school student when Hurricane Marilyn hit in 1995. And then what follows is - was it inhabited?” Tiphanie Yanique is the author of Wife, a collection of poems published in November 2015. Visit fal.cn/3bJ7a to learn more. Tiphanie Yanique is the author of How to Escape from a Leper Colony. Peter Dizikes, of the MIT News Office, writes: “Candid discussions about race relations are vital at a time of ‘pushback’ against social diversity in the U.S., said Beverly Daniel Tatum, the former president of Spelman College, in a talk at MIT on Thursday. She currently teaches English and Creative Writing at Emory College of Arts and Sciences. In this recurring feature in The Wesleyan Connection, we highlight some of the latest news stories about Wesleyan and our alumni. ❤️ twitter.com/Weswings/statu…, Extending our pride and congratulations to Fitzroy “Pablo” Wickham ’21, who has been named the Jamaica 2021 #RhodesScholar! 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[6][7] She is now Associate Professor at Emory University. “‘It seems to me pretty clear we’re living in a pushback moment,’ Tatum said, referring to resistance against both political progress by blacks and a diversifying population. Wesleyan's Graduate Liberal Studies program will be held online this spring. Tiphanie Yanique BA, Tufts University; MFA, University Houston Univ Pk Professor of English; Professor, African American Studies Affiliated Faculty Amy B. Bloom BA, Wesleyan University; MSW, Smith College Shapiro-Silverberg Professor of Creative Writing; Professor of the Practice in Creative Writing; Professor of the Practice, English Sean McCann Director of Academic Writing Professor of English 860.685.3596 smccann@wesleyan.edu Tiphanie Yanique Director of Creative Writing Associate Professor of English Associate Professor of African American Studies 860.685.4886 tyanique@wesleyan.edu Lauren Silber Assistant Director of Academic Writing lsilber@wesleyan.edu Visit wesleyan.edu/masters to learn more. Girls. wesleyan.edu/cfa/events/202… #WesCreative @wesleyan_u @wes_alumni Retweeted by Gifts made today will be matched, up to $50,000, by Trustee Andrew Vogel ’95. youtube.com/watch?v=4rGUfH… #WesCreative Retweeted by What Little Life You Have is a collection of linked short stories about Jewish women and their mothers, from the Soviet Bloc to the Midwest. 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