2015: North End Action Team

“Resident Perspectives on the North End” for the North End Action Team by Talia DeRogatis, Jamie Jung, Crystal Rogers, and Angela Slevin In conjunction with the North End Action Team (NEAT), a community organizing group based in the North End of Middletown, Connecticut, a research team from Wesleyan University worked to survey the residents of … Read more

2015: Middlesex Coalition for Children

“2015 Assessment of Food Security in Middletown Households with Children” for Middlesex Coalition for Children by Nina Gerona, Eva Jaskoviak, Geneva Jonathan, and Morgan Scribner The Middlesex Coalition for Children recruited the services of four Wesleyan students to research issues related to food security and access of Middletown households with children. The research goals were … Read more

2011: WESU

A profile of the DJs and leadership of WESU, one of the nation’s oldest college radio stations. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ytAQFpVlEq0&feature=BFa&list=PL2E04E69A0D6C67D2&lf=plpp_video[/youtube] [geo_mashup_map]

2011: Convicted Scholars

A compelling portrait of the teachers and scholars of the Wesleyan Center for Prison Education. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fi-ya7oTqlo&feature=BFa&list=PL2E04E69A0D6C67D2&lf=plpp_video[/youtube] [geo_mashup_map]

2011: Spokebenders

A look at the past, present, and future of the Spokebender’s, Connecticut’s championship wheelchair basketball team. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oXYhtkkTkAo&feature=BFa&list=PL2E04E69A0D6C67D2&lf=plpp_video[/youtube] [geo_mashup_map]

2011: WildWes

A vital portrait of the permaculture activist phenomenon known as Wild Wesleyan. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0NjFJgG04iM&feature=BFa&list=PL2E04E69A0D6C67D2&lf=plpp_video[/youtube] [geo_mashup_map]      

2012: Ritual, Health and Healing

In this course, we will problematize this narrative historically, ethnographically, and methodologically. We will explore on the one hand the moral and material worlds of ritual and religious healing in a variety of settings and, on the other, the phenomenologies and politics of encounter between local systems of healing and state-sponsored medicines increasingly intent in … Read more