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RELIGION, FAITH, AND QUEER IDENTITY: Interfaith Panel Discussion February 7, 2015 12 PM – 2:15 PM Daniel Family Common (updated location) Panelists include students, alumni, and religious leaders from the community. Free lunch provided. Hosted by the Queer Resource Center, Office of Religious and Spiritual Life, and Presbyterian Promise Please RSVP by emailing abardos@wesleyan.edu

BPN: Being Present Now.  Mindfulness and Wesleyan A 6-week course on Mondays, 6:00-8:00 pm, beginning on 1/26/15 During this non-credit course, students will be introduced to various techniques of mindfulness practice and spiritual awareness, including sitting meditation and yoga. These modalities are designed to aid in stress and anxiety reduction, and when practiced diligently, may […]

On behalf of the Religion Department, I would like to invite you to a public lecture by Dr. Joshua Dubler ’97, Assistant Professor of Religion at the University of Rochester, this coming Monday, Nov. 24, at 4:15 pm, in 001 PAC. The lecture is entitled: “Prisons, Religion, and the Cultural Logic of Mass Incarceration.” Here is […]

Wesleyan University’s Center for the Arts presents Planet Hip Hop Festival with Maimouna Youssef a.k.a. Mumu Fresh, Meryem Saci, and Poetic Pilgrimage Curated by Nomadic Wax What: Afternoon workshops and evening performances by international Muslim women in hip hop, including London’s spoken-word duo Poetic Pilgrimage, the U.S. debut of Montreal-based Algerian singer-songwriter and rapper Meryem Saci as a solo artist, […]

Spring Re-Orientation for First Year Students Community Standards and Responsibilities January 27th | 12:00PM | Usdan 108 Wesleyan has a long history of peer adjudication through the honor board and the Student Judicial Board. Members of these boards will share the role they play in upholding the community standards at Wesleyan. You will also hear […]

MINDFULNESS CLASS@ WESLEYAN Based on the positive student feedback last year, the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life is going to continue this initiative. This “Wesleyanized” MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction) class  is a 6 week class that focuses on various techniques of mindfulness practice and spiritual awareness. The goal is to give students a spiritual toolbox that […]

Join this “Wesleyanized” MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction) class. The next 6 week class will start on 9/30 and continue for 6 Mondays from 6-8pm. You can find more info at the link below. Students can apply at: http://www.wesleyan.edu/orsl/jewish/PMW.html If you have any questions, please contact Rabbi David at dleipziger@wesleyan.edu.