Read the full story here: Performances begin on Wednesday, September 18, 2019. Tiphanie is also a … Wesleyan's Graduate Liberal Studies program will be held online this spring. He plans to pursue an MPhil and DPhil in neuroscience at @UniofOxford under the Rhodes Scholarship. 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. Raised in the Virgin Islands, Yanique lives in New Rochelle, New York with her family. [5] She received tenure there before heading to Wesleyan University, where she was the director of the Creative Writing program. The concentration fosters the study of the history and practice of individual genres and of new hybrid forms. “This book is accessible enough to include on an undergraduate introductory syllabus, but also specialized enough for readers who are familiar with the concept of Islamophobia, or the study of the Muslims in the United States, to benefit from.”, Randall MacLowry ’86 is the producer and editor; Tracy Heather Strain is the filmmaker for this documentary, which PBS notes as “the first in-depth presentation of Hansberry’s complex life, using her personal papers and archives, including home movies and rare photos, as source material.” The couple cofounded The Film Posse, Inc., to work together in creating documentaries of high quality, and according to a press release, “spent more than 14 years raising money to develop the independently-produced film, which the couple produced with Strain serving as director and writer, and MacLowry and Chad Ervin as editors. Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart had its world premiere at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival and its television premiere on the PBS biography series American Masters in January 2018.”, 2. Tiphanie Yanique Yanique is an award-winning fiction writer, essayist, and poet. She was an assistant professor of writing at The New School, where she taught undergraduate and graduate students, and won the 2015 Distinguished Teaching Award. @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. Title What Little Life You Have Creator Sharp, Avigayl (Avigayl Sharp) (Author), (Tiphanie Yanique) (Thesis advisor), (Sally Bachner) (Thesis advisor) She added: ‘I think that today, most people would agree, we are more polarized than ever.’”, Tatum’s talk at MIT’s Wong Auditorium covered topics including the difference between race and racism, what is possible in the political arena, and the “long-running conditions of material inequality in the U.S.”, 7. Explore subjects in the arts, humanities, sciences, and social sciences. The Pandemic Planning Committee reminds the on-campus community to remain vigilant and safe, continuing to follow safety guidelines. It sounds counterintuitive, but for gambling addicts losing money triggers the rewarding release of dopamine almost to the same degree that winning does.”, 3. National Book Foundation "5 Under 35" honoree; This page was last edited on 15 October 2020, at 13:30. Tiphanie Yanique is the author of Wife, a collection of poems published in November 2015. Tiphanie Yanique is the author of the poetry collection, Wife, which won the 2016 Bocas Prize in Caribbean poetry and the United Kingdom’s 2016 Forward/Felix Dennis Prize for a First Collection.Tiphanie is also the author of the novel, Land of Love and Drowning, which won the 2014 Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Award from the Center for Fiction, the Phillis Wheatley Award for Pan … 4. The Forward: “8 Practical Tips on How to Lead a Progressive Seder This Year”, Asked for advice on leading a “progressive seder” for Passover this year, Wesleyan’s Director of Religious and Spiritual Life and University Jewish Chaplain David Leipziger Teva suggested adding a shoelace to your seder plate to express solidarity with the migrants fleeing their homes to cross into the U.S. “In thinking about the 92,607 migrants and refugees who in March of 2019 alone were detained after crossing the US Mexico border, I was struck by the fact that one of the first things that our US Customs and Border Patrol (USCBP) does is force these tired and vulnerable people to remove their shoelaces,” he explained. [6][7] She is now Associate Professor at Emory University. In an essay titled “Americans in a Battered Paradise,” Yanique explains that 2017 marks 100 years since the transfer of the Virgin Islands from Danish to American rule. ’15] Urges Direct Discussion about Racial Issues at a ‘Polarized’ Moment in U.S. History”.… @WesHumanities #WesCreative Retweeted by Yanique's debut collection, How to Escape a Leper Colony: A Novella and Stories, was published by Graywolf Press in 2010, and has received praise from journals including the Caribbean Review of Books,[8] The Boston Globe,[9] and O, The Oprah Magazine. She went on to receive her MFA degree in creative writing in 2006 at the University of Houston, where she held a Cambor Fellowship. Tiphanie Yanique is a widely published and highly regarded fiction writer, essayist and poet. All Rights Reserved. Tiphanie Yanique is the author of How to Escape from a Leper Colony. M 1:20-4:10. “Wesleyan University graduates Bridget Savage Cole and Danielle Krudy met on a film set in Coney Island. Tiphanie Yanique is a novelist, poet, and short story writer originally from the U.S. Virgin Islands. Wesleyan University, Mon., 11/23, 6pm: @wesleyan_u Assoc.… #WesCreative Retweeted by [2], In 2006, after receiving her Cambor Fellowship, Yanique served as the 2006–07 Writer-in-Residence/Parks Fellow at Rice University, teaching creative writing, fiction and nonfiction, and working as the faculty editor of The Rice Review literary magazine. Shoreline Aviation was run by, “The Shapeshifting Music of Tyshawn Sorey”, “Video Slots Take Heavy Toll on Some Players”, “V.I. Retweeted by 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. From the website: “WBUR announced today that Hannah Dreier [’08] is the winner of the 2019 Daniel Schorr Journalism Prize. She currently teaches English and Creative Writing at Emory College of Arts and Sciences. Wesleyan University, Wesleyan’s COVID-19 testing site has moved indoors as winter approaches. [3], From 2007 to 2011, she taught undergraduate and graduate writing and teaching courses as an assistant professor of creative writing and Caribbean literature at Drew University. My Thanksgiving will be smaller this year, but my heart is filled with gratitude." The news media made a big deal out of Hurricane Irma’s landfall on the Florida Keys, Yanique writes, “But in truth Irma had struck United States land days before as a disastrous Category 5 hurricane. That was when it hit the United States Virgin Islands, devastating my home island, St. Thomas.”, “Was it habitable? The Wrong Man (“the wrong man meets the wrong women in the wrong place at the wrong time”) is a new stage musical, written by multi-platinum songwriter Ross Golan (book, music, lyrics), Tony Award–winning director Thomas Kail and three-time Tony and four-time Grammy Award–winning orchestrator Alex Lacamoire. Professor of English Tiphanie Yanique, a core member of the Virgin Islands Studies Collective, recently led a workshop on St. Thomas at the Virgin Islands Literary Festival. 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. She also teaches creative writing, currently based at Emory University. Virgin Islanders were granted American citizenship a decade after this transfer, yet still cannot vote in U.S. general elections. Wesleyan University, Join in on the “Caste Conundrum and Identity Politics” conversation this Saturday, hosted by Shakti, the South Asian Student Coalition at Wesleyan…, #TBT | As a way of celebrating Jed Hoyer's '96 promotion with the Cubs, let's take a trip back to Jed's playing days for @WesBaseball, specifically the 1994 squad (his sophomore year) who went 30-8 and became the first Wesleyan team that advanced to the College World Series ⚾ Retweeted by “Dreier’s winning entry, ‘The Runaways’ is an hour-long investigative report that documents how the Suffolk County Police Department in New York failed to investigate a series of gang murders when the victims were immigrant teenagers.