Celebration of first WFU Latino graduates, Carlos Alberto Perez and Peter Bondy, on Thursday, March 21, 6pm, the Barn

Posted on: March 16, 2013

Faces of Courage is proud to celebrate the first Latino graduates of Wake Forest, Carlos Alberto Perez and Peter Bondy, on Thursday, March 21st at 6pm in the Barn. The event will showcase traditional food, dancing, and poetry.

Alessandra Von Burg discusses the Where Are You From?Project as part of Thursdays at Byrum

Posted on: March 7, 2013

On Thursday, March 7,  4:30 PM, Byrum Center, AES Interim Director Alessandra Von Burg will discuss the Where Are You From? Project, introduce new interviews, reflect on what we have done so far, and preview the next phase of the WAYF Project.

AES and the Arts: WFU and UNCSA host poets Alexander and Mackey and actress Scott-Wilkinson

Posted on: February 1, 2013

We start February with three amazing guests: poets Will Alexander and Nathaniel Mackey and actress and activist  Sheila Scott-Wilkinson.   Last year Ulrike Wiethaus connected AES to the Division of Liberal Arts at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Along with Professor Julian Semilian and Rosemary Millar from UNCSA, and Alta Mauro from the […]

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AES Minor Nancy Aguillon wins the 2013 Building the Dream Award

Posted on: January 22, 2013

Congratulations to Nancy Aguillon, who won the 2013 Building the Dream Award. The committee remarked that, “Her selfless and caring nature makes her worth of the Building the Dream Award because Nancy works daily to advance tolerance and understanding of diversity in enduring ways.”

New AES Classes Offered This Spring

Posted on: November 12, 2012

Check out the new AES Spring 2013 classes, including a new special topic seminar on Feminism, Advocacy, and Policy Making (AES 390/WGS 377J ) on Mondays and Wednesdays, 12:30-1:45 pm. Fulbright Scholar Angéla Kóczé, here for the Spring 2013 semester from Hungary, will teach this class. You can see a complete list of AES classes on our website: http://college.wfu.edu/aes/classes-offered/

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“Escaping the Frame-Up: Matching Eyeliners and Black Relation in Paul Robeson’s BIG FELLA”

Posted on: November 12, 2012

Please join as we welcome Michelle Stephens, Rutgers University, who will present the talk ‘Escaping the Frame-Up: Matching Eyeliners and Black Relation in Paul Robeson’s BIG FELLA’. When: Tuesday, November 27, 4pm Where: Tribble Hall, Room C216

NEW AES Special Topics Seminar for Spring 2013 with Activist Angéla Kóczé

Posted on: November 7, 2012

AES welcomes Fulbright Scholar Angéla Kóczé for the Spring 2013. Dr. Kóczé comes from Hungary. She first visited Wake Forest University in March 2012 for the Where Are You From? Symposium. She will teach a new special topic seminar on Feminism, Advocacy, and Policy Making (AES 390/WGS 377J ) on Mondays and Wednesdays, 12:30-1:45 pm. This course will explore […]

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AES Minor featured in DEACademics

Posted on: November 7, 2012

Read some of the reasons why you should become an AES minor or you should be proud to be one! We are ‘the ultimate interdisciplinary minor’!  

AES Sponsors Film Screening of ‘The One Who Builds’ on November 13

Posted on: November 7, 2012

Join us on Tuesday, November 13, 7pm, at the Barn. The One Who Builds is a documentary film about the life and work of Omer Omer, once a Sudanese refugee, now American citizen who is now paying it forward as the director of a refugee resettlement organization. The film will be followed by a discussion […]

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AES Co-Sponsors Screening of ‘Cedars in the Pines: The Lebanese in North Carolina’ on Tuesday October 16th

Posted on: October 15, 2012

Please join us for the AES co-sponsored screening of Cedars in the Pines: The Lebanese in North Carolina, with a post-film discussion with Akram Khater, North Carolina State University, this Tuesday, October 16, 7pm, Annenberg Forum, Carswell Hall. For more information, visit the Conference on Minorities in Islam/Muslims as Minorities program web page or contact […]

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