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February 17, 2021

All event times are Eastern Time Zone unless otherwise specified.

Wabash College's highest priority is the well-being of its students, faculty, and staff. Consistent with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance for institutions of higher education, the College is closed to visitors except upon invitation from the College. Guidelines regarding return to campus have already been provided to faculty and staff. Students wishing to return to campus must contact the Dean of Students' Office to make arrangements to visit.

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Wednesday, February 17

SUMMER Off-Campus Study / Study Abroad Information Session: Virtual Wabash 001, 11:15AM - 12:00AM

Learn about the options for studying away during Summer 2021, including scholarship opportunities.

Federal Judge Damon Leichty, Wabash ‘94- Via Zoom: Virtual Wabash 001, 12:15PM - 1:00PM

Federal Judge Damon Leichty, Wabash ‘94

After the Bell: How to Read a Page of Comics with Dr. Derek Mong: Virtual Wabash , 7:00PM

We are sorry, but this event has reached its capacity and registration has been closed. To be added to the wait list for this event please email us at alumni@wabash.edu.

Join us for this live virtual event being offered for Wabash alumni, spouses, partners, parents, and friends.

Each year Wabash "rings-out" a new class to our alumni ranks. After the Bell offers opportunities to come back to the Wabash classroom and attend virtual liberal arts sessions with current faculty members.

Dismissed once as kids' fare or shrugged off as sub-literate, comics today are enjoying a Renaissance. In 2015, comics and graphic novel sales topped $1 billion, a 20-year high; books like Art Spiegelman's Maus or Alison Bechdel's Fun Home commonly appear in college courses. In this mini-class, you'll learn how to close read this deceptively simple medium, developing special, analytical abilities.

Derek Mong, Byron K. Trippet Assistant Professor of English

Dr. Derek Mong is a poet, essayist, and translator whose course load at Wabash includes "Comics & Graphic Novels," "Literature & Photography," and "The American Road Trip." His most recent book is The Identity Thief (2018).

This will be a classroom-style discussion conducted via Zoom, which may include full and small group discussion. A list of guiding questions will be sent to participants a few weeks prior to each event. Advance registration is required. Space is limited, so register today.

Transitioning from Student Life to Work Life--for F-1 International Students: Virtual Wabash 001, 7:00PM - 8:30PM

Susan Salmon of Adams Immigration Law will discuss the segue from F-1 to H-1B status.

Questions? Comments? E-mail calendar@wabash.edu