Christine Foster

CHRISTINA CROSBY: “A BODY, UNDONE”

More than a dozen years after a terrible accident that paralyzed her, Professor of English Christina Crosby has documented her struggle to reclaim her life in a new book intended to open the eyes of others to life with disability.Christina Crosby is a feminist, a lesbian, and a scholar of gender and sexuality, but the…

GUMPTION AND GAMES

Chris Weaver MALS ’75, CAS ’76 says he’s often in the right place at the right time. But he also sees things others don’t and has had a remarkably creative career. Not many successful people describe themselves as being like Forrest Gump—the hapless main character of the eponymous movie—but Christopher Weaver says he’s been just…

IMAGINARY LANDSCAPES

Tula Telfair’s epic and massive landscape paintings fill the walls of Wesleyan’s Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery. They call forth our memories of the most stunning scenic vistas­—craggy mountains topped by threatening clouds; impossibly moist, green valleys; icebergs jutting hundreds of feet out of the freezing aqua waters below.