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"I wanted to do a show about people who are not 'super,' just working-class people, the people history steps on. (Joss on Firefly)"
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July 30 2015

Joss Whedon on his early film making years at Wesleyan University. This Hollywood Reporter article about the top US film schools contains the following fab Joss quote "I try to make science fiction, but I always end up making a Western."

September 10 2013

Local news coverage of the Joss Whedon exhibit at Wesleyan. Gaze upon Joss' handwritten notes for Buffy. More...

August 16 2013

"Joss Whedon: From Buffy to the Bard" - an exhibit at Wesleyan. The Rick Nicita Gallery is doing a retrospective look at Joss' career which includes "posters, notebooks, photographs, props and artwork from Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Serenity, The Avengers and more". The Gallery's curator says "Joss basically went into his garage - and gave us all this stuff."

May 26 2013

"You have a responsibility to listen to the dissent in yourself" - Joss Whedon's Wesleyan speech. provide a transcript of Joss' commencement speech from earlier today. ETA: a video can be found here. Joss also received an honorary doctorate.

March 13 2013

"This Is Why" - Joss Whedon backs Wesleyan funding campaign. Scroll through the "Because" pics to see him.

January 29 2013

Joss Whedon to receive honorary degree from Wesleyan University . He will also deliver the commencement address at the event in May. More...

February 22 2011

Joss' alma mater dissects his work alongside the Greek classics and more. The Wesleyan Argus reports on a student-run forum entitled "CCIV 420: Defining Heroism: From Antiquity to the Astonishing X-Men" which examines how the narratives of the classics can be compared with modern-day comic books.

February 16 2010

Inside Wesleyan's stage adaptation of Dr. Horrible. The director reveals what it's like to put Joss and co's internet hit on the stage.

June 29 2009

Photos of Joss' Shasha Seminar speech at Wesleyan. Pretty much, or, really, exactly what the post title says. The event occurred back in May.

March 25 2009

Joss to give keynote address at 'Shasha Seminar for Human Concerns' in May. The Wesleyan seminar will focus on "Defining American Culture: How Movies and TV Get Made".

March 27 2008

Variety article on Jeanine Basinger's influence in Hollywood. She heads the film studies department at Wesleyan University; Joss Whedon was her student. Contains brief quotage from Mr. Whedon himself. More...

May 26 2007

Highlights of Joss Whedon's talk at Wesleyan. Find out his thoughts on the importance of Keanu Reeves and there's also an update on the progress of Goners. More...

April 18 2007

A Conversation with Joss Whedon '87: Things and Stuff. Those lucky Wesleyan graduands and alum get to go a seminar by Joss in May. He'll be talking "about his career, thoughts on education and work, his life at Wesleyan and future plans, plus anything else the audience wants to ask". More...

December 07 2006

Joss on Wesleyan. Joss bigs up Wesleyan's Film Studies course. More...

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