Events

April 17 - 23, 2014

Thursday, April 17

Walk the Labyrinth during Holy Week

Walk the Labyrinth during Holy Week 9:00am

The Williams Labyrinth will be available for walking during Holy Week, Monday - Friday, April 14-18, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. with extended hours Wednesday & Thursday...

First Congregational Church  
Center for Learning in Action Open Office Hours

Center for Learning in Action Open Office Hours 11:30am

Every Thursday from 11:30am-1:30pm, the staff from the Center for Learning in Action will be in Paresky to answer your questions, promote a wide variety of...

Paresky Center  
Modern Greek Language Table

Modern Greek Language Table 12:00pm

Native speakers, language students, and Greek language and culture enthusiasts are all welcome to join us for conversation over lunch on Thursdays at this...

Paresky Center  
Religion Major Senior Presentation

Religion Major Senior Presentation 12:00pm

Melissa Arias '14, will present a talk entitled "Intersectionalities: Race, Religion, Spirit and Hiphop in the United States."

Paresky Center  
OMG... Holy Txtg

OMG... Holy Txtg 12:35pm

OMG! Holy Txtng w/ 4 Chaps Part of our regular practice as chaplains to a multi-faith community is to study one another's sacred texts together. Join us...

Paresky Center  
Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migrants in Northern Cities and Labor Markets

Competition in the Promised Land: Black... 4:00pm

Class of 1960 Scholars Seminar; Leah Boustan, UCLA (visiting NYU) A link to the paper, if and when one is available, will be posted at...

Griffin Hall  
SoCA Heritage Week Dining Event

SoCA Heritage Week Dining Event 5:00pm

The Students of Caribbean Ancestry (SoCA) would like to invite the Williams College community to dine at Mission Hall for a taste of authentic West Indian...

Mission Park Dining Hall  
WCMA at Night: Remix

WCMA at Night: Remix 5:00pm

Get an offbeat art fix, pickup an artful skill, and convene with creative spirits from across campus. Remix Trace creative impulses and artistic ideas as...

Williams College Museum of Art  
Swahili Language Table

Swahili Language Table 5:30pm

Join us for conversation in Swahili over lunch on Thursdays. Native and non-native speakers and enthusiasts of Swahili language and culture are invited to...

Mission Park  
Hold Fast to Dreams  Josh Steckel & Beth Zasloff

Hold Fast to Dreams Josh Steckel & Beth Zasloff 6:30pm

On Thursday April 17th at 6:30 PM, Water St. Books welcomes Beth Zasloff and Josh Steckel authors of Hold Fast to Dreams. A College Guidance Counselor, His...

Water St. Books  
"The War on Work is Back!"

"The War on Work is Back!" 7:30pm

Ohio University Economist Richard Vedder has been rescheduled to appear at Williams. He will be speaking on what he believes to be the Federal Governments...

Thompson Physics  
Art Department Open House

Art Department Open House 7:30pm

Come to learn about the Art Major, to chat with professors and students, and enjoy cookies and cappucino at Goodrich!

Goodrich Hall  
Leadership at the American Founding

Leadership at the American Founding 7:30pm

Joseph Ellis, a professor of history at Mount Holyoke since 1972, is one of the nation’s foremost scholars of American history. He is the author of seven...

Griffin Hall  
Sealing the Demons, Once and For All: The Ring of Solomon, the Cross of Christ, and the Potency of Biblical Kingship

Sealing the Demons, Once and For All: The Ring... 7:30pm

Ra'anan Boustan is an Associate Professor of History at UCLA. He is a historian of religion specializing in Jewish culture and society in the ancient...

Griffin Hall  
Refuse to Choose: Reclaiming Feminism

Refuse to Choose: Reclaiming Feminism 8:30pm

Curious about what it means to be Pro-Life? Have Pro-Life inclinations but feminist motivations? Have no clue what either of those mean? Come hear the Vice...

Paresky Auditorium  

Friday, April 18

Walk the Labyrinth during Holy Week

Walk the Labyrinth during Holy Week 9:00am

The Williams Labyrinth will be available for walking during Holy Week, Monday - Friday, April 14-18, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. with extended hours Wednesday & Thursday...

First Congregational Church  
Italian Language Table

Italian Language Table 12:00pm

Join students, native speakers and other enthusiasts of Italian language and culture over lunch on Fridays. All are welcome to attend this student-initiated...

Paresky Center  
Log Lunch talk by Matt Silver '01

Log Lunch talk by Matt Silver '01 12:00pm

Cambrian Innovations: Biology for a Cleaner Planet Lunch reservations should be made by Thursday noon at: ...

The Log  
Folding Cubes and Tetrahedra by Prof. Michael Biro

Folding Cubes and Tetrahedra by Prof. Michael Biro 1:00pm

Mathematics and Statistics Department Faculty Seminar Abstract: We will discuss recent work on classifying which simple polyominoes and polyiamonds fold to...

Bronfman Science Center  
Ajay Dhaka, PhD., University of Washington, Seattle

Ajay Dhaka, PhD., University of Washington,... 1:10pm

Biology Department Seminar Investigating Temperature and Pain: TRP Channels and Beyond Temperatures ranging from innocuous to noxious activate ThermoTRPs,...

Thompson Biology  
Quantum Control and Tomography

Quantum Control and Tomography 2:30pm

Please join Brian Anderson of the Joint Quantum Institute, University of Maryland for his joint Physics and Astronomy colloquium entitled, "Quantum Control...

Thompson Physics  
SUPERFAN: Women's Tennis

SUPERFAN: Women's Tennis 3:30pm

Can't wait for Friday? Here's one more reason: WE WILL BE BARBECUING AT WOMEN'S TENNIS! Come down to the courts at 4pm to start your weekend off right....

Hunt Tennis Center  
Softball vs Wesleyan (Conn.) (home)

Softball vs Wesleyan (Conn.) (home) 5:00pm

Wesleyan (Conn.) vs Williams

Cole Field  
Art Historian and Poet to give Reading

Art Historian and Poet to give Reading 7:00pm

WILLIAMS COLLEGE DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH invites you to a poetry reading and discussion with Roberto Tejada Williams College Museum of Art Friday, April...

Williams College Museum of Art  
Spring Contra Dance with Hired Caller and Band!

Spring Contra Dance with Hired Caller and Band! 7:30pm

Dancing Folk is proud to bring you our spring professional contra dance, featuring the calling of Steve Howland and music from Eric Buddington and friends....

Paresky Center  
NERF WARS

NERF WARS 8:00pm

Williams After Dark & Currier Neighborhood are excited to announce NERF WARS happening on 2nd floor Paresky thisFRIDAY! You and your friends can sign up here...

Paresky Center  
Visiting Artist, Pedja Muzijevic, piano

Visiting Artist, Pedja Muzijevic, piano 8:00pm

Hailed by critics as a thinking musician with engaging stage presence and a gratifying combination of virtuosity and eloquence, pianist Pedja Muzijevic has...

Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, Bernhard Music Center  
Winter/Spring Planetarium Show

Winter/Spring Planetarium Show 8:00pm

Please join us each Friday evening at 8PM starting February 7th. The show runs for about an hour and is given by Williams students. Reservations are...

Milham Planetarium  
ZAnk You for Smoking!

ZAnk You for Smoking! 8:00pm

Join Combo Za for uncontrollable fits of giggles and the dankest, sticky-ickiest comedy you've seen since before Spring Break!

The Log  
Awkwafina

Awkwafina 9:00pm

Queens rapper Awkwafina has titles guaranteed to make the entire Upper East Side cringe. With songs like "My Vag," "Yellow Ranger," "NYC Bitche$" and...

Goodrich Hall  

Saturday, April 19

World War I: The War Over Legacies

World War I: The War Over Legacies 9:00am

A panel discusssion with David Mayers, Boston University; Anders Stephanson, Columbia University; Akire Iriye, Harvard University, Emeritus. Part of the...

Griffin Hall  
World War I Legacies: The World Reconfigured

World War I Legacies: The World Reconfigured 10:45am

A panel discussion with Erez Manela, Harvard University; Matt Jacobs, University of Florida; Klaus Schwabe, Aachen Historical Institute. Chaired by Nicole...

Griffin Hall  
Softball vs Wesleyan (Conn.) (home)

Softball vs Wesleyan (Conn.) (home) 11:00am

Wesleyan (Conn.) vs Williams

Cole Field  
SUPERFAN SATURDAYS: Men's Golf and Women's LAX

SUPERFAN SATURDAYS: Men's Golf and Women's LAX 11:30am

Two games: Twice the Fun! Men's golf plays at 11:30. Then Women's LAX takes on AMHERST at 1pm at Cole. THERE WILL BE TONS OF FREE GEAR AT BOTH! GET LOUD! GET...

Taconic Golf Club and Cole Field  
Softball vs Wesleyan (Conn.) (home)

Softball vs Wesleyan (Conn.) (home) 1:00pm

Wesleyan (Conn.) vs Williams

Cole Field  
World War I Legacies: Worlds of New Relationships

World War I Legacies: Worlds of New Relationships 1:45pm

A panel discussion with Dietmar Rothermund, University of Heidelberg; Christopher Capozzola, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Andrew Preston,...

Griffin Hall  
Students of Caribbean Ancestry Present: "Caribbean Explosion!!"

Students of Caribbean Ancestry Present:... 2:00pm

Join SoCA and celebrate Caribbean culture through musical and dance performances!! For the first time in years, SoCA will host one of New York City's finest...

Lasell Gymnasium  
Yoga in Currier Ballroom

Yoga in Currier Ballroom 3:00pm

Open Vinyasa Yoga Classes in Currier Ballroom by Williams Yoga

 
The Red Tent movie - "Things We Don't Talk About"

The Red Tent movie - "Things We Don't Talk About" 3:30pm

Join the Women's Collective this Saturday, April 19th at 3:30 pm in Griffin 2 for “Things We Don’t Talk About,” a groundbreaking 72-minute documentary by...

Griffin Hall  
World War I Legacies: Wars at Home

World War I Legacies: Wars at Home 3:30pm

A panel discussion with Julia Irwin, University of South Florida; Michael Adas, Rutgers University; Michael Neiberg, United States Army War College. Chaired...

Griffin Hall  
JA Appreciation Day

JA Appreciation Day 5:00pm

Come show this years' JA's love in Mission Dining Hall Saturday night. We are so appreciative of all that our JAs have done for us. Entries should plan to...

Mission Dining Hall  
Leaders Working: Step Up to the Future

Leaders Working: Step Up to the Future 7:00pm

Leaders Working will be hosting a panel on education this Saturday, 4/19, at 7PM in Goodrich Hall. Students and faculty will share their experiences and the...

Goodrich Hall  
Night Market

Night Market 8:00pm

Join CASO this Saturday April 19th for our Night Market at Paresky's Baxter Hall where we will be serving various Chinese and Taiwanese foods and snacks....

Paresky Center, Baxter Hall  
Williams Percussion Ensemble: "Sextet"

Williams Percussion Ensemble: "Sextet" 8:00pm

The Williams Percussion Ensemble led by Matthew Gold explores the nearly limitless universe of music that can be performed on percussion instruments...

Chapin Hall  
Students of Caribbean Ancestry Present: "So You Think You Can Wine?"

Students of Caribbean Ancestry Present: "So You... 10:00pm

Come celebrate the success of SoCA's Heritage Week at what is sure to be one of the best parties of the spring!! DJ Crossing Midnight from NYC will spin the...

Goodrich Hall  

Sunday, April 20

Sunday Spin!

Sunday Spin! 2:00pm

After A Long Week, Get Your Heart Rate Up On The Bike While Listening To Some Great Tunes. Due to limited space (only 15 bikes), sign ups will be done...

Lasell Gymnasium  
Turkey's Jews Revisited (1984-2012)

Turkey's Jews Revisited (1984-2012) 4:00pm

Turkey's Jews Revisted (1984-2012), is an exhibition of photographs of the living Jewish communities still intact in various Turkish cities taken by...

Jewish Religious Center  
Professor David Edwards on U.S. Policy towards Afghanistan

Professor David Edwards on U.S. Policy towards... 6:00pm

Join us for a discussion with Professor Edwards about the successes and failures of US policy towards Afghanistan in the past, present, and future.

Griffin 4  
Storytime: Sam Jeong '14

Storytime: Sam Jeong '14 9:00pm

Come join us to hear Sam's Story! As always, there will be homemade cookies and great company!

Paresky Center  

Monday, April 21

Chinese Language Table

Chinese Language Table 12:00pm

Join Chinese faculty, Language Fellows, and students for lively conversation over lunch on Mondays and Thursdays. Everyone is welcome, from beginners to...

Mission Park Dining Hall  
Spanish Language Table

Spanish Language Table 12:00pm

Join Spanish faculty, Teaching Associates, and students in lively conversation over lunch on Mondays. All are welcome, from beginners to advanced.

Driscoll Dining Hall  
Satan Oscillate My Metallic Sonatas by Gabor Gurbacs '14

Satan Oscillate My Metallic Sonatas by Gabor... 1:00pm

Mathematics and Statistics Department Colloquium Abstract: According to an Ancient Roman legend the people of Pompeii tricked Satan using secret...

Bronfman Science Center  
Softball vs. Keene State

Softball vs. Keene State 3:30pm

Keene State vs. Williams

Cole Field  
How Do You Survive Rapid Climate Change?

How Do You Survive Rapid Climate Change? 4:15pm

The Geosciences Dept. and Class of 60's Lecture Series will present a lecture by Dr. Seth Finnegan, Univ. Calif., Berkeley, on "How Do You Survive Rapid...

Clark Hall  
Documentary Realism, Indian Cinema, and the Politics of Democracy - hosted by SASA

Documentary Realism, Indian Cinema, and the... 6:15pm

Join us and NYU Professor Arvind Rajagopal as we examine the intersection of art, history, and political science, by looking at how documentary cinema has...

Griffin Hall  
“The Battle for Free Speech on College Campuses” at Wege Auditorium

“The Battle for Free Speech on College... 7:30pm

FIRE (Foundation for Individual Rights in Education) President, Greg Lukanioff is coming to Williams to give a talk on what he believes to be stifled speech...

Wege Auditorium  
Yoga Class

Yoga Class 8:00pm

Open vinyasa yoga class in Currier Ballroom by Williams Yoga!

 

Tuesday, April 22

Arabic Language Table

Arabic Language Table 12:00pm

Join Arabic faculty, Teaching Associates and students for some lively conversation over lunch on Tuesdays. All are welcome, beginners to advanced.

Mission Park  
French Language Table

French Language Table 12:00pm

Join French faculty, Teaching Associates, and students for lively conversation over lunch on Tuesdays. All are welcome, beginners to advanced.

Mission Park  
Completions of Local Rings by Byron Perpetua '14

Completions of Local Rings by Byron Perpetua '14 1:00pm

Completions of Reduced Local Rings with Prescribed Minimal Prime Ideals Mathematics and Statistics Department Thesis Defense Abstract: A central question...

Bronfman Science Center  
Gaudino Fellowship to China Report

Gaudino Fellowship to China Report 2:45pm

International Studies Colloquium with Gaudino Fellowship winners Mpaza Kapembwa '15, Chaewon Kim '16, Sumaya Awad '16, and Ralston Louie '14.

Schapiro Hall  
Library Tuesday Teas with Leslie Brown

Library Tuesday Teas with Leslie Brown 4:00pm

Leslie Brown, Associate Professor of History discusses the writing of her book African American Voices: A Documentary Reader from Emancipation to the Present...

Sawyer Library  
Student-Staff Movie Night

Student-Staff Movie Night 7:00pm

Students invite a staff member to join them for a movie at Images courtesy of the Szykowny fund.

Images Cinema  

Wednesday, April 23

German Language Table

German Language Table 12:00pm

Join German faculty, Teaching Associates, and students for lively conversation over lunch on Wednesdays. All are welcome, beginners to advanced.

Paresky Center  
Japanese Language Table

Japanese Language Table 12:00pm

Join Japanese faculty and students in lively conversation over lunch on Wednesdays. All are welcome, from beginners to advanced.

Mission Park  
Russian Language Table

Russian Language Table 12:00pm

Join Russian faculty, the Russian Teaching Associate and students for some lively conversation over lunch on Wednesdays. All are welcome, beginners to advanced.

Mission Park  
An Intuitive Approach to the Fourier Transform by Jared Hallett '14

An Intuitive Approach to the Fourier Transform... 1:00pm

Mathematics and Statistics Department Colloquium Abstract: The Fourier Transform is one of the world's most important mathematical tools. It has...

Bronfman Science Center  
"The Sixth Extinction"

"The Sixth Extinction" 5:30pm

Elizabeth Kolbert, author, will read from her new book about mass extinctions past and present. Discussion to follow. Sponsored by the Center for...

Williams College Museum of Art  
Anything But Straight in Athletics (ABS)

Anything But Straight in Athletics (ABS) 9:00pm

Anything But Straight is a group for LGBT and questioning athletes. Open to varsity and club athletes.

 

April 17 - 23, 2014

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