Events

Thursday, January 31

What Difference Does it Make? Politics, Activism, and Scholarship

What Difference Does it Make? Politics,... 9:00am

Melissa Harris-Perry is a professor of political science at Tulane University, where she is founding director of the Anna Julia Cooper Project on Gender,...

Adams Memorial Theatre, ’62 Center  
"My White Friends”: Photography, the Photographic Object, and Notions of Race

"My White Friends”: Photography, the... 10:45am

Stephanie Dunson, Director of the Williams College Writing Center, and Harry Gilbert '14 will facilitate a workshop at the Williams College Museum of Art...

Williams College Museum of Art  
Avoiding Hate Crimes and Building Advocacy

Avoiding Hate Crimes and Building Advocacy 10:45am

Dare to dig deeper into conversations surrounding hate crimes. What exactly is a hate crime and what is not? How are they to be handled when they are...

Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, Bernhard Music Center  
Fighting the Invisible: Breaking the Grip of Stigma on Our Community’s Mental Health

Fighting the Invisible: Breaking the Grip of... 10:45am

Is it really okay to feel sad? How does the Williams community/culture view mental health? This discussion will explore the difficulties of fighting...

Greylock Dining Hall  
I am Williams

I am Williams 10:45am

I Am Williams is meant to give voice to individual identities and affirm that the college exists for all of us, that we can, every one of us, “claim...

Paresky Center  
Keeping the Faiths: Making Choices about Religious Identity at Williams

Keeping the Faiths: Making Choices about... 10:45am

A panel of five students from mixed-religious backgrounds will speak about their experience in choosing what religious practices to adopt as an adult. There...

Dodd House  
Phallacies - A Masculine Performance

Phallacies - A Masculine Performance 10:45am

Claiming Williams is pleased to welcome back Phallacies for the second year in a row. Co-directed by our own Taj Smith of the Davis Center, this all-male...

Adams Memorial Theatre, ’62 Center  
Williams' Perspectives on 'Nickel and Dimed'

Williams' Perspectives on 'Nickel and Dimed' 12:00pm

"Nickel and Dimed: Stories from Williams" Have you has someone you know been Nickel and Dimed? Have you or has someone you know worked for minimum wage? in a...

 
Food for Thought: Stories with the Campaign for Asian American Studies

Food for Thought: Stories with the Campaign for... 12:15pm

Find out more about the history of Asian American Studies at Williams and how it relates to fighting for ethnic studies at Williams at large. We'll break up...

Greylock Dining Hall  
Lunch with Carmen Ortiz

Lunch with Carmen Ortiz 12:15pm

Claiming Williams lunch time dialogue with Carmen Ortiz, U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts.

Faculty House/Alumni Center  
Mixed at Williams

Mixed at Williams 12:15pm

Through an informal lunchtime dialogue, “Mixed at Williams” will discuss the experiences of students of mixed heritage (i.e. biracial, multiracial identity,...

Greylock Dining Hall  
On Being New at Williams

On Being New at Williams 12:15pm

New people perceive aspects of campus life that those more familiar with an environment may no longer notice. But we are only new for so long and we forget...

Greylock Dining Hall  
Phallacies - A Continuation

Phallacies - A Continuation 12:15pm

Join students for lunch after their 10:45 am performance in the AMT. Phallacies will engage you in critical conversations to challenge acceptance of the...

Greylock Dining Hall  
Williams Perspectives on "Nickel and Dimed"

Williams Perspectives on "Nickel and Dimed" 12:15pm

Lunch time dialogue facilitated by Leslie Brown. Prof. Brown welcomes members of the Williams community to talk about their own life experiences that relate...

Paresky Center  
Williams Takes Action: A discussion of "Nickel and Dimed"

Williams Takes Action: A discussion of "Nickel... 12:15pm

Come discuss what actions members of the Williams community can take - or have taken - to address the inequities that face workers and families. Grab lunch...

Paresky Center  
20 Seconds to a Better You, Williams, and World

20 Seconds to a Better You, Williams, and World 2:00pm

Discover 12 principles to transform your life. Learn how 20 seconds a day can improve your gratitude, optimism, kindness, nutrition, and more. We invite...

Greylock Dining Hall  
Admittedly Awkward

Admittedly Awkward 2:00pm

Have you ever had an awkward hook-up or date, or not? Let’s talk about how we relate to each other intimately and reflect on where we fail, where we...

Dodd House  
Creating a World of Tolerance: An Afternoon with Esera Tuaolo

Creating a World of Tolerance: An Afternoon... 2:00pm

For nine years, Esera Tuaolo excelled in the N.F.L. as a defensive lineman: he played for five different teams and went to Super Bowl XXXIII with the Atlanta...

MainStage, ’62 Center  
Heart to Table: Who Feeds the Williams Soul?

Heart to Table: Who Feeds the Williams Soul? 2:00pm

The Dining Services staff is an integral part of our community. We sometimes fail to appreciate what they do, and often take it for granted. Have you ever...

Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, Bernhard Music Center  
This is Water

This is Water 2:00pm

What does welcome mean? More importantly, how do we welcome one another into our -- conversations, lives, communities, hearts -- each day at Williams? Do we...

Paresky Center  
Enough to Get By

Enough to Get By 3:45pm

The Williams community might be somewhat aware of the problem of homelessness and poverty in the world, but practically unaware of the problem of...

Dodd House  
Film: Mosquita y Mari

Film: Mosquita y Mari 3:45pm

Mosquita y Mari is a coming of age story that focuses on a tender friendship between two young Chicanas growing up in Huntington Park, Los Angeles. Growing...

MainStage, ’62 Center  
Film: The Philosopher Kings

Film: The Philosopher Kings 3:45pm

An exploration of wisdom in the heart of America's most prestigious universities. The Philosopher Kings is a 2009 documentary film directed by Patrick Shen,...

Bernhard Music Center  
Finding your "Team"

Finding your "Team" 3:45pm

Finding Your "Team" at Williams is a panel event during which student speakers will share how they found and built community, and gave and received support...

Goodrich Hall  
Let Me Tell You a (REALLY FAST) Story

Let Me Tell You a (REALLY FAST) Story 3:45pm

Ever wonder what all those people you pass on your way to class are thinking? Ever want to tell them what’s on your mind? Storytime is hosting “Let Me Tell...

Paresky Center  
The Dynamics of Sex Trafficking

The Dynamics of Sex Trafficking 3:45pm

Issues of sex trafficking will be introduced through clips from the Exodus Cry production "Nefarious: Merchant of Souls." Susan Dewey, professor of cultural...

Paresky Center  
Bill Bowers BEYOND WORDS

Bill Bowers BEYOND WORDS 8:00pm

BEYOND WORDS a collection of Mime, Music, and Monologues: a poignant journey that continues Bowers' ongoing investigation of silence in our culture. Set...

MainStage, ’62 Center  
Who Are You Calling a ‘Ho?: Challenging the Campus Sexual Culture

Who Are You Calling a ‘Ho?: Challenging the... 8:00pm

Diane Rosenfeld is a Lecturer on Law and Director of the Gender Violence Program at Harvard Law School where she teaches courses on Gender Violence, Law and...

Paresky Center  
Harmonizing Home: A Claiming Williams Musical Event

Harmonizing Home: A Claiming Williams Musical... 10:00pm

In a special Claiming Williams performance by the student-led band Homage, the talented musicians will cap off an amazing day with the music that has dared...

Greylock Dining Hall  

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