News Releases

Williams College to Present Screening and Panel Discusion of “A Band Called Death”

Williams College will present a screening of the film A Band Called Death on Sunday, Nov. 23, at 7 p.m. in Paresky Auditorium.

Continue Reading →

Hopkins Forest Closed During Massachusetts Deer Hunting Season

Hopkins Forest will be closed during the Massachusetts deer hunting (shotgun) season December 1 through December 13.

Continue Reading →

Williams to Host Talk on Racial and Ethnic Representation in American Art and Pop Culture

Jeff Chang and Greg Tate will present at Williams College on Thursday, Nov. 20.

Continue Reading →

Scholar Susan Whitfield to Speak About the “Silk Road of Books”

Susan Whitfield will present “The Silk Road of Books: Going Beyond the Medieval Codex” at Williams College on Thursday, Nov. 20.

Continue Reading →

Annual Holiday Farmers’ Market Nov. 23 and Dec. 14 at Williams College

Berkshire Grown will host its popular Holiday Farmers’ Markets in Williamstown on November 23 and December 14 at Williams College.

Continue Reading →

Aaron Sachs to Discuss Changes in American Landscape

Aaron Sachs, associate professor of history at Cornell University, will present “From Indian Mounds to Urban Parks: A Meditation on the American Landscape Tradition” at Williams College on Thursday, Nov. 13.

Continue Reading →

Dean Cycon to Present Talk about Social Change in the “Coffeelands”

Dean Cycon ’75, founder and CEO of Dean’s Beans Organic Coffee Company, will present “Social Enterprise as a Vehicle for Meaningful Change in the Coffeelands” at Williams College on Thursday, Nov. 20.

Continue Reading →

Anne Cody to Speak at Williams College about Urban Latino Food Systems

Anne Cody, who runs a grassroots urban agriculture organization in Holyoke, Mass., will present “Culturally Relevant Produce and the Urban Latino Food System” at Williams College on Tuesday, Nov. 11.

Continue Reading →

Williams College to Host Conference on 1920s Presidencies

Williams College will host “Reflections on The New Era: Reassessing the 1920s,” a conference exploring the presidencies of Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, and Herbert Hoover, on Saturday, Nov. 15.

Continue Reading →

Panel at Williams College to Discuss Ebola

Williams College will host a panel of speakers to discuss “Ebola: What Have We Learned?” on Thursday, Nov. 6, at 8 p.m. in the Paresky Auditorium.

Continue Reading →

“The Reenactments” Author Nick Flynn to Speak at Williams College

Author Nick Flynn will visit Williams College on Friday, Nov. 7, to present a reading of his new poetry and nonfiction.

Continue Reading →

Michael Balick to Discuss Ethnomedicine in Indigenous Cultures

Michael Balick will present “Ancient Wisdom and Modern Medicine: Plants, People, and Cultures in the Tropical Rainforest” at Williams College on Tuesday, Nov. 4.

Continue Reading →

Williams College to Host Panel in Honor of James MacGregor Burns

A panel of distinguished scholars will discuss the current state of American political leadership in an event to honor the memory and scholarly contributions of James MacGregor Burns, who died in July 2014.

Continue Reading →

Williams College to Host Author Adam Kirsch for Discussion of Jewish Literature

Author and critic Adam Kirsch will present “Is There Such a Thing as Jewish Literature?” at Williams College on Tuesday, Oct. 28.

Continue Reading →

Partial Solar Eclipse Over the U.S. on Thursday, Oct. 23

People in most of the continental United States will be in the shadow of the Moon on Thursday afternoon, Oct. 23, as a partial solar eclipse sweeps across the Earth.

Continue Reading →

Winfried Fuchshofen to Speak about Fair Trade and Sustainability

Winfried Fuchshofen will present “The Evolution of Fair Trade and the Role of the Fair Trade Sustainability Alliance” at Williams College on Thursday, Oct. 23.

Continue Reading →

Williams College Presents “Growing Cities” as Part of Food Week

A screening of the documentary Growing Cites, directed by Dan Susman and Andrew Monbouquette, will take place at Williams College on Monday, Oct. 20, at 7:30 p.m. in the Paresky auditorium.

Continue Reading →

Matt Carter to Present Sigma Xi Lecture on the Neuroscience of Sleep

On Thursday, Oct. 30, Matt Carter will present “The Neuroscience Behind a Good Night’s Sleep” for the college’s semiannual Sigma Xi lecture.

Continue Reading →

Jonathan Franzen and Andrew Sullivan to Participate in On-Stage Conversation

On Tuesday, Oct. 21, Williams College will host a conversation between Jonathan Franzen and Andrew Sullivan on issues such as the environment, income inequality and family.

Continue Reading →

“Boys Don’t Cry” Director Kimberly Peirce to Speak on Gender and Sexuality in Hollywood

Filmmaker Kimberly Peirce will present “From Boys Don’t Cry to Carrie: Constructing Representations of Gender and Sexuality in Hollywood” at Williams College on Thursday, Oct. 23, at 8 p.m. in Paresky Auditorium.

Continue Reading →