Author and critic Adam Kirsch will present “Is There Such a Thing as Jewish Literature?” at Williams College on Tuesday, Oct. 28.
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.
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.
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.
On Thursday, Oct. 30, Matt Carter will present “The Neuroscience Behind a Good Night’s Sleep” for the college’s semiannual Sigma Xi lecture.
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.
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.
Williams College welcomes Karen King to present “Is God an Author? The Apocalypse of John and Apocryphon of John” on Friday, Oct. 17.
Former director-counselor and president of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Theodore M. Shaw will deliver the 2014 Davis Lecture at Williams College on Thursday, Oct. 16.
The Center for Development Economics (CDE) at Williams College will host a conference October 17 and 18 titled “Historical Persistence in Comparative Development.”
Former U.S. Senator Bill Bradley will examine the current state of American politics in a conversation with Williams College political science professor Sam Crane at 8 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 20, on the MainStage in the ’62 Center.
Political philosopher and author Harry Brighouse will present “Justice, Privilege and Elite Higher Education” at Williams College at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 8.
From Oct. 6 to April 13, the Williams College departments of English and history will screen a South Asian film series featuring popular and art house cinema from 1955 to 2013.
The Weston Athletic Complex at Williams College will be dedicated on Saturday, Oct. 11, during a day of sporting events and celebrations.
Physics Professor Protik Majumder Awarded NSF Grant to Continue High-Precision Laser Spectroscopy of Atoms
The National Science Foundation has awarded Williams College physics professor Protik Majumder a 3-year, $347,000 grant to continue his precise spectroscopic studies of atoms.
Williams College welcomes author Laila Lalami to read from her latest book, The Moor’s Account.
Dorothy Roberts, a scholar of race, gender, and the law, will visit Williams College to participate in an on-stage discussion of “The Biopolitics of Black Women’s Bodies and Rights.”
Williams College will hold a discussion with a panel of alumni authors on their experiences as writers of young adult fiction.
Yuji Ueno will visit Williams College to present “Ikebana: Epiphany of Life,”a demonstration of Japanese floral art.
Twenty-five members of the Williams College Class of 2015 have been elected into Phi Beta Kappa, the national honor society. Membership signifies top academic success at institutions of higher learning across the country.