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Williams College to Present Abenaki Storytellers

Abenaki storytellers, poets, and writers Joseph and Jesse Bruchac will give a storytelling presentation at Williams College on Friday, January 9.

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Williams Announces Tenure for Five Faculty Members

Following the recommendation of the Committee on Appointments and Promotions, the Williams College Board of Trustees Executive Committee has voted to promote five faculty to the position of associate professor with tenure.

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Williams College Admits 244 to Class of 2019 in Early Decision Plan

Williams College has offered admission to 244 students under its Early Decision plan.

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Williams College Joins White House Initiative on College Access

Williams College President Adam Falk will today join President Obama, the First Lady, and Vice President Biden along with hundreds of college presidents and other higher education leaders to announce new actions to help more students prepare for and graduate from college.

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Mary Douglas to Speak at Williams College about Pipeline Politics in the Berkshires

Mary Stewart Douglas, Washington correspondent for The Berkshire Edge, will present “Pipeline Politics in the Berkshires: The Kinder Morgan Natural Gas Project” at Williams College on Dec. 4.

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Williams College to Present Annual Christmas Service of Lessons and Carols

The annual Christmas Service of Lessons and Carols at Williams College will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 6 and 7 in Thompson Memorial Chapel.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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“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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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