Williams College is seeking volunteers for its fifth annual Human Library, which will be held on Friday, Feb. 26 and Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016.
Williams College will host a screening of the film Dear Mandela on Thursday, Dec. 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the Paresky Auditorium.
Williams College Croghan Bicentennial Visiting Professors in Biblical and Early Christian Studies J. Albert Harrill and David Brakke will present two lectures on Dec. 2 at 5 and 7 p.m.
Cole Thaler ’98 was named Williams College’s Outstanding Queer Alum for 2015 during an event held during Homecoming this past weekend on campus.
Berkshire Grown will host Holiday Farmers’ Markets from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on November 22 and December 20 at the Williams College Towne Field House (82 Latham Street).
Williams College to Deepen Partnership with Mount Greylock Regional School with Annual Operating Revenue
Williams College and Mount Greylock Regional School announced today a gift from Williams that will expand the college’s longstanding partnership with the school to include annual operating funds.
The 12-month performance period to meet the Living Building Challenge has begun for the Class of 1966 Environmental Center at Williams College. For one year, the building must meet stringent environmental performance standards to be certified as a Living Building by the International Living Future Institute.
Nigerian writer Uwem Akpan will present a reading of his works at Williams College on Tuesday, Nov. 17.
The Berkshire County community will come together in honor of Transgender Day of Remembrance on Friday, Nov. 20. The gathering will take place at 7 p.m. in front of the First Congregational Church on Route 2 in Williamstown.
A screening of the film Long Night’s Journey into Day will take place at Williams College on Thursday, Nov. 12.
Following Extensive Renovation, the Log Re-Opens as a Gathering Space for Williams College Students and Local Community
An establishment long known as a student and alumni hangout at Williams College reopens its doors today following a nine-month renovation project.
On Saturday, Nov. 7, Williams College students will participate in the eighth annual Winter Blitz, a day of service dedicated to weatherizing homes in Northern Berkshire County.
David Brakke, Croghan Bicentennial Visiting Professor in Biblical and Early Christian Studies at Williams College, will present a lecture titled “The Gospel of Judas: Gnostic Truth and Apostolic Heresy in Early Christianity.”
James D Fernández, professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at New York University (NYU), will talk at Williams College on Wednesday, Nov. 11, about Spanish emigration to the United States in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Poet, essayist, and translator Anne Carson will read from her works at Williams College on Thursday, Nov. 12. This event will take place at 7 p.m. in the ’62 Center’s MainStage. She will also deliver “A Lecture on the History of Skywriting” on Friday, Nov. 13 at 4 p.m. in Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall.
A panel discussion on the legacy and leadership of President Barack Obama is taking place on Monday, Nov. 9, at Williams College as part of the James MacGregor Burns Distinguished Speaker Series.
Three faculty members at Williams College have been recognized for excellence in teaching and writing. Cecelia Chang (Chinese), Ronadh Cox (geosciences), and Eiko Maruko Siniawer (history) are the recipients of the Nelson Bushnell ’20 Prize, an award given annually to faculty since 1995.
Chris Goh, associate professor of chemistry at Williams College, will present “Catalysis: Promoting Chemical Transformations” for the college’s semiannual Sigma Xi Lecture.
Hilton Als, writer for The New Yorker, will give a lecture at Williams College on Friday, Oct. 30. Als’ lecture, “I Don’t Remember,” is the first in a series on “The Art of the Essay.”
A foreign policy discussion titled “Debating the Iranian Nuclear Deal: Danger or Opportunity?” will take place on Thursday, Oct. 29, with Eugene Gholz and Alan Kuperman.