News Releases

Allan Fisher to Speak on Women in Computing

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., February 28, 2003–Dr. Allan Fisher, president and CEO of iCarnegie, Inc. and former associate dean in the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University, will present “Unlocking the Clubhouse: Women in Computing.” His lecture will be… Continue reading »

Last Event in Faculty Lecture Series at Williams to Consider Urban Growth

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., Feb. 28, 2003–On Thursday, March 6, Stephen Sheppard, the James Phinney Baxter III Professor of Public Affairs, will conclude the 2003 Faculty Lecture Series at Williams with his talk on “Local Action with Global Consequences: Urban Expansion… Continue reading »

“What’s Funny About Climate Change?”

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., Feb. 28, 2003–On Wednesday, March 12, The Center for Environmental Studies will sponsor a performance of “What’s Funny About Climate Change? A Lighthearted Hour and a Half on Global Warming and the Death of the Natural World.”… Continue reading »

Poet and Artist, Subject of Yale Prof’s Lecture at Williams

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., Feb. 28, 2003 — Alexander Nemerov, professor of art history at Yale University, will deliver a lecture on Wednesday, March 12, at 7 p.m. in Lawrence Hall, room 231. The lecture, titled “Coming Home in 1945: Reading… Continue reading »

Author of New Novel on Sylvia Plath to Lecture at Williams, March 10

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., Feb. 27, 2003–Author Kate Moses will give a reading at Williams College on Monday, March 10, at 4 p.m. in Griffin Hall, room 3. Moses is author of the just-published reality based fiction, “Wintering,” about Sylvia Plath’s… Continue reading »

“History and Memory in a Genocidal World” Subject of March 11 Lecture

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., Feb. 27, 2003 — Douglas Greenberg, president and CEO of the Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation, will deliver the annual Henry Lore Bahr Lecture for the Promotion of Tolerance on Tuesday, March 11, at 8… Continue reading »

Legal Adviser of the Palestine Liberation Organization to Speak “On the Palestinian Struggle and the Middle East Crisis”

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., February 24, 2003–Legal Adviser of the Palestine Liberation Organization, Diana Buttu, will speak “On the Palestinian Struggle and the Middle East Crisis” on Monday, March 3, at 8 p.m. in Griffin Hall, room 7, on the Williams… Continue reading »

Andrew Bacevich will Speak on “War and American Empire”

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., February 24, 2003–Director of the Center for International Relations at Boston University, Andrew J. Bacevich, will speak on “War and American Empire” on Wednesday March 5, at 8 p.m. in Wege Auditorium, Thompson Chemistry, on the Williams… Continue reading »

Organ Donor Awareness Program Presented at Williams College

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., February 24, 2003– On Wednesday, Feb. 26, a program on organ donor awareness will take place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in Griffin Hall, room 5, on the Williams College campus. Wes Merrit, a donor family member,… Continue reading »

Cornelius Kubler Awarded Faculty World Fellowship

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., Feb. 21, 2003–Williams College has announced that Cornelius Kubler, the Stanfield Professor of Asian Studies, has been awarded a Faculty World Fellowship. With the fellowship, Kubler will be able to complete a new basic Chinese language course,… Continue reading »

Max Eastman, The Life of the Century to be Explored in Original Drama

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., Feb. 21, 2003 — The Center for Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Cultures will host a one-man play titled “Max Eastman: The Life of the Century.” The performance will take place on Tuesday, March 4, at 8 p.m. Continue reading »

Williams Faculty Lecture Series: “The Return to a Universal China”

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., Feb. 21, 2003–The third talk in the Faculty Lecture Series “Globalization and Us” will be delivered by Sam Crane, chair of Asian studies and professor of political science. Crane’s lecture is titled “The Return to a Universal… Continue reading »

Author T. Weldon Garrett to Give Black History Month Keynote Lecture

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., Feb. 20, 2003–T. Weldon Garrett, author of “Against A Brick Wall,” will be speaking at the college’s Black History Month celebration on March 1 at 1:30 p.m. in the Stetson Faculty Lounge. In keeping with the theme… Continue reading »

Presidential Bioethics Council Member to Give Fay Vincent, Jr. ’60 Catholic Faith and Culture Lecture on “Reason, Freedom and the Rule of Law”

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., Feb. 17, 2003 — Princeton political philosopher and constitutional scholar Robert P. George will deliver the bi-annual Fay Vincent, Jr. ’60 Catholic Faith and Culture Lecture at Williams. The lecture, titled, “Reason, Freedom, and the Rule of… Continue reading »

Kashmir Dispute Subject of Panel at Williams College

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., Feb. 13, 2003 –There will be a panel discussion on “The Kashmir Conflict: Defining It From Different Perspectives” on Friday, Feb. 21, at 7 p.m. at Thompson Chemistry Laboratory’s Wege Auditorium on the Williams College campus. The… Continue reading »

Joel Relihan to Lecture on Boethius’ “Consolation of Philosophy”

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., Feb. 13, 2003 — Joel Relihan, professor of classics at Wheaton College, will deliver a lecture titled “‘The Consolation of Philosophy’ as a Christian Text,” which focuses on the sixth-century work by Boethius. The lecture will take… Continue reading »

Author of “Black Hawk Down” to Speak at Williams College, Feb. 19

Writer Mark Bowden will discuss "On Writing about War, Violence, and Outlaws" on Wednesday, Feb. 19, at 8 p.m. in Griffin Hall, room 7, on the Williams campus. He is the author of "Black Hawk Down" and "Killing Pablo." "Black Hawk Down" was on The New York Times bestseller list and a finalist for the National Book Award. The talk is one is a series of Gaudino Forums. Continue reading »

Fiction Reading at Williams by Lynne Tillman, Feb. 19

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., Feb. 12, 2003–Lynne Tillman, associate professor of English/writer in residence at the University of Albany, is the author of four novels, two non-fiction books, two short story collections, and a compilation of essays. On Wednesday, Feb. 19,… Continue reading »

Agricultural Biotechnology, Subject of Faculty Lecture at Williams

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., Feb. 12, 2003–The Williams College Faculty Lecture Series “Globalization and Us” looks at technology transfer and agricultural development in the second lecture in the series. Lois Banta, visiting associate professor of biology, will discuss “Feast, Famine, or… Continue reading »