Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: Noelle.Lemoine@williams.edu
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., April 3, 2017—Williams College will host its annual Tuesday Teas series beginning in April. The program aims to celebrate Williams authors and honor their scholarly and creative works. On four consecutive Tuesdays in April and May, faculty and alumni authors will discuss their most recent publications and reflect on the writing, creating, and publishing processes. The teas will take place at 4 p.m. in the Stetson Reading Room, Sawyer Library. All of the events are free and open to the public.
Each tea will consist of a 20-minute presentation followed by a Q&A session. The full schedule is as follows:
April 11, 2017
Gregory Mitchell, assistant professor of women’s, gender and sexuality studies, for the book, Tourist Attractions: Performing Race and Masculinity in Brazil’s Sexual Economy (University of Chicago Press, 2016).
April 18, 2017
Soledad Fox, professor of romance languages, for the book Jorge Semprún: The Spaniard who Survived the Nazis and Conquered Paris (Sussex Academic Press, 2017).
April 25, 2017
Michelle Apotsos, assistant professor of art, for the book Architecture, Islam, and Identity in West Africa: Lessons from Larabanga (Routledge, 2016).
May 2, 2017
Jason Josephson-Storm, chair and associate professor of religion, for the book The Myth of Disenchantment: Magic, Modernity, and the Birth of the Human Sciences (University of Chicago Press, forthcoming May 2017)
The series is organized by the Williams Libraries and co-sponsored by the Office of the Dean of the Faculty. http://libguides.williams.edu/faculty-information/events
For building locations on the Williams campus, please consult the map outside the driveway entrance to the Security Office located in Hopkins Hall on Main Street (Rte. 2), next to the Thompson Memorial Chapel, or call the Office of Communications (413) 597-4277. The map can also be found on the web at www.williams.edu/map