Williams Libraries 2019 Tuesday Teas Series

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, executive assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected]

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., March 12, 2019—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, faculty authors will discuss a recent publication 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 9, 2019

Julie Cassiday, Willcox B. and Harriet M. Adsit professor of Russian. “Russian Performances: Looking Back on 3 Editors, 27 Essays, and 10 Years” discussing the book Russian Performances. Word, Object, Action (University of Wisconsin Press, 2018)

April 16, 2019

Chad Topaz, professor of mathematics will discuss the forthcoming article “Diversity through a data science lens” (forthcoming in PLOS One)

April 23, 2019

Aparna Kapadia, Assistant Professor of History will discuss her book In praise of kings: Rajputs, sultans and poets in fifteenth-century Gujarat (Cambridge University Press, 2018)

April 30, 2019

Neil Roberts, associate professor of Africana studies and faculty affiliate in political science. Political Thought in the Shadow of Frederick Douglass” discussing the book A Political Companion to Frederick Douglass (University Press of Kentucky, 2018)

The series is organized by the Williams Libraries and sponsored by the Office of the Dean of the Faculty.  https://libguides.williams.edu/faculty-information

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