Events

October 20 - 26, 2017

Friday, October 20

U.S. Colombianx Symposium

10% of the Colombian population lives outside of Colombia, and Colombians are becoming pluralities in key regions across the U.S. The conditions, lives, and...

AWM and WaGMiPhaAst Present: Storytime Series with Prof. Kate Jensen

Join the Association for Women and Mathematics and Women and Gender Minorities in Physics and Astronomy as we listen to Professor Kate Jensen share her...

Mountain Day Make up Talk

Reservations ($4) at url: https://goo.gl/forms/8D6VBvItDgI0os8o1 or dlewis@williams.edu.

Spatial Synchrony of Periodical Cicadas in the Eastern United States by Prof. Julie Blackwood

Mathematics Faculty Seminar Abstract: In addition to their unusually long life cycle, periodical cicadas provide an exceptional example of synchronized life...

Ultrafast Nuclear Motion:  Resolving Hydrogen Migration(s) in Time

Please join Nora Kling of University of Connecticut during her joint physics and astronomy colloquium. Light refreshments will follow in Public Common Room....

Computer Science Colloquium - Grad School Discussion

Thinking about graduate school? CS faculty will discuss everything you need to know about graduate school including: deadlines, personal statements, finding...

Reading and book talk with Lisa Carey

Meet author Lisa Carey. Lisa will read excepts and discuss her latest novel The Stolen Child. Steeped in Irish history and lore, The Stolen Child is a...

A People’s History of Performance Art

This live series stages iconic photographs of performance artworks as tableaux vivants, turning actors into objects. Tickets $3. Limited seating. Tickets...

People's History of Performance Art

What’s the difference between theatre and performance art? When do objects “act” better than actors? Why is Kendall Jenner imitating Yoko Ono? Join us for a...

Fall Planetarium Shows

Shows will resume this fall. Please contact Michele Rech at 597-2188 for reservations or email mcr4@williams.edu

Jacqueline DeVoe, flute

Noted flutist and faculty member Jacqueline DeVoe presents a concert together with colleagues from Williams. One of the highlights of the evening is a...

Movie! "CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap"

Learning to program is a valuable tool and everyone should know a little bit about programming. "CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap" is helping to amplify this...

WCFM Presents: Michael Christmas

WCFM Williamstown 91.9 is hosting Boston rapper Michael Christmas this Friday, October 20th at 9pm in Upper Greylock. The campus band Homebrew will be...

Saturday, October 21

U.S. Colombianx Symposium

10% of the Colombian population lives outside of Colombia, and Colombians are becoming pluralities in key regions across the U.S. The conditions, lives, and...

Clifford Owens: Your Head is Attached to Your Body

The Annual Plonsker Family Lecture in Contemporary Art Lawrence Auditorium (L231) Clifford Owens is an artist, writer, and curator. Influenced by...

Latinx Heritage Month Keynote Speaker: Zahira Kelly

Hi everyone! Vista’s amazing heritage month programming continues this Saturday, October 21st with our keynote speaker Zahira Kelly, aka @bad_dominicana....

People's History of Performance Art

What’s the difference between theatre and performance art? When do objects “act” better than actors? Why is Kendall Jenner imitating Yoko Ono? Join us for a...

Sunday, October 22

U.S. Colombianx Business Meeting

The goal of the US Colombianx Editorial Collective is to foster publication on U.S. Colombianxs and to support scholars in their efforts to build the field...

Storytime: Bilal Ansari

Join us for Storytime this Sunday 10/22 at 9pm in Upstairs Paresky! Come hear Bilal Ansari, Assistant Director of the Davis Center, share his story! There...

Monday, October 23

Faculty-Staff Meditation Group

Faculty-Staff Meditation Group When: Mondays at noon, beginning Sept. 18. Please arrive as close to noon as possible to set up your own meditation seat...

Fast Fourier Transform and Applications by Minh Tuan Tran '18

Mathematics Colloquium Abstract: The Fourier Transform, one of the central concepts in Analysis, has numerous scientific applications. In Computer Science...

Accreditation visiting team: Open session for faculty

Open meeting for all faculty with the accreditation visiting team. Faculty members are welcome to attend and share your views on Williams' work and future....

Accreditation visiting team: Open session for staff

Open meeting for all staff with the accreditation visiting team. Faculty members are welcome to attend and share your views on Williams' work and future. See...

Accreditation visiting team: Open session for students

Open meeting for all students with the accreditation visiting team. Students are welcome to attend and share your views on Williams' work and future. See...

Math Puzzle Night

Join us for dinner at Math Puzzle Night, 6-7pm in the Dennett Private Dining Room, in Mission! Professors Steven Miller and Mihai Stoiciu will bring some...

Global Climate Change Policy in the Age of Trump:  What Can an Economist Possibly Have to Say About Climate Change?

Robert Stavins is the A.J. Meyer Professor of Energy & Economic Development at the Harvard Kennedy School. He is the Director of the Harvard Environmental...

Tuesday, October 24

Meet and greet with David Cleveland

Meet author David Cleveland here at The Williams Bookstore. David will be signing copies of his latest book Times's Betrayal, an epic multigenerational...

Croghan Biblical Studies and Early Christianity Lecture

Professor Karen L. King will present a lecture entitled" Did Early Christians Invent Fake News?" Professor King is the Hollis Professor of Divinity, Harvard...

Wednesday, October 25

MIDWEEKMUSIC

Bring a friend, bring your lunch, and enjoy our popular midday and midweek concert series. Relaxed and informal, MIDWEEKMUSIC is a chance for everyone to...

Proving the Existence of a Nash Equilibrium by Colin Williams '18

Mathematics Colloquium Abstract: In his 1950 Ph.D. thesis, John Nash proved that an equilibrium point exists for all finite games. His proof cleverly...

AWM Weekly Dinner Meeting

Join the Association for Women in Math for dinner and good conversation in Upper Driscoll! All are welcome.

Thursday, October 26

An evening with Jenna F. Hill - Reading and book signing

Jenna F. Hill is a U.S. Army veteran, Advanced Practice Nurse, writer and activist. She'll be here to read and discuss ...And She Lived, The second book of...

Reads & Records

Coffee, tea, and vinyl recordings set the mood for socializing and study. Settle into our Reading Room. Bring your own book, or borrow one from our People’s...

The Davis Lecture: Dr. Monique Morris

Title: Social Justice is a Verb! Working the Margins to Advance an Equity Agenda Description: For nearly three decades, Monique Morris has worked across...

Math/Stat Snacks

Take a break from your Thursday night work and come join the Math/Stat Department in Bascom House. Snacks will be served from 9 - 10:00 pm.

October 20 - 26, 2017