Events

April 22 - 28, 2018

Sunday, April 22

Women's Golf (away)

Jack Leaman Tournament at Amherst

Williams Percussion Ensemble (WiPE) at the Bookstore!

WiPE hits the Williams Bookstore on Spring Street for Once Upon a Time the World Was Round, a program of music for small percussion instruments, found...

Storytime: Alex Griffin '18.5

Join us in upstairs Paresky 9pm this Sunday for a wonderful story, cookies provided! If you have an accessibility concern that poses a hardship in coming to...

Monday, April 23

Claiming Authority

The exhibit Claiming Authority: Do Authenticity, Reliability, and Authoritativeness still matter? is on display during regular Special Collections Hours in...

From First Edition to Second Wave

A selection of recent acquisitions on view in the Schow Gallery, Sawyer Library, demonstrates the variety of material being acquired by Williams Special...

Monday Meditation (Thompson Chapel)

Silent meditation, noon-12:30pm, every Monday in the Zen Meditation Room located in the lower level of Thompson Chapel. All are welcome!

Modeling Pollination Networks by Molly Knoedler '18

Mathematics Senior Thesis Defense Topology and Agent-based Modeling of Pollination Networks Abstract: The dynamics and structure of networks of ecological...

Modeling Pollination Networks by Molly Knoedler '18

Topology and Agent-Based Modeling of Pollination Networks Mathematics Senior Thesis Defense Abstract: The dynamics and structure of networks of ecological...

PrEP, Institutionalized Racism, and How We End the HIV epidemic

Lecture by Maxx Boykin of the Black AIDS Institute: Maxx serves as a new Senior Coordinator focusing on building up Black AIDS Institute’s policy and...

AMST Pre-Registration & Stress Buster

Meet faculty, including incoming professor Eli Nelson, hear about Fall 2018 classes, learn about the major and meet current students, eat empanadas and other...

Philosophy Pre-Registration

Come share a meal from Pera Mediterranean Bistro, catch up with students, and professors in the department, hear about Fall/Spring courses and events. All...

Race, Gender, and Political Dissent: Latin American & Caribbean Film Today

The last film in the Latin American & Caribbean series, organized by the Department of Romance Languages, takes place in the Dominican Republic. Carpinteros...

Tuesday, April 24

Claiming Authority

The exhibit Claiming Authority: Do Authenticity, Reliability, and Authoritativeness still matter? is on display during regular Special Collections Hours in...

From First Edition to Second Wave

A selection of recent acquisitions on view in the Schow Gallery, Sawyer Library, demonstrates the variety of material being acquired by Williams Special...

Bernard Harcourt Book Event

Join us for an afternoon discussion and signing with Bernard Harcourt, here at the Williams Bookstore. Visiting our campus for a Faculty Colloquium at the...

Library Tuesday Teas with Julie Blackwood

In her talk "Periodical cicadas: stories about Santa Fe, synchrony, and an excellent protein source" professor Blackwood will discuss the research and...

Technological Revolutions and the Three Great Slumps: A Medium-Run Analysis

Jean-Paul L’Huillier, Assistant Professor of Economics at Brandeis University, will present an Economics department seminar: Technological Revolutions and...

A Tale of the Cold War from the Other Side

Jeff Lilley, ’86, will speak about how his education at Williams helped to put him on track to be an international correspondent in Russia at the time of the...

Luce Scholars Information Session

Meet Sam Lewis, Williams Class of 2015, and Henry Luce Scholar. The Luce Scholarship is a prestigious national award which places scholars in a one-year...

Classics Department Pre-Registration

Come, eat pizza, meet Classics students and faculty, and find out about: Course offerings for Fall 2018Classical civilizationGreek and LatinStudy away...

Math/Stat Ice Cream Social

Math/Stat Department Ice Cream Social. Come meet Math/Stat faculty and students while enjoying some FREE ICE CREAM. Come talk about exciting new courses for...

Earth Month Film Series - Week 4

This week will feature the film "At the Fork" accompanying a talk from Professor Les Beldo. This event is free and open to all. A description of the...

Wednesday, April 25

Claiming Authority

The exhibit Claiming Authority: Do Authenticity, Reliability, and Authoritativeness still matter? is on display during regular Special Collections Hours in...

From First Edition to Second Wave

A selection of recent acquisitions on view in the Schow Gallery, Sawyer Library, demonstrates the variety of material being acquired by Williams Special...

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...

Noetherian UFDs With Weird Prime Spectra by Alex Semendinger '18

Mathematics Senior Thesis Defense Abstract: The set of prime ideals of a commutative ring R is called the prime spectrum of R. In 1979, Heitmann showed...

Intervention Analysis by Spencer Alpaugh '18

Statistics Colloquium Abstract: When studying a time series, there can be a sudden change that somehow affects the level of the series. Intervention...

Watson / Chandler Fellowships Info Session

The Watson and Chandler Fellowships offer a graduating senior one year, and $30,000 to explore their own question outside of the US. Sounds unusual? Too...

Chinese Music Ensemble

The Williams College Department of Music presents the Chinese Music Ensemble under the direction of Wang Guowei. This free event is open to the public. The...

Thursday, April 26

Claiming Authority

The exhibit Claiming Authority: Do Authenticity, Reliability, and Authoritativeness still matter? is on display during regular Special Collections Hours in...

From First Edition to Second Wave

A selection of recent acquisitions on view in the Schow Gallery, Sawyer Library, demonstrates the variety of material being acquired by Williams Special...

Environmental Center Tour

Join a pair of student guides at the Class of '66 Environmental Center for a tour of the building! Learn about the Living Building Challenge and what makes...

Retirement Saving and Retirement Security

James Poterba, Professor of Economics at MIT and President of the National Bureau of Economic Research, will present an Economics Class of 1960 Scholars...

Graphic Reportage: A History and Particularities of the Genre in Russia

Russian graphic artist, activist, and journalist Victoria Lomasko will discuss the genres of "documentary comics" and "graphic reportage" by addressing the...

Prof. Kate Soper - Class of 1960 Music Lecture

Williams College Department of music presents Assistant Professor of Music and Iva Dee Hiatt Professor Kate Soper of Smith College on April 26 at 4:15 p.m....

MediLatinas: Women and Medical Activism in Latin America

A scholar, a physician, and a writer explore the past and present of women engaged in medical activism in Puerto Rico, Cuba, and throughout Latin America and...

29th Annual Frank Deford Award

Featured speaker is Ian O'Connor of ESPN New York. O'Connor is the author of three books, "The Captain: The Journey of Derek Jeter" (2001), "Arnie & Jack:...

Brass Ensemble

Williams Brass Ensemble Director David Wharton leads the group in a celebration of brass, including Raymond Premru’s “Movements from Divertimento.” Also,...

Can Williams Be Carbon Neutral by 2020?

"Ethics vs Economics in the Carbon Markets," Lisa Rosen, Chief Operating Officer & General Counsel, The Gold Standard Foundation. Sponsored by the Center...

How (Not) to Worry About Climate Change

Is climate change "the biggest problem in the history of the world" and an "existential threat" to humanity? Or is it just one of many challenges that...

Purple Valley Plays

Back for its third round—under the freshly minted title of Purple Valley Plays—this festival will present original works for the stage written, directed,...

Computer Science Class of '60s Speaker - Chris Umans '96

Thursday, April 26 @ 8:00pm; Wege Auditorium (TCL 123) "Algorithmic Magic: Behind the Scenes of Modern Computer Science" Algorithmic advances have been...

Math/Stat Snacks

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

Friday, April 27

Claiming Authority

The exhibit Claiming Authority: Do Authenticity, Reliability, and Authoritativeness still matter? is on display during regular Special Collections Hours in...

From First Edition to Second Wave

A selection of recent acquisitions on view in the Schow Gallery, Sawyer Library, demonstrates the variety of material being acquired by Williams Special...

Friday Noon Meditations in Thompson Chapel

Join the Williams College Meditation Group at noon on Fridays for a 30-minute silent meditation in the Zen meditation room in the lower level of Thompson...

Log Lunch:  How Mass is driving toward zero waster.

Candy Dann '76, MassDEP Municipal Assistance Coordinator. Reservations at URL: https://goo.gl/forms/Yl5PbhoA6BlmOzaE2 or dlewis@williams.edu. If the cost...

Biology Seminar with Dr. David Seward ('00), University of Vermont

"Parlez-vous VUS? Functional genomics in the age of clinical sequencing" Panel based next-generation sequencing (NGS) assays are emerging as a dominant...

"A Dynamical System Approach to the Cocktail Party Problem"

Please join Marty Baylor of Carleton College during her joint physics and astronomy colloquium entitled, "A Dynamical System Approach to the Cocktail Party...

Influence Maximization in Networks:  Spread Models and Optimization Methods by Prof. Gwen Spencer, Smith College

SIAM Colloquium Abstract: Sociologists first introduced the study influence in social networks during the 70's. This inspired mathematicians and computer...

Opening, Hudson Bohr: Photographs

"Hudson Bohr: Photographs" is a new exhibition of film and digital photography that documents Bohr's life and the lives of his close queer friends between...

Purple Valley Plays

Back for its third round—under the freshly minted title of Purple Valley Plays—this festival will present original works for the stage written, directed,...

Spring 2018 Planetarium Shows

Planetarium shows will resume each Friday evening at 8PM. Please call Michele Rech at 597-2482 or email mcr4@williams.edu for reservations. Observing is...

Williams Percussion Ensemble

The Williams College Department of Music presents the Williams Percussion Ensemble on Saturday, April 27 at 8 p.m. in Chapin Hall on the Williams campus....

Saturday, April 28

Opening, Hudson Bohr: Photographs

"Hudson Bohr: Photographs" is a new exhibition of film and digital photography that documents Bohr's life and the lives of his close queer friends between...

Men's and Women's Crew (away Worcester)

Holy Cross, Bates, St. Joe, Tufts

Purple Valley Plays

Back for its third round—under the freshly minted title of Purple Valley Plays—this festival will present original works for the stage written, directed,...

Jazz Ensemble

The Williams College Department of Music presents the Williams Jazz Ensemble directed by Kris Allen on Saturday, April 28 at 8 p.m. in Chapin Hall on the...

April 22 - 28, 2018