All are welcome to come to the Writing Workshop to work with a peer tutor for drop-ins or scheduled appointments. Hours are Sun-Thurs 10am-midnight and Fri-Sat 10am-6pm. Located in the main foyer of Sawyer. Read below to schedule an hour-long time slot!
Design a life that works for you. A three-hour hands-on workshop using design thinking techniques to Design Your Life and begin to balance interests, education, and happiness. Led by Eugene Korsunskiy ‘08. Register now, space is limited.
The senior Mellon Mays and Allison Davis Research Fellows will be presenting their summer research on Wednesday at 7:00 pm and Thursday at 4:00 pm in Schapiro 129. All are welcome. Read on for the full schedule.
Schapiro Hall, 129 From Molly Magavern, VP-InstDiversity&Equity Office
TRAVEL WSP INFO SESSION WEDNESDAY: "Sustainable Agriculture in California," BIOL/ENVI 25. A hand-on experiential class in the Central Coast of California, visiting, touring, and working on a variety of farms from vineyards to vegetable and livestock farms.
Colleagues, please join us for an open topic Associate Deans' lunch TODAY, Wednesday, September 19 at noon at the Faculty House. See full message for the range of topics we will be discussing throughout the fall semester. Please charge your lunch to the Office of the Dean of the Faculty.
Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
Faculty House/Alumni Center From Katarzyna Pieprzak, Dean of Faculty's Office
Faculty Panel on post-Williams possibilities! Statistics faculty will share their experiences and advice on careers, grad school, and the "real world." Bring your questions! Wednesday, September 19, 1:10 - 1:50 pm, Stetson Court Classroom 105
Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 @ 1:10 pm
From Marissa Barschdorf, Mathematics and Statistics
A reminder about the Faculty/Student Dining Program for Faculty Members. This program (formerly referred to as the CUL snacks and Faculty Advisor Meals program) encourages interaction between faculty and students outside of the classroom, over an occasional snack or a meal.
Do you consider yourself an athlete? Do you identify as LGBTQ? Just curious about we we do? Come to our weekly ABS meeting. ABS is a safe, confidential, and relaxed space to support LGBTQ athletes. THERE WILL BE FOOD! This Wed. 8pm, 9/12, Athletics Offices Lounge 2nd Floor Lasell
The structure, music and words of this service comes from the French Taize community with roots in social justice & humanitarian services. Join us on Wednesday nights at 9:15 in the tranquility of candle-light in Thompson Chapel for a half-hour of music, spirit and prayer! All are welcome.
Wednesday, September 12th, 2018 @ 9:15 pm
Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 @ 9:15 pm
Wednesday, September 26th, 2018 @ 9:15 pm
Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018 @ 9:15 pm
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Thompson Memorial Chapel, Main Chamber From Chen-Yi Hung, The Feast
On Friday, Sept. 21 at 5pm, Moo-Mami will be meeting in the Zilkha Center Kitchen to make delicious vegetable curry! Please sign up and come if you have any interest in learning how to cook or just want to spend some time with great people! Sign-up at: https://goo.gl/forms/8hmf4GNuWB1xcM662.
Come to the Mark Hopkins Living Room at 9pm on Wednesday, September 19th to learn more about the best that Williams has to offer in terms of outrageously fun, low-stakes, noncompetitive mixed ultimate. Email Eli Miller, Judah Devadoss, Maya Spalding-Fecher, or Kendall Allen if you have any questions!
Seniors, Juniors, & Sophomores who wish to swap rooms with each other may do so through the Room Swap process that is open now through October 4. Follow the link to more details & the application form. (First-year students may not do a Room Swap.)
They're back...Goodrich Coffee Bar has finally returned home!! Join us tonight from 8-10pm in Goodrich Coffee Bar to celebrate Goodrich's delicious drinks with wonderful snacks and pastries...from scones to banana bread.
We will have a $150 Goodrich Coffee Bar tab and free massages as well.
Come join us in Griffin 5, 6pm on Thursday 20th September for our first Club meeting. We will be discussing the basics of Effective Altruism, and having a brief video conversation with the speakers from the non-profit, GiveWell. Pizza provided! Bring your friends, everyone is welcome.
The Williams College Flag Football Club will be meeting at 4:00 on Wednesday 9/19 behind Poker Flats (Behind Mission Park). This event is open to members of the club and anyone else with an interest in football. We have members with a huge range of football experience (or lack thereof) and people from all backgrounds are welcome and encouraged to attend. This will be an informal opportunity to meet new people and learn about American Football. Contact Josh Gilkenson (email@example.com) with any questions.
Join Williams Ballroom this Wednesday at 7PM on science quad for a weekly lesson and social dancing. All skill levels welcome, no prior experience necessary. We will be teaching swing and tango this week. See you there!
Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
From Ian Banta, Williams Ballroom
Meet alumnus Rich Ward '89, Technical Fellow at Microsoft to learn about entry-level points into Microsoft, tech and non-tech, and the many different pathways into the industry. Rich will also share what roles Microsoft employees pursue beyond these starting points.
A conversation circle with Candomblé and Mohawk elder/activists, Makota Valdina Pinto and Louise Herne, September 20, 4 p.m. Makota Valdina Pinto is an ethicist, environmental justice activist and an elder in the Congo-Angola tradition of the Afro-Brazilian religion, Candomblé. Ms. Pinto is also a specialist in the ritual pharmacology of the Afro-Indigenous religious traditions of northeastern Brazil. Louise Wakerakatse Herne, a Clan Mother of the Mohawk Longhouse of Akwesasne. Ms. Herne, is a respected ceremonial leader, counselor and community organizer responsible for protecting and passing on traditional spiritual and cultural teachings. She is also an activist whose work combines organizing for environmental and gender justice and advocating for the rights of indigenous people in North America.
Interested students are invited to a conversation with cognitive scientist Steven Pinker before his public lecture on Thursday, September 20th. Please join us at 4pm in Griffin 2. No prior reading is necessary.
Thursday, September 20th, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Griffin Hall, Room 2 From Matt Carter, Biology Department
Want to learn more about the occupation of Palestine? What does it have to do with apartheid? Do you feel like you need to know more before taking a stance? Students for Justice in Palestine invites you to a Palestine 101 teach-in. There will be food! Bring your questions and a friend.
Thursday, September 20th, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Hopkins Hall, 002 From Hattie Schapiro, Students for Justice in Palestine
Noel Bakhtian, Director, Center for Advanced Energy Studies, named 11th most powerful woman engineer by Business Insider in 2018. Reservations ($4) thru: https://goo.gl/forms/VhrhzLdItmXlAdNn1 or firstname.lastname@example.org. If cost is a financial hardship, financial aid students may get a reduced-price lunch at CES office before Friday. Sponsored by Center for Environmental Studies.
Friday, September 21st, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
The Log From Dorothy Lewis, Ctr-Environmental Studies
Join us for Dr. Singh's talk "The promise of human genetics in uncovering the biological mechanisms underlying neurodevelopmental disorders and mental illnesses" at 1:10pm in Wege Auditorium. All are welcome, light refreshments will be available.
Throwing caution to the wind, Johannesburg-based choreographer Dada Masilo has indelibly remixed the classical French ballet Giselle. Drawing from contemporary idioms and traditional Tswana dance, Masilo responds with a feminist defiance to the constrained beauty of inherited balletic forms. At once subversively personal and majestically timeless, this Giselle reckons with received histories and responds with a resounding dance language of its own. South African composer Philip Miller provides a contemporary score drawn from Adolphe Adam’s iconic original. Post-show Q & A moderated by Michelle M. Apotsos, Assistant Professor of Art.
Friday, September 21st, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
MainStage, ’62 Center From Willa Simon, Theatre Department
Everyone in the Williams community is welcome to a zazen meditation and discussion session from 5-6:15pm led by Kyonen Jim Gordon '62. Tonight, Thompson Chapel basement. Beginners welcome. Contact email@example.com for more.
On Mondays and Wednesdays when classes are in session, there will be meditation at noon in the lower level of Thompson Chapel. 30 minutes, silent meditation. No service or instruction. All are welcome.
Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
From Bernard Rhie, English Department
The deadline to preregister for a Winter Study Travel Course, submit an independent study proposal (99), or apply for a Winter Study Fellowship is midnight on Thursday, September 27th. More information about travel courses can be found here: https://winterstudy.williams.edu/travel-courses-offerings/ More information about independent studies (99s) and fellowships can be found here: https://winterstudy.williams.edu/99s/ Question should be directed to Barbara Casey, Winter Study Coordinator (firstname.lastname@example.org)
SPEC 27 Social Justice, Activism, and Advocacy in New York City Winter Study Travel Course Students who are interested in participating in this course are required to attend an informational meeting on Thursday, September 20 at 2:30 p.m. in Hollander Hall 258. Questions should be directed to Joy James (email@example.com)
Thursday, September 20th, 2018 @ 2:30 pm
Hollander Hall, 258 From Barbara Casey, Dean's Office
WGSS 25 Community Mobilization in Senegal for Public Health and Economic Empowerment Winter Study Travel Course Students who are interested in participating in this course are required to attend an informational meeting on Thursday, September 20 at 5:30 p.m. in Hollander Hall 040 Questions should be directed to Kiaran Honderich (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Thursday, September 20th, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
Hollander Hall, 040 From Barbara Casey, Dean's Office
ENGL 25 Journalism Today Winter Study Travel Course Students interested in participating in this course are required to attend an informational meeting at 7 pm. on Wednesday, September 26 in Schapiro Hall 141. Questions should be directed to Christopher Marcisz (email@example.com)
Wednesday, September 26th, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Schapiro Hall, 141 From Barbara Casey, Dean's Office
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