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January 2019

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"Protecting the Dream: Building Legacies at Williams & Beyond" Martin Luther King Jr Day Celebration

Mon, January 21st, 2019
8:30 am
- 7:00 pm
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Monday, January 21 Day of Service and Community Engagement The Center for Learning in Action (CLiA), the Chaplains’ Office, the Davis Center, the Dean’s Office, the Office of Sexual Assault Prevention & Response, and the Zilkha Center for Environmental Initiatives, in partnership with the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) and various North Adams community partners, invite all students to … Continue reading "“Protecting the Dream: Building Legacies at Williams & Beyond” Martin Luther King Jr Day Celebration"

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Selma screening Monday night with Commentary by local King scholar/author Stewart Burns

Mon, January 21st, 2019
7:00 pm
- 9:30 pm
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PSCI 16 - Aikido, Gandhi, and King is pleased to present "Selma". Paresky 201, 7pm. With comments from local MLK scholar Stewart Burns, author of "To the Mountaintop: Martin Luther King's Mission and its Meaning for America"

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Multifaith Presentation on Belief in a Creator

Mon, January 21st, 2019
7:30 pm
- 9:30 pm
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Come listen to a panel present various reasons to believe in a Creator and what that Creator might be like, featuring students from Muslim, Christian, and Jewish perspectives.

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Faculty Lecture with Professor James McAllister: After Victory…

Wed, January 23rd, 2019
4:30 pm
- 6:00 pm
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Please join us for a discussion about the 2020 Presidential election.

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February 2019

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French Film Festival 2019 / Transitions: Coming of Age in French and Francophone Adolescent Film

Mon, February 11th, 2019
7:00 pm
- 9:00 pm
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Free

This year's French Film Festival begins with L'homme sur les quais / The Man by the Shore. Haitian filmmaker Raoul Peck, who later went on to become the nation's Minister of Culture, directed this drama that examines the violence and instability of his country's darkest days, the 60s. The story follows an 8-year old girl, whose parents had to flee from the … Continue reading "French Film Festival 2019 / Transitions: Coming of Age in French and Francophone Adolescent Film"

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French Film Festival 2019/ Transitions: Coming of Age in French and Francophone Adolescent Film

Mon, February 18th, 2019
7:00 pm
- 9:00 pm
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The French Film Festival 2019 continues tonight with one short film, Maman(s) / Mothers(s) followed by Tomboy. Maïmouna Doucouré, a French writer and filmmaker, reveals the complex nature of polygamy in Maman(s)/ Mother(s). Eight year old Aida lives in an apartment in the Parisian suburb. The daily life of Aida and the whole family is overwhelmed when her father comes … Continue reading "French Film Festival 2019/ Transitions: Coming of Age in French and Francophone Adolescent Film"

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Social Change Film Series: "Jewel's Catch One"

Tue, February 19th, 2019
7:00 pm
- 9:00 pm
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"Jewel's Catch One" | February 19th at 7:00 pm | Paresky Auditorium | Talkback led by Prof. Kai Green

Sponsored by The Davis Center, the MCLA Multicultural Education Resource Center, and the Bennington College Office for Student Engagement

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Queer Games After Empathy: Dr. Teddy Pozo, Brown University

Fri, February 22nd, 2019
4:00 pm
- 5:30 pm
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Dr. Teddy Pozo develops new terms for queer videogame studies drawn from haptic game design aesthetics including consent, cuteness, and radical softness through close readings of several contemporary queer indie games.

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French Film Festival 2019 / Transitions: Coming of Age in French and Francophone Adolescent Film

Mon, February 25th, 2019
7:00 pm
- 9:00 pm
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This year's French Film Festival concludes with Polina, danser sa vie / Polina. Adapted from Bastien Vivès’s graphic novel, filmmaker Valérie Müller and choreographer Angelin Preljocaj (her husband), depict the life of a dancer in a straightforward and sometimes a documentary-style approach. Rigorously trained from an early age by a perfectionist instructor, Polina is a promising classical ballet dancer. She is … Continue reading "French Film Festival 2019 / Transitions: Coming of Age in French and Francophone Adolescent Film"

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March 2019

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Prof. Stephen Crist - Class of 1960 Music Lecture

Wed, March 6th, 2019
4:15 pm
- 5:30 pm
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Free

Stephen A. Crist works largely in European music of the sixteenth through the eighteenth centuries, with additional interests in hymnody and jazz. His book on Dave Brubeck’s iconic Time Out album is forthcoming from Oxford University Press. He served as contributing editor of Bach in America (University of Illinois Press) and contributing coeditor of Historical Musicology: Sources, Methods, Interpretations (University … Continue reading "Prof. Stephen Crist – Class of 1960 Music Lecture"

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