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December 2019

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Environmental Planning Student Presentations (ENVI302)

Thu, December 12th, 2019
6:30 pm
- 7:30 pm
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Can Money Grow on Trees?  A Path to Carbon Trading for Williamstown.  Adrienne Joe, Rachel Porter, Ariel Koltun-Fromm, Jared Strauss.  Williamstown Town Hall.

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January 2020

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Lecture with Abigail G. Wattley Managing Director of Williams College Investment Office

Tue, January 7th, 2020
5:30 pm
- 7:30 pm
Faculty House/Alumni Center
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The Faculty Club Board of Governors is pleased to welcome Abigail Wattley '05 on January 5th from 5:30PM to 7:30PM in the Downstairs Lounge.

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February 2020

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Open Choral Rehearsal with Patty Cuyler

Fri, February 7th, 2020
4:15 pm
Chapin Hall
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Please join the Williams Choirs in an open rehearsal with Patty Cuyler. Educated at Princeton University, Cuyler is an energetic, dynamic workshop leader and choral director and is internationally-renowned for her expertise in teaching Corsican, Georgian and South African music. She has been co-director of Village Harmony since 1995 and over the years spear-headed the expansion of the organization’s reach into the four … Continue reading "Open Choral Rehearsal with Patty Cuyler"

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Immoral Panics: Black Queer Aesthetics and the Construction of Risk

Tue, February 11th, 2020
4:15 pm
- 5:30 pm
Griffin Hall
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Jamal Batts examines aesthetic theory and the speculative history of racialized moral panic concerning HIV/AIDS. He looks to constructions of risk and risk-taking found in the work of black queer writers, filmmakers, and painters.

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Running to School: Kenyan Athletics in the Era of Olympic Boycotts

Thu, February 13th, 2020
4:15 pm
- 5:30 pm
Wege Auditorium
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Jessica Chapman, Associate Professor of History, will present the first of six talks in the 2020 Faculty Lecture Series. Chapman’s specialization is the United States and the World, with research emphases on Vietnam, decolonization, and the Cold War. Her teaching interests include U.S. foreign relations, the Vietnam Wars, the Cold War and decolonization, sport and diplomacy, and the relationship between … Continue reading "Running to School: Kenyan Athletics in the Era of Olympic Boycotts"

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Nikole Hannah-Jones: Reflections on 1619 and the 400 Years that Built a Nation

Wed, February 26th, 2020
7:00 pm
- 8:30 pm
’62 Center for Theatre & Dance
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Nikole Hannah-Jones covers racial injustice for The New York Times Magazine and is the curator of the Magazine's 1619 Project, which details the 400-year legacy of slavery in America.

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Immigration and Apocalypse: Biblical Apocalyptic Rhetoric in US Immigration Discourse (Yii-Jan Lin)

Thu, February 27th, 2020
4:30 pm
- 6:00 pm
Weston Hall
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Yii-Jan Lin (Yale) discusses "Immigration and Apocalypse: Biblical Apocalyptic Rhetoric in US Immigration Discourse"

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March 2020

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Silent Poems, Talking Pictures, and the Infinite Playlist

Wed, March 4th, 2020
7:00 pm
- 9:00 pm
’62 Center for Theatre & Dance
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A conversation with Teju Cole, Ishion Hutchinson, and Rowan Ricardo Phillips. Teju Cole is a novelist, photographer, critic, curator, and the author of five books. He was the photography critic of the New York Times Magazine from 2015 until 2019. Currently, he is the Gore Vidal Professor of the Practice of Creative Writing at Harvard.  Cole’s novella, Every Day is for the … Continue reading "Silent Poems, Talking Pictures, and the Infinite Playlist"

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April 2020

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Professor Matthew Rahaim - Class of 1960 Music Lecture

Thu, April 9th, 2020
4:15 pm
Bernhard Music Center, room 30
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Associate Professor of Musicology/Ethnomusicology Matthew Rahaim of the University of Minnesota offers a Class of 1960 Music Lecture in Bernhard Music Center. Matt Rahaim specializes in Indian music. His book, Musicking Bodies: Gesture and Voice in Hindustani Music, investigates the tacit bodily disciplines passed down through generations of Hindustani vocalists. It maps a discursive history of gesture, analyzes the parallel expression … Continue reading "Professor Matthew Rahaim – Class of 1960 Music Lecture"

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Mohsin Hamid: Exit West

Fri, April 10th, 2020
7:30 pm
- 9:00 pm
Goodrich Hall
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Mohsin Hamid is the author of Exit West, the Williams Reads book selection for this academic year.

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