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February 2021

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'62 Center Activation of Carrie Mae Weems’ Resist COVID / Take 6! Campaign

'62 Center Activation of Carrie Mae Weems’ Resist COVID / Take 6! Campaign

Thu, February 18th, 2021
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Video: Time Lapse Installation WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — A consortium of regional cultural institutions and colleges has launched a large-scale activation of MacArthur-winning artist Carrie Mae Weems’ Resist COVID / Take 6! public awareness campaign across western Massachusetts and southern Vermont. Conceived by Weems as Syracuse University Artist-in-Residence, with Pierre Loving, and produced by THE OFFICE performing arts + film, the initiative seeks…

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Claiming Williams Morning Keynote: Ericka Hart

Claiming Williams Morning Keynote: Ericka Hart

Thu, February 18th, 2021
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Join us for the morning keynote on Claiming Williams Day with Ericka Hart, a black queer femme activist, writer, highly acclaimed speaker and award-winning sexuality educator. Open to the public. All are welcome.

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Racial Inequality and Food Insecurity

Racial Inequality and Food Insecurity

Thu, February 18th, 2021
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Williams for Williamstown (W4W) is a student initiative created to support local businesses in the Berkshires while feeding individuals and communities impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. At this year’s Claiming Williams Day, W4W hopes to discuss how COVID-19 has exacerbated the racial inequities surrounding food insecurity. After briefly introducing the focus of our organization, we hope to more broadly inform…

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Town, Gown, and Police Accountability: Civic engagement in Williamstown

Town, Gown, and Police Accountability: Civic engagement in Williamstown

Thu, February 18th, 2021
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A federal lawsuit filed this past summer against the Williamstown Police Department and Town of Williamstown, along with BLM protests in Williamstown, underscored that Berkshire County was not exempt from nationwide conversations about racial justice and police and governmental accountability. These events brought together members of the College and local residents, confirming that the College and town communities both have…

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"Confessions of a Mulatto Love Child" by Bellina Logan

"Confessions of a Mulatto Love Child" by Bellina Logan

Thu, February 18th, 2021
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Zoom link. Bellina Logan is a 25-year stage and screen veteran. She debuted Confessions of a Mulatto Love Child in the 2017 Hollywood Fringe Theater Festival and has enjoyed performing it on and off for the last three years in various theatre festivals. She returned to New York in the fall of 2019 to perform in New York’s United Solo…

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An Evening with Michelle Alexander

An Evening with Michelle Alexander

Thu, February 18th, 2021
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Michelle Alexander will engage in a moderated conversation with Kelsey Jones '08, followed by audience Q&A. This is a keynote event for Claiming Williams 2021 and is open to the public. All are welcome to attend.

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Critique/Black/Feminism(s)

Critique/Black/Feminism(s)

Fri, February 19th, 2021
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A conversation on philosophy, literature, and democratic crises with Axelle Karera (Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Emory University) and Selamawit Terrefe (Assistant Professor of English, Tulane University), moderated by Joy James (Ebenezer Fitch Professor of Humanities, Williams College). Co-sponsored by the American Studies Program and the Africana Studies Department. You are invited to a Zoom webinar. When: Feb 19, 2021 01:00…

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Dance on Screen:  "Pina" directed by Wim Wenders

Dance on Screen: "Pina" directed by Wim Wenders

Fri, February 19th, 2021
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One event on Sat, February 20th, 2021 at 7:00pm

One event on Sun, February 21st, 2021 at 12:15pm

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Dance on Screen Film Festival How can the camera expand our experience of dance? In five films, we will watch together as diverse dance traditions are brought to life. Live Q+A’s with filmmakers and choreographers will reframe dance from multiple viewpoints, and bring vibrant choreography from around the world to wherever you may be. Dance on Screen Film Festival is…

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Dance on Screen:  "Pina" directed by Wim Wenders

Dance on Screen: "Pina" directed by Wim Wenders

Sat, February 20th, 2021
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One event on Sat, February 20th, 2021 at 7:00pm

One event on Sun, February 21st, 2021 at 12:15pm

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Free

Dance on Screen Film Festival How can the camera expand our experience of dance? In five films, we will watch together as diverse dance traditions are brought to life. Live Q+A’s with filmmakers and choreographers will reframe dance from multiple viewpoints, and bring vibrant choreography from around the world to wherever you may be. Dance on Screen Film Festival is…

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Dance on Screen:  "Pina" directed by Wim Wenders

Dance on Screen: "Pina" directed by Wim Wenders

Sun, February 21st, 2021
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One event on Sat, February 20th, 2021 at 12:15pm

One event on Sun, February 21st, 2021 at 12:15pm

Virtual Event
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Cost
Free

Dance on Screen Film Festival How can the camera expand our experience of dance? In five films, we will watch together as diverse dance traditions are brought to life. Live Q+A’s with filmmakers and choreographers will reframe dance from multiple viewpoints, and bring vibrant choreography from around the world to wherever you may be. Dance on Screen Film Festival is…

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