Lectures

Protection: Men and Condoms in the Time of HIV and AIDS

Friday, February 28 at 6:00pm Paresky Center, Auditorium A creative documentary film with a discussion led by executive producer Jill Lewis, Professor of Hampshire College. This will be part of Consentfest: the week of events in late February organized by Men for Consent. Sponsored by: Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality… Continue reading »

Faculty Lecture Series 2014 – Lecture by Ngonidzashe Munemo

Now – Thursday, April 10 at 4:15 pm Thompson Chemistry, Wege Auditorium 47 Lab Campus Dr, Williamstown, MA 01267 Ngonidzashe Munemo, Associate Professor of Political Science and Chair, International Studies Program, will give the first lecture of this year’s Faculty Lecture Series: “Elite Games, Institutional Choice, and Stability in… Continue reading »

12 Years a Slave Screening

Friday, November 22 at 7:30pm Images Cinema 50 Spring St, Williamstown, MA 01267 Williams College’s Africana Studies Program, American Studies and The Department of History invite you to a FREE screening and discussion of Steve McQueen’s critically acclaimed new film, “12 Years a Slave”. This British-American epic historical drama film… Continue reading »

Post-Racial America? Racial Subordination and Legal Remedies

Beyond the debate over whether America really is Post-Racial, there is emerging an understanding of the limits of “racial discrimination” as framed by the Supreme Court. Recent research has examined different forms of racial subordination, such as racialized foreignness, a permanent immigrant trope, racial performance, and racial profiling. These… Continue reading »

The David G. Hartwell ’63 Science Fiction Symposium

Williams College will host a science fiction symposium on October 22, 23, and 24. The David G. Hartwell ’63 Science Fiction Symposium will feature public readings and panel discussions with leading writers and thinkers, including Samuel R. Delany, Kim Stanley Robinson, and prominent science fiction editor and Williams alumnus… Continue reading »

Fruitvale Station Screening with Africana Studies

Williams College’s Africana Studies Program invites you to a FREE (with Williams student/faculty/staff/affiliate ID) screening and discussion of Forrest Whitaker and Ryan Coogler’s important new film, Fruitvale Station. This film, released at the height of the Travyon Martin trail in July (2013), underlines the danger facing young Black men in… Continue reading »

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