News & Events
Please check ANSO Facebook page for information about ANSO Snacks, a bi-weekly study break open to any majors of students enrolled in ANSO classes. The first ANSO Snacks took place on October 9 and featured home-made cookies by Zahida Martinez ’18. The next Snacks will happen on Thursday October 22 at 9pm at Mabie Room,
Congratulations to Christina Simko on the publication of her first book The Politics of Consolation: Memory & the Meaning of September 11 (Oxford University Press).
The annual End-of-year dinner for students and faculty in Anthropology and Sociology took place at Hops & Vines on Saturday, May 16. Pictured here: Sociology major Kevin Eagan ’16 performing for the seniors at this year’s event.
Congratulations to Simone (Mo) Frank (pictured below) and Erin Curley for winning the departmental prizes in Anthropology and Sociology! Both Mo and Erin are heading to do research in Boston next year. Mo will be working in the field of public health at MIT, and Erin will be doing research in clinical psychology at Harvard.
Professor Heather Paxson, Department of Anthropology, MIT, will be speaking on Thursday, April 23 in Griffin Hall, Room 6. Her talk is entitled The Life of Cheese: Negotiating the Values of an Unfinished Commodity. There will be a cheese tasting at 7:00 pm followed by the talk at 7:30. This event is sponsored by Center
Ice Cream Social Please join the department faculty and majors as we celebrate our new majors at a get-together on Thursday, April 30 at 5:30 pm. Enjoy some ice cream with your choice of toppings. Stop on over at Hollander Hall and unwind with a big glass of root beer. All are invited.
New Courses for FALL 2015 ANTH 232(F) Town and Gown: Investigating the Relationship of College and Community Team-taught by an anthropologist and a journalist, this course investigates the relationship between Williams College and the surrounding communities of Northern Berkshire County via ethnographic/journalistic research conducted by students. The course will look at several case studies centered
The Department is thrilled to welcome Christina Simko, who will be joining us as Assistant Professor of Sociology. At the recent annual meeting of the Eastern Sociological Society, Professor Simko met with Susmita Paul ’16, and answered a couple of her questions. 1. What courses will you be teaching at Williams in the coming academic