News & Events

Meet Joel Lee

Meet Joel Lee, the new Assistant Professor of Anthropology in conversation with Susie Paul ’16: What courses are you teaching at Williams this semester? Anthro 101 and a seminar on Islam and Anthropology.  The line-up next year, in addition to 101 (which we’ve recently renamed “How to be Human”), is Language and Power (an introduction

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ANSO Snacks!

Join the ANSO students for the last snacks before the break! This one features Anthropology. See you on Thursday March 17 at 9pm in Mabie Room!  

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Prof. David Bond speaks in ANTH 332 and SOC 211

On March 15, 2016, Cultural Anthropologist David Bond spoke at a joint session of Environmental Justice (ANTH 332, taught by prof. Vena) and Race and the Environment (SOC 211, taught by prof. Manigault-Bryant). Bond is faculty and senior associate in the Center for the Advancement of Public Action at Bennington College. In preparation for class, students

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Talk by Elijah Anderson

Join us for a talk by Elijah Anderson, a renowned Yale sociologist who will be speaking on Black Space, White Space and the Persistence of Racial Segregation on Thursday March 3 at 7pm in Griffin 6. Students interested in joining prof. Anderson for ANSO-hosted lunch on Friday March 4 should contact prof. Foias to reserve a

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Panel Discussion and Screening of Chi-Raq

Join Natalie Vena and colleagues at Images Cinema for a discussion and screening of Spike Lee’s new film Chi-Raq on March 5, 2016. Free with Williams Student ID!

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ANSO Snacks is back!

Join the ANSO students for a study break on Wednesday, February 10th, 2015 in Sawyer’s Mabie Room. It’s the first Snacks of the semester! Featuring homemade cheesy garlic bread and chocolate chip cookies, as well as the typical fare of vegetables, chips, and dips.  

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Thesis Progress Reports

    Curious about thesis research? Considering applying for the Mellon Mays?  On Tuesday, January 26th, Peter Cihon, Susie Paul and Elena Zifkin will present progress reports on their theses. If you are considering undertaking a research project in the future, join us between 4:00-6:00 p.m. in 241 Hollander Hall to hear the seniors talk about their work-in-progress.  

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Congratulations to Natalie Vena!

We are thrilled and proud to congratulate Natalie Bump Vena, ’03 and Gaius Charles Bolin Fellow in Anthropology and Environmental Studies, on the successful defense of her doctoral dissertation in Anthropology at Northwestern University! Dr. Vena’s dissertation is entitled, “Preservation’s Loss: The Nature of Bureaucracy in the Cook County Forest Preserves” Here is Dr. Vena’s summary

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Bayla Ostrach lecture

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Student-Faculty Mixer

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