ANSO News

2019 Orton Prize Winners

Seniors Anna Goldelman and Gabriel Silva-Collins were awarded the Orton Prize for Excellence in Anthropology during the 2019 End-of-the-Year dinner.  Pictured with Anna and Gabriel is Professor Antonia Foias, Chair of the ANSO Department. Continue reading »

2019 Friedrichs Prize Recipients

During the 2019 End-of-the-Year Dinner, seniors Grace Fan and Grace Chamberlin were awarded the Friedrichs Prize for Excellence in Sociology.  Pictured with them is Professor Antonia Foias, Chair of the ANSO Department. Continue reading »

Issue 16, Summer 2013

News about faculty, students, and alumni of Williams Anthropology & Sociology The leaves are starting to turn in the Berkshires, and migratory frosh will be unloading their parents’ cars in front of the Freshman Quad in a matter of days. Meanwhile, work on New Sawyer… Continue reading »

Issue 15, Summer 2012

News about faculty, students, and alumni of Williams Anthropology & Sociology Hard to believe that our newsletter is celebrating its fifteenth birthday. We believe that it’s the oldest online department newsletter at Williams and still the best! I draft this against the backdrop of the massive renovation of Stetson Hall… Continue reading »

Issue 14, Summer 2011

News about faculty, students, and alumni of Williams Anthropology & Sociology It’s construction time again at Williams–now in full view of the east-facing windows of the department’s new home, Hollander Hall. The president and trustees approved reactivation of plans for the construction of the new college library and IT… Continue reading »

Issue 13, Summer 2010

News about faculty, students, and alumni of Williams Anthropology & Sociology The Anthropology and Sociology majors continue to boom at Williams, with nearly 50 juniors and seniors having declared majors in one or the other discipline. Meanwhile, ANSO’s new home, the North Academic Building, finally received a proper name:… Continue reading »

Issue 12, Summer 2009

News about faculty, students, and alumni of Williams Anthropology & Sociology It’s been nearly a year since the Department moved into the new North Academic Building, and we’re still struggling to make the shift from Stetson’s dilapidation to the NAB’s sleek modernity. But the building is beginning to… Continue reading »

Issue 11, Summer 2008

News about faculty, students, & alumni of Williams Anthropology & Sociology Yes, it’s . . . The Log! Not the sleekest building at Williams or the most attractive, but for alums this is one of the college’s most recognizable venues. The image of ANSO staff and… Continue reading »

Issue 10, Summer 2007

News about faculty, students, & alumni of Williams Anthropology & Sociology Hard to believe that this online alumni newsletter–as far as we know, the first of any department at Williams–hits the decade mark with this issue. Time flies when you’re playing with HTML. We’ve got a somewhat thinner… Continue reading »