News & Events

Senior Prize Recipients

The ANSO Department held their senior dinner Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Professor Antonia Foias awarded the annual Friedrichs Award and James Orton Prize. The recipients of the James Orton Prize were: Juliet Kelso   and    Thasin Alam   Nicholas Dehn was presented with the Friedrichs Award. Congratulations to the three of you.      

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DINNER HONORING SENIORS

On Tuesday, May 15, the ANSO faculty hosted a dinner for seniors.  Also attending to congratulate the graduates were junior majors and incoming sophomore majors.

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Daniel Kirsch receives the Chandler Memorial Fellowship

Daniel Kirsch ’18 has been awarded a Class of 1945 Florence Chandler Memorial Fellowship grant to support a year of independent study outside the United States. Daniel is a biology and anthropology major. Congratulations Daniel for this great achievement. Please go to the link below to read about Daniel and the Chandler Fellowship. https://communications.williams.edu/news-releases/5_7_2018_chandler/

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ICE CREAM SOCIAL

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Lecture by Partha Chatterjee

    Tuesday April 17 7:00 pm Griffin 3 (not Griffin 6 as poster indicates)      

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WCMA Exhibit

Professor Antonia Foias has organized a WCMA exhibit, Seeds of Divinity, set to open Friday, January 19, 2018.  Co-curated with her students from the fall course, ANTH 281, the exhibit includes art works from five pre-Columbian civilizations of Mexico and Central America, and explores Mesoamerican concepts of divinity, and the relationship between humans, animals and

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A talk by Dana Walrath

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ANSO Elders 2017

Meet our ANSO Elders for 2017.  These students are Senior Advisors who serve as liaisons between students and faculty.  They help organize events for the major, solicit student input for hiring and staffing decisions and informally advise majors and potential majors on matters like course selection and departmental life.  Please feel free to contact any

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Fall Social – October 5

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William B. Turner Prize winner!

Congratulations Megan.  The department is so proud of you for winning this award. This last phrase struck the selection committee as powerfully descriptive of your time at Williams.  Your contributions to our campus and your classmates have been exceptional. You have been a crucial leader in the Center for Learning in Action, playing key roles in

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