News & Events

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.  … Continue reading »

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… Continue reading »

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… Continue reading »

Williams ANSO Snacks

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… Continue reading »

End-of-year dinner 2015

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. Continue reading »

Departmental Prizes for 2015 are announced

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… Continue reading »