News and Announcements

African American History Search

Visiting Position in African American History The Department of History at Williams College invites applications for a full-time one-year appointment in African American History at the Visiting Assistant Professor level beginning Fall Semester of 2017. The Department seeks candidates committed to teaching excellence and liberal arts education.   Included among the four courses (two courses each

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Up the Creek

UP THE CREEK:  WATER, LAND, AND DEVELOPMENT IN DUBAI A talk by Professor Steven Caton Khalid Bin Abdullah Bin Abdulrahman Al Saud Professor of Contemporary Arab Studies at Harvard University WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1 4:00 PM – GRIFFIN 4 Sponsored by the Department of History, Anthropology Sociology, Global Studies, Arabic Studies, and Environmental Studies

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Body and Soul

SUNDAY MARCH 5 AT 7:00 PM BROOKS-ROGERS RECITAL HALL Q&A after Screening with John Sbardellati Associate Professor of History University of Warterloo Sponsored by the Department of History, American Studies, Comparative Literature, Political Science, Leadership Studies, and the Stanley Kaplan Program   Upon its 1947 release, New York Times film critic Bosley Crowther proclaimed that

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Senior Thesis in History

SENIOR THESIS IN HISTORY Informational Meeting SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2017 4:00 PM Sawyer 307 – Mabie Room MEMO TO: Junior History Majors FROM: Alexandra Garbarini, Chair of the History Honors Committee RE: Senior Theses in History, 2017-2018 Proposals for writing a senior thesis in history are due on Friday, April 14, 2017. If you are

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Queer Clout

QUEER CLOUT Urban America and the Rise of LGBT TIMOTHY STEWART-WINTER Associate Professor of History Rutgers University-Newark THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23 4:15 PM – GRIFFIN 7 Sponsored by the Department of History Class of 1960s Scholars   In this lecture, Timothy Stewart-Winter will examine why the path to LGBT political empowerment in modern America ran through

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The Armenian Genocide

THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE The Politics of its Public Recognition in France (1998-2015) BORIS ADJEMIAN Historian and Director of AGBU Nubar Library (Paris) TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2017 6:30 PM – Griffin 6 Throughout the year 2015, commemorations organized for the centennial of the Armenian genocide revealed great disparities, globally, in the representations and level of consciousness

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Internships for History Majors

There are a good number of History and History-related summer and year-long internships around the nation that are available for History majors. Internships offer valuable hands-on experience doing the work of history and give you a chance to explore some of the careers available in the field. There are many opportunities to work in museums,

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History Newsletter

The History Department Newsletter can be accessed here.

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Leslie Brown – A Memorial Gathering

On Saturday, September 17, 2016, friends of Professor Leslie Brown gathered in her memory at the ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance.  The event can be viewed here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aZL10vGjY98&feature=youtu.be Those in attendance received a program that included many tributes from colleagues and students.  It can be accessed here: Memorial Program

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The Passing of Professor Leslie Brown

A Memorial Gathering for Leslie Brown is being planned for Saturday, September 17, at 4:00 pm on the MainStage of the ’62 Center for Theatre & Dance. An informal gathering will follow at the Faculty Club. (Click here for directions.)   Leslie Brown died of leukemia in Boston on August 5 surrounded by loving friends

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