News and Announcements
The Department of History at Williams College seeks to make a tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor in the history of indigenous peoples in North America during the pre-contact, colonial, and revolutionary periods, to start July 1, 2018. The department expects the successful candidate to be a committed and imaginative scholar, with Ph.D.
The Department of History at Williams College seeks to make a tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor in Russian history, to start July 1, 2018. The department welcomes all areas and periods of specialization and expects the successful candidate to be a committed and imaginative scholar with Ph.D. in hand or expected by
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,
Join us at our student reception on Tuesday, April 25 at 7:00 pm in the Dodd Hall LIVING ROOM. Meet our faculty and majors and learn more about what it takes to become a major, while enjoying a slice of pizza from Hot Tomatoes!
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
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
THE RETURN OF THE MIDEAST STRONGMEN IN THE AGE OF TRUMP JUAN COLE Richard P. Mitchell Collegiate Professor of History – University of Michigan Author of The New Arabs: How the Millennial Generation is Changing the Middle East (Simon & Schuster, 2014); Editor of the Informed Comment blog THURSDAY, APRIL 6 7:30 PM – SCHAPIRO 129 Sponsored by
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
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