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We invite you to join us for these fall 2017 events:


FACULTY COLLOQUIUM

Tuesday, September 26 at 4:30 pm, Oakley Center

A conversation with Roderick Ferguson (Professor of African American and Gender and Women's Studies, University of Illinois at Chicago)

*This event is open to faculty and staff only, by RSVP*


FACULTY COLLOQUIUM

Thursday, October 5 at 4:15 pm, Oakley Center

A conversation with Peter Galison (University Professor of Physics, Harvard University)

*This event is open to faculty and staff only, by RSVP*


CONFERENCE

"U.S. Columbianidades and the Future of Latinx Studies*"

Friday and Saturday, October 20 and 21 from 8 am-5:30 pm

A schedule of events is available here.

*This event is free and open to the public*


W. ALLISON DAVIS '24 and JOHN A. DAVIS '33 LECTURE

Thursday, October 26 at 7:00 pm, '62 Center

Address delivered by Monique W. Morris (President, National Black Women's Justice Institute). This event is co-sponsored with the Davis Center.

*This event is free and open to the public*


POST-LECTURE BREAKFAST

Friday, October 27 at 9:00 am, Oakley Center

A post-lecture conversation with Monique W. Morris

*This event is open to faculty and staff only, by RSVP*


FACULTY COLLOQUIUM

Thursday, November 9 at 4:15 pm, Oakley Center

A conversation with F. Jamil Ragep (Professor of History of Science in Islamic Societies)

*This event is open to faculty and staff only, by RSVP*


FACULTY COLLOQUIUM

Friday, December 1 at 4:15 pm, Oakley Center

A conversation with Sheila Jasanoff (Professor of Science and Technology Studies, Harvard Kennedy School)

*This event is open to faculty and staff only, by RSVP*


In spring 2018 we will welcome Anita Allen, Gregory Mitchell, Stephen Metcalf, Bernard Harcourt, Lynne Huffer and Hortense Spillers. More information on these events will be available soon.


Oakley Center News

Senior Oakley Center Fellow and Williams College President Emeritus John Chandler was recently featured in an article in Newsweek Magazine: "Inside the Colleges that Killed Frats for Good."

The Chronical of Higher Education featured an article on the work of Daniel Everett (Dean of Bentley College and professor of anthropology and linguistics) who delievered the annual Richmond Lecture on March 13, 2012.

Siddartha Mukherjee, (Columbia and CU/NYU Presbyterian Hospital), who gave the annual Andrew B. Weiss, MD, Lecture on Medicine and Medical Ethics in 2010, has been awarded a Pulitzer Prize for his book The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer.

Barbara J. King of the College of William and Mary blogs about a recent Oakley Center symposium, "After Humanism," here. Information about the symposium (September 23-24, 2010), as well as conference pictures, can be found here.

Former Clark-Oakley Humanities Fellow Jonathan Katz, now head of a new visual studies program at SUNY-Buffalo, speaks out about the controversy sparked by a high-profile exhibition that he curated at the National Portrait Gallery: "Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture." The exhibition received a positive review in the Washington Post.


Link to Oakley Center past events, 2006-2013