Resistencias y Existencias: Latin America, the Caribbean, and Spain

During our event “Resistencias y Existencias: Latin America, the Caribbean, and Spain”, we will create a space for students on campus to learn about dictatorships in countries such as Argentina and Spain, as well as about American imperialism and its effects in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Wednesday, April 5, 5:00pmGriffin 3: Gender and Resistance
Thursday, April 6, 6:30p, Images Cinema: Screening of “Simulacros de Liberación”
Friday, April 7, noon, Dodd House Dining Room: Art and Resistance

Celebrating World Heritage: A Workshop and a Trio Concert of Pipa (China), Kora (Senegal) and Harp (Venezuela)

On April 6, Chinese pipa player Gao Hong will join Kadialy Kouyaté, a Senegalese kora artist, and Venezuelan harpist Leonard Jacome for a string performance connecting musical styles from across Asia, Africa, and South America. The trio will play live composition based on each other’s folk songs or modes to allow the audience to experience the innovative/live composition process of turning traditional music into one-of-a-kind fusion music.

❖ April 6, Workshop: 4:15-5:15 pm, Concert: 7:00-8:30 pm | Goodrich

German-Austrian Film Festival: Contemporary Queer Cinema from Germany & Austria

The German-Austrian Film Festival focuses this year on “Contemporary Queer Cinema from Germany and Austria” and will take place on Tuesdays April. 11, April 18, and April 25 at 7:00PM at Images Cinema in Williamstown.

Große Freiheit/Great Freedom (2021) by Sebastian Meise on Tuesday April 11, at 7:00 pm
Breaking the Ice (2022) by Clara Stern on Tuesday, April 18, at 7:00 pm
Futur Drei/No Hard Feelings (2020) by Faraz Shariat on Tuesday, April 25, 2023 at 7:00 pm

All films are in German with English subtitles. The screenings are free and open to the public.

Explore Chinese Traditions

We are delighted to invite you to join us for the Exploring Chinese Traditions event on April 22nd from 2 pm to 4 pm at the Sawyer Quad. In addition to providing an opportunity for everyone to experience traditional Chinese sports activities and culture, we are excited to announce that we will also give small gifts to all attendees.

❖ Saturday Apr 22, 2023 ⋅ 14:00 – 16:00 | Sawyer Quad

2023-24 Self-Instructional Languages Program (SILP) Deadline: April 19)

The Self-Instructional Languages Program (SILP) at Williams offers students the opportunity to study important languages not taught on a regular basis at the College: ASL, Hebrew, Hindi-Urdu, Korean, Persian, Portuguese, Swahili. Applications will open on April 3, and close April 19.