Activities

Taste of Arabia: Arabic Cooking Event

Join CGLLC and the Arabic Department for an evening of culinary delights, where you’ll not only savor authentic dishes but also learn the secrets behind their preparation, all while immersing yourself in the warmth and hospitality of Arab culture. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience delicious Moroccan & Egyptian food… Continue reading »

Chinese Calligraphy Workshop

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Want to put some Lunar New Year decorations up in your dorm room? Come to our Chinese calligraphy workshop from 7-9pm on Feb 29 in Schapiro 129, during which you will learn and practice Chinese calligraphy and create your own chunlian/fai chun. Sign up here! Thursday, February… Continue reading »

Italian Festival at Williams

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Come celebrate Italian and Italian-American culture at Williams College. The festival features the wealth of students who engage with Italy and Italian culture in our language and literature classes, but also in other venues such as art, music, and performance studies. The event will consist of a series of moments… Continue reading »

Egypt, Ethiopia, and the Greek Novel

Egypt, Ethiopia, and the Greek Novel- Cioffi

Robert Cioffi, Assistant Professor of Classics—Bard College, will give a talk on “Egypt, Ethiopia, and the Greek Novel”. Robert Cioffi’s research interests include Greek literature, travel and ethnography in the ancient world, the history of the novel, Greek and Roman religion, Greek and Egyptian cultural interactions, and papyrology (the branch… Continue reading »

Lienzo y Pincel: Spanish Painting Party

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Join us for a vibrant celebration of art and love! The Spanish Department invites you to their cozy afternoon of Lienzo y Pincel where students will channel their creativity onto small canvases inspired by iconic paintings. Immerse yourself in the rich colors and captivating narratives of renowned artworks as you… Continue reading »

Federico Finchelstein Lecture

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Federico Finchelstein, Professor of History at the New School and an internationally-recognized expert on fascism, populism, and dictatorship, will deliver a lecture on the recent election of Javier Milei as President of Argentina. Milei, a far-right populist often compared to Donald Trump and Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro, who was elected on… Continue reading »

Williams College French Film Festival

Media Manipulations: Three Centuries of Sensationalism & Scandal in New French Film This year’s Williams College French Film Festival features recent films from France that focus on sensationalism and scandal in the media. From nineteenth-century Parisian journalists in Xavier Giannoli’s Lost Illusions (2021), to twentieth-century criminality in François Ozon’s The Crime is Mine (2023),… Continue reading »

Mardi Gras/Fasching Party!

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Join us at Goodrich Payne Hall for a Mardi Gras/Fasching celebration hosted by the German and French departments. Unleash your dance moves, show off your best costume, and savor the irresistible Krampfen and Beignets. Spread the word – this is an event you and your friends can’t afford to skip!… Continue reading »