2021 Claiming Williams Schedule

Draft Schedule 

9:15 – 10:45 a.m. SESSION 1

Committee on Diversity and Community 2021 Update

“Disturbing the Peace”: A Dialogue around Israel and Palestine

Step Into The Circle

Tackling Discussions about Race Head-on with NPR’s Code Switch (awaiting speaker confirmation)

11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.  KEYNOTE ERICKA HART

12:15 – 1 p.m. BREAK 

1 – 2:30 p.m. SESSION 2

International Alumni Storytime

Intersection: Being an LGBTQ+ Person of Color

Memorandum of Understanding: Reexamining the Relationship between Williams and the WPD

Mosaics – A Conversation About Mixed Race/Multicultural Identity

Reclaiming Williams: Examining College Monuments

2:45 – 4:15 p.m. SESSION 3

A Conversation with Tanasia Lee: what you think you know, what you should know, and what you want to know

Pleasure in the Black Body Workshop

Racial Inequality and Food Insecurity 

Reckoning with Enslavement and Colonialism in the Founding Documents of Williams.

 4:30 – 6 p.m. SESSION 4

Access Intimacy — Disability, Relationships, Friendships and Love with Mia Mingus 

“Confessions of a Mulatto Love Child” by Bellina Logan

How to Start a Racial Justice Movement in 30 Days

On the Frontlines of Inequity: Williams Alumni Working in EDI

Reclaiming our Theology from Racism and Racial Injustice

6 – 7:30 p.m. BREAK

7:30 – 9 p.m. Michelle Alexander Keynote