2022 Claiming Williams Schedule

Feb 3, 2022


  • ISA: Move Into The Circle, International Student Association
  • Organizing for Racial Justice while Staying Spiritually Grounded, Williams College Jewish Association
  • Take a Stance & Push Past Your Comfort: A Faculty Workshop for Anti-Racism in STEM+, Pamela E. Harris, with sponsorship by the Math/Stat department and its DEI committee
  • A Disabled College: an Identity of – not at – Williams, Williams DREAM – not confirmed

11-12:30 KEYNOTE: Shannon Holsey, President of the Stockbridge-Munsee band of Mohican Indians

12:30 1:45 LUNCH

Davis Center Building Project Update, The Davis Center and OIDEI 

2 – 3:30

  • Cripping Williams: Creating Systems of Support for Disabled Students, Williams DREAM
  • Bias and Belonging Staff Workshop with BRIDGE, Williams Staff Committee
  • The Sun Does Shine: Escaping Death Row and Mass Incarceration, Converging Worlds
  • Mixed Feelings: A Conversation About Multiracial Identity, Mosaics: Students of Mixed Race/Background
  • What Does Wellness Mean to You?, Kusika Dance Company (under the Dance Department)
  • Re-Thinking Mentoring: Building Communities of Inclusion, Support, & Accountability, Dean of Faculty’s Office and Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • On the Frontlines of Inequity: Legal Issues Impacting Native Americans, Alumni Relations & the ’68 Center for Career Exploration

3:45 – 5:15

  • Designing a Campus for All: The Impact of our Built Environment on Equity and Inclusion, Sasaki Associates in partnership with the Office of Planning, Design & Construction
  • Share and Self Care: Holistically Addressing Wellbeing at Williams
  • Trans Poetics Workshop with Kay Gabriel, Beyond the Binary, The Dively Committee, Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, The Davis Center
  • Building An Inclusive Athletic Team Environment, GCBC
  • Re-Shaping Boxes: Understanding Needs and Intersectionality within Identity-Based Groups, Alumni Relations & Alumni Networks, possibly MinCo Leaders/Davis Center
  • Fatphobia and Body Liberation, FemCo


7:30 KEYNOTE: Craig Wilder, author of Ebony & Ivy, Williams Reads Author