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    Ashley Ray-Harris is a recent alumna from DeSoto, Texas.  Interested in the racial and cultural diversity of modern German culture,...
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    Jamie Baik ’14 is an Art Studio major from Glen Rock, New Jersey. After spending a semester abroad in Siena,...
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    Jessica Plumbley ’13 has recently returned from a year abroad in Madrid, Spain, at the Hamilton College in Madrid program.
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    Leyla Rouhi is a John B. McCoy and John T. McCoy Professor of Romance Languages, and has taught at Williams...
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    Michael Brown, Lambert Professor of Anthropology and Latin American Studies, specializes in ritual and religion, medical anthropology, and the native...
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    A Comparative Literature major at Williams, Nora Randolph ’13 spent the 2011-2012 school year with the Hamilton College Academic Year...
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    Sarah Lyon ’13 decided after a summer in Ecuador that she wanted to follow up her Spanish training with six...
    "I have met some of my most special friends here, and we define our group as a family."
    "Students are often times multilingual and have lived in a number of different countries."
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    Yasmine Goelzer ’13, Spanish major and native of Peoria, Illinois, spent the spring semester of 2012 in Santiago, Chile.
  • Headlines

    Williams Students Travel to Israel to Participate in Archaeological Excavations

    The temple at Omrit, 4:30 A.M.
    In June 2013, eight Williams students traveled to northern Israel to excavate at a 1st century B.C. Roman temple site there. This was Williams’s second season of involvement in the project, initiated in the late 1990s by archaeologists from Macalester,...

    Confino Connects Holocaust Anti-Semitism to Nazis’ Anxiety about History and Origins

    Fasanenstrasse Synagogue in Berlin after Krystallnacht, November 9-10, 1938.
    Alon Confino, Professor of History at the University of Virginia, discussed his work on the connection between acts of racial violence against Jews during the Holocaust and the Nazis’ reinvention of their understanding of time and history in his lecture...

    Klier Presents Documentary on 1953 Uprisings in the GDR

    A Soviet tank in Leipzig on June 17, 1953.
    On Monday, April 8, German social activist Freya Klier showed her film We Want to Be Free! East Germans Rise Up, 1953 at Images Cinema.
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  • Let's Eat!: An International Recipe Exchange

      Scottish Haggis Balls with Whiskey and Mustard Sauce

      British haggis balls.
      Haggis is a British and Scottish pudding made from sheep’s heart or liver and various spices. Traditionally served with turnips and potatoes, as well as Scotch whiskey, haggis is the national dish of Scotland and is often eaten on January 25, the birthday of Robert Burns, who addressed a poem...

      Palestinian Kenafeh (Cheese Pastry)

      Pistachio-topped kenafeh.
      Kenafeh is a Palestinian cheese pastry dipped in a sweet syrup. Variants include fillings of chopped nuts, sesame seeds, or mozzarella. The city of Nablus in the West Bank is especially famous for its kenafeh. 
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