News and Exhibits

Learn How to Organize and Cite Sources Using Endnote

Are you working on an in-depth research project? Need help with keeping track of your research materials and formatting your citations and bibliographies? Attend an EndNote workshop to learn how it can help. Workshop Schedule Tuesday, October 10 Sawyer Library Option 1: 11:00 a.m. – noon Option 2: 8:00 – 9:00… Continue reading »

Hands Up – Antigone in Ferguson

Created by Christine Tamir ’18, the display features Sawyer Library materials depicting the major themes from Antigone in Ferguson: tragedy, race-based violence, the interaction between citizens and the law, and the sentiments surrounding those themes.  The display is organized in three sections: the classic Greek tragedy, the political climate, and… Continue reading »

Antigone in the Library

The Antigone of Sophocles is being discussed in multiple venues on the Williams campus this semester. The Antigone Project, a course in comparative literature and theater, explores the richness and meaning of the play by understanding it as a performance, social practice, text, translation, and adaptation. On Saturday September 30,… Continue reading »

Frank Lloyd Wright on Display

Frank Lloyd Wright: Building the Williams Collection is now on view in the Chapin Gallery (Sawyer Library Room 406). This autumn exhibition marks the 150th birthday of the renowned American architect and celebrates the growth of the extensive collection devoted to Wright held in the Chapin Library. Featured designs by… Continue reading »

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

Williams Reads Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson, is a moving account of the work of the Equal Justice Initiative founded by the author. The work of obtaining justice for those wrongly imprisoned by a system that has not moved forward from the time of To Kill a Mockingbird is extremely challenging and frustrating. Continue reading »

CES Celebrates 50 Years!

The Center for Environmental Studies turns 50 this year! To honor this milestone, the College Archives has curated an exhibit highlighting the Center's history since its founding in 1967. Visit the exhibit in the Steven Schow '81 Gallery in Special Collections, fourth floor of Sawyer Library. Continue reading »

Audubon’s Birds of America

The Chapin Library’s display of Audubon‘s Birds of America in the original double elephant folio presents a different plate once every two or three weeks, on view in the Steven Schow ’81 Gallery (Sawyer 455), during regular Special Collections hours. Continue reading »

Founding Documents of the United States of America

Original documents central to the founding of the United States of America are on permanent display in the Chapin Gallery, Room 406 of Sawyer Library, during regular business hours of the Special Collections Department of the Williams Libraries. High resolution digital images of the documents, which include a draft of… Continue reading »