Center for Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

  • The Silk Road of Books: Going Beyond the Medieval Codex

    The Silk Road of Books

    Susan Whitfield will introduce the great diversity of book forms in use along the Silk Road and show what we have learned of their development from the rich archaeological finds of the past century. She will discuss some of the great technological interchanges across Eurasia in this period; the impact of modern technologies on conservation, preservation and access to collections; and the question of forgeries.

    Thursday, November 20 at 5:00pm to 7:00pm | Sawyer Library Forum

    Sponsored by Department of Asian Studies, Department of Comparative Literature, and The Book Unbound.

  • Activities

    Café Français de l’Automne

    Café Français de l'Automne

    The French Program at Williams College is hosting with the Consulate of France, Boston a meeting for area teachers of French. Williams professors Brian Martin, Kashia Pieprzak, Annelle Curulla, Nicole Desrosiers, and Sophie Saint-Just will present "Un tableau des ressources locales pour faire vivre le français." This Café Français will provide area teachers with resources to help enliven French curriculums and culture in their local environments and an opportunity to network.

    Oktoberfest 2014 at Williams


    On October 21st 2014 the German Department hosted the annual Oktoberfest with Bavarian food, drinks, music and dancing.