Williams Thinking


Williams Thinking: Ideas that Matter

Previous Talks


July 16, 2012
The Percheron in the Tunnel
James Shepard, J. Leland Miller Professor of American History, Literature, and Eloquence
Jim Shepard
July 16, 2012
Boulder Thoughts: Decoding the World through Geoscience
Ronadh Cox, Professor of Geosciences, Chair of Maritime Studies Program
Ronadh Cox
July 16, 2012
This is Not a Ghost Story: Rethinking Resurrection
Denise Buell, Chair and Professor of Religion
Denise Buell
June 9, 2012
Home Field Advantage: What Sports Teach Us About Limiting Financial Crises
Gerard Caprio, Jr. ’72, Chair of the Executive Committee for the Center of Development Economics and William Brough Professor of Economics
Gerald Caprio Jr. '72
June 9, 2012
The Complex Truth of Many Voices
Annie Thoms ’97, English Teacher, Editor of with their eyes: September 11th – the view from a high school at ground zero
Annie Thoms '97
June 9, 2012
Notes from a Big City in the “Occupy” Era
Mike McGinn ’82, Mayor, City of Seattle
Mike McGinn '82, Mayor of Seattle
Monday, March 12, 2012
Mobilizing the Mural
C. Ondine Chavoya, associate professor of art
C. Ondine Chavoya
Monday, March 12, 2012
Designing Nanoarchitecture

Lee Park, professor of chemistry
Lee Park
Monday, March 12, 2012
In Search of the Center
Justin Crowe, assistant professor of political science
Justin Crowe
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Thomas Garrity, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Mathematics
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Quarreling with Herman Rosse

Sandra Burton, Lipp Family Director of Dance and senior lecturer in dance
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
The Greatest Revolution
Magnus Bernhardsson, associate professor of history and chair of international student program
Monday, July 25, 2011
Molecular Fossils
Wendy Raymond, professor of biology
Monday, July 25, 2011
Visual Images in a Verbal Culture
Michael Lewis, Faison-Pierson-Stoddard Professor of Art History
Monday, July 25, 2011
The 500-Year Timeline
Leslie Brown, associate professor of history
Monday, July 18, 2011
Daily Culture, Daily Storytelling
Peter Murphy, dean of the faculty, professor of English
Monday, July 18, 2011
The Hungry Mind: The Origins of Curiosity

Susan Engel, senior lecturer in psychology and Class of 1959 Director of Program in Teaching
Monday, July 18, 2011
Musical Acoustics and Sound Perception

Protik Majumder, professor of physics