Harry Williams: Presentations, Symposia, Service


  • "10 x 6: Snapshots of a Fulbrighter's Sojourn in China," Laird Bell Lecture, Carleton College, 2013
  • "King's Dream and Obama's Presidency," invited annual Peace Studies Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture, Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minnesota, 2009
  • '''Sissy Race': The Black Hypermasculine Image in Posters of the Chinese Cultural Revolution," LTC: Faculty Scholarship Forum at the Perlman Center for Learning and Teaching, Carleton College, 2008
  • "The Aesthetic of the Antique; or What is Africa to Me," Africana Colloquium, Conversations About Arts and Objects in Everyday Life, St. Olaf College, 2005
  • Commentator, Twin Cities Africanist Symposium, 2003
  • Commentator, Syl Jones's play Black No More: A Social Science Fiction inspired by George Schuyler's novel, Guthrie Theater, 1998
  • "George Schuyler's Black No More," Perlman Center for Learning and Teaching, 1998
  • "African American History at the Newberry," The Wednesday Club, Newberry Library, 1996
  • "Remembering George Schuyler: The One Hundredth Anniversary of a Black Conservative," Lake Forest College, 1995

Symposia and Service

  • Organizer, "Contemplating James Baldwin: Language, Courage, and Tenderness" (weeklong symposium, 2008)
  • Chair, Internal Review Committee, Religion Department, 2007-2008
  • Technos International Week Faculty Adviser, Japan, 2006
  • Dean of Students Search Committee, 2005-2006
  • Honorary Degrees Committee, 2004-2005
  • Faculty Retreat Panelist, "The Life of the Mind at Carleton," 2004
  • Planned and coordinated campus visits of Ghanaian artist and Fulbright Scholar Dr. Richmond Teye Ackam for workshop (2004) and lecture (2003)
  • President Search Committee, 2001-2002
  • Instructor, Carleton Liberal Arts Experience, 2001-2006
  • Instructor, Chuo Program, 2000-2005
  • Coordinator, Mellon Minority Undergraduate Fellowship Program, 2000-03
  • Instructor, Summer Teaching Institute, AP US History, 1991-2005
  • Outside reviewer for History tenure candidates at large number of institutions, 2000-2009.