William James Forum

William James Forum Supported Events

The William James Forum supports several events across all disciplines on the Washington College campus each year.  Recent events have included:

April 10th, 2015

March 16th, 2015

September 30th, 2014

  • 7:00pm: Assessing Economic Freedom of the World
    An author of the influential “Economic Freedom of the World” report for 2014 will offer a sneak preview of this year’s findings when he visits campus September 30.

September 11th, 2014

  • 4:30pm: On Forgiveness: A Lecture by Steven J. Wolin, MD
    Steven J. Wolin, M.D. is clinical of professor of psychiatry at the George Washington University Medical School in Washington DC, where he was a long time investigator at the Center for Family Research (1975-1995) and director of the Department of Psychiatry’s family therapy training program (1985-2009).

March 19th, 2014

  • 6:00pm: The Nature-Rich Life
    Richard Louv will come to Washington College to discuss “The Nature-Rich Life: Nature-rich cities, nature-rich homes, nature-rich schools and more.” 

March 17th, 2014

  • 4:00pm - 5:00pm: Women in/at War: Lesbian Writing in Latin America


    Peruvian novelist Claudia Salazar will come to campus on Monday March 17 to celebrate the International Day of Women. She will give a talk entitled “Women in/at War: Gender, Political Violence and Lesbian Writing in South America”. She will also read and present in Spanish her novel, “La sangre de la aurora” (“Bloody Dawn” in English). Her talk is sponsored by the William James Forum, E. R. O. S., Sigma Delta Pi and the Department of Modern Languages.