Here you will find videos of Williams College students participating in the annual Coffin Prize competition held at First Church.

Not all speakers elect to make the video of their speech publically available.

All of the 2016 contestants who chose to make public the video of their speech are listed below. Just click the play button that appears, and the video should start.  The speeches are divided into two categories: Spirituality & Faith, and Social Justice & Activism.  The prizewinner in each category is at the top of the … read on


Only one of the 2015 contestants chose to make public the video of their speech. Just click the play button that appears, and the video should start.  The William Sloane Coffin Prize speeches are divided into two categories: Spirituality & Faith, and Social Justice & Activism.   In the Social Justice & Activism category: Watch Yazmine … read on


All of the 2014 contestants who chose to make public the video of their speech are listed below. Just click the play button that appears, and the video should start.  The speeches are divided into two categories: Spirituality & Faith, and Social Justice & Activism.  The prizewinner in each category is at the top of the … read on


All of the 2013 contestants who chose to make public the video of their speech are listed below. Click the icon and the video should load. Then you need to click the play button that appears.  The speeches are divided into two categories: Spirituality & Faith, and Social Justice & Activism.  The prizewinner in each category … read on


Watch Tirhakah Love, ’15 give his speach “Who’s the Man?”   Watch Lisa Vola, ’13 give her speach “Medical Oppression of the Transgender Community”   Watch Jimi Morales, ’12, prize winner in the “Social Justice and Activism” category, give his speach “A Culture of Complicity” Watch Hamza Farrukh, ’15 give his speach “A War Against … read on


All of the 2011 contestants who chose to make the the videos of their speeches public are included in this one video. Click the icon and the video should load. Then you need to click the play button that appears. April 2011 William Sloane Coffin speaking contest Our thanks to Willinet for making this video … read on