Senior Lecturer of Africana Studies and Linguistics Iyabo F. Osiapem teaches a class on Rastafari.
The two-day event, planned for March 17-18, will feature a keynote address by Lester Spence, associate professor of political science and Africana studies at Johns Hopkins University.
This recurring feature highlights faculty members from William & Mary who are quoted in the national and international media.
Eddy Harris, William & Mary’s 1939 Artist in Residence, shows a different perspective of a seemingly familiar world.
The Daily Work of Justice series aims to explore social justice issues by having people share their lived experiences
Angela Rye, CEO of IMPACT Strategies and political commentator and analyst for CNN and NPR, will be the keynote speaker at William & Mary’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration program.
The Nov. 29 event was sponsored by William & Mary's Institute for Historical Biology, the Africana Studies Program and the university’s Department of Anthropology.
Virginia Foundation for the Humanities (VFH) announces AFST alumni Justin G. Reid as the new director of African American Programs.
On July 17, William & Mary will welcome 25 of Africa’s brightest, emerging civic leaders for 15 days of leadership training, public policy seminars and mentorship and collaboration with local faculty and community members.
The following awards were presented during Commencement ceremonies on May 14, 2016.
Students will be able to check-out the solar-powered bike-car hybrid, which is one of the projects approved this spring for green fee project funding.
The W&M senior will discuss the importance of challenging one's worldview and embracing different perspectives.
The William & Mary Board of Visitors unanimously approved a resolution Friday renaming two prominent residence halls in memory of two key figures in the university’s African-American history.
Scholars from across America and France will gather at William & Mary April 22-23 to discuss the impact the bubonic plague may have had on Sub-Saharan Africa before 1899.
“1619-2019: From Jamestown to Flint” takes place Saturday at Sadler Center and is free and open to the public.
An exhibit of the African-American business area adjacent to the university served as a window to the old days for people from both sides of the street.
Three faculty members have been recognized with the Arts & Sciences award for teaching excellence.
William & Mary’s Lemon Project is exploring ways to memorialize the Africans and African Americans who helped build and maintain the College prior to the U. S. Civil War and is looking for input from the campus and local communities.
William & Mary's sixth annual Lemon Project Spring Symposium, organized around the theme of "Jim Crow and Civil Rights in the Age of President Obama," will include a keynote address by civil rights pioneer Diane Nash and a performance by the Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble.
The Office of Diversity & Equal Opportunity recently granted Innovative Diversity Efforts Awards (IDEA) to six projects that aim to further diversity and inclusion at William & Mary.
Jody Allen has begun researching the life of John Wallace De Rozaro (also spelled DeRozzaro), a free black man who sought to attend lectures at William & Mary in the early 1800s.
People from across the country, including members of the William & Mary community, gathered at the First Baptist Church of Williamsburg Monday to celebrate the 240th anniversary of one of the oldest African-American houses of worship in the United States.
History Professor Jeremy Pope will be honored with the top teaching award at Charter Day.
The Diversity in Philosophy Discussion Group is exploring philosophy outside of the traditional canon.
The William & Mary community is expected to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. in January with a series of events, including service opportunities for students and a commemoration ceremony with guest speaker Melissa Harris-Perry, an MSNBC host and Wake Forest University professor.
The forum was one of five being held on campus this month by the Task Force on Race and Race Relations to get feedback from faculty, staff, undergraduate and graduate students on the university’s racial climate.
Ntozake Shange participated in a number of discussions with students and faculty, visited classes and attended a staged reading of her work in Andrews Hall Friday night.
William & Mary’s Task Force on Race and Race Relations has been at work since the spring and is hoping to continue its progress with additional feedback from the campus community.
Bettina Judd, visiting professor of Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies, has published a new book of poems giving voice to the forgotten women of medicine.
Researchers examined photos in six popular, American magazines and found that Asian men and black women were underrepresented, potentially due to stereotypes that associate femininity with Asian people and masculinity with black people.
Collaborative program between W&M and Eastern Virginia Medical School is teaching that the stories behind the illness are important for good healthcare, too.
Braxton, Frances L. and Edwin L. Cummings Professor of English and Africana Studies and director of the Middle Passage Project, served as the lone consultant on the Postal Service's commemorative stamp.
William & Mary's fifth annual Lemon Project Spring Symposium will feature panel discussions, speakers, a solo theatrical performance and a spoken-word event.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology Ali Colleen Neff is teaching the AFST 306 class on basic Wolof, a language seen predominantly in the African countries of Senegal, Mauritania and Gambia.
Terri Babineau, dean of students at EVMS, will speak at Millington Hall.
One week after the country observed Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Marc Lamont Hill emphasized that the work of the past is not over and that people -- no matter their race, gender, creed, ethnicity or sexuality -- need to "act bravely.”
Commentator and African American Studies Professor Marc Lamont Hill will be the keynote speaker at the 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Commemoration.
Two Arts & Sciences faculty members were recently recognized for their service to their colleagues and the College.