Community Studies Professor of History and director of American Studies Leisa Meyer is guiding undergraduate students in their work using archives and oral histories to build a digital record of the queer experience in the Commonwealth.
The three-day event runs Oct. 26 to 28 and is free and open to the public. Nearly 30 scholars from as far away as London will participate. The deadline for mandatory registration is Oct. 6.
David Pratt, a Ph.D. candidate in American studies at W&M, argues gender bias and hard-drinking fictional detectives like Mike Hammer influenced the behavior of American men for 50 years.
Three faculty members have been recognized with the Arts & Sciences award for teaching excellence.
Corey D.B. Walker, a scholar, author and college dean, will return to Virginia Union University to lead the Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology, where he once studied for the ministry, effective July 1, 2017.
Distinguished scholar George Lipsitz (University of California, Santa Barbara) in a lecture on the role of the humanities and American Studies.
Alan Braddock, Ralph H. Wark Associate Professor of Art History & American Studies at William & Mary, co-edited, co-wrote the introduction and wrote an essay for the recently-published "A Greene Country Towne: Philadelphia’s Ecology in the Cultural Imagination."
Winner of the 2016 American Studies Association's Critical Disability Caucus Graduate Paper Competition!
Since arriving at W&M in 1986, Zuber has quietly been pivotal to the teaching of writing, the pursuit of collaborative and interdisciplinary inquiry, internationalization and international students and to teaching of film and video production.
Thompson, assistant professor of English and American studies, will be recognized at W&M Charter Day on Friday, Feb. 10.
Shana Haines, who is pursuing her Ph.D. in American studies, integrates the work of Martin Luther King Jr., and others, into her interdisciplinary course at Tidewater Community College. She recently won the college's 2016 MLK Award.
American Studies Ph.D. student Shana Haines wins Tidewater Community College's 2016 Martin Luther King, Jr. College Distinguished Service Award
During more than two decades at W&M, Meyer has dazzled colleagues with her teaching and involvement in countless campus committees and causes.
Saturday, October 24, 2015, from 10 AM to 12 PM in College Apartments
American Studies graduate student Matt Anthony is interning at the North American Breeding Bird Survey at the Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, and using the work to launch his studies of citizen-science.
On March 23 and 24, 2012 over 150 presenters from the college and 18 regional institutions shared their research at William and Mary's 11th annual Graduate Research Symposium.