William and Mary Alumni Corey D.B. Walker will speak on October 18th on “The Challenge of Blackness”: Africana Studies and the Imagination of Matter.
Justin Reid '09 works as associate director of museum operations at the Moton Museum in Farmville, Va. A National Historic Landmark since 1998, it remains one of the most important sites of the modern civil rights struggle.
On April 19, Special Collections will launch the William & Mary Hip-Hop Collection, the most comprehensive collection of its kind devoted to chronicling Virginia’s hip-hop past.
Karin Wulf, associate professor of history and American studies, and book review editor of The William & Mary Quarterly, one of the oldest scholarly journals in the U.S., has been named the next director of the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture.
Ph.D. Candidate Edward Hunt '03 produces award-winnng paper on the history of computer penetration.
The 2012 Raft Debate, a much beloved William & Mary tradition, will be held at the Commonwealth Auditorium in the Sadler Center on Nov. 7 at 6:30 p.m.
To culminate their first year in the program, the 2011-2012 cohort presented their final projects from their American Studies Seminar to the faculty and their fellow graduate students.
April Lawrence, William and Mary's Academic Technologist for the School of Education, met with Arthur Knight, Anne Charity-Hudley, and Sharon Zuber to discuss how they integrate sound and images into English, Film Studies, and Linguistic courses.
A new guidebook released today recognizes the College of William & Mary for having 10 of the country’s best undergraduate teachers.
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.
Susan Glisson (PhD 2000) is receiving the Fannie Lou Hamer National Institute on Citizenship and Democracy Humanitarian Award at Jackson State University on April 20, 2012.
The College of William & Mary's second annual Lemon Project Spring Symposium is slated for March 17 at the Bruton Heights School in Williamsburg, Va.
Ella Diaz, who received her PhD in American Studies from William and Mary in 2010, has been offered a tenure-track position in English and Latino Studies from Cornell University.
Traveling a varied path, historian, culinary expert and farmer Leni Ashmore Sorensen M.A. '97, Ph.D. '05 has remained grounded in the land.
W&M professor and three students have just returned from 12 days in Italy studying the Slow Food phenomenon.
Susan Verdi Webster is among a group of 180 scholars, artists and scientists to receive the fellowship this year, and one of two in the field of fine arts research.
Approximately 100 people gathered at the Bruton Heights School on March 19 to share knowledge, research findings and personal experiences during the Lemon Project’s Spring Symposium.
Hundreds of graduate students from 16 institutions will gather at the College of William & Mary on March 25 & 26 for the tenth annual Graduate Research Symposium. The theme of the event is "Preparing Scholars/Presenting Excellence."
Lisa L Heuvel, M.A. '05, successfully defended her Ed.D. dissertation "Teaching at the Interface: Curriculum and Pedagogy in a Teachers' Institute on Virginia Indian History and Culture" this February at the W&M School of Education.
On September 25, 1957, nine African-American students began attending classes at Little Rock Central High School in Arkansas. Their presence, a result of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision, in Brown v. Board of Education, signaled the end of racially segregated schooling in Little Rock and the culmination of a bitter struggle that captured the world's attention.
Alan Wallach, the Ralph H. Wark Professor of Art and Art History and professor of American Studies at William and Mary, has been named as a recipient the 2006 Distinguished Teaching of Art History Award from the College Art Association.
Maureen Fitzgerald has had published her study of the Irish Catholic Sisters and their contributions to charitable care in New York City.
At the turn of the twentieth century, an emerging consumer culture in the United States promoted constant spending to meet material needs and develop social identity and self-cultivation.
Amy Howard (Ph.D., '05), currently associate director of the Bonner Center for Civic Engagement at the University of Richmond, was honored by the Urban History Association for "best" urban history dissertation of 2005. The award will be presented at the Association's annual dinner, scheduled for January 6, 2007, in Atlanta.
Grey Gundaker's No Space Hidden: The Spirit of African American Yard Work has recently been published by the University of Tennessee Press.