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Snowden streamed to campus in student-organized event

Edward Snowden spoke via webcast to a full house in the Sadler Center’s Commonwealth Auditorium as part of a student-organized event co-hosted by the campus media council and the Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University.

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'Sarajevo Roses' blossoms in U.S. debut at W&M

The documentary film on the Bosnian War, was shown first at the university on Feb. 21, in part in response to W&M's 20-year-old Bosnia Project. It will continue being shown at other American colleges and universities.

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Renaissance Woman Zuber wins Jefferson Award

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.

The William & Mary Global Film Festival

The William & Mary Global Film Festival is celebrating its tenth anniversary with four days of films, special guests, workshops, and receptions.

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Cate-Arries' class opens the world to Spanish Civil War

Fifteen students in Professor of Hispanic studies Francie Cate-Arries translation course just subtitled a documentary on the murderous first three days of Gen. Francisco Franco's 40-year dictatorship.

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Elena Prokhorova owns the raft, and the Raft Debate

Representing the humanities, Prokhorova, a Russian studies and film and media studies associate professor, defeated Marcus Holmes (government), Rowan Lockwood (geology) and Ryan Vinroot (mathematics).

Spike Lee to speak at W&M

Filmmaker Spike Lee will present the 2016 Atwater Lecture at William & Mary April 20.

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On location in Cuba: Fostering creativity and forging connections

Reporter David Culver ’09 and Ann Marie Stock, professor of Hispanic studies and film and media studies, teamed up to report the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Havana this summer in an example of a uniquely W&M collaboration.

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Knight: Academy, Oscars not necessarily what people think

American studies and English Associate Professor Arthur Knight, who has researched African Americans and the entertainment business, says people overestimate the influence movies have on societal change.

W&M Hispanic studies professor wins grant for international class

Ann Marie Stock, a professor of Hispanic studies and film and media studies at William & Mary, has been selected to receive funding totaling $14,000 to create a course that will bring student researchers to Cuba over spring break in 2016.

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A life lesson learned in Tibet

Naiwen Tian '16 spent three weeks in Tibet last summer on a Concord Traveling Scholarship. It wasn't quite what she expected.

Study finds Asian men, black women underrepresented in magazines

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.

Alumni bring natural food to Los Angeles

David '06 and Rose Hess Lawrence '06 own and operate Red Bread, an organic kitchen and grocer that serves the Los Angeles area.

TURN event centers on how to tell history's stories

Cast members, writers and producers of AMC's Revolutionary War drama TURN: Washington's Spies appeared with W&M scholars to talk about differences in how history is recounted.

W&M hosts Cuban filmmaker

Carlos Rodríguez, a filmmaker with Television Serrana, is serving this year as the Swem Library Media Artist in Residence.

W&M student wins local film award

Patrick Jenkins '14 recently won top prizes in the James River Film Society's Short Film Competition.

W&M Global Film Festival launches 2014 theme with screenings, special guests

On Nov. 22 at the Kimball Theatre, the W&M Global Film Festival will launch its 2014 theme “Journeys & Passages” with an evening of Chilean-American programming featuring special guests Chilean director Sebastián Silva and American actor Michael Cera.

Kickstarter co-founder Strickler '00 visits W&M

Yancey Strickler '00, a W&M alumnus and one of the founders of the popular "crowdfunding" website Kickstarter, spoke with students and faculty on Friday afternoon.

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Global Film Festival offerings set

Scheduled over President’s Day weekend (Feb. 14-17) at the Kimball Theatre, the four-day main event will again feature films from around the world, live performances, receptions and presentations by invited filmmakers.

A Creative Ecosystem

Yancey Strickler '00 kickstarts the work of thousands with a way to help other creative people succeed in turning their ideas into realities.

SXSW Calling Adam Stackhouse '04

On a quiet Friday evening last fall, more than 800 people around the William and Mary campus pushed play on their mobile device at the same moment—and began what could be the next big social technology phenomenon of our time.