With a National Endowment for the Humanities and Center for Craft, Creativity and Design grants in hand, Associate Professor of Hispanic studies Regina Root is continuing research on what is known as the “Tillett Tapestry,” an embroidery chronicling the conquest of the Aztecs.
Two professors and nine undergraduate students immersed themselves in field research at the United States-Mexico border, bringing global lessons back to campus and the Williamsburg community.
Five local premieres, sneak preview from Sundance, special guests, film competitions and more highlight 2015 event.
Hispanic Studies Professor John Riofrio will be awarded William & Mary's 2015 Thomas Jefferson Teaching Award on Charter Day. The award recognizes inspirational teachers among younger faculty members.
On May 10th 2014 over 84 IR and 30 GS majors celebrated their graduation at PBK Hall. Congratulations Class of 2014!!!
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.
William & Mary Chancellor and former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates '65, L.H.D. '98 will donate his personal papers to his undergraduate alma mater, the university announced today.
Dr. Regina Harrison, Professor of Spanish, Quechua and Comp. Lit. will give a talk titled "Cashing in on Culture: Indigenous Communities and Tourism"
A dozen high-level Latin American military officers are on trial in Argentina for their role in Operation Condor, and William & Mary students have been assisting with the prosecution.
The Raft Debate, a much beloved William and Mary tradition, will be held in the Sadler Center's Commonwealth Auditorium on Oct. 2.
Professors Jennifer Bickham Mendez and Robert Sanchez help students understand the nuances of immigration policies.
On May 11th 2013 over 70 IR and 48 GS majors celebrated their graduation at PBK Hall. Congratulations Class of 2013!!!
2013 Commencement News for IR and GS students
The Latin American Student Union announces its Awareness Week, a series of events organized around the theme, "Celebrating Identity." Please see below for a schedule of events. We hope you can join LASU in celebration of this week of activities featuring Latino/a identity.
Nine W&M students, led by Professor Jennifer Mendez, spent part of their winter break on the U.S.–Mexico border immersed and enthralled in the human side of immigration.
This one-credit guided research course will enable selected students to expand their scholarship on Immigration, Border Studies, and Human Rights through field research on the U.S.-Mexico border over Winter Break.
Professor Sanchez, in his fourth year as a Visiting Assistant Professor, pursues a genuinely multidisciplinary research and teaching agenda, proving himself an asset to the department of philosophy and the college as a whole.
Professor Gosin received a M.A. in Sociology from Arizona State University and a Ph.D. in Ethnic Studies from the University of California, San Diego.
Professor Prado received his MA from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil).
On May 12th 2012 over 44 GS majors celebrated their graduation at PBK Hall. Congratulations Class of 2012!!!
Through the William and Mary National Security Archive Project, undergraduate students learn about and help to document cases of kidnapping and torture under Argentine dictatorships in the 1970s and early 1980s.
Regina Root has been awarded the prestigious Arthur P. Whitaker Prize for her book titled "Couture & Consensus: Fashion and Politics in Postcolonial Argentina."
Latin American Studies congratulates our own Professor Regina Root whose book Couture and Consensus: Fashion and Politics in Postcolonial Argentina (2010, University of Minnesota Press) was recently awarded the Whitaker's Prize by the Middle Atlantic Council of Latin American Studies. The honor was announced at a luncheon at its regional conference. Felicidades, Profesora Root!!!"
Over spring break 2009, Professors Bickham Mendez (Sociology and Latin American Studies) and Tandeciarz (Hispanic Studies) led a research team of eight students to the Tucson/Nogales region of the U.S.-Mexico border.