This recurring feature highlights faculty members from the College of William & Mary who are quoted in the national and international media.
"The Early Modern Atlantic World in a Global Context"
Kathryn Babayan, Associate Professor of Iranian History and Culture, University of Michigan, presents the 2013 Boswell Lecture. Reception to follow in the Tyler Garden.
The director of Pittsburgh's Hiawatha Project is folding pieces of History Professor Scott Nelson's 2006 book into its 2014 production.
Cindy Hahamovitch, professor of history, will be featured on the radio program "With Good Reason" the week of July 20-26.
The award goes to the best book published in the preceding year dealing with the French colonial experience from the 16th century to 1848.
The two professors are the eighth and ninth W&M faculty members chosen.
Commencement 2013 photos
Historian Lu Ann Homza took five students to Pamplona, Spain over spring break to study handwritten manuscripts of court cases from the 1600s.
Since 2012, the Neurodiversity Working Group has been working to explore and celebrate the neurological differences in the College's population. Last year, a University Teaching Project grew out of the group, with the aim to focus on the classroom experience for students.
Archaeologist Ed Chappell has volunteered hundreds of hours helping to preserve the College's Ancient Campus.
College hosts Signature Conference of the Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War, draws distinguished speakers and capacity crowds.
Little did Barry Martin realize that he was beginning a fourand- half decade friendship with “The Grand Doyenne” of American manuscript collecting. After taking over the firm her father founded in 1887, Mary A. Benjamin became legendary for her encyclopedic knowledge of history and photographic memory of handwriting. Her book, Autographs: A Key to Collecting (1946), was the Bible in the field.
This is a guest post by Sarah McLennan, a PhD candidate in the History Department at the College of William & Mary and a 2012-2013 W&M Lemon Project fellow.
Associate professor of History is the third W&M professor in the last seven years to win the Organization of American Historians' prestigious prize.
Professor Stephanie McCurry will talk about organizing research, thinking through arguments, and crafting the big book.
On Friday and Saturday, the Lemon Project hosted its third annual spring symposium, which was dedicated to Bob Engs' memory.
Organizations and departments across the William & Mary campus are hosting events in February in recognition of Black History Month.
The series is designed to illuminate the interconnected world of people and ideas influenced by Islam, defined as a cultural rather than a merely religious construct.
These lectures are part of a new China-related interdisciplinary lecture series primarily sponsored by the WM Confucius Institute
Atoms as Soft Power, A lecture by Professor Yuka Tsuchiya
Decentering the Nineteenth Century History of the Rio de la Plata