A&S Newshttps://www.wm.edu/as/_rss/asnews.xmlArts & Sciences News RSSTue, 16 Feb 2010 13:19:25 -0500Cascade Servercreative@wm.edu'Transformational' teacher Braxton wins Jefferson Awardhttps://www.wm.edu/as/news/braxton-jefferson-award.phpJoanne Braxton, the Francis L. and Edwin L. Cummings Professor of the Humanities and director of the W&M Middle Passage Project, will be honored at Charter Day for her 37 years of service to the university.Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500Upcoming Kluge Center Symposium features W&M scholarshttps://www.wm.edu/as/news/kluge-symposium.phpThomas Jefferson Award 2018 honoree Joanne Braxton, the Kluge Center’s David B. Larson Fellow in Health and Spirituality, will be joined by W&M Associate Professor Robert Trent Vinson and Cassandra Newby-Alexander Ph.D. ’92, director of the Roberts Center for African Diaspora Studies at Norfolk State University, to discuss “1619 and The Making of America.” This free, public event is Feb. 23 at the Library of Congress’ Thomas Jefferson Building in Washington, D.C.Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500Musical activism earns Gilliard ’18 Monroe Prizehttps://www.wm.edu/as/news/gilliard-18-monroe-prize.phpJordan Gilliard will receive this year’s Monroe Prize in Civic Leadership at the Charter Day ceremony in Kaplan Arena Feb. 9.Thu, 08 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500Drunkenness and cosmology in Sufi poetryhttps://www.wm.edu/as/news/ogunnaike-sufi.phpAssociate professor of religious studies Oludamini Ogunnaike discusses his efforts to bring West African Sufi poetry to a wider audience.Mon, 05 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500Likhitha Kolla ’18 awarded Thomas Jefferson Prize in Natural Philosophyhttps://www.wm.edu/as/news/kolla-jefferson-prize.phpLikhitha Kolla is this year’s recipient of William & Mary’s Thomas Jefferson Prize in Natural Philosophy. The award is endowed by the trustees of the Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation to recognize excellence in the sciences and mathematics in an undergraduate student. Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -05002018 Global Film Festival opens Feb. 15https://www.wm.edu/as/news/global-film-festival.phpThe 11th annual event features four days of films, special guests, workshops and receptions. Nearly 20 alumni working in the arts will be present to facilitate workshops on their area of expertise. Thu, 01 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500