Braxton, Frances L. and Edwin L. Cummings Professor of English and Africana Studies and director of the Middle Passage Project, served as the lone consultant on the Postal Service's commemorative stamp.
William & Mary's fifth annual Lemon Project Spring Symposium will feature panel discussions, speakers, a solo theatrical performance and a spoken-word event.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology Ali Colleen Neff is teaching the AFST 306 class on basic Wolof, a language seen predominantly in the African countries of Senegal, Mauritania and Gambia.
One week after the country observed Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Marc Lamont Hill emphasized that the work of the past is not over and that people -- no matter their race, gender, creed, ethnicity or sexuality -- need to "act bravely.”
Commentator and African American Studies Professor Marc Lamont Hill will be the keynote speaker at the 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Commemoration.
Students in an Africana studies course this fall explored black expressive culture.
W&M faculty members discussed the College's history, from slavery to Jim Crow, during the "Created Equal: Slavery by Another Name" event Nov. 6.
English and Linguistics Professor Anne Charity Hudley will be featured on the public radio program With Good Reason the week of Oct. 4, 2014.
Young African Leaders Initiative fellows spent six weeks studying at Presidential Precinct members W&M, University of Virginia, Thomas Jefferson's Monticello, James Madison's Montpelier, James Monroe's Ash Lawn-Highland and Morven.
For the past three summers, archaeologists have dug up the grounds of a William & Mary dorm in search of the "smoking lunchbox"—the archaeologists' term for a material-culture connection between the 18th-century Bray School and a building still in use on the William & Mary campus.