English Professor Joanne Braxton will serve as writer-in-residence at this year's Rumi pilgrimage.
Prof. Joanne Braxton has been invited to join the annual pilgrimage in December of this year as writer in residence on a multi-faith immersion study organized by the Starr King School for the Ministry and the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California.
English professors Adam and Monica Potkay have one word to describe their trip to Poland last spring: "intense."
Poet Joshua Poteat possesses a unique combination of teaching experience and a highly decorated body of work.
Each year the English Department invites distinguished writers to campus to read from their work and meet with student writers. This yea's readings will be held in the Muscarelle Museum's gallery, and the public is cordially invited.
William & Mary Associate Professor Anne Charity Hudley has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study how cultural and social language patterns affect learning and student assessment in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) classrooms.
She will teach at the University of Sousse in Tunisia for the 2011-2012 academic year.
In spring 2011 the English Department presented five student awards, in the categories of best collection of poems, best single poem, best play, best work of literary nonfiction, and best short story.
William & Mary alumna Carolyn "Biddy" Martin '73 has been named the next president of Amherst College.
The following are the prepared remarks by Kalyani Hemant Phansalkar, student speaker at the 2011 William & Mary Commencement ceremony.
The renovations to Tucker Hall could begin in early 2012 thanks to some last-minute funding allocated in the Commonwealth of Virginia's capital budget.
For Ashley Edward Miller '94, his dreams truly have become his reality. His experience is a shining example of how an education at the College of William and Mary can change a person, allowing them to point their career and life in any direction.
The award recognizes W&M faculty who have proven themselves to be exceptional teachers and scholars over a sustained period of time.
Approximately 100 people gathered at the Bruton Heights School on March 19 to share knowledge, research findings and personal experiences during the Lemon Project’s Spring Symposium.
“I think that the academic side of being at William and Mary and getting my English degree helped me to communicate much better,” says the '02 graduate, who also notes that the diverse student population helped her prepare for the Army.
Some forty friends, colleagues, and former students from all over Virginia and beyond gathered in the Wren Great Hall to honor David Clay Jenkins.
Professor Elizabeth Barnes turned to nineteenth-century literature to trace American understanding of violence and sentimentality for new class and book.
For many people, diaries are the province of young girls, who pour out their secret sorrows and then lock them away. An exhibit at Swem Library, arising out of Jennifer Putzi's seminar on "Gender and the American Diary," unlocks the mystery of the form. The exhibit is on display through March.
Terry Meyers finds what may be the oldest existing school for blacks, and W&M's role in why it's in Williamsburg.
Linguists will tell you that a language can begin to die in a single generation if it is not passed down to children. Associate Professor Jack Martin has worked three summers to prevent one language--Koasati, which is spoken by the Louisiana tribe the Coushatta-- from meeting that particular fate.
In November, Professor Suzanne Raitt traveled to Glasgow, Scotland, to be one of the keynote speakers at "Unlacing Orlando," an inspirational day of lectures and discussions celebrating Virginia Woolf’s masterpiece.
Henry Hart is honored during Virginia Book Awards ceremony for his lifetime of writing, studying and promoting great poetry.
Students in Anne Charity Hudley's community studies/African American English class are expected to become cultural navigators as well as cultural creators.
The author of two books on women in modern combat comes to the College ready to teach the intricacies of creative non-fiction.
Research by English Professor Terry Meyers regarding the 18th Century Bray School and its possible connection to a College building located on the edge of campus.
W&M English prof and Director of Creative Writing teams with husband to produce acclaimed Liz Taylor-Richard Burton tell-all.
William & Mary professor Colleen Kennedy and grad student Patrick Tucker MPP '11 might be able to give you a few tips for the road. After all, the two recently took the stage to compete in a round of "Jeopardy!" themselves.
Henry Hart hopes that appetizer booklets will spur publication of ambitious post-World War II literary anthology.
One has to live to write. It is a lesson that Rosalind Brackenbury stressed during her recent reading in the Tucker Hall Theatre.