His appointment represents the first time in 70 years the poet laureate of Virginia will reside at William & Mary.
Sharon Zuber, senior lecturer of English and film and media studies and director of the Writing Resources Center at William & Mary, will receive the 2018 Shirley Aceto Award for exceptional commitment to excellence in service to the campus community.
A pair of English majors, sophomores Jessie Urgo ’20 and Bianca Bowman ’20, will soon be taking the world by storm after receiving the Concord Traveling Scholarship and John Willis Scholarship, respectively, providing them with financial assistance for their travels abroad.
In her Tack Faculty Lecture on March 22, Associate Professor of English and American Studies Elizabeth Losh described the history of fake news (it's been around longer than many think) and delved into its many nuances.
Organized around the theme of “Desegregating Higher Education in Virginia: William & Mary in Historical Context,” the March 16-17 symposium will offer a number of performances, discussions and other interactive opportunities.
William & Mary Associate Professor of English and American Studies Liz Losh will delve into one of the hottest issues in media today during her Tack Faculty Lecture on March 22.
Joanne 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.
W&M Professor and Director of Creative Writing Nancy Schoenberger's latest book is titled “Wayne and Ford: The Films, the Friendships and the Forging of an American Hero.”
William & Mary Assistant Professor R. Benedito Ferrão will spend a year in Goa, employing the power of art and remembrance to actualize a modified understanding of the region’s cultural identity.
Sophomore Samantha Boating spent one month in Ghana investigating the rags-to-rivches story of her grandfather. She'll share what she found on Oct. 23, 5:30 in Tucker Theater.
Katharine Scott's essay comparing the Bible's Book of Ruth to Trollope's "The Small House at Allington" will be published in "The Fortnightly Review" and she will win $1,000.
The 2017-2018 school year marks the 50th anniversary of the first African-American residential students admitted to William & Mary. The university honors them and William & Mary’s entire African-American community this year through “Building on the Legacy,” a series of special events, guest speakers and performances.