With fanfare and grateful appreciation, the College celebrates the establishment of a fully funded, endowed professorship in Middle East studies.
2009-11 News Archive
Japanese culture of 'cute' scores an international victory over samurai and ninja.
The College of William and Mary's Global Film Festival has announced its 2012 theme: "Film and the City."
In partnership with Beijing Normal University and the Office of Chinese Language Council International (Hanban), the College will offer Chinese language and culture courses, provide teacher training, and support study abroad, officials announced Tuesday.
Hiroshi Kitamura discusses his new book "Screening Enlightenment."
The dancing yellow glow of candlelight illuminated the faces of about 70 William & Mary and local community members who gathered in the Wren Yard Monday night to remember the victims of the earthquake that devastated Japan just one month ago.
William & Mary Theatre Professor Francis Tanglao-Aguas recently spent time in Japan learning the ancient traditional art of Noh Theatre
Greenbaum is one of many William & Mary alumni, students and faculty who were impacted by the magnitude-9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunami that devastated Japan on March 11.
Although May is officially Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, the celebration is starting early at William & Mary with a variety of events being offered in April.
Asian and Middle Eastern Studies integrates two existing majors – East Asian Studies and Middle Eastern Studies – to engage a changing, globally connected world.
A&S Home » Global Studies » East Asian Studies » Japan Recovery Initiative Japan Recovery Initiative The William and Mary Japan Recovery Initiative aims to help those affected by the earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan’s Tohoku region on March 11, 2011.
Associate Professor Hiroshi Kitamura has published Screening Enlightenment: Hollywood and the Cultural Reconstruction of Defeated Japan
Emma Horton, Monroe Scholar Class of 2011, is conducting research for her Monroe project on Jordanian interfaith initiatives.
Read more about our highly successful student-led research presentations!
As a South Asian myself, it is always wonderful to meet new people who are not only interested in my culture, but also make the added effort to learn more about it. I find myself extremely lucky to have come across one such individual here on campus, Professor Max Katz.
April 12, 2010 we received the visit of the immensely popular folk group, Zolotoi ples!
The Middle East Studies Association of North America named Professor Abdul-Karim Rafeq, William and Annie Bickers Professor of Arab Middle Eastern Studies, an Honorary Fellow
IR and MES major Tala Karadsheh article about the W&M group attendance at the MEI conference last November.
Gulan, a weekly news magazine in Iraqi Kurdistan, published an interview with Prof. Shulman in October 2009.
The Society for Ethno- musicology awards several prizes each year for the best scholarship in the field. The College of William and Mary was extremely well represented this year in the roster of prize-winners. Congratulations are due to Max Katz and Ethan Lechner!
John Eisele and Driss Cherkaoui have been awarded a Dept. of Education grant for their textbook series on Arabic
Professor Kevin A. Vose`s new book, Resurrecting Candrakirti: Disputes in the Tibetan Creation of Prasangika, was published from Wisdom Publications in 2009. Congratulations! Read more about its content here.
Join us for our EAS Homecoming reception.
Anne K. Rasmussen's chapter "Indonesian Reciters of the Qur'an and the Juncture between Creation and Recreation" was just published in a new book from The University of Illinois.
Craig Canning, an associate professor of history at the College of William and Mary, is leading 16 educators from across the nation in the 2009 Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad: History and Culture in China Program.
The United States is the best place to be a Muslim, says William and Mary senior Madeeha Hameed, who traveled with the "Journey into America" program.
W&M celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage in March and April
"When the Purple Settles," an original "hip-hopera" by Francis Tanglao-Aguas, is set for its American premiere at William & Mary's Phi Beta Kappa Hall Feb. 26 - March 1.
Amanda Tira Andrei, '10, like many other William and Mary students, chose to continue the long held tradition here and study abroad for a summer or semester, sometimes both.
Music serves as a lens through which the West can view Middle Eastern culture. "It is an excellent way to investigate important aspects of culture-from history to colonialism and from contemporary politics to social constructs, like gender," says Anne Rasmussen.
Congratulations to Michael Finn and John Kamensky, who have won the EAS Best Senior Project Award and Excellence in Chinese Awards, respectively.
Congratulations to Rachel DiNitto for the publication of Uchida Hyakken: A Critique of Modernity and Militarism in Prewar Japan (Harvard University Press, 2008).