Director of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies Program received two awards that recognize his dedication to research and teaching students at The College of William and Mary.
History Professor Chitralekha Zutshi's latest book, "Kashmir: History, Politics, Representation," is a compilation of essays by eminent as well as junior scholars that Zutshi commissioned, edited and to which she contributed a chapter.
AMES Faculty, Chitralekha Zutshi has been nominated to be on the Board of Trustees for the American Institute of Indian Studies!
Chitralekha Zutshi, James Pinckney Harrison Professor of History, was interviewed by India Today on the occasion of the launch of her latest book.
Jonathan Glasser, associate professor of anthropology at William & Mary, will be awarded the 2018 Thomas Jefferson Teaching Award at Charter Day on Feb. 9.
The following books by William & Mary faculty members were published in 2017.
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.
Anne Rasmussen, William & Mary professor of music and ethnomusicology, spent the first six months of this year as a Fulbright U.S. Scholar researching Islamic music in Indonesia.
The Confucius Institute at William & Mary recently completed its annual Chinese Culture Summer Camp for eight lucky youngsters.
Total of 27 Global Studies students graduated on May 13th 2017!!!
Twenty talented and trailblazing professors from William & Mary have been selected to receive the 2017 Plumeri Award for Faculty Excellence.
Photos and illustrations illuminating the lives of Buffalo Soldiers during the Philippine-American War are currently on display in Swem Library’s Botetourt Gallery as part of an exhibit organized by the William & Mary Asian & Pacific Islander American Studies program.
Jolene Mafnas '17 takes on the lead role in Jesse Eisenberg's thought-provoking "Asuncion," opening Feb. 28.
After years-long research on the lives, struggles and performance culture of Pakistani “female spirited” transgender communities, known as hijras, Professor Claire Pamment is exploring spaces beyond the gender binary through theatre.
Hundreds of members of the campus and local communities gathered in the Sunken Garden Thursday for the "No Ban in My Name" rally.
The manuscript is the same kind of Quran the first Muslims in America — enslaved West Africans — would have used.
Austin Spivey '16 will travel to Oman in the fall as part of an intensive language study program.
From a globally recognized leader in international criminal law and a leading linguistic scholar to a widely published neuroscientist, the 2016 Plumeri Awards for Faculty Excellence will be bestowed to 20 talented and visionary professors across William & Mary's campus.
The Office of Diversity & Equal Opportunity recently granted Innovative Diversity Efforts Awards (IDEA) to six projects that aim to further diversity and inclusion at William & Mary.
Sociology and GSWS Professor Gul Ozyegin published two books in 2015 dealing with love and sex in Muslim-majority countries.
Every year, the Alumni Association honors a select group of outstanding young faculty members.
The social media campaign sought to share the many stories and experiences of Asian American students at William & Mary.
William & Mary students participate in crowdsource mapping to provide data to the relief effort underway following a devastating earthquake in Nepal.
Students in "Arabs in America/Arabs in America" use blog assignment to explore current events through lens of class materials.
Five local premieres, sneak preview from Sundance, special guests, film competitions and more highlight 2015 event.
Students helped plan and install the new woodblock print exhibition as guest curators at the Muscarelle Museum of Art.
Eric Han's new book chronicles how Chinese immigrants in Yokohama, Japan, found an enduring place in a mono-ethnic state
On May 10th 2014 over 84 IR and 30 GS majors celebrated their graduation at PBK Hall. Congratulations Class of 2014!!!
A well-known diplomat and commentator on Middle Eastern affairs, Prince Turki's lecture will address Saudi views on developments in the Middle East, particularly on the civil war in Syria and U.S. relations with Iran. Free and open to the public.
As the Philippines continue to deal with the impact of the massive storm that struck in early November, William & Mary is also continuing its efforts to support that recovery process, working on the W&M campus, in the halls of D.C. and in the streets of Cebu.
On Nov. 22 at the Kimball Theatre, the W&M Global Film Festival will launch its 2014 theme “Journeys & Passages” with an evening of Chilean-American programming featuring special guests Chilean director Sebastián Silva and American actor Michael Cera.
The world is now mobilizing to help the hundreds of thousands who were impacted by Typhoon Haiyan, and William & Mary is joining that effort, asking College's family to become "heroes" for the Filipino family.
William & Mary Chancellor and former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates '65, L.H.D. '98 will donate his personal papers to his undergraduate alma mater, the university announced today.
The traditional celebration, held on Sept. 18 at the Sadler Center, dazzled a large crowd with food, arts and crafts and other exhibits.
Getting shot, stabbed, and blown up might not sound like much fun, but for Yuri Lowenthal ’93, it's just another day at the office.
On May 11th 2013 over 70 IR and 48 GS majors celebrated their graduation at PBK Hall. Congratulations Class of 2013!!!
Elizabeth Atkins ’13 was born in Saudi Arabia, and finally made it back to the Middle East through an Arabic language study abroad program in Jordan.
Francis Tanglaos-Aguas he has sought to make the W&M theatre production of "Sitayana" a collaborative effort between faculty and students.
2013 Commencement News for IR and GS students
Scholars from around the world will discuss the geopolitics, science and technology, trade, culture and history of the Indian Ocean Basin.
Students and faculty who visited the Reves Center last Thursday had the opportunity to expand their musical horizons at a master class given by sarod master Irfan Khan.
Under the theme "Film & Youth," William & Mary's sixth annual Global Film Festival (W&M GFF) will feature films and guest filmmakers from around the world.
Scheduled over President’s Day weekend (Feb. 14-17) at the Kimball Theatre, the four-day main event will again feature films from around the world, live performances, receptions and presentations by invited filmmakers.
Ahmad Ahmad, the Sultan Qaboos bin Said Chair of Middle East Students at William & Mary, takes a long view of current events in Egypt.
The Music from China ensemble recently visited W&M, teaching students and faculty alike about Chinese music through a performance and series of lecture opportunities.
Many come to the College of William & Mary to pursue degrees that they think will lead them to careers. Julian Oreska '09 didn't think his education would someday lead him to designing toys on the other side of the globe.
Lynch examines the context of the Arab Spring, and the possibilities for the Arab world in the future.
On May 12th 2012 over 44 GS majors celebrated their graduation at PBK Hall. Congratulations Class of 2012!!!
On February 18, the William & Mary Confucius Institute (WMCI) formally unveiled the College’s Chinese Culture Semester with a parade, cultural dances and street performances in Merchant’s Square. The event was co-sponsored by the William & Mary 2012 Global Film Festival.
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.