The Tack Faculty Lecture on Sept. 12 will be delivered by Anne Rasmussen, professor of music and ethnomusicology and the Bickers Professor of Middle Eastern studies at William & Mary. She'll strip away the many misconceptions Westerners hold about music, women and the Muslim world.
These days Travis Harris is a Ph.D. candidate in American studies at William & Mary, researching in Africana studies at the intersection of religion and hip-hop.
The Religious Studies Department has 3 students who are working on very interesting summer projects with our Professors. Be sure to check out the links below to each students page!
Chosen to be crew member aboard the Picton Castle, Andrew McLaughlin '20 will cover 30,000 sea-miles on a voyage that achieves a five-year goal, part of which is to distribute medicine and books to island people in dire need of both.
A large group gathered together to break ground on the more than 3,000 square foot center, which is slated to open in fall 2018.
Associate professor of religious studies Oludamini Ogunnaike discusses his efforts to bring West African Sufi poetry to a wider audience.
Former FBI Director James B. Comey ’82 will teach a three-credit course on ethical leadership for William & Mary starting this fall.
Every year, the W&M Alumni Association honors a select group of outstanding young faculty members who represent William & Mary at its very best.
Themes of faith, race and gender were among those discussed as the cast, designers and other collaborators of William & Mary theatre’s “Our Lady of Kibeho” took audience questions following Saturday night’s performance at Phi Beta Kappa Memorial Hall.
On Sept. 15, the William & Mary Alumni Association celebrated its annual Fall Awards Banquet by recognizing alumni, faculty and staff who represent excellence in service, coaching and teaching.
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.
W&M doctoral candidate James Padilioni's dissertation has taken a startling, and fascinating, detour from where it began.
Maggie Fraser Kirsh, a W&M religious studies professor, researches how child survivors of the Holocaust were promoted to raise funds for their care following the war, and what those working with child refugees can learn today.
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.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Religious Studies Mark McLaughlin has found a creative way to bring important religious sites in India into the classroom.
A $2.6 million gift from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation is funding six pairs of professors who will guide unique interdisciplinary projects for three years.
After being freshman roommates in 1999-2000, Wendy Livingston and Rebecca Hernandez have reunited through their professional careers with William & Mary.
William & Mary has received a $3.1 million gift from the estate of alumna Ruth Stern Hilborn '28, who passed away last year at the age of 105.
Papers presented by Alexander Angelov, Annie Blazer, and Michael Daise
Prof. Fitzgerald discusses her book in the National Catholic Reporter.
William & Mary is more committed to undergraduate teaching than any other public university or college in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report.
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DISCUSSION WITH PROFESSIONALS, ALUMNI, AND STUDENTS Organized by the Department of Religious Studies FRIDAY, MARCH 23RD | 1PM-3PM IN WREN 301 | Contact information: Alexander Angelov (firstname.lastname@example.org) Hillary Dickinson (email@example.com) Ben Highland (firstname.lastname@example.org) Objectives of the Event: 1) To discuss viable career paths with a degree in the Humanities 2) To discuss possible internships, grants, and fellowships 3) To create and maintain a social and professional network between Alumni and current Students 4) To help with transitioning from college to professional life