News about the Lemon Project

April 2014 | Receive a Grant to Develop a Lemon Project Summer Course!

Download the application to read the details for the development of a summer course related to the Lemon Project. For W&M faculty only. 

February 2014 | Full Schedule and Registration for Spring Symposium Now Available!

Register for and view the full schedule of our Spring Symposium "Aspiring for Change: Representations of the African American Experience"

January 2014 | Can You Slam? Looking for Slam Poets/Spoken Word Artists

The March, 14-15, 2014 Symposium "Aspiring for Change: Representations of the African American Experience" will open with a slam poetry session. Read more details! (.pdf) 

October 2013 | Spring Symposium Call For Papers now Available

March, 14-15, 2014 Symposium "Aspiring for Change: Representations of the African American Experience"

August 2012 | W&M Helps Sponsor "Making of America" Conference

Conference tackles important questions. Among them, "When did we become Americans?"

July 2012 | Search for the Bray School Continues

Artifacts surface that may be evidence of the Bray School.

June 2012 | Looking for the Bray School

William & Mary and the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation team up to unearth evidence of the Bray School.

May 2012 | "Donning of the Kente" Ceremony

More than 40 William & Mary students participated in the College's inaugural "Donning of the Kente" ceremony at graduation.

March 2012 | Lemon Project Symposium

Read about the success of the Lemon Project's 2nd annual Symposium.

January 2012 | Professor Meyers Uncovers New Details about W&M's Past

Professor Terry Meyes discovers what may be the earliest building dedicated to educating black students.

November 2011 | W&M's First African American Residential Students

Read Ameya Jammi's ('12) article about the College's first three African American residential students and their return for Homecoming weekend.  The students provided valuable insights and memories into their years at W&M.

Lemon symposium 'a day of learning from each other'

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.

Lemon Project symposium set for March 19

The Lemon Project at the College of William and Mary will host its 2011 spring symposium on March 19 at The Bruton Heights School in Williamsburg, Va.

W&M's Terry Meyers featured in Post, Chronicle

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 names co-chairs for Lemon Project

Two William & Mary faculty members will lead the multiyear effort to better understand the role of race in the College's history, including its connections to slavery, Provost Michael R. Halleran announced recently.

BOV resolution on the 'Lemon Project'

The following is a resolution that was passed by William & Mary's Board of Visitors in April 2009 concerning the "Lemon Project."