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W&M Women in Law Breakfast & Business Cards in DC
Tuesday, October 2
7:30am - 9am
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP | 1333 New Hampshire Avenue, NW | Washington, DC 20036

Join W&M women in law for a networking breakfast featuring a discussion on ""Learning from Setbacks & Success" with W&M alumnae,
Francine E. Friedman J.D. ’99 and Stephanie Tsacoumis '78.

Television Writer and Author Nell Scovell at Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Luncheon 
Wednesday, October 3
12pm - 1pm
Blow Memorial Hall, Room 201

Nell Scovell is a television and magazine writer, and producer. She is the creator of the television series Sabrina the Teenage Witch, which aired from 1996 until 2003. As a television writer, Scovell wrote for David Letterman and The Simpsons.

VIMS Wachapreague Seminar: Exploring the evolutionary ecology of a seaweed invader in Virginia
Wednesday, October 3
7:30pm
VIMS - Seaside Hall (Eastern Shore Laboratory)
Learn about red seaweed Gracilaria vermiculophylla that forms drifting beds on the mudflats in coastal Virginia.
The Children's Hour    
Thursday, October 4
7:30pm
Kimball Theatre

Lillian Hellman’s powerful and groundbreaking tale of two young women caught in a scandal that will throw their lives into turmoil and destroy everything they hold dear.

The Children's Hour    
Friday, October 5
7:30pm
Kimball Theatre

Lillian Hellman’s powerful and groundbreaking tale of two young women caught in a scandal that will throw their lives into turmoil and destroy everything they hold dear.

The Children's Hour    
Saturday, October 6
7:30pm
Kimball Theatre

Lillian Hellman’s powerful and groundbreaking tale of two young women caught in a scandal that will throw their lives into turmoil and destroy everything they hold dear.

The Children's Hour    
Sunday, October 7
2pm
Kimball Theatre

Lillian Hellman’s powerful and groundbreaking tale of two young women caught in a scandal that will throw their lives into turmoil and destroy everything they hold dear.

W&M Century Quest: A Scavenger Hunt to Recognize 100 Years of Women
Sunday, October 7
2pm - 5pm
Crim Dell Meadow

RESCHEDULED to 10/7!  Register to participate in the W&M Century Quest! A Scavenger Hunt to Recognize 100 Years of Co-Education brought to you by the Student Engagement Committee for 100 Years of Women.

VIMS Welcomes Dr. Libby Jewett, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Tuesday, October 9 - Wednesday, October 10
VIMS - Administration Building (Eastern Shore Laboratory)

Dr. Jewett, is a NOAA scientist with diverse science and management experience in ocean acidification and coastal hypoxia (low oxygen) research programs, and the first director of NOAA’s Ocean Acidification Program.

    Lecture by President Katherine A. Rowe
    Tuesday, October 9
    6pm - 7:30pm
    School of Education
    Katherine A. Rowe, President of William & Mary, will be giving a lecture on Tuesday, October 9, 2018
    Fall 2018 Tack Faculty Lecture
    Tuesday, October 9
    7pm
    Sadler Center, Commonwealth Auditorium

    Anne K. Rasmussen, professor of music and ethnomusicology, will present "Women Out-Loud! The Gendered Landscape of Islamic Performance" on October 9, 2018 at 7pm. The lecture is the fall installment in the Tack Faculty Lecture Series. 

    COLL 300 - Bernedette Muthien
    Wednesday, October 10
    5pm - 6:30pm
    Sadler Center, Commonwealth Auditorium
    Patrick Hayes Writers Series Welcomes Professor Elizabeth Spires
    Thursday, October 11
    5pm
    Tucker Hall

    Elizabeth Spires, Co-Director of the Kratz Center for Creative Writing and Professor of English, holds Goucher’s Chair for Distinguished Achievement. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, American Poetry Review and other magazines and anthologies. 

      Professor Jean Comaroff, Harvard University
      Thursday, October 11
      5pm - 7pm
      Washington Hall, Room 201

      Jean Comaroff is the Alfred North Whitehead Professor of African and African American Studies, Department of Anthropology at Harvard University. Her talk is titled, "Personhood, Performance, and The Law:  The Return of Khulekani Khumalo, Zombie Captive."

      Computer Science Distinguished Lecture Series Welcomes Professor Lydia Kavraki, Rice University
      Friday, October 12
      3pm - 5pm
      McGlothlin-Street Hall

      Lydia E. Kavraki is the Noah Harding Professor of Computer Science, professor of Bioengineering, professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and professor of Mechanical Engineering at Rice University. 

        Brown Bag: W&M's Tribal Liaison on Roles & Responsibilities
        Wednesday, October 17
        12pm - 1pm
        Washington Hall, Room 101

        Please join us for our next Brown Bag talk of the semester! Dr. Ashley Spivey, W&M's tribal liaison, will speak on rules and responsibilities.

          COLL 300 - micha cardenas
          Wednesday, October 17
          5pm - 6:30pm
          Sadler Center, Commonwealth Auditorium
          Groundbreaking Ceremony for The Century Project at Busch Field
          Wednesday, October 17
          5:30pm - 6pm
          Busch Field

          The facility at Busch Field, dubbed "The Century Project," commemorates the 100th anniversary of women and women's athletics at William & Mary. The building will be located at the south end of Busch Field.

          Homecoming & Reunion Weekend
          Thursday, October 18 - Sunday, October 21
          12pm - 11am
          Sunken Garden
            Geoscience Symposium featuring talks by W&M Geology Alumnae
            Thursday, October 18
            3:30pm - 5:50pm
            ISC1 (Integrated Science Center), Room 1221

            The year 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of women attending William & Mary, and a number of events are planned to celebrate this milestone. The geology department is proud of the contributions made by our alumnae and invite you to celebrate with us.

            Lee Lecture by Adrienne Mayor, Stanford University
            Thursday, October 18
            4:30pm - 6pm
            Andrews Hall, Room 101

            Adrienne Mayor is an independent folklorist/historian of science who investigates natural knowledge contained in pre-scientific myths and oral traditions. She will deliver the Lee Lecture, titled, "The Amazons: Warrior Women in Myth, Art, and Archeology."

            Reception in the Geology Department following Geoscience Symposium featuring W&M Geology Alumnae
            Thursday, October 18
            6pm - 7:30pm
            McGlothlin-Street Hall

            The year 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of women attending William & Mary, and a number of events are planned to celebrate this milestone. The geology department is proud of the contributions made by our alumnae and invite you to celebrate with us.

            Lunch and Learn with micha cárdenas on "Race, Gender, and Algorithms"
            Friday, October 19
            12pm
            Morton Hall, Room 314

            COLL 300 visiting speaker Professor micha cárdenas will describe her work in video games, virtual reality, and electronic art.

            The Pulse of Queer Life: Arab Bodies in Gay Bars
            Friday, October 19
            12pm
            Blow Memorial Hall, Room 201

            This lecture will consider how Arab bodies are allowed to inhabit or forbidden from gay spaces, particularly gay bars.

              Cultural Heritage Law Symposium
              Friday, October 19
              12:30pm - 4:30pm
              Law School, Room 127
              Featuring speakers from UNESCO, as well as other public and private entities, discussing relevant topics in Cultural Heritage Law. 
              Inaugural Sara E. Nance Lecture by Professor Deborah Denenholz Morse
              Friday, October 19
              2:15pm - 2:55pm
              Tucker Hall, Room 111

              Deborah Denenholz Morse is the Sara E. Nance Professor of English. She specializes in Victorian studies, English novel, the animal in Victorian literature, feminist studies. Her lecture is titled, “Resistance, Art and Animals in Anne Brontë.”

              Sexuality in the History of Empires – The 2018 Boswell Lecture
              Friday, October 19
              3pm
              Ewell Hall, Ewell Recital Hall

              Professor Merry Wiesner-Hanks of the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee presents the 2018 Boswell Lecture.

                Homecoming Concert by The Botetourt Chamber Singers 
                Friday, October 19
                8:30pm
                Wren Chapel

                The Botetourt Chamber Singers – known as the “Bots” – are a chamber choir from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. The Bots will perform a Homecoming Concert in the Wren Chapel.

                W&M Libraries Homecoming Author Breakfast: From the Page to the Screen
                Saturday, October 20
                8am - 10am
                Swem Library, First Floor

                This year we have snagged Alexandra Bracken, author of The Darkest Minds series, which is one of this summer’s blockbusters – see the trailer here – and Anne Marie Pace, author of the Vampirina Ballerina series, which is now a hit Disney Jr. TV show!

                Homecoming 2018 Alumni Brunch
                Saturday, October 20
                10am - 12pm
                Andrews Hall, Atrium

                Art & Art History Alumni and friends are welcome to join us for a Homecoming Brunch, Saturday, Oct 20th from 10am to 12noon in the Andrews Atrium

                Dunn Lecture by Supreme Court Litigator Erin Murphy on “Gerrymandering at the Supreme Court”
                Monday, October 22
                12:50pm - 1:50pm
                Law School, Room 124

                Dunn Lecture by Erin Murphy

                Sponsored by the Institute of Bill of Rights Law at William & Mary Law School

                Room 124, Law School

                12:50-1:50PM

                Contact: Ashlea Edwards, (757) 221-1518

                Higher Education Salon: Diagnose. Disrupt. Design: It's the Governance, Stupid
                Monday, October 22
                6:30pm - 8pm
                School of Education, Dogwood

                Join Lacrecia Cade, JD '02 to discuss organizational dysfunction and hear about lessons she learned during her career that has been full of healthy disruption. She focuses on strengthening organizations that are experiencing growth or transformation.  

                Office of Community Engagement's Women in Leadership Dinner (by invitation only)
                Wednesday, October 24
                6pm - 8pm
                TBD

                Women in Leadership Dinner

                  Wythe Lecture, "Property Beyond Exclusion," by Professor Lee Fennell, University of Chicago
                  Thursday, October 25
                  12:50pm - 1:50pm
                  Law School, Room 127

                  Lee Fennell, Max Pam Professor at the University of Chicago Law School, will present the 2018 George Wythe Lecture titled "Property Beyond Exclusion" at William & Mary Law School. Free and all are welcome.

                  Professor Mary Silber on "Being a Mentor. Being a Mentee. Building a Professional Community"
                  Thursday, October 25
                  4pm - 5pm
                  ISC1 (Integrated Science Center), Room 3020

                  Mary Silber, Professor of Statistics (The University of Chicago) will discuss "Being a Mentor. Being a Mentee. Building a Professional Community"

                  Art & Art History Distinguished Lecture Series presents award winning artist, Ann Gale
                  Thursday, October 25
                  6pm - 7pm
                  ISC3 (Integrated Science Center), Room 1221

                  Art & Art History Department Distinguished Lecture Series presents award winning figurative painter, Ann Gale, with a lecture entitled "ANN GALE, PAINTINGS"

                  October 25th from 6-7pm, ISC3 Room 1221

                  Dancevent: Women in Power
                  Thursday, October 25
                  7:30pm
                  Kimball Theatre

                  William & Mary dance faculty showcase original works with performances by Orchesis Modern Dance Company, featured guest artists, and the dance faculty, themselves.

                  After Charlottesville: Memorials, Monuments and Memory in Virginia; A History Symposium
                  Friday, October 26
                  3pm
                  James Blair Hall, Room 229

                  After Charlottesville: Memorials, Monuments and Memory in Virginia; A Symposium Sponsored by the Lyon Gardiner Tyler Department of History

                  Mary Silber, Professor of Statistics, The University of Chicago
                  Friday, October 26
                  3pm - 4pm
                  ISC2 (Integrated Science Center), Room 1221

                  Professor Silber is an applied mathematician who currently contributes to the Computational and Applied Mathematics Initiative (CAMI) at the University of Chicago. 

                  University of Virginia Professor Elizabeth Barnes lecture, "Well-Being and the Value of Health"
                  Friday, October 26
                  3:30pm - 5pm
                  Blow Memorial Hall, Room 333

                  Elizabeth Barnes, Professor of Philosophy, Corcoran Department of Philosophy, University of Virginia, teaches Metaphysics, Social Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, and Ethics. She will speak at a Philosophy Colloquium in the Fall.


                  Dancevent: Women in Power
                  Friday, October 26
                  7:30pm
                  Kimball Theatre

                  William & Mary dance faculty showcase original works with performances by Orchesis Modern Dance Company, featured guest artists, and the dance faculty, themselves.

                  Dancevent: Women in Power
                  Saturday, October 27
                  7:30pm
                  Kimball Theatre

                  William & Mary dance faculty showcase original works with performances by Orchesis Modern Dance Company, featured guest artists, and the dance faculty, themselves.

                  Dancevent: Women in Power
                  Sunday, October 28
                  2pm
                  Kimball Theatre

                  William & Mary dance faculty showcase original works with performances by Orchesis Modern Dance Company, featured guest artists, and the dance faculty, themselves.

                  Ewell Concert Series - Aïcha Redouane and Habib Yammine
                  Sunday, October 28
                  7:30pm
                  Ewell Hall, Recital Hall (Rm 107)

                  Admission: $5, free with William & Mary ID

                  Reception following the concert


                  Lecture: Pulitzer Center Grantee Rachel Oswald
                  Monday, October 29
                  5pm - 6pm
                  Blow Memorial Hall, Room 201

                  The Sharp Seminar, in collaboration with the Pulitzer Center, invites the campus community to a lecture by a Pulitzer Center grantee Rachel Oswald. 

                  Lecture is Monday, October 29, at 5pm in Blow 201.

                    Human Security Law Center Symposium: Gender Equality in Elections
                    Monday, October 29
                    5pm - 7pm
                    Law School, Room 119
                    2018 McGlothlin Forum     
                    Tuesday, October 30 - Thursday, November 1
                    Alan B. Miller Hall (Business School)
                    The McGlothlin Leadership Forum is presented by the Law and Business Schools.
                    Frankenreads 2018
                    Wednesday, October 31
                    9am - 5pm
                    Swem Library, Entrance Gallery

                    The 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is upon us. To celebrate one of the most timeless and terrifying tales, W&M Libraries will host a read-a-thon October 31 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Swem Library's lobby. Refreshments will be provided.

                    Brown Bag Lunch Series: Anne Rasmussen (Music) - Islam and Music in Indonesia
                    Wednesday, October 31
                    12pm - 1:15pm
                    Wren Building, Room 315

                    Brown-Bag Lunch Series: Anne Rasmusses (Music)-  Islam and Music in Indonesia

                    2018 McGlothlin Forum Lunch and Leadership Panel Discussion
                    Wednesday, October 31
                    12:30pm - 3pm
                    Alan B. Miller Hall (Business School)

                    The McGlothlin Leadership Forum brings together two generations of leaders: the next generation from the business and law schools and the McGlothlin Leadership Forum Fellows, pre-eminent leaders in their fields.  

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                    Ongoing Events

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                    Narrating Herstory:  Oral Histories Commemorating 100 Years of Coeducation at W&M
                    Saturday, September 22 - Sunday, May 12
                    Swem Library, Entrance Gallery
                    Muscarelle Museum of Art  presents "Women with Vision: Masterworks from the Permanent Collection"
                    Friday, September 7 - Sunday, May 12
                    Online
                    The Muscarelle Museum of Art proudly presents the virtual exhibition "Women with Vision: Masterworks from the Permanent Collection" in recognition of the 100 Years of Women celebration at William & Mary.
                    Art & Art History Alumnae Exhibition: 100 Years of Women at W&M
                    Thursday, September 6 - Saturday, October 20
                    Andrews Hall, Andrews Gallery and Atrium
                    Paintings by Roser Bru
                    Friday, August 31 - Sunday, May 12
                    Swem Library, Second Floor, next to Center for Geospatial Analysis
                    "Following in their Footsteps"  Women Artists from the President’s Collection of Art
                    Wednesday, August 29 - Sunday, May 12
                    Sadler Center

                    As part of the 100 Years of Women celebration at William & Mary, The President’s Collection of Art presents Following in their Footsteps at the Sadler Center. This exhibition showcases alumane art thematically depicting works by women, of women.


                    Game Changers
                    Thursday, August 23 - Sunday, May 12
                    Kaplan Arena (formerly William & Mary Hall), Court Level
                    Justly Belongs
                    Monday, August 20 - Sunday, May 12
                    Swem Library, Marshall Gallery, First Floor Rotunda