Join the 100th anniversary celebration of the first 24 women admitted as undergraduate students with a yearlong series of events, guest speakers and performances.
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To commemorate the 100th Anniversary of Coeducation, the Gender and Technologies Symposium will build on the existing body of work created by scholarly collectives studying feminism and technology and will feature world-renowned gender and gaming experts.
Professor Wendy Hui Kyong Chun is the Canada 150 Research Chair in New Media at Simon Fraser University. She combines a background in Systems Design Engineering and English Literature to inform her work on contemporary digital media.
Title: "Impact of microgravity on beneficial animal-microbe interactions"
Dr. Renee Frontiera of the University of Minnesota presents "Ultrafast Spectroscopy for Clean Energy Research: Raman Probes for Solar Cell Dynamics and Plasmonic Photocatalysis"
Carla Merino-Rajme, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at UNC/Chapel Hill, will speak at a colloquium sponsored by the Department of Philosophy. Her title is "An Account of Felt Flow." All interested welcome!
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Professor Ann Little will deliver the Mary Maples Dunn Lecture at the Omohundro Institute. She specializes in the history of women, gender, and sexuality. She has held fellowships at the Newberry Library, Huntington Library, and others.
Catharine MacMillan, who holds the Chair in Private Law at the Dickson Poon School of Law at King’s College London, will deliver a lecture titled “Personal Networks and the Transference of Legal Ideas: the Trans-Atlantic Career of Judah P. Benjamin.”
Tamara Lomax is an educator, writer, and co-founder/CEO of The Feminist Wire, an online publication committed to feminist, anti-racist, and anti-imperialist sociopolitical critique. She received her Ph.D. in religion from Vanderbilt University.
"The Past and the Future of Women's Commentary on the Qur'an" - Dr. Maria Massi Dakake (George Mason University)
3rd annual Diversity & Inclusion Symposium: “Diversity Beyond the Buzzword: Making Excellence Inclusive”
In the upcoming legislative session, Virginia faces the choice of whether to become the 38th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment. This symposium will explore the political, legal, and economic factors that will animate the state's decision.
This lecture will uncover the history of US militarization, the expropriation of Chamorro land, and the migration of Filipino laborers after World War II in Guam.
Title: "Evolution of the processes underlying floral zygomorphy development in pentapetalous angiosperms reveals developmental contraints and novel mechanisms"
Speaker: Prof. Tricia Vahle, William & Mary Physics Department, Title of talk: New results from accelerator neutrino oscillation experiments
This lecture is co-sponsored by the Institute of Bill of Rights Law (IBRL) Student Division, the Christian Law Society, and the Federalist Society.
Hosted by the Law School's Center for Comparative Legal Studies & Post-Conflict Peacebuilding with support from the Reves Center. Admission is free and all are welcome.
"The Coded Gaze: Unmasking Algorithmic Bias" - Joy Buolamwini
100th Anniversary of Women at W&M
Screening of "RBG," a documentary about the life and legacy of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, hosted by the Comparative Legal Student Scholars. Free admission and refreshments. Open to the public.
Jodi Kantor is a prize-winning investigative reporter and best-selling author whose work has revealed hidden truths about power, gender, technology, politics and culture.
NAWMBA invites you to attend a panel discussion for men and women to discuss how to help champion women in the workplace.
Come and reflect with us as a community on anti-Semitism and racism in America, particularly in light of the recent shooting at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. Comments by expert panelists, followed by an open conversation with the audience.
The year 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of women attending William & Mary, and a number of events are planned to celebrate this milestone.
The Government Department presents, “Bringing New Voice to Virginia Politics: Reflections of Young Black Women in the General Assembly.”
Guest speakers will be Delegate Marcia Price of the 95th district and Delegate Lashrecse Aird of the 63rd district.
Halima Aden is a fashion industry icon and activist taking the world by storm.
Join Greater City for a panel discussion and Q&A focusing on poverty and homelessness in Williamsburg. Panelists include Fred Liggin from 3e Restoration, Charvalla West from United Way, and JaLauna Burton from the Williamsburg Housing Department.
Dr. Julia Kubanek, Professor & Associate Dean at Georgia Tech (Atlanta, GA) will be giving a seminar on Friday, Nov 16th @ 12 PM in the McHugh Auditorium (Watermen’s Hall) VIMS.
All are welcome.
Feeling stressed from finals or the upcoming holiday season? Join the Lemon Project and Patrick Hudgins from the Counseling Center in a healing drum circle to relieve some tension. Come beat on a variety of drums; no musical experience required!
Title: Mathematics of Quantum Entanglement
Title: "Evolutionary genetics in wild house mice"
Theresa Evans-Nguyen of the University of South Florida presents
"Targeting Next Generation Mass Spectrometry"
Join us on Friday, Nov. 16 at 3:30 pm in Tyler 219 to learn about development economics in Africa from expert Dr. Jenny Aker of Tufts University.
Speaker: Erin Huang (Assistant Professor in East Asian Studies & Comparative Literature, Princeton University)
Diversity Series Featuring Jenny Currin from the Philippines
The Department of Government is pleased to announce that Janice Allen Jackson ’85 has been selected as the Fall 2018 Baxter-Ward Fellow. Ms. Jackson graduated from William & Mary with a self-designed major in Public Policy and Urban Studies.
Claudia Turro of The Ohio State University presents
"Targeting Cancer with Transition Metal Complexes: From Basic Science Toward Therapy"
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.