50th Anniversary of African Americans in Residence
William & Mary will mark its fifty-year anniversary of the first African American students in residence with a year-long series of events beginning June, 2017, and continuing through May, 2018.
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Join the Lemon Project along with Becca Marcus of the Counseling Center as she provides students, faculty, staff and community members with concrete ways to take care of themselves using Mindfulness techniques. Everyone is welcome! Free lunch provided.
The Tyler Symposium speaks to both the 50th anniversary of the admission of African American women and the 100th anniversary of white women?s acceptance as students and interrogates the desegregation of higher education as it relates to women.
Don't miss this opportunity to get up close and personal with Newbery Medal winner and New York Times bestselling author Kwame Alexander. Open to W&M students. Limited spots available.
Newbery Medal winner and New York Times bestselling author Kwame Alexander visits Williamsburg Library for a book talk and signing.
In the first talk of the School of Education's 2017-2018 Diversity Lecture Series, Jerlando Jackson will present "Diversity Prism Imperative: Advancing Organizational Ownership of Disparities in Higher Education."
Dr. John T. Spike will examine works from our current exhibition, Building on the Legacy, which features more than thirty paintings, drawings, works on paper and sculptures by some of this country?s most renowned artists.
William & Mary alumni bricks will be dedicated to Lynn Briley, Karen Ely, and Janet Brown Strafer as the university honors the three women during the year-long celebration of the 50th Anniversary of African Americans in Residence at W&M.
Pamela Z is a composer, performer and media artist who is a major voice challenging existing digital humanities orthodoxy. Her performance is part of the American Studies Program's symposium on Race, Memory, and the Digital Humanities.
Brave Enough to be First serves to honor the legacy of the three women who were the first African Americans in residence at William & Mary, to shed light on just how far we have come, and to inspire continued diversity and inclusion.
The Art & Art History's first show of the new academic year, "No Man's Land: A Collection of Works by Contemporary Female Artists," September 7 - October 3, 2017.
A reception will take place on September 14, from 4 to 6 pm.
Free and Open to the public.
Living the Legacy is a dynamic exhibit featuring the intricate, inspiring stories of African Americans who experienced these inaugural years firsthand and who broke barriers for the generations to come.