Department of English Annual BOOK SALE!!!
Tuesday, November 1 - Friday, November 4
Tucker Hall, Tucker Lobby

The Department of English is now having our annual book sale.  All are welcome. We have a huge variety of books.

    Condense Matter Seminar
    Tuesday, November 1
    2:30am - 2:30pm
    Small Hall, Room 122

    Presenter: Dr. Hitesh J. Changlani
    Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
    Title: Simplex solid and spin liquid phases in two dimensional frustrated kagome antiferromagnets

      "Law and Taboo Markets" | Professor Kimberly D. Krawiec, Duke University Law School
      Tuesday, November 1
      12:50pm - 1:50pm
      Law School, Room 127
      Professor Kimberly D. Krawiec is the Kathrine Robinson Everett Professor of Law at Duke University Law School. The lecture is sponsored by the Center for the Study of Law and Markets. Free admission and all are welcome.
        Public Policy Informational Webinar Nov 2016
        Tuesday, November 1
        5pm - 6pm
        Online
        William & Mary Public Policy is hosting a live online webinar walking prospective students through all aspects of the Master of Public Policy program. 
          Future Environmental Challenges Facing the Commonwealth | Molly Ward J.D. '87
          Tuesday, November 1
          6pm - 7:30pm
          Muscarelle Museum of Art

          The Honorable Molly Ward, Secretary of Natural Resources for the Commonwealth of Virginia, will be speaking about the future environmental challenges facing the Commonwealth, including sea level rise, the Clean Power Plan and the Chesapeake Bay TDML.

            Women in Political Campaigns
            Tuesday, November 1
            6pm - 8pm
            Law School, Room 120

            Join Women's Law Society and Emerge for a panel and reception discussing women in political campaigns. 

              Dominican Bachata: Exploring Embodied Memories and Oral Histories
              Tuesday, November 1
              6:30pm
              Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) Memorial Hall, The Dodge Room

              Interdisciplinary Lecture & Dance starting at 7:00pm.

              Come for a dynamic lecture, to be followed by an introductory dance lesson in bachata dance!

              Gather for light snacks and beverages starting at 6:30pm.

                Disordered Eating: One Size Does Not Fit All
                Tuesday, November 1
                6:30pm - 7:30pm
                James Blair Hall, Room 223

                Join Active Minds and Angel Van Wagenen from the Counseling Center to learn about disordered eating and how, through psychoeducation and mindfulness, we can use eating to contribute to good mental health. RSVP here.

                  Fall 2016 Independent and International Film Series
                  Tuesday, November 1
                  7pm
                  Swem Library, Botetourt Theatre

                  Join Swem Tuesday evenings this semester for the Independent and International Film Series. This evening's screening features Lake Tahoe, directed by Fernando Eimbcke.

                    Alumna Jessica Kyle Discusses her Experience Working at the Nonprofit, International Justice Mission
                    Wednesday, November 2
                    12pm - 1pm
                    Cohen Career Center, Presentation Rooms A/B

                    Jessica Kyle, the Associate Program Manager, Africa for International Justice Mission is coming to give a talk at the Cohen Career Center about her experiences working for this wonderful non-profit.


                      Crash Course in Chinese
                      Wednesday, November 2
                      12pm - 1:30pm
                      Reves Center for International Studies, First Floor

                      Learn the basics of the Chinese language.

                        WMSURE Preparing for Graduate School & Preparation for Commonwealth Grad Education Day
                        Wednesday, November 2
                        4pm - 6pm
                        Swem Library, Ford Classroom
                        Join our panel featuring Dean Laura Heymann (Law School), Dean Denise Johnson (School of Education), Dean Todd Mooradian (School of Business), Tiphanie Bivens (Counseling Center), and Directors in MBA Admissions Amanda Barth, Brian Nigg, and Lisa Milne. 
                          Chesapeake Environmental Communications - Information Session
                          Wednesday, November 2
                          5:30pm - 6:30pm
                          Cohen Career Center

                          Chesapeake Environmental Communications bridges the gap between science and understanding with a combination of trained scientists, talented communicators, and creative professionals. Learn about CEC projects and internship opportunities.

                            Graduate Student Association Meeting 
                            Wednesday, November 2
                            6pm - 7pm
                            Sadler Center, Colony Room

                            Monthly Meeting of GSA. Discuss graduate student events, funding opportunities, and concerns. 

                              Pre-Health Student Panel: Part of the Pre-Professional FYI Program Series
                              Wednesday, November 2
                              7pm - 8pm
                              Sadler Center, York Room, Sadler Center

                              The Office of First Year Experience will be holding a student pre-health (dental, medicine and pharmacy) panel. Come learn about what it is like being a pre-health undergraduate student. There will be free food and swag! Please RSVP.

                                Robert Hegel, "Journeys to the West: The Many Adventures of China's Monkey King"
                                Thursday, November 3
                                2pm - 3:20pm
                                Sadler Center, Chesapeake C
                                Guest lecture on Monkey King and its transformation in fiction, theater, various media and religious belief in the past 1500 years.
                                  The Patrick Hayes Writers Series Presents Amy Hempel
                                  Thursday, November 3
                                  5pm
                                  Tucker Hall, Tucker Theatre, Tucker 127A

                                  Amy Hempel, author of multiple short story collections including The Collected Stories of Amy Hempel.

                                    Getting into Graduate School in the Sciences
                                    Thursday, November 3
                                    5:30pm - 6:30pm
                                    Blow Memorial Hall, Room 236

                                    Kersey Sturdivant, one of our VIMS alums will be in Blow 236 to talk about his new book about getting into graduate school in the sciences (Cambridge University Press with a release date in December 2016; also on Amazon).


                                      The Duke of the Bachata / El duque de la bachata (2009), film screening
                                      Thursday, November 3
                                      7pm
                                      Botetourt Theatre, Swem Library, ground floor

                                      The Duke of the Bachata/ El Duque de la Bachata (USA, 2009, 53 mins.)

                                      Open to students and faculty.

                                        Policy Dialogues in Richmond
                                        Friday, November 4
                                        All day
                                        Location not specified

                                        We believe it is important for anyone studying public policy to get out of the classroom and interact with policy professionals in a wide variety of setting. Given our proximity to Washington D.C. as well as the state capital of Richmond,

                                          Geology Brown Bag
                                          Friday, November 4
                                          12pm - 12:50pm
                                          McGlothlin-Street Hall, Room 230

                                          Moussa Dia

                                          Big Apple and Tiny Olivine: A look into hydrogen diffusion from olivine

                                            History Department Brown Bag Series, Professor Andrew Fisher 
                                            Friday, November 4
                                            12pm - 1:30pm
                                            James Blair Hall

                                            Please join us for a History Department Brown Bag, Professor Andrew Fisher will be giving a practice presentation entitled, ?The Greatest Powwow That Never Was: Pageantry and Politics in the Cleveland American Indian National Congress of 1930?.

                                              Chemistry Fall Seminar
                                              Friday, November 4
                                              3pm - 4pm
                                              ISC1 (Integrated Science Center), Room 1127

                                              Malcolm Forbes, Bowling Green State University
                                              Title: TBA

                                                Jordan Price - St. Mary's College of Maryland
                                                Friday, November 4
                                                3:45pm - 5pm
                                                ISC3 (Integrated Science Center), Room 1221

                                                "Reconstructing the evolution of song and color dimorphisms in the New World blackbirds"

                                                  Physics Colloquium
                                                  Friday, November 4
                                                  4pm - 5pm
                                                  Small Hall, Room 122

                                                  Jianwei Qiu, Jefferson Lab, Title of Talk: Exploring the fundamental properties of matter with an Electron-Ion Collider

                                                    Mosaic House Story Slam 
                                                    Friday, November 4
                                                    7pm - 8pm
                                                    Sadler Center, Lodge One

                                                    Get your snapping fingers ready! Come join nine students as they share personal stories of identity related to topics such as race, culture, sexuality, gender, and disability.


                                                      WMSURE DC Galleries Trip
                                                      Saturday, November 5
                                                      8am - 7:30pm
                                                      Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) Memorial Hall, Meet outside for bus departure
                                                      On Saturday Nov 5th the Department of Art and Art History will take a chartered bus to D.C. to visit several major art collections including: the National Gallery, the Phillips Collection, and the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.
                                                        The William & Mary Music of India Ensemble
                                                        Saturday, November 5
                                                        7:30pm - 9:30pm
                                                        Ewell Hall, Recital Hall (Rm 107)

                                                        Free and open to the public!
                                                        Featuring guest tabla artist Monir Hossain

                                                          ETD, Copyright, & Embargo Info Session
                                                          Monday, November 7
                                                          11am - 12pm
                                                          Stetson House

                                                          If you plan to embargo your thesis or dissertation for more than 6 years, you must now attend an information session on embargos and copyright issues.

                                                            Feel the Thunder of Our Choices: A Call for Male-Identified Individuals to Respect Bodily Integrity
                                                            Monday, November 7
                                                            7pm - 8:15pm
                                                            Wren Chapel
                                                            As an extension of the National Red Flag Campaign, male-identified members of the William & Mary community are invited to this brave space for a crucial and intersectional conversation about respecting bodily integrity and ending gender-based violence.
                                                              Fall 2016 Independent and International Film Series
                                                              Tuesday, November 8
                                                              7pm
                                                              Swem Library, Botetourt Theatre

                                                              Join Swem Tuesday evenings this semester for the Independent and International Film Series. This evening's screening features A Call Girl, directed by Damjan Kozole.

                                                                Boren Awards now open!
                                                                Wednesday, November 9 - Wednesday, November 30
                                                                12am - 12am
                                                                Location not specified

                                                                Boren Scholarships. The application for the 2017 Boren Awards is now open at www.borenawards.org

                                                                  Lemon Legacies Porch Talk #3--Drum Circle
                                                                  Wednesday, November 9
                                                                  12pm - 2pm
                                                                  Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) Memorial Hall, Dodge Room

                                                                  Drum Circle

                                                                    Diane Pelejo, Applied Science - Ph.D. Dissertation Defense
                                                                    Wednesday, November 9
                                                                    3pm - 5pm
                                                                    ISC3 (Integrated Science Center), Room 0280

                                                                    Diane Pelejo, Applied Science - Ph.D. Dissertation Defense
                                                                    Title: ?Matrix Results and Techniques in Quantum Information Science and Related Topics.?
                                                                    Advisor: Dr. Chi-Kwong Li

                                                                      WMSURE Research and Writing: Strategy and Tactics
                                                                      Wednesday, November 9
                                                                      4pm - 6pm
                                                                      Swem Library, Ford Classroom
                                                                      This panel workshop will feature Prof. Chris Howard, Prof. Paul Heideman, and Writing Resources Center Director Dr. Sharon Zuber and will offer practical guidance about what students should and should not do when writing for courses and research.
                                                                        A Mindfulness Walk: A Path to Health and Resilience
                                                                        Wednesday, November 9
                                                                        5:15pm - 6:15pm
                                                                        Wren Yard, Out front (please be prompt)
                                                                        Would you like to add something restorative to this month, this semester, this year? We invite everyone to partake in this practical application of meditation and mindfulness to the daily activity of walking.
                                                                          Summer Study Abroad Open House
                                                                          Thursday, November 10
                                                                          10:30am - 1:30pm
                                                                          Sadler Center, Chesapeake A/B

                                                                          Learn about all the W&M Faculty-led summer programs! Scholarships are available. All majors are welcome! There are new programs in conjunction with the Mason School of Business undergraduate program, too!

                                                                            Even More Negative News(!?)
                                                                            Thursday, November 10
                                                                            5pm - 6pm
                                                                            Tucker Hall, 127A

                                                                             A&S Dean?s Office, the Reves Center and the Government Department are co-sponsoring a visit by Stuart Soroka. Dr. Soroka is a professor at the University of Michigan who focuses on political communication and the dynamic between voters and mass media.

                                                                              Careers in Libraries and Archives
                                                                              Thursday, November 10
                                                                              5pm - 6:30pm
                                                                              Swem Library, Ford Classroom

                                                                              Learn more about a career in libraries and archives from a panel of library professionals working in a variety of settings. Free and open to the public.

                                                                                A Mindfulness Walk: A Path to Health and Resilience
                                                                                Thursday, November 10
                                                                                5:15pm - 6:15pm
                                                                                Wren Yard, Out front (please be prompt)
                                                                                Want a sticker for your Wellness Passport? Would you like to add something restorative to this month, this semester, this year? We invite everyone to partake in this practical application of meditation and mindfulness to the daily activity of walking.
                                                                                  Science Careers Outside the Lab
                                                                                  Thursday, November 10
                                                                                  5:30pm - 7pm
                                                                                  Cohen Career Center
                                                                                    Becoming a Threat to Inequity: Why Educators Need Equity Literacy More Than Cultural Competence
                                                                                    Thursday, November 10
                                                                                    6:30pm - 7:30pm
                                                                                    School of Education, Matoaka Woods Room

                                                                                    Public lecture by Paul Gorski, an activist, author, and educator focusing on a wide range of social justice and human rights issues whose primary interests include poverty and economic justice, racial justice, queer justice, and animal rights.

                                                                                      The Addams Family
                                                                                      Thursday, November 10
                                                                                      7:30pm
                                                                                      Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) Memorial Hall
                                                                                      W&M Theatre presents The Addams Family: A New Musical Comedy with music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa and book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice.
                                                                                        William & Mary Opera Workshop presents an Opera Scene Recital
                                                                                        Thursday, November 10
                                                                                        7:30pm
                                                                                        Ewell Hall, Recital Hall (Rm 107)

                                                                                        Admission: $5 public, $2 students and will be payable at the door.
                                                                                        Seating is limited so please call 221-1091 for reservations.


                                                                                          ETD Embargo Deadline for JAN 2017 graduates
                                                                                          Friday, November 11
                                                                                          All day
                                                                                          Stetson House

                                                                                          A signed License and Embargo Form must be turned into the OGSR no later than 4:00pm Friday, Nov 11, 2016 for all A&S Graduate Students who will graduate in Jan 2017.  Failure to complete this form by the required deadline will delay your graduation.

                                                                                            Required DRAFT submission deadline of Theses and Dissertations for January 2017 Conferral of degrees
                                                                                            Friday, November 11
                                                                                            All day
                                                                                            Stetson House, Room 201
                                                                                            One complete draft of the thesis/dissertation must be submitted for a format review by the Office of Graduate Studies Please submit the draft to the {{http://www.etdadmin.com/cgi-bin/school?siteId=705,William & Mary ETD Administrator website}}
                                                                                              "The Lost Sword Swallower & Other South Asian 'Freaks' of 19th Century America" By Prof. Bene Ferrao
                                                                                              Friday, November 11
                                                                                              12pm - 1pm
                                                                                              Morton Hall, Room 314

                                                                                              APiA Studies is proud to present Professor R. Benedito Ferrao of English and Asian & Pacific Islander American Studies as he shares his groundbreaking research. Attendees will be treated to delicious Banh Mi, gourmet Vietnamese sandwiches.

                                                                                                Distinguished talk by Insup Lee
                                                                                                Friday, November 11
                                                                                                3pm - 4pm
                                                                                                McGlothlin-Street Hall

                                                                                                The Internet of Medical Things to Enable Medical Cyber-Physical Systems

                                                                                                Distinguished talk by Insup Lee, The University of Pennsylvania



                                                                                                  Jordan Karubian - Tulane University
                                                                                                  Friday, November 11
                                                                                                  3:45pm - 5pm
                                                                                                  ISC3 (Integrated Science Center), Room 1221

                                                                                                  "Dispersal by animals large and small drives patterns of gene flow and seedling survival in a tropical palm"

                                                                                                    Laura Galloway - University of Virginia
                                                                                                    Friday, November 11
                                                                                                    3:45pm - 5pm
                                                                                                    ISC3 (Integrated Science Center), Room 1221

                                                                                                    Interactions between drift and selection in the evolution of plant reproduction

                                                                                                      Physics Colloquium
                                                                                                      Friday, November 11
                                                                                                      4pm - 5pm
                                                                                                      Small Hall

                                                                                                      Kenneth Burch, Boston College, Title of Talk: Search for New Excitations in Topological Places

                                                                                                        The Addams Family
                                                                                                        Friday, November 11
                                                                                                        7:30pm
                                                                                                        Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) Memorial Hall
                                                                                                        W&M Theatre presents The Addams Family: A New Musical Comedy with music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa and book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice.
                                                                                                          22nd Biennial Ferguson Publishing Seminar
                                                                                                          Friday, November 11 - Saturday, November 12
                                                                                                          8pm - 4pm
                                                                                                          Cohen Career Center, Presentation Rooms A&B

                                                                                                          Learn about publishing first-hand and take advantage of this opportunity to network with outstanding professionals in the field.

                                                                                                            The Addams Family
                                                                                                            Saturday, November 12
                                                                                                            7:30pm
                                                                                                            Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) Memorial Hall
                                                                                                            W&M Theatre presents The Addams Family: A New Musical Comedy with music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa and book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice.
                                                                                                              The Addams Family
                                                                                                              Sunday, November 13
                                                                                                              2pm
                                                                                                              Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) Memorial Hall
                                                                                                              W&M Theatre presents The Addams Family: A New Musical Comedy with music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa and book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice.
                                                                                                                William & Mary Jazz Fall Concert
                                                                                                                Sunday, November 13
                                                                                                                4pm
                                                                                                                Kimball Theatre

                                                                                                                The William & Mary Jazz Ensemble, directed by Woody Beckner and the William & Mary Jazz Combo, directed by Harris Simon will present their Fall Concert at the Kimball Theatre at 4:00pm. $8.00 general admission, students with ID free.  

                                                                                                                  Post-election Conversation and Reflection
                                                                                                                  Monday, November 14
                                                                                                                  2pm - 4pm
                                                                                                                  Tucker Hall, 127 A

                                                                                                                  Join fellow students & faculty to reflect on the election results, ask questions, express concerns, and brainstorm about improving our campus climate in light of acts of harassment and intimidation at W&M and on campuses around the country.

                                                                                                                    LinkedIn for Pre-meds
                                                                                                                    Monday, November 14
                                                                                                                    5:30pm - 6:30pm
                                                                                                                    Cohen Career Center

                                                                                                                    Learn how to use LinkedIn to capitalize on alumni networks and search for those who practice medicine in your area. Bring your laptop!

                                                                                                                      Hult Prize Competition 2017
                                                                                                                      Monday, November 14
                                                                                                                      5:30pm - 8pm
                                                                                                                      Alan B. Miller Hall (Business School), Brinkley Commons
                                                                                                                      Come out to the Hult Prize Competition at 5:30 PM in the Brinkley Commons of Miller Hall! Watch students pitch social venture ideas to improve the lives of refugees, listen to an inspiring keynote speaker, Dr. Christine Mahoney, and eat some free tacos!
                                                                                                                        Marine Science Graduate Student Panel
                                                                                                                        Monday, November 14
                                                                                                                        7pm - 8:30pm
                                                                                                                        Cohen Career Center

                                                                                                                        Learn about the paths to graduate school in marine science from current graduate students at VIMS.

                                                                                                                          William & Mary Department of Music presents a Student Recital
                                                                                                                          Monday, November 14
                                                                                                                          7:30pm
                                                                                                                          Ewell Hall, Recital Hall (Rm 107)

                                                                                                                          Admission: FREE.

                                                                                                                          The program will present a varied selection of piano, instrumental, and vocal compositions. The students performing are currently enrolled in Applied Music Lessons offered by the Department of Music.

                                                                                                                            2016 Catron Scholars Exhibition
                                                                                                                            Tuesday, November 15 - Thursday, December 1
                                                                                                                            Andrews Hall

                                                                                                                            Please join us for the 2016 Catron Scholars Exhibition in the Andrews Hall Gallery.

                                                                                                                            Reception: November 17, 5-7pm

                                                                                                                              Dun Zhang, Physics - Oral Exam for the Ph.D. Degree
                                                                                                                              Tuesday, November 15
                                                                                                                              11am - 12:30pm
                                                                                                                              Small Hall, Room 122

                                                                                                                              Dun Zhang, Physics - Oral Exam for the Ph.D. Degree

                                                                                                                              Title: An Improved Measurement of the Muon Neutrino Charged Current Quasi-Elastic Cross-Section on Hydrocarbon at MINERvA

                                                                                                                              Advisor: Michael A. Kordosky

                                                                                                                                Building a Career in International Development 
                                                                                                                                Tuesday, November 15
                                                                                                                                12:50pm - 1:50pm
                                                                                                                                Law School, Room 127

                                                                                                                                Join the Law School's Comparative Legal Student Scholars for a talk by Mark Grubb on  "Building a Career in International Development."


                                                                                                                                  President Reveley Featured on Internationalization Panel in D.C. Watch Live!
                                                                                                                                  Tuesday, November 15
                                                                                                                                  4pm - 5pm
                                                                                                                                  Live Streamed: http://www.nafsa.org/simonwebcast

                                                                                                                                  Taylor Reveley will be featured in the NAFSA: Association of International Educators Presidential Panel discussion on global learning opportunities. The Panel, from 4-5 pm EST in Washington, will be livestreamed at www.nafsa.org/simonwebcast 

                                                                                                                                    Mauritius: Writing from the Postcard
                                                                                                                                    Tuesday, November 15
                                                                                                                                    5pm - 6pm
                                                                                                                                    Washington Hall, Room 302

                                                                                                                                    Do you know where Mauritius island is? also known as Paradise Island or Rainbow Nation.

                                                                                                                                    Come and hear award winning author Shenaz Patel share her experience and perspective living in and writing from Mauritius.


                                                                                                                                      Vadim Volkov, Sentencing Disparities in Russia's Criminal Justice System: Analysis of Large Datasets
                                                                                                                                      Wednesday, November 16
                                                                                                                                      12:50pm - 1:50pm
                                                                                                                                      Law School, Room 127

                                                                                                                                      The International Law Society will host guest speaker Dr. Vadim Volkov of the European University of St. Petersburg, who will present a lecture titled "Sentencing Disparities in Russia's Criminal Justice System: The Analysis of Large Datasets." 

                                                                                                                                        Ji Liu, Physics - Oral Exam for Ph.D. Degree
                                                                                                                                        Wednesday, November 16
                                                                                                                                        1pm - 2:30pm
                                                                                                                                        Small Hall, Room 122

                                                                                                                                        Ji Liu, Physics - Oral Exam for Ph.D. Degree

                                                                                                                                        Title:  Electron Neutrino Appearance in the NOvA Experiment

                                                                                                                                        Advisor: Patricia Vahle

                                                                                                                                          WMSURE Research at William & Mary
                                                                                                                                          Wednesday, November 16
                                                                                                                                          4pm - 6pm
                                                                                                                                          Swem Library, Ford Classroom
                                                                                                                                          Presentations by Professors Angela Banks, Artisia Green, Mike Deschenes, and Brett Wilson. {{https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WMSUREResearchatWM111616, Please register.}}
                                                                                                                                            Hajjah Maria Ulfah
                                                                                                                                            Wednesday, November 16
                                                                                                                                            7pm - 8:30pm
                                                                                                                                            Wren Building, Great Hall

                                                                                                                                            Please join renowned Quranic reciter and educator, Hajjah Maria Ulfah  for a discussion and demonstration of the recited Qur?an as it is practiced in the cultural context in Indonesia, the country with the largest Muslim population.

                                                                                                                                              TAP into the Outdoors
                                                                                                                                              Thursday, November 17
                                                                                                                                              9:30am - 10pm
                                                                                                                                              Sunken Garden

                                                                                                                                              A day of outdoor finesse and frolic in the Sunken Garden.


                                                                                                                                                The Global Financial Policy Coordination Architecture, Lecture by Dr. Dimitri Demekas
                                                                                                                                                Thursday, November 17
                                                                                                                                                5pm
                                                                                                                                                Tucker Hall, 127A

                                                                                                                                                Dr. Dimitri Demekas is the Assistant Director and Chief of the Financial Sector Assessments and Policies Division of the Monetary and Capital Markets Department at the IMF.

                                                                                                                                                  Project Horseshoe Farm Information Session
                                                                                                                                                  Thursday, November 17
                                                                                                                                                  5pm - 6pm
                                                                                                                                                  Cohen Career Center

                                                                                                                                                  Project Horseshoe Farm, a community health organization in Greensboro, Alabama, offers a one year (13 month) fellowship for those interested in a career in medicine, mental health, psychology, public health, education, and social justice.

                                                                                                                                                    2016 Catron Scholars Reception
                                                                                                                                                    Thursday, November 17
                                                                                                                                                    5pm - 7pm
                                                                                                                                                    Andrews Hall, Andrews Gallery

                                                                                                                                                    The Roy R. Charles Center for Academic Excellence invites the campus community to celebrate the 2016 recipients of the Louis E. Catron Scholarship for Artistic Development. 


                                                                                                                                                      MACS - Musical Stage to Television: Disney's Phineas and Ferb
                                                                                                                                                      Thursday, November 17
                                                                                                                                                      7pm
                                                                                                                                                      Williamsburg Regional Library

                                                                                                                                                      Free and Open to the Public

                                                                                                                                                      Michael Saffle, Professor of Music and Humanities at Virginia Tech, is an award-winning teacher and scholar. He publishes widely on American popular Music as well as television and film music.

                                                                                                                                                        The Addams Family
                                                                                                                                                        Thursday, November 17
                                                                                                                                                        7:30pm
                                                                                                                                                        Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) Memorial Hall
                                                                                                                                                        W&M Theatre presents The Addams Family: A New Musical Comedy with music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa and book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice.
                                                                                                                                                          The Gallery Players Present - Candlelight Concert 
                                                                                                                                                          Thursday, November 17
                                                                                                                                                          8pm
                                                                                                                                                          Bruton Parish Church

                                                                                                                                                          The Gallery Players, W&M?s conductor-less chamber orchestra, will be presenting a Candlelight Concert. 

                                                                                                                                                          Admission is free.    

                                                                                                                                                            AMP // Thankful for Brew
                                                                                                                                                            Thursday, November 17
                                                                                                                                                            8pm - 11pm
                                                                                                                                                            Sadler Center, Lodge 1

                                                                                                                                                            We're Thankful for (Home)Brew everyday. Come enjoy good company, great snacks, and amazing tunes from some talented W&M students at the last Homebrew of the semester.

                                                                                                                                                              Thesis/Dissertation Defense Completion Deadline for January 2017 Graduation
                                                                                                                                                              Friday, November 18
                                                                                                                                                              All day
                                                                                                                                                              Stetson House, Room 201
                                                                                                                                                              Your defense must be scheduled and completed one week before your final ETD submission.
                                                                                                                                                                Department Seminar
                                                                                                                                                                Friday, November 18
                                                                                                                                                                12pm - 12:50pm
                                                                                                                                                                McGlothlin-Street Hall, Room 219

                                                                                                                                                                Dr. Catherine Forester, George Mason University

                                                                                                                                                                Iguanodontian Dinosaurs:  Birth and Death on a South African Floodplain

                                                                                                                                                                  History Department Brown Bag Series: Ph.D. Candidate Katie Snyder
                                                                                                                                                                  Friday, November 18
                                                                                                                                                                  12pm - 1:30pm
                                                                                                                                                                  James Blair Hall

                                                                                                                                                                  Please join us for a History Department Brown Bag. Ph.D. Candidate Katie Snyder will be soliciting feedback on a pre-circulated draft chapter of her dissertation entitled, "Mad for the Stage: The Hyers Sisters and Gilded Age Theater." 

                                                                                                                                                                    Etiquette Lunch 2016 - All Students Welcome!
                                                                                                                                                                    Friday, November 18
                                                                                                                                                                    12:30pm - 2pm
                                                                                                                                                                    Sadler Center, Tidewater B
                                                                                                                                                                    Don't miss out on this great opportunity to polish your etiquette skills, so you can put your best foot forward in varied business and social situations.
                                                                                                                                                                      Wiktor Phillips, Applied Science - Ph.D. Dissertation Defense
                                                                                                                                                                      Friday, November 18
                                                                                                                                                                      1pm - 3pm
                                                                                                                                                                      Tucker Hall, 127A

                                                                                                                                                                      Wiktor Phillips, Applied Science - Ph.D. Dissertation Defense
                                                                                                                                                                      Title: ?Studies of Respiratory Rhythm Generation Maintained in Organotypic Slice Cultures.?
                                                                                                                                                                      Advisor: Dr. Christopher A. Del Negro

                                                                                                                                                                        Managing and Making Sense of Big Data From Urban Networks
                                                                                                                                                                        Friday, November 18
                                                                                                                                                                        3pm - 4pm
                                                                                                                                                                        McGlothlin-Street Hall, Room 020

                                                                                                                                                                        Managing and Making Sense of Big Data From Urban Networks

                                                                                                                                                                        Colloquium talk by Yanhua Li, WPI

                                                                                                                                                                          ACS & BSO Benefit Dinner & Gift Basket Auction
                                                                                                                                                                          Friday, November 18
                                                                                                                                                                          7pm - 8:30pm
                                                                                                                                                                          Sadler Center, Tidewater B

                                                                                                                                                                          Join ACS & BSO for our catered benefit dinner! In addition to a delicious meal, we will be auctioning off themed baskets including Netflix & Chill, Winter Wonderland, Curls & Kinks, & Treat Yo' Self among many more!

                                                                                                                                                                            The Addams Family
                                                                                                                                                                            Friday, November 18
                                                                                                                                                                            7:30pm
                                                                                                                                                                            Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) Memorial Hall
                                                                                                                                                                            W&M Theatre presents The Addams Family: A New Musical Comedy with music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa and book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice.
                                                                                                                                                                              Auditions for "A Memory, a Monologue, a Rant, and a Prayer"
                                                                                                                                                                              Saturday, November 19
                                                                                                                                                                              11am - 2pm
                                                                                                                                                                              Law School, Room 119

                                                                                                                                                                              On 11/19, Law Revue has auditions for MMRP! "A Memory, a Monologue, a Rant and a Prayer" (MMRP) is a series of monologues raising awareness about violence against women, and a fundraiser for the domestic violence shelter in Williamsburg. More information.

                                                                                                                                                                                AMP // Rapbrew Auditions    
                                                                                                                                                                                Saturday, November 19
                                                                                                                                                                                2pm - 5pm
                                                                                                                                                                                Sadler Center, Lodge 1

                                                                                                                                                                                On Thursday, December 1st, AMP will be hosting its first-ever Rapbrew competition to find W&M's best rapper/rapping duo. If you're interested in competing at Rapbrew, audition on November 19th!

                                                                                                                                                                                The sign-up sheet for auditions is on the FB event page. 

                                                                                                                                                                                  The Addams Family
                                                                                                                                                                                  Saturday, November 19
                                                                                                                                                                                  7:30pm
                                                                                                                                                                                  Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) Memorial Hall
                                                                                                                                                                                  W&M Theatre presents The Addams Family: A New Musical Comedy with music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa and book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice.
                                                                                                                                                                                    The Addams Family
                                                                                                                                                                                    Sunday, November 20
                                                                                                                                                                                    2pm
                                                                                                                                                                                    Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) Memorial Hall
                                                                                                                                                                                    W&M Theatre presents The Addams Family: A New Musical Comedy with music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa and book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice.
                                                                                                                                                                                      Charles T. Fancher, Physics - Oral Exam for the Ph.D. Degree
                                                                                                                                                                                      Monday, November 21
                                                                                                                                                                                      10am - 11:30am
                                                                                                                                                                                      Small Hall, Room 122

                                                                                                                                                                                      Charles T. Fancher, Physics - Oral Exam for the Ph.D. Degree

                                                                                                                                                                                      Title: AC Zeeman Force with Ultracold Atoms

                                                                                                                                                                                      Advisor: Seth Aubin

                                                                                                                                                                                        Andrew Kottick, Applied Science - Ph.D. Dissertation Defense
                                                                                                                                                                                        Monday, November 21
                                                                                                                                                                                        1pm - 3pm
                                                                                                                                                                                        Tucker Hall, 127A

                                                                                                                                                                                        Andrew Kottick, Applied Science - Ph.D. Dissertation Defense
                                                                                                                                                                                        Title: ?Developmental, Physiological, and Transcriptomic Analyses of Neurons Involved in the Generation of Mammalian Breathing.?
                                                                                                                                                                                        Advisor: Dr. Christopher A. Del Negro

                                                                                                                                                                                          Qi Luo, Computer Science - Oral Exam for the Ph.D. Degree
                                                                                                                                                                                          Tuesday, November 29
                                                                                                                                                                                          2pm - 4pm
                                                                                                                                                                                          Washington Hall, Room 312

                                                                                                                                                                                          Qi Luo, Computer Science - Oral Exam for the Ph.D. Degree

                                                                                                                                                                                          Title: On Improving (Non)Functional Testing
                                                                                                                                                                                          Advisor: Denys Poshyvanyk


                                                                                                                                                                                            Fall 2016 Independent and International Film Series
                                                                                                                                                                                            Tuesday, November 29
                                                                                                                                                                                            7pm
                                                                                                                                                                                            Swem Library, Botetourt Theatre

                                                                                                                                                                                            Join Swem Tuesday evenings this semester for the Independent and International Film Series. This evening's screening features Illegal, directed by Olivier Masset-Depasse.

                                                                                                                                                                                              Career Conversations - Law
                                                                                                                                                                                              Wednesday, November 30
                                                                                                                                                                                              12pm - 1pm
                                                                                                                                                                                              Cohen Career Center

                                                                                                                                                                                              Get advice on exploring law careers, developing experience, and applying to law school.

                                                                                                                                                                                                WMSURE End-of-Semester Party
                                                                                                                                                                                                Wednesday, November 30
                                                                                                                                                                                                4pm - 6pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                Swem Library, Ford Classroom
                                                                                                                                                                                                Celebrate the end of the semester and wish everyone well for finals and winter break! We'll have great fun and great treats!
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Graduate Student Association Meeting 
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Wednesday, November 30
                                                                                                                                                                                                  6pm - 7pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Sadler Center, Colony Room

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Monthly Meeting of GSA. Discuss graduate student events, funding opportunities, and concerns. 

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Electronic & Computer Music Concert
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Wednesday, November 30
                                                                                                                                                                                                    7:30pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Ewell Hall, Recital Hall (Rm 107)

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Admission: FREE
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Ranging from abstract soundscapes and ambient music to plunderphonic collage, generative music, and new techno, this concert showcases the work of composers in the fall semester computer music class

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