Holy Spectacles: American Religion and the Circus
Monday, November 1
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Tucker Hall, 127A

In this lecture, sponsored by the W&M Religious Studies Department, Dr. Nicole C. Kirk will explore how circuses sought to make their forms of entertainment appealing to Christians and considers the development of religious practices in American circuses.


Election Day
Tuesday, November 2
All day
Location not specified

Offices closed. Classes in session.

    Election Day (offices closed, classes in session)
    Tuesday, November 2
    All day
    Location not specified

    Election Day (offices closed, classes in session)

      Lishan Yang, Computer Science - PhD dissertation proposal
      Wednesday, November 3
      1:30pm - 3:30pm
      McGlothlin-Street Hall, zoom

      Lishan Yang, Computer Science - PhD dissertation proposal
      Title: Enabling GPGPU Application Resilience
      Advisor: Dr. Evgenia Smirni
      Location:  Zoom Meeting


        Writing & Identity: A Craft Conversation with Jung Hae Chae 
        Wednesday, November 3
        7pm
        Tucker Hall, Tucker Theatre (Tucker 127A)

        Jung Hae Chae is a poet and essayist based in Orange, New Jersey, and originally from Seoul. Her work explores the weight of cultural and family history, as well as the way culture travels across the globe and permeates the everyday.

        The impact of informal road building on Indigenous communities and forest in Honduras
        Thursday, November 4
        12pm - 1pm
        Zoom webinar

        Join us for a  panel discussion on the impact of informal infrastructural development on deforestation and the land rights of Indigenous peoples in Honduras. 

          Ryan Mutter Talk: Responding to the Opioid Crisis
          Thursday, November 4
          12:30pm - 1:30pm
          Chancellors Hall (formerly Tyler Hall), Room 322

          Ryan Mutter is an Analyst at the Health Policy Studies Unit, Health Analysis Division of the U.S. Congressional Budget Office. He will speak about “Responding to the Opioid Crisis.”  

          The Attack on Critical Race Theory: Interactive Panel Discussion
          Thursday, November 4
          12:50pm - 2pm
          Law School, Zoom
          Join expert panelists, Jamel K. Donnor, David Goldberg, Vivian Hamilton, for an interactive panel discussion on Critical Race Theory (CRT).
            "The Story of Civil War-Era Emancipation and Black Citizenship in Yorktown Virginia"
            Thursday, November 4
            2pm - 3pm
            Zoom

            Emerging Scholars Series Talk: "The Story of Civil War-Era Emancipation and Black Citizenship in Yorktown Virginia"

            Local Immigrant & Refugee Experiences: A Discussion with the Immigration Law Clinic
            Thursday, November 4
            8pm - 9pm
            McGlothlin-Street Hall, Room 20

            Learn about the experiences and realities of local immigrants & refugees in a discussion with guest speakers Nicole Alanko and Prof. Kern-Scheerer from the W&M Immigration Law Clinic. This event is hosted by WMFIRE.

            Pre-Defense Deadline for Students Submitting a Thesis or Dissertation for January 2022 graduation
            Friday, November 5
            All day
            Stetson House, Room 201

            Four steps are required at least two weeks before you defend. November 5 is the last day by which you may meet this requirement if you intend to graduate in January 2022.


              Spring advising period ends (Undergraduates)
              Friday, November 5
              All day
              Location not specified

              Spring advising period ends

                Rapid Chemical Transformations of Wildfire Smoke - Effects on Air Quality & Atmospheric Composition
                Friday, November 5
                3pm - 4pm
                Integrated Science Center (ISC), 1127 or Virtual

                Dr. Joel Thornton, Univ. of Washington Atmospheric Scientist, presents his findings about wildfire smoke and its affects on the Earth's air quality. 

                  Physics Colloquium  - Mumtaz Qazilbash
                  Friday, November 5
                  4pm - 5pm
                  Small Hall, Room 111

                  Mumtaz Qazilbash, William & Mary Physics, Title of Talk: Recent insights into the metal-insulator transition of vanadium dioxide (VO2

                  2021 Sutlive Book Prize Lecture: Mark Anderson
                  Friday, November 5
                  5pm - 7pm
                  Zoom

                  Dr. Mark Anderson will give a lecture on his book From Boas to Black Power: Racism, Liberalism, and American Anthropology which is the recipient of the 2021 Sutlive Book Prize. Please email [[jdcarlson]] for the Zoom link. 

                    Javaad Alipoor Theatre Company: Rich Kids: A History of Shopping Malls in Tehran
                    Saturday, November 6
                    7:30pm - 9pm
                    Virtual Zoom Event

                    The Javaad Alipoor Company presents

                    Rich Kids: A History of Shopping Malls in Tehran

                    Written by Javaad Alipoor

                    Co-Created by Javaad Alipoor and Kirsty Housley


                    Spring priority registration for continuing students
                    Monday, November 8 - Thursday, November 11
                    Location not specified

                    Spring priority registration for continuing students

                      Applied Science Dissertation Defense - Spencer Kirn
                      Monday, November 8
                      10am - 12pm
                      Integrated Science Center (ISC), Room 0280


                      GWRC Workshop: The Elevator Pitch
                      Tuesday, November 9
                      12:30pm - 1:30pm
                      Zoom

                      Knowing your "elevator pitch" is crucial for your professional future. Come learn about what makes a good elevator pitch and practice writing your own.

                      Fundraiser Bingo with Minorities in Medicine
                      Tuesday, November 9
                      5pm - 6pm
                      Integrated Science Center (ISC), Room 1280

                      Fundraiser Bingo November 9th @ 5 pm in ISC 1280!! Come out and play bingo with MIMs!!! There will be gift card prizes! The entry fee is $5 (Pay to MIMs Cashapp $minoritiesinmed or Venmo @aemansour). Must RSVP to attend using link. 

                      67th Annual William & Mary Tax Conference
                      Wednesday, November 10 - Friday, November 12
                      9am - 5pm
                      Law School

                      The William & Mary Tax Conference offers lawyers and accountants an in-depth look at current topics in tax law. Please plan to join us for our 67th conference.

                      Staff Assembly Monthly Meeting
                      Wednesday, November 10
                      10am - 11:30am
                      Zoom; http://bit.ly/wmstaffassemblymeeting

                      Join us as we discuss current campus events and issues, as well as celebrate our  victories. All are welcome!

                      Geology Departmental Seminar: Pamela Grothe
                      Wednesday, November 10
                      4pm
                      TBA

                      A Christmas Tale of Corals and Climate

                        The Patrick Hayes Writers Series Presents Ye Chun
                        Wednesday, November 10
                        7pm
                        Tucker Hall, Online

                        Ye Chun is a bilingual Chinese American writer and literary translator. Her debut collection of stories, Hao, came out from Catapult in 2021. 

                        Prague Summer Session II- W&M faculty-led Study Abroad
                        Wednesday, November 10
                        7pm - 8pm
                        Zoom-https://cwm.zoom.us/j/93278609281

                        Please join the W&M Program Director and Global Education to learn more about studying abroad this summer in Prague. 

                          The Asian Centennial presents “Inside Arab Music at Ewell Hall with Johnny Farraj”
                          Thursday, November 11
                          9:30am - 10:50am
                          Ewell Hall, Room 151

                          Johnny Farraj will visit Worlds of Music (MUSC 241/ANTH 241) at 9:30-10:50 to discuss aspects of his co-authored book Inside Arabic Music and to demonstrate (musically) some of its core principles. For info: Anne Rasmussen.


                           

                          Climate Change: What's Religion Got To Do With It?
                          Thursday, November 11
                          12pm - 1pm
                          Online via Zoom

                          Religious perspectives can be both an impetus and a barrier to engaging meaningfully around climate change.

                          Honors Information Session
                          Thursday, November 11
                          4pm - 5pm
                          James Blair Hall, 127 (Phil Dept Common Room)
                            The Life and Death of Democracies: Lecture by Daniel Ziblatt
                            Thursday, November 11
                            5:30pm
                            Tucker Hall, Room 127A

                            The Reves Center for International Studies and the W&M Democracy Initiative announce that Professor Daniel Ziblatt will deliver the 2022 George Tayloe Ross Address on International Peace. Registration is full. Email [[international,Reves]] for info.

                            Meet Up: Dr. Joel Cochran
                            Thursday, November 11
                            6pm - 7pm
                            Cohen Career Center, Virtual
                              "Identity Politics and Suffering: Post-Holocaust Judaism and the Contemporary Moment": Martin Kavka
                              Thursday, November 11
                              7pm - 8:30pm
                              McGlothlin-Street Hall, Room 20

                              A religious, sociological, and philosophical discussion of the additional 614th commandment: "Do not hand Hitler posthumous victories!" 

                              Asian America is in the Art: Asian Centennial Distinguished Fine Arts Fellow Roberto Jamora's Vision
                              Friday, November 12
                              12pm - 1pm
                              Sadler Center, Commonwealth Auditorium

                              The Asian Centennial Committee is proud to present Asian Centennial Distinguished Fine Arts Fellow Roberto Jamora as he previews his vision for expressing in visual art the APM experience and history at W&M. Co-presented with the Muscarelle Museum of Art.

                              Mathematics Colloquium: Diane Pelejo (William & Mary)
                              Friday, November 12
                              2pm - 3pm
                              Jones Hall, Room 301

                              Mathematics Colloquium: Diane Pelejo (William & Mary)

                              Chemistry Seminar:  Encoded in Vibrational Spectra: Insights into the Spectroscopy of Water
                              Friday, November 12
                              3pm - 4pm
                              Integrated Science Center (ISC), 1127 or Virtual

                              Stories Encoded in Vibrational Spectra: Insights into the Spectroscopy of Water

                              by Anne B. McCoy, Natt-Lingafelter Professor of Chemistry & Ryan J. DiRisio ‘17 (McNamara Lab) 

                              University of Washington, Seattle




                                Sakura in Anime, Literature, and More
                                Friday, November 12
                                5pm - 6pm
                                Zoom

                                Join us as Dr. Makoto Aoki, Assistant Professor at Ehime University in Japan uses anime and haiku to discuss muj (impermanence or transience) and mono no aware (the pathos of things), concepts to understand traditional Japan.

                                The Asian Centennial presents The Middle Eastern Music Ensemble with guest artist Johnny Farraj
                                Friday, November 12
                                7:30pm - 9pm
                                Ewell Hall, Room 151

                                Under Prof. Anne Rasmussen, the W&M Middle Eastern Music Ensemble performs with guest artist, Johnny Farraj.


                                 

                                Spring schedule adjustment period  begins 
                                Monday, November 15
                                All day
                                Location not specified

                                Spring schedule adjustment period begins. It ends on December 10.

                                  Geography Awareness Week
                                  Monday, November 15 - Friday, November 19
                                  Swem Library, Room 213

                                  Celebrate Geography Awareness Week with the CGA! Challenges, events and guest lecture will take place November 15-19 both virtually and in-person. There are opportunities to win great prizes!

                                    Applied Science Dissertation Defense - Margaret Rooney
                                    Monday, November 15
                                    10am - 12pm
                                    Integrated Science Center (ISC), Room 0280
                                    Talk:  988 -- Putting Mental Health Policy to Practice
                                    Monday, November 15
                                    5pm - 6pm
                                    VIRTUAL

                                    Jodi Kwarciany and Stephanie Pasternak from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will speak about the transition to "988 as the National Suicide Prevention Hotline. "   

                                    GWRC Workshop: Creating a Writing Support Group    
                                    Tuesday, November 16
                                    12:30pm - 1:30pm
                                    Zoom

                                    This info session will introduce grad students to the concept of writing groups and will provide resources and best practices for starting one of your own.

                                    ‘The Intersection of Greco-Roman and Ancient Jewish Histories: How You Get There Matters!’
                                    Tuesday, November 16
                                    12:30pm - 2pm
                                    Virtual

                                    This talk by Albert Baumgarten (Professor Emeritus in the Department of History at Bar Ilan University), discusses the convergence of Classical Studies with Judaism in the Greco-Roman diaspora.

                                    Bellini Colloquium - Dept. Modern Languages and Literatures
                                    Tuesday, November 16
                                    3:30pm - 5pm
                                    Washington Hall, Room 315

                                    La alegría no llegó: Chile’s Constitutional Reckoning

                                    Sowmya Ramanathan  & Catherine Brix

                                      Artist Talk : Cara Romero
                                      Tuesday, November 16
                                      6pm
                                      Sadler Center, Auditorium
                                      Faculty Member, Tim Olbrych, to Present Program of Early French and Italian Guitar Music
                                      Tuesday, November 16
                                      7pm
                                      Ewell Hall, Recital Hall

                                      Tim Olbrych, Renaissance and Baroque guitarist and William & Mary faculty member, will present a concert of early music on November 16, 2021.

                                      The Patrick Hayes Writers Series presents Michael X. Wang
                                      Tuesday, November 16
                                      7pm
                                      Tucker Hall, Online

                                      Fiction writer Michael X. Wang will be visiting W&M via Crowdcast on Nov. 16th at 7pm.

                                      Staff Assembly Water Cooler
                                      Wednesday, November 17
                                      2pm - 3pm
                                      Zoom; https://bit.ly/wmwatercooler

                                      Let's get together in a safe space to discuss current concerns, as well as our focused topic for the month. 

                                      Hongyuan Liu, Computer Science - Dissertation Defense
                                      Wednesday, November 17
                                      2pm - 4pm
                                      McGlothlin-Street Hall, zoom

                                      Hongyuan Liu, Computer Science - Dissertation Defense
                                      Title: Techniques for Accelerating Large-scale Automata Processing
                                      Advisor: Adwait Jog
                                      Location:  Zoom Meeting


                                        Special Collections Map Viewing
                                        Wednesday, November 17
                                        2pm - 4pm
                                        Swem Library, Special Collections

                                        The Special Collections is displaying maps in their collection in collaboration with the Center for Geospatial Analysis' Geography Awareness Week. 

                                          Artist Talk : Diego Romero
                                          Wednesday, November 17
                                          4pm
                                          Andrews Hall, Room 101
                                          History Club Lecture: Professor Pickering on violence and reconciliation in the former Yugoslavia
                                          Wednesday, November 17
                                          6:30pm - 7:30pm
                                          James Blair Hall, Room 205

                                          Professor Paula Pickering, an expert on the Balkans and civic activism in the post-communist region, shares her research and talks about challenges to efforts in the former Yugoslavia to acknowledge the violence of the 1990s and promote reconciliation.

                                          Project Horseshoe Farm Information Session
                                          Wednesday, November 17
                                          6:30pm - 7:30pm
                                          Cohen Career Center, Virtual
                                            Zoom AMA with the Pre-Law Leadership Council
                                            Wednesday, November 17
                                            8pm
                                            Chancellors Hall (formerly Tyler Hall), Online via Zoom

                                            Any and all questions are welcome for the current law students -- and W&M undergraduate alums -- who help make up our Pre-Law Leadership Council. Join us on Zoom next Wednesday, 17 November, at 8:00 pm. 

                                              AMP / Lecture Series: Born on the MOVE
                                              Thursday, November 18
                                              8pm
                                              Sadler Center, Commonwealth Auditorium

                                              On Thursday, November 18th in Commonwealth Auditorium at 8PM, AMP is hosting hip-hop artist and resilience speaker Mike Africa Jr. Mike’s life experience is highlighted in the documentary 40 Years A Prisoner as seen on HBO. 


                                              Thesis/Dissertation Defense Completion Deadline for January 2022 graduation
                                              Friday, November 19
                                              All day
                                              Stetson House, Room 201

                                              Your defense must be scheduled and completed by this deadline if you intend to graduate by January 2022.

                                                Lauren Tierney: Mapping and Data Visualization at the Washington Post
                                                Friday, November 19
                                                1pm - 2pm
                                                Virtual

                                                 Lauren Tierney is a Graphics Editor at The Washington Post, and will discuss how journalists on the Post’s graphics team visualize the news with maps, graphics, and other data visualizations. 

                                                Mathematics Colloquium: Wenhui Shen (Marquette University)
                                                Friday, November 19
                                                2pm - 3pm
                                                Virtual

                                                Mathematics Colloquium: Wenhui Shen (Marquette University)

                                                University Recognition Day
                                                Monday, November 22
                                                All day
                                                Location not specified

                                                Offices closed. Classes in session.

                                                  Developments in Data Science Forum [Zoom]
                                                  Monday, November 22
                                                  4pm - 5pm
                                                  Integrated Science Center (ISC), Zoom
                                                  University Recognition Day
                                                  Tuesday, November 23
                                                  All day
                                                  Location not specified

                                                  Offices closed. Classes in session.

                                                    Making Ecocide an International Crime (Prof. Kate Mackintosh, UCLA)
                                                    Tuesday, November 23
                                                    1pm - 2pm
                                                    Law School, Virtual

                                                    Lecture hosted by William & Mary Law School's Human Security Law Center.

                                                    University Recognition Day
                                                    Wednesday, November 24
                                                    All day
                                                    Location not specified

                                                    Offices closed (four recognition hours added to state additional time off). No classes scheduled.

                                                      Thanksgiving Break (no classes, offices closed)
                                                      Wednesday, November 24 - Sunday, November 28
                                                      Location not specified

                                                      Thanksgiving Break (no classes, offices closed)

                                                        Thanksgiving Day
                                                        Thursday, November 25
                                                        All day
                                                        Location not specified

                                                        University closed.

                                                          Day after Thanksgiving
                                                          Friday, November 26
                                                          All day
                                                          Location not specified

                                                          University closed.

                                                            Classes resume from Thanksgiving Break
                                                            Monday, November 29
                                                            All day
                                                            Location not specified

                                                            Classes resume from Thanksgiving Break

                                                              Developments in Data Science Forum [Zoom]
                                                              Monday, November 29
                                                              4pm - 5pm
                                                              Integrated Science Center (ISC), Zoom
                                                              Roberto Jamora's Asian Centennial Print Unveiling
                                                              Tuesday, November 30
                                                              6pm
                                                              Virtual

                                                              Join us for the virtual unveiling of Roberto Jamora’s print Confluence. This event will begin with a short film chronicling Jamora’s journey as he created the commemorative print for the Asian Centennial and will end with a Q&A.

                                                              The W&M Jazz Ensemble and W&M Jazz Combo will perform a Double-Header Concert!
                                                              Tuesday, November 30
                                                              7pm
                                                              Ewell Hall, Recital Hall

                                                              The W&M Jazz Ensemble and W&M Jazz Combo perform a double-header concert…and YOU, our faithful reader, will be in the audience!

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