DEI Film Discussion: Selma
Tuesday, February 1
5pm - 6pm
School of Education, Zoom

Join us for a discussion about Selma, the 2014 film directed by Ava DuVernay that chronicles the 1965 Selma to Montgomery voting rights marches.

Strollin’: A history of Black Greek letter organizations at William & Mary
Tuesday, February 1
6pm - 8:30pm
Swem Library, Botetourt Gallery and Theatre

Strollin’: A history of Black Greek letter organizations at William & Mary, examines the arrival of African American fraternities and sororities to campus. 

Inclusive Leadership Workshop (Virtual)
Wednesday, February 2

The Inclusive Leadership Workshop will explore the topics of diversity, inclusion, belonging, and unconscious bias and include activities and discussions that will help participants identify strategies to become more inclusive leaders.

WN Book Discussions: Girl in Translation by Jean Kwok
Thursday, February 3
12pm - 1pm

The Women's Network invites employees (faculty, staff, professionals/professional faculty) to discuss books, podcasts, and articles.

Emily Hein is leading a discussion of the book Girl in Translation by Jean Kwok on February 3, 2022, at 12 noon.

Beyond Diversity, Inclusion, and Conservation to Decolonization in Science, Technology, and Policy 
Thursday, February 3
6:30pm - 7:30pm

Join us for an evening Zoom talk with Dr. Kim TallBear (Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate) on decolonization in science, technology, and policy, and the implications for land and life, not only for Indigenous peoples, but for all of us. 

Brave Bubble Conversation: Critical Race Theory
Monday, February 7
5:15pm - 6:15pm

Join faculty and staff from William & Mary’s professional schools—Law School, School of Education, and Mason School of Business—for a “brave bubble” conversation on the recent executive orders on critical race theory in Virginia.

Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration
Wednesday, February 9
7pm - 9pm
Sadler Center, Commonwealth Auditorium

Benjamin Crump, a civil rights leader and attorney who has represented such clients as the families of Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown, will speak at William & Mary’s 2022 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration.

Charter Day Ceremony
Friday, February 11
Kaplan Arena

Charter Day marks the 329th anniversary of the awarding of the Royal Charter from King William III and Queen Mary II of England establishing William & Mary. Tickets are not required to attend.

Trailblazers Wall Unveiling
Saturday, February 12
11am - 11:45am
School of Education, Dogwood Room

Join the School of Education as we unveil a new wall honoring trailblazers who have shaped the history of the school, university and broader field of education. 

Porch Talk: ‘So Pious an Institution’: Slavery, Religion, Education, and Virginia’s Bray Schools
Tuesday, February 15

Join us on February 15 at 6:00 p.m. for a Lemon's Legacies Porch Talk with Nicole Brown, an American Studies master's student studying the Bray School in Williamsburg, Virginia.

DEI Speaker Series: Cultivating an Inclusive Environment
Wednesday, February 16
6pm - 7pm
School of Education

Dr. Michael Torrence, President of Motlow State Community College, will present "Cultivating an Inclusive Environment."

Stepping into Excellence Black Expo
Saturday, February 19
1pm - 3pm
Campus Center, Unity Hall

This cultural event is meant to highlight Black Owned Businesses in Virginia, and aspiring student entrepreneurs.

Exoneree Guest Speaker to Talk to W&M Innocence Club and W&M Community
Saturday, February 19
Sadler Center, Chesapeake A

Mr. Burton was only 16 years old when he was convicted and sentenced to 15 years to life in prison for the murder of his mother. He served 19 years before being released on parole, and carried the wrongful conviction around for 28 years before exoneration

Brown Bag: School Assignment, Student Diversity and Academic Outcomes
Monday, February 21
12pm - 1pm
School of Education, Room 1056

Join Deven Carlson, Associate Director for Education at the National Institute of Risk and Resilience and a faculty member at the University of Oklahoma, for a brown bag talk on school assignment and academic success. 

    Courageous Conversation
    Monday, February 21
    6pm - 7pm
    School of Education, Zoom

    Join the School of Education community for our next Courageous Conversation: Whitewashing of Public Education and How to Move Forward.

    W&M Law School Black Excellence Speaker
    Tuesday, February 22
    1pm - 1:50pm
    Law School, Zoom

    W&M Law School Black History Month Speaker, Barbara L. Johnson, JD '84 

    Racial & Social Justice: Minute Mentoring
    Tuesday, February 22
    3:30pm - 5pm
    Sadler Center, Tidewater B

    Have four mentoring conversations with community leaders who forward racial and social justice through policy, law, activism, education, and more. Learn about their personal and professional lessons learned.

    Face to Face International: Carrie Cooper & Leah Glenn
    Tuesday, February 22
    Reves Center for International Studies, Reves Room

    Teresa Longo, Executive Director of the Reves Center, hosts Dean of Libraries Carrie Cooper and Frances L. And Edwin L. Cummings Professor of Dance and Africana Studies Leah Glenn for an unscripted conversation about questions that matter in the world.

    Navigating Adversity with Brian Woolfolk, JD '96
    Thursday, February 24
    12pm - 1pm

    The Black Faculty & Staff Forum has invited Brian Woolfolk, JD '96 as our Black History Month Speaker. 

    Eric Klinenberg Campus Talk 
    Thursday, February 24
    Sadler Center, Tidewater A

    Join us to hear from Eric Klinenberg, professor of social science at New York University and author of Palaces for the People: How Social Infrastructure Can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization, and the Decline of Civic Life.

      Black History: Local, Living, and Imaginative – Descendant Stories Porch Talk
      Thursday, February 24
      6pm - 7pm

      Join us for this descendant-focused Lemon's Legacies Porch Talk on February 24 at 6:00 p.m. ET.

      Brown Table Talk - Bouncing Back: Recovering From Obstacles
      Thursday, February 24
      6pm - 7pm
      Campus Center, Room 159

      Join us for our first Brown Table Talk meeting at the Center for Student Diversity as we discuss bouncing back from obstacles and setbacks! Thursday, Feb. 26 at 6 PM.

      2022 Fauvel Lecture in French & Francophone Studies
      Friday, February 25
      4:30pm - 5:45pm
      Online (Zoom)

      Abdellah Taïa’s Transflilial Myth Making and Unfaithful Realms of Memory

      Denis M. Provencher (University of Arizona)

      Growing Up Young & Black: A Personal Development Conversation
      Friday, February 25
      5:30pm - 7pm
      Blow Memorial Hall, Room 201

      You are invited to a “grown-ish” watch party (Season 1 Episode 10) and personal development conversation on dating as a black student at a Predominantly White Institution on this Friday, February 25th at 5:30 pm in Blow Memorial Hall 201. 


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