"Sweden, The EU & the U.S.": A talk by Karin Olofsdotter, Swedish Ambassador to the U.S.
Thursday, October 3
Tucker Hall, 127A

Karin Olofsdotter, Ambassador of Sweden to the United States, is delivering the 2019 McSwain-Walker lecture.

CANCELED: Ann Stoler: Colonial Disorders: A Planetary Reflection
Thursday, October 3
5pm - 7pm
Blow Memorial Hall, Room 332

Ann Stoler talk is canceled and will be rescheduled in the SPRING 2020.


    Study Abroad Fair
    Saturday, October 5
    11:30am - 2:30pm
    Unity Hall

    Explore William & Mary's study abroad options.

    Sylvia Chong: Fifty Shades of Yellow: Fetishizing Culture and Race in Crazy Rich Asians
    Tuesday, October 8
    5pm - 7pm
    Blow Memorial Hall, Room 332

    Sylvia Chong (English and Asian American Studies at UVA and Director of the Asian American Studies Program) will present material from her newest project, "Fifty Shades of Yellow: Fetishizing Culture and Transnationalizing Race in Crazy Rich Asians"

      Queer Work, Oral History, and Civilian Access: Anne Balay presents the 2019 Boswell Lecture
      Friday, October 18
      Tucker Hall, 127A (Auditorium)

      "I tell stories about my work with queer steelworkers, truckers, and whores that unpack what queerness means in these places and times."

      I-MIC 2019
      Friday, October 18
      Blow Memorial Hall, Room 201

      I-MIC 2019: Featuring Award-Winning poet and physician Irène Mathieu '09, W&M student poets, and the Russian Music Ensemble

      The Haven's 5th Anniversary Celebration
      Saturday, October 19
      6pm - 7:30pm
      Campus Center, Lobby

      Please join us October 19th during Homecoming weekend to celebrate five years of advocacy, support, and empowerment and celebrate the extraordinary contribution to current and past volunteers to campus. Refreshments served. 

      GSWS Presents "Nice Jewish Girl Meets Rom-Com" presented by Jonathan Branfman
      Wednesday, October 23
      1:15pm - 2:15pm
      Boswell Hall (formerly Morton Hall), Room 314

      This lunch and learn session: "Screwball" leading ladies are staples in romantic comedies, fueling the jokes and love plots with their zany antics. But what happens when the "screwy" rom-com heroine is also "Jewy,"? 

      Fall 2019 Tack Faculty Lecture
      Wednesday, October 23
      Sadler Center, Commonwealth Auditorium

      Deborah Denenholz Morse, Sara E. Nance Professor of English, will present "Liberating Black Beauty: A narrative on animal rights, gender, race, and nation" on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 7pm in the Commonwealth Auditorium. 

      George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School Visit
      Monday, October 28
      6:30pm - 7:30pm
      Chancellors Hall (formerly Tyler Hall), Room 123

      An admissions representative from George Mason Law will be visiting campus to meet with interested students on Monday, October 28, from 6:30-7:30pm in Tyler Hall Room 123

        Japanese Studies Lecture: Mire Koikari 
        Thursday, October 31
        5pm - 6:30pm

        Mire Koikari, a professor in the Department of Women's Studies at the University of Hawaii, Manoa, she will speak on gender issues in culture and politics in Japan since the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown in Fukushima in March 2011.


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        Scholarship on Display: Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies
        Friday, April 19 - Tuesday, December 31
        Swem Library, Entrance Gallery

        In 1991, the Women's Studies program emerged, and in 2013, the program was renamed Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies, a change that reflects the program’s aspirations for the growth of feminist research and activism at William & Mary.