Art and Culture in Germany and the U.S.
Thursday, April 1
12pm - 1pm

THURSDAY, April 1, 2021 @ 12pm EST – 1:00 PM EST

Art and Culture in Germany and the U.S.

    The Sara & Jess 2021 Cloud Lecturer: Juana María Rodríguez
    Thursday, April 1
    Tucker Hall, Online

    The Department of English presents Juana María Rodríguez as the 2021 Sara and Jess Cloud Lecturer.  She will be speaking on Mujeres Públicas: Biopolitics, Portraiture, and the Poetics of Puta Life.

      Take Back the Net: A Virtual Evening of Support for Virginia's Survivors of College Sexual Assault 
      Friday, April 2
      7pm - 9pm

      College students, sexual assault response coordinators, prevention specialists, counselors, and allies from across the Commonwealth will come together for this amazing evening of hope and healing

      Closed captioning and ASL interpretation provided.

      Journey to God's Face / El Viaje a la Carita de Dios
      Saturday, April 3
      6pm - 7pm
      Streaming via Registration

      JOURNEY TO GOD’S FACE is a virtual bilingual theatre tour experience of Quito, Ecuador. Performed by Quito Eterno.

      Spring Break Day 4 - no classes for undergraduates
      Tuesday, April 6
      All day
      Location not specified

      Spring Break Day for undergraduates 

        Spring Break Day 5 - no classes for undergraduates
        Wednesday, April 7
        All day
        Location not specified

        Spring Break Day for undergraduates

          Bellini/Decolonizing Humanities Events:  Poetry Event
          Thursday, April 8
          3:30pm - 5pm
          Zoom meeting: Link to be provided

          Don't miss this public event with poets Oscar Guardiola-Rivera, Azad Sharma, and Juana Goengen, hosted by the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures as part of the Bellini Colloquium series.

          Poetry That Re/Decenters: Poets Juana Iris Goergen, Azad Ashim Sharma, Oscar Guardiola-Rivera  
          Thursday, April 8
          3:30pm - 5pm
          Washington Hall, Room 236

          Poetry That Re/Decenters with Poets:

          Juana Iris Goergen (Puerto Rico),  Azad Ashim Sharma (UK), & Oscar Guardiola-Rivera (Colombia) read  their poetry.

          Moderated by Prof. Emily Wilcox (Chinese) with translation by Prof. Silvia Tandeciarz (Hispanic Studies).

          MLL Spring Research Showcase: Lab-based Research (Prof. Rachel Varra and Prof. Paul Vierthaler).
          Friday, April 9
          2pm - 3pm

          Join Dr. Paul Vierthaler (Chinese Studies) and Dr. Rachel Varra (Hispanic Studies) remotely to learn more about lab- and team-based research happening with language and linguistics at William & Mary. 

          Asian American Plural: The Three Continents of Abeer Hoque's "Olive Witch" (Asian Centennial Event)
          Thursday, April 15
          9:30am - 10:45am
          Digital Streaming

          Nigerian-born Bangladeshi American writer and photographer Abeer Hoque presents the finale conversation in Asian American Plural: Literature Across Borders series, curated by Dr. R. Benedito Ferrao for the Asian Centennial. 

          The New Normal: Education in Germany and the U.S. Now
          Thursday, April 15
          12pm - 1pm

          The New Normal of Education!?

          Please click the link below to join the webinar:

          Passcode: 214575

            Soirée sociale
            Thursday, April 15
            6:30pm - 9:30pm
            Sunken Garden

            French & Francophone Studies is hosting a fireside social on April 15th, 6:30-9:30 pm.

            Students and faculty will be gathering around a fire pit in the Sunken Garden (in front of Tyler Hall).

            Come for some conversation, music, and a moment to relax!

              APIA Centennial Banh Mi Lecture presents: Filipino Nurses at the Postcolonial Prelude, 1911 – 1946
              Friday, April 16
              12pm - 1pm
              Zoom - please register

              Asian and Pacific Islander Bahn Mi presents: Filipino Nurses at the Postcolonial Prelude, 1911 – 1946: A History of Mobility and Racialization to and from Seattle

              Roundtable on Gender-neutral Language in the Foreign Language Classroom
              Friday, April 16
              2pm - 3pm

              The Modern Languages & Literatures department is hosting a gender-neutral language roundtable discussion on Friday, April 16 from 2:00-3:00PM. 


              MLL Honors Theses Research Showcase
              Friday, April 23
              2pm - 4pm

              Join us to learn from 8 Honors Students in Modern Languages and Literatures about their research projects!

              Lecture: a spatial approach to the study of early modern European local political cultures
              Friday, April 23
              4:30pm - 5:30pm

              Prof. Angelo Torre (Università del Piemonte Orientale, Italy) will be speaking on "Space for the Commons: a spatial approach to the study of early modern European local political cultures" on Friday, April 23d, at 4:30 pm.

                RPSS Undergraduate Research Showcase
                Saturday, April 24
                2pm - 3:30pm
                Virtual Event

                We are delighted to share the program of our upcoming RPSS Undergraduate Research Showcase.
                RPSS students present their research in history, literary, and film studies.

                  The Russian Music Ensemble Spring Concert
                  Sunday, April 25
                  11am - 12pm
                  Wren Yard

                  Join us in celebrating the end of the semester with The Russian Music Ensemble Spring Concert

                    Spring Break Day 6 - no classes for undergraduates
                    Monday, April 26
                    All day
                    Location not specified

                    Spring Break Day for undergraduates

                      Poetry Reading: Voices from Iraq
                      Wednesday, April 28
                      4:30pm - 5:30pm
                      Washington Center,

                      In celebration of April as National Poetry Month, the Arabic dept. is hosting a reading of Iraqi poetry and music. 

                        Responsibilities of History: Understanding the “Comfort Women” Controversy Between Japan & Korea
                        Friday, April 30
                        3pm - 4pm

                        A conversation with Eric Han and Tomoyuki Sasaki about the ongoing "comfort women" controversy. Please RSVP for the Zoom link.