International Law Mixer and Q&A
Monday, October 4
1pm - 2pm
Law School, TBD (Note: this is an outdoor event)

A meet-and-greet event to connect with fellow law students interested in international law and distinguished professors who teach diverse areas of international law.

International Relations Program: Prospective Majors Information Session
Wednesday, October 6
4pm - 5pm

Are you interested in studying international relations? Do you have questions about the International Relations major?

    My Name is Pauli Murray
    Wednesday, October 6
    Tucker Hall, Tucker Theater

    A Film Screening and Panel Discussion Featuring Diya Bose, Assistant Professor of GSWS/SOCL, Vivian Hamilton, Professor of Law and Rev. Charles Bauer, Chaplain, Episcopal Church at W&M

    The Asian Centennial presents: "Nationalism in Asia" a talk by Professor Maya J. Tudor
    Wednesday, October 6

    The Asian Centennial presents: Nationalism in Asia a  talk by Professor Maya J. Tudor, Blavatnik School of Government Oxford University

    Homecoming & Reunion Weekend
    Thursday, October 7 - Sunday, October 10
    Various locations throughout campus

    You won't want to miss this opportunity to reconnect with friends and celebrate alma mater.

      Institute for Integrative Conservation Open House
      Thursday, October 7
      5pm - 6:30pm
      Boundary 221

      Join W&M's Institute for Integrative Conservation (IIC) for an engaging open house to learn about our work to cultivate an inclusive community of leaders to solve global conservation challenges.

      Lee Lecture -  "Sacred 'Manumissions' and Sanctuaries"
      Thursday, October 7
      5pm - 6:30pm
      Andrews Hall, Room 101

       "Sacred 'Manumissions' and Sanctuaries" title of our Annual Lee Lecture to be given by Professor Elizabeth Meyer , University of Virginia.

        W&M Welcomes Former NFL Legend, Writer, Civil Rights Activist, and Disney Executive Reggie Williams
        Thursday, October 7
        Sadler Center, Commonwealth Auditorium

        Former National Football League player Reggie Williams  will read from his memoir “Resilient by Nature.” 

        Diplomacy in the 21st Century
        Thursday, October 7
        6pm - 7:30pm
        Scotland 427

        The Global Research Institute, the Reves Center for International Studies, and the Department of Modern Languages and Literature will host a career panel on October 7 at 6 pm on the third floor of GRI, 427 Scotland Street.

        Chinese Program Homecoming Virtual Meet and Greet
        Friday, October 8
        10am - 11am
        Location not specified

        Virtual networking event for current and past W&M Chinese Program students and faculty.

          History, Causality & Resistance: Stopping Anti-Asian Hatred During COVID with Dr. Russell Jeung
          Friday, October 8
          12pm - 1pm
          Sadler Center, Commonwealth Auditorium. Zoom also available via REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT.

          Using incidents reported to Stop AAPI Hate, Professor Jeung discusses the nationwide trends in anti-Asian racism, their causes, and their historic roots. He then shares how the Asian American community is resisting this racism and what gains we have made.

          Anthropology Homecoming Talk: "The Invisible Experts of Middle Eastern Archaeology"
          Friday, October 8
          3pm - 4:30pm

          Dr. Allison Mickel will give the Anthropology Homecoming talk entitled: "The Invisible Experts of Middle Eastern Archaeology: In Stories, Networks, and Visions." Please email [[jdcarlson]] for Zoom link.

            Annual RPSS Homecoming Talk
            Friday, October 8
            3:30pm - 4:30pm
            TBD, Virtual

            "Who Needs Russian? We All Do!"

            Spencer Small '16, Ph.D. candidate, Yale University

            Annual RPSS Homecoming Talk

            German Studies Zoom Reunion!
            Friday, October 8
            4pm - 5:30pm

            Stop by in our Zoom Room to say hi!

              French and Francophone Studies and Hispanic studies Homecoming 
              Saturday, October 9
              9:30am - 11am
              Jefferson Gardens

              The French and Francophone Studies program and the Hispanic Studies program are hosting a breakfast to welcome our Alumni back to campus and to celebrate our 2020 graduates. 

              Chancellors Hall Open House and Homecoming
              Saturday, October 9
              10am - 12pm
              Chancellors Hall (formerly Tyler Hall), The tent between Chancellors and Monroe

              The Economics Department, Government Department, International Relations Program, and Public Policy Program will host a get-together over coffee and pastries on Saturday, October 9, from 10:00 am–12:00 pm.

              APIM Alumni Pre-Game Tailgate
              Saturday, October 9
              12:30pm - 3pm
              Alumni House, Lawn

              Reconnect during a pre-game tailgate with the APIM, representing Asian-Pacific Islander-Middle Eastern/Southwest Asian alumni. We will gather outside of the newly renovated Alumni House for great food, good music and an all-around great time!

              Homecoming Oktoberfest
              Saturday, October 9
              4pm - 6pm
              BBQ Area in Randolph Complex

              Join the German Studies Program for our traditional Oktoberfest BBQ. Meet new students and alums!

              JAPN Homecoming Event
              Saturday, October 9
              5pm - 6pm

              Join us to see old friends and enjoy a conversation with Japanese Studies alum Anastasia Rivera, former Assistant Language Teacher in the JET Program, for Yamagata Prefecture in the T?hoku Region.

                RPSS Homecoming Reception
                Saturday, October 9
                5pm - 7pm
                Monroe Hall, TENT

                Annual Homecoming gathering for the alumni of the Russian and Post-Soviet Studies program.

                "What I wish I had known..." info session on the IIC Conservation Research Program
                Monday, October 11
                4pm - 5pm
                Cohen Career Center

                As part of the Cohen Career Center's  "I wish that I had known..." series, the Institute for Integrative Conservation will be hosting an information session for undergraduate students about the year-long Conservation Research Program in 2022. 

                  Escuchando con compasión: Centering Latine/Latinx/Latino narratives in education
                  Monday, October 11
                  6pm - 7pm
                  School of Education, Zoom

                  In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, join the School of Education for a panel discussion focused on the experiences of Latine/o/x individuals and/or advocates in K-12 and higher education settings. 

                   "little brown gIRL" a solo show on growing up brown in America by Rinabeth Apostol (Rated R)
                  Tuesday, October 12 - Wednesday, October 13
                  7:30pm - 9pm
                  Location not specified

                  Asian Centennial Distinguished Theater Arts Fellow and Class of 1939 Visiting Artist Rinabeth Apostol of San Francisco premieres an original solo cabaret exploring the Filipino diaspora in America through song and dance. Directed by Francis Tanglao Aguas.

                  Prague Summer Study Abroad Programs Info Session
                  Wednesday, October 13
                  6pm - 7pm
                  Chandler Hall, Room 219

                  Learn more about the two W&M faculty-led study abroad programs in Prague this summer.  

                    Dept. of Modern Languages & Literatures Bellini Colloquium
                    Thursday, October 14
                    3:30pm - 5pm
                    Washington Hall, Room 315

                    John Eisele

                    "Perspectives on the Linguistic Sign: Sound Symbolism in English and Arabic"

                    Also streamed on Zoom

                      Fall Break
                      Saturday, October 16 - Tuesday, October 19
                      Location not specified

                      Fall Break

                        China Town Hall with Fareed Zakaria, followed by William & Mary Local Discussion
                        Tuesday, October 19
                        7pm - 9pm

                        CNN host and best-selling author Fareed Zakaria will be the featured speaker for CHINA Town Hall 2021, a national conversation on how the U.S.-China relationship affects our cities, towns, and communities. Livestream followed by W&M Zoom discussion.

                        Classes resume from Fall Break
                        Wednesday, October 20
                        All day
                        Location not specified

                        Classes resume from Fall Break

                          Anthropology Brown Bag: "Negotiating Funding & the Techno-Politics of Citizenship in the Mosquitia"
                          Wednesday, October 20
                          12pm - 1pm

                          Dr. Fernando Galeana Rodriguez will explore the intersection of conservation and politics in the Honduran Mosquitia. Please email [[jdcarlson]] for Zoom link. 

                            The Patrick Hayes Writers Series presents Nicola Barker
                            Thursday, October 21
                            Tucker Hall, Online

                            British novelist Nicola Barker will be joining the Hayes Series via Crowdcast on Oct. 21st at 5pm.

                            Information Session: Friends Committee on National Legislation
                            Thursday, October 21
                            5pm - 6pm
                            Cohen Career Center, Hybrid

                            Information Session with Friends Committee on National Legislation

                              Exhibit Opening Reception: Pu-Kao Chen Thoughts of 1923 US & W&M 
                              Friday, October 22
                              4pm - 5pm
                              Swem Library, Lobby, 1st floor

                              Join us to celebrate the installation of the exhibit, "The Asian Centennial at William & Mary: Pu Kao Chen 1923" curated by Sumie Yotsukura '22 and assisted by Brian Zhao '23. An opening reception will be held on Friday, Oct. 22 from 4-5 p.m. in Swem.

                              Film Screening: “BUDJANG”
                              Friday, October 22
                              5pm - 7pm
                              Blow Memorial Hall, Room 201

                              Come watch the screening of Rhadem Musawah’s latest film, “BUDJANG”, this Friday (10/22), at 5 pm in Blow 201.

                              Aki Matsuri 2021
                              Sunday, October 24
                              4pm - 7pm
                              Crim Dell Meadow

                              A fun celebration of Japanese culture and the coming of fall in the Crim Dell Meadow from 4-7pm on Sunday, October 24th! There will be free food, games and activities, performances, and more!

                              Community Talk with Award-Winning Journalist Simon Ostrovsky
                              Monday, October 25
                              6pm - 7pm
                              Community lecture with award-winning documentary filmmaker and investigative journalist Simon Ostrovsky. Simon is a PBS NewsHour Special Correspondent and a Pulitzer Center Grantee
                              Diwali Banquet 
                              Monday, October 25
                              7pm - 9pm
                              Sadler Center, Chesapeake A
                              Come celebrate Diwali, one of the largest Hindu holidays, with HSJA and SASA! Enjoy free food catered by Spice Palace, performances from W&M Afsana, Griffin Bhangra, and W&M Syndicate, and an overall great time!
                              Protest, Threat Dimensions, and the Repression of Women’s Rights
                              Tuesday, October 26
                              11am - 12pm
                              Chancellors Hall (formerly Tyler Hall), Room 322

                              “Protest, Threat Dimensions, and the Repression of Women’s Rights,” presented by Dr. Emily Hencken Ritter.

                              Sustainability Abroad Panel
                              Tuesday, October 26
                              4pm - 5pm
                              Virtual Zoom Link

                              Join W&M and UVA faculty for a panel discussion on sustainability abroad on OCTOBER 26 at 4pm. This event is open to all students, faculty and staff. Register here

                              Okinawa & the US Military Base Issues: Past, Present & Future
                              Thursday, October 28
                              5pm - 6pm
                              ZOOM: preregister at Contact Information, below

                              Okinawa has played a disproportionate role hosting U.S. military facilities, leading to numerous difficulties. Mr. Satoshi Uechi, Director, Okinawa Prefecture Washington D.C. Office,  will share Okinawans’ views on these matters and recent developments.

                                Japanese Studies Open House
                                Friday, October 29
                                3:30pm - 5pm
                                Washington Hall, 315 & Zoom

                                Join us to learn more about the Japanese Studies Major and Minor, study abroad, courses for Spring, and more! Snacks provided. Event will be held both in-person and over Zoom. Please RSVP for in-person.

                                Javaad Alipoor Theatre Company: Rich Kids: A History of Shopping Malls in Tehran
                                Saturday, October 30
                                2pm - 4pm
                                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


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                                William & Mary Latinx Heritage Month 2021 
                                Wednesday, September 15 - Friday, October 15
                                12am - 12am
                                Campus Center, Room 159

                                W&M is proud to celebrate Latinx Heritage Month. Please join the William & Mary community as we celebrate Latinx heritage month. For more information, visit: