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.

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. 

W&M 2022 Lunar New Year Celebration
Saturday, February 5
All day
Sadler Center, Chesapeake ABC

WMCSSA has organized our annual Lunar New Year Celebration to bring the Chinese student body together and to make them feel at home. 

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.

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. 

Black Student Organization Valentine's Day Candy Grams
Tuesday, February 15
11am - 3pm
Campus Center, Lobby

Valentine's Day Candy Grams are being sold by the Black Student Organization and are sponsored by the Center for Student Diversity! Preorders run until February 11, 2022 at 12pm. 

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."

Black History: What You May Not Have Learned in School
Thursday, February 17
Law School, N/A

Profs Jackson Sasser (Govt.) and Adrienne Petty (History) will talk about deemphasized aspects of Black history. 

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

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.

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.

Telling History: Dialogue & Dessert
Thursday, February 24
4pm - 5pm
Blow Memorial Hall, Room 201

Historical narratives create deep beliefs about who we are, where we come from, and what are the right prospects. Hear new perspectives, share your own, and spend a unique hour in dialogue with six other attendees from across Williamsburg and W&M.

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.