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Brown Bag Seminar: Dr. Dijanna Figueroa "Journey to the Deep"
Wednesday, September 27
12pm - 1pm
ISC3 (Integrated Science Center), Room 2280

Journey to the Deep: Exploring the Biology of Animals that Live in Extreme Environments 


"Aliens of the Deep" Screening
Wednesday, September 27
7pm
VIMS - Watermen's Hall, McHugh Auditorium

Marine scientist Dr. Dijanna Figueroa will present a screening of the James Cameron documentary movie “Aliens of the Deep."

Brown Bag Talk with Dr. Trudier Harris, Sara and Jess Cloud Distinguished Lecturer
Thursday, September 28
12pm - 1pm
Blow Memorial Hall, Room 201

The 50th Commemoration Planning Committee is honored to present a Brown Bag talk by Dr. Trudier Harris, Sara and Jess Cloud Distinguished Lecturer. Dr. Harris was the first African American faculty to be tenured at William & Mary.

A Discussion on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education
Thursday, September 28
2:30pm - 4pm
VIMS - Watermen's Hall, Classroom A/B

VIMS will host a panel discussion with invited guests, local experts, and former VIMS graduate students on race and ethnicity in higher education.

Connecting Curiosity to Careers: Engaging People of Color in STEM
Friday, September 29
12pm
VIMS - Watermen's Hall, McHugh Auditorium

Marine scientist Dr. Dijanna Figueroa will present the first in the VIMS Friday Seminar Series on engaging people of color to become in STEM-connected careers.

Self-Care During Painful Times: How to Use Mindfulness in Everyday Life: Lemon's Legacies Porch Talk
Tuesday, October 3
12pm - 1pm
Sadler Center, Chesapeake B

Join the Lemon Project along with Becca Marcus of the Counseling Center as she provides students, faculty, staff and community members with concrete ways to take care of themselves using Mindfulness techniques.  Everyone is welcome! Free lunch provided.

Tack Faculty Lecture - It’s a marvelous night for a Brain Dance! 
Wednesday, October 4
7pm - 9pm
Sadler Center, Commonwealth Auditorium
Associate Professor of Biology Shantá Hinton will present "It’s a marvelous night for a Brain Dance! So grab on, and hold on…like MK-STYX" on October 4, 2017 in the Commonwealth Auditorium.
Our Lady of Kibeho by Katori Hall
Thursday, October 5
7:30pm - 9:30pm
Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) Memorial Hall

An exploration of faith, fear and doubt. Based on actual events in pre-genocide Rwanda.

    Tyler Symposium
    Friday, October 6
    9:30am - 3:45pm
    Sadler Center, Tidewater AB

    The Tyler Symposium speaks to both the 50th anniversary of the admission of African American women and the 100th anniversary of white women’s acceptance as students and interrogates the desegregation of higher education as it relates to women.

      Kwame Alexander visits W&M
      Friday, October 6
      12pm - 3:30pm
      Swem Library, Ford Classroom

      Don't miss this opportunity to get up close and personal with Newbery Medal winner and New York Times bestselling author Kwame Alexander. Open to W&M students. Limited spots available.

      “The Crossover” Talk and Book Signing
      Friday, October 6
      7pm - 9pm
      Williamsburg Library Theatre, 515 Scotland St., Williamsburg, VA 23185

      Newbery Medal winner and New York Times bestselling author Kwame Alexander visits Williamsburg Library for a book talk and signing.

      Our Lady of Kibeho by Katori Hall
      Saturday, October 7
      7:30pm - 9:30pm
      Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) Memorial Hall

      An exploration of faith, fear and doubt. Based on actual events in pre-genocide Rwanda.

        Our Lady of Kibeho by Katori Hall
        Sunday, October 8
        2pm - 4pm
        Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) Memorial Hall

        An exploration of faith, fear and doubt. Based on actual events in pre-genocide Rwanda.

          Alumni Brick Dedication Ceremony
          Saturday, October 21
          11am - 12pm
          Alumni House, Clarke Plaza and Ukrop Terrace

          William & Mary alumni bricks will be dedicated to Lynn Briley, Karen Ely, and Janet Brown Strafer as the university honors the three women during the year-long celebration of the 50th Anniversary of African Americans in Residence at W&M.

            Meet the Curator
            Saturday, October 21
            12pm - 2pm
            Muscarelle Museum of Art

            The Muscarelle Museum of Art invites you to start your homecoming weekend with Meet the Curator!


            Concert with Digital Artist, Pamela Z in Ewell Recital Hall
            Friday, October 27
            7:30pm - 9pm
            Ewell Hall

            Pamela Z is a composer, performer and media artist who is a major voice challenging existing digital humanities orthodoxy. Her performance is part of the American Studies Program's symposium on Race, Memory, and the Digital Humanities.

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            Brave Enough to be First: Exploring 50 Years of African Americans in Residence at William & Mary
            Friday, September 15 - Sunday, May 13
            Swem Library, Marshall Gallery, First Floor Rotunda

            Brave Enough to be First serves to honor the legacy of the three women who were the first African Americans in residence at William & Mary, to shed light on just how far we have come, and to inspire continued diversity and inclusion.

            "No Man's Land: A Collection of Works by Contemporary Female Artists"
            Thursday, September 7 - Tuesday, October 3
            Andrews Hall, Andrews Gallery

            The Art & Art History's first show of the new academic year, "No Man's Land: A Collection of Works by Contemporary Female Artists," September 7 - October 3, 2017.

            A reception will take place on September 14, from 4 to 6 pm.

            Free and Open to the public.

            Building on the Legacy: African American Art from the Permanent Collection
            Saturday, September 2 - Sunday, January 14
            Muscarelle Museum of Art


            Fred Eversley, 50 Years an Artist: Light & Space & Energy 
            Saturday, September 2 - Sunday, December 10
            Muscarelle Museum of Art
            Living the Legacy: Oral Histories Commemorating 50 years of African Americans in Residence
            Thursday, August 31 - Monday, January 15
            Swem Library, Entrance Gallery

            Living the Legacy is a dynamic exhibit featuring the intricate, inspiring stories of African Americans who experienced these inaugural years firsthand and who broke barriers for the generations to come.