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Nadia Abu El-Haj: “Listening to War (Stories): Therapeutic Citizenship and the Violence of Empire” 
Tuesday, September 17
5pm - 7pm
Blow Memorial Hall, Room 332

Prof. Nadia Abu El-Haj (Anthropology,  Barnard College and Columbia University,  Co-Director of the Center for Palestine Studies)  talks explores the field of military psychiatry and public understandings of the trauma of American soldiers.


    AIA Lecture: Dr. Laurie Rush, "Saving Archaeology in Crisis Areas"
    Friday, September 20
    5pm - 6pm
    Small Hall, Room 110

    The Williamsburg AIA presents Dr. Laurie Rush, Cultural Resources Manager at Fort Drum, for a lecture on "Saving Archaeology in Crisis Areas."  


    International Archaeology Day
    Saturday, September 21
    1pm - 5pm
    Morton Hall, Room 340

    Interested in archaeology? Join us for a poster session, information on career and fieldwork opportunities, and a screening of Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

    Smoke and Mirrors: The Politics of Racecraft
    Monday, September 23
    7pm
    Alan B. Miller Hall (Business School), Brinkley Commons

     Dr. Karen Fields and Dr. Barbara Fields, authors of Racecraft: The Soul of Inequality in American Life, to hold an insightful presentation and conversation on moving forward together. This program is apart of the 400th Anniversary Commemoration.

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

    Ann Stoler (Willy Brandt Distinguished Professor and Director of the Institute for Critical Social Inquiry at the New School) presents the ways in which knowledge production prevents us from grappling with the radicalized afterlives of colonialism.


     

      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"

        Dr. Frank Cha's "Community Matters: Grassroots Activism & Vietnamese Americans in the US Gulf South"
        Friday, October 18
        12pm - 1pm
        Morton Hall, Room 314

        Dr. Frank Cha received his Ph.D. in American Studies from William & Mary. This talk traces the emergence of Vietnamese American communities in Louisiana and Mississippi and their growing wave of social and environmental activism.

        Dan Sayers: "Creating Home: African and Native American Resistance Communities of the Dismal Swamp"
        Friday, October 18
        2pm - 3:30pm
        Blow Memorial Hall, Room 201

        Join the W&M Anthropology Department this Homecoming Weekend as Dr. Daniel O. Sayers, Chair of the Department of Anthropology at American University, presents "Creating Home: African and Native American Resistance Communities of the Great Dismal Swamp." 

        Collection as a Surrealist State of Mind
        Wednesday, October 23
        6pm - 7pm
        Tucker Hall, Tucker Theater


        Emerging Scholars Series: Tomos Evans, “Exploring Earth’s Largest Monuments”
        Wednesday, November 6
        2pm - 3pm
        Stryker Center, Boundary Street

        Tomos Llywelyn Evans, a doctoral student in Anthropology, will present an Emerging Scholars Series talk for the public. Presented through partnership between the A&S Graduate Center and the Williamsburg Regional Library.

        Emerging Scholars Series: Maddy Bassett, “The Archaeology of Islam in the Horn of Africa”
        Wednesday, January 29
        2pm - 3pm
        Stryker Center, Boundary Street

        Madeleine Bassett, a doctoral student in Anthropology, will present an Emerging Scholars Series talk for the public. Presented through partnership between the A&S Graduate Center and the Williamsburg Regional Library.


        Emerging Scholars Series: Chardé Reid, “Virginia's First Africans at Historic Jamestowne”
        Wednesday, February 19
        2pm - 3pm
        Stryker Center, Boundary Street

        L Chardé Reid, a doctoral student in Anthropology, will present an Emerging Scholars Series talk for the public. Presented through partnership between the A&S Graduate Center and the Williamsburg Regional Library.


        Raft Debate - A W&M Tradition
        Thursday, March 19
        6:30pm - 8pm
        Sadler Center, Chesapeake ABC

        The Annual Raft Debate will be held on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. in the Sadler Center's Chesapeake ABC.  The event is free and open to the public. The 2020 participants will be announced in the Fall.  Mark your calendars now!