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Passport Caravan
Thursday, January 31
3pm - 5pm
Sadler Center, Colony Room

CIEE and the Reves Center are giving away 100 free passports to eligible W&M undergraduate students!

    Alison Keith, “Courtesans (and Concubines) in Ancient Rome”
    Thursday, January 31
    4:30pm - 6pm
    Andrews Hall, Room 101

    Professor Alison Keith of the University of Toronto delivers the annual J. Ward Jones lecture on “Courtesans (and Concubines) in Ancient Rome”

    Fulfilling the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
    Thursday, January 31
    6pm - 9pm
    Sadler Center, Commonwealth Auditorium

    The Center for Student Diversity and William & Mary Student Assembly have invited Roland S. Martin back to William & Mary for our Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Program.

    Professor Kimberly Tanner of San Francisco State University Gives Bio Seminar
    Friday, February 1
    All day
    McGlothlin-Street Hall

    Professor Tanner also directs SEPAL: The Science Education Partnership & Assessment Lab. Her research focuses on how people learn science and how teachers and scientists can collaborate to make science teaching and learning more like how scientists work.

    Novelist Jenny Offill at the Patrick Hayes Writers Series
    Wednesday, February 6
    5pm
    Tucker Hall

    Jenny Offill's first novel Last Things was a finalist for the L.A. Times First Book Award. Her second novel, Dept. of Speculation has been shortlisted for several prizes and awards, including the L.A. Times Fiction Award.

      An Indian American Doctor’s Story: Cultural Competency & Health Equity by Dr. Natasha Sriraman, MD
      Friday, February 8
      12pm - 1pm
      Morton Hall, Room 314

      Dr. Natasha Sriraman's lecture will juxtapose her personal journey as a Doctor and her advocacy for greater education and understanding of the impact of culture, bias, individuality and health literacy in health care.

      Dr. Dawn Wright of Environmental Systems Research Institute
      Thursday, February 14
      10am
      Swem Library, Center for Geospatial Analysis

      Dr. Wright is a geographer and oceanographer and leading authority in the application of Geographic Information System technology to the field of ocean and coastal science. She played a key role in creating the first GIS data model for the oceans.

      Douglas Flowe, Assistant Professor, Department of History, Washington University (St. Louis)
      Thursday, February 28
      3:30pm
      TBD

      Professor Flowe’s research is primarily concerned with themes of criminality, vice, leisure, and masculinity, and understanding how they converge with issues of race, class, and space in America. His visit is hosted by Gender, Sexuality & Women’s Studies.

        Poet Patricia Smith at the Patrick Hayes Writers Series
        Thursday, March 14
        5pm
        Tucker Hall

        Ms. Smith has been called “a testament to the power of words to change lives.” Her work has appeared in Poetry magazine, the Paris Review, the New York Times, the Washington Post, and others.

          Christy Coleman (CEO, American Civil War Museum) Speaks at the Lyon G. Tyler Lectures Series
          Friday, March 15
          5pm
          James Blair Hall

          Christy Coleman is the CEO of the American Civil War Museum.

          Art & Art History Distinguished Lecture by Krista Thompson, Northwestern University
          Monday, March 18
          5pm
          Andrews Hall

          Krista Thompson is the Weinberg College Board of Visitors Professor and Professor in the Department of Art History. She researches and teaches the modern and contemporary art and visual culture of the Africa diaspora, with an emphasis on photography. 

            Professor Natalie Brito M.A. '08, Assistant Professor of Applied Psychology at New York University
            Monday, March 18
            5pm
            ISC1 (Integrated Science Center)

            Professor Brito M.A. '08, is a developmental psychologist who examines how early social and cultural contexts (e.g., poverty, multilingualism) shape the trajectory of neurocognitive development. MA Experimental Psychology, College of William and Mary.

            Ann Owen, Chair and Professor of Economics and Public Policy at Hamilton College
            Tuesday, March 19
            5pm
            TBD

            Professor Owen’s research interests include macroeconomics, growth, income distribution, human capital formation, and sustainable development. Many of these interests trace to her prior work as an Economist for the Federal Reserve Board of Governors.

              Symposium Honoring Patricia J. Williams, James L. Dohr Professor of Law at Columbia Law School
              Friday, March 22
              All day
              James Blair Hall

              Patricia Williams is the James L. Dohr Professor of Law at Columbia Law School. She is published widely in the areas of race, gender, and law, and other issues of legal theory and legal writing. 

                International Transgender Day of Visibility
                Sunday, March 31
                All day
                Various

                International Transgender Day of Visibility is honored annually and is a time to celebrate transgender people around the globe and the courage it takes to live authentically, while also raising awareness around the discrimination trans people still face.