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Diversity Series Featuring Jenny Currin of the Philippines 
Wednesday, November 28
5pm - 7pm
Sadler Center, Dining hall

Diversity Series Featuring Jenny Currin from the Philippines 

    Janice Allen Jackson '85, Administrator of Augusta, Georgia, Named Fall 2018 Baxter-Ward Fellow
    Thursday, November 29
    5pm - 6:30pm
    Tucker Hall, 127A

    The Department of Government is pleased to announce that Janice Allen Jackson ’85 has been selected as the Fall 2018 Baxter-Ward Fellow. Ms. Jackson graduated from William & Mary with a self-designed major in Public Policy and Urban Studies.

    Conference of Undergraduate Women in Physics Regional Event; Professor Meg Urry (Yale Univ) Keynotes
    Friday, January 18 - Sunday, January 20
    Small Hall

    Professor Urry is the founding Director of the Yale Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics. She also served as Chair of the Yale Physics Department from 2007 to 2013. She served as President of the American Astrophysical Society from 2015-16. 

      24 Speed Filmmaking Competition | 2019 
      Friday, January 25 - Saturday, January 26
      5:30pm - 7pm
      Swem Library

      The rules are simple: write, shoot, and edit a short film in just 24 hours! The contest is open to W&M students and alumni, pros and amateurs alike, and is a chance to show your filmmaking chops on the big screen.

      Building a Vocal Community with Dr. Ysaÿe Barnwell
      Friday, January 25
      6pm - 9pm
      School of Education, Matoaka Woods Room

      Admission - $30 general Public; $10 for students

      Professor Alison Keith, University of Toronto, gives J. Ward Jones Lecture in Classical Studies
      Thursday, January 31
      4:30pm
      Morton Hall

      Professor Keith has written extensively about the intersection of gender and genre in Latin literature. She will deliver the J. Ward Jones Lecture in Classical Studies.

        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.

          Dr. Dawn Wright of ESRI Keynotes International Day of Women & Girls in Science
          Monday, February 11
          10am
          Swem Library, Center for Geospatial Analysis

          Dr. Wright is a geographer and oceanographer, and a 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.

              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. 

                    Poet Patricia Smith at the Patrick Hayes Writers Series
                    Thursday, March 28
                    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.

                      Ongoing Events

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                      Relaxation Sessions - 3 Part Series
                      Thursday, November 15 - Thursday, December 6
                      3:30pm - 4:15pm
                      McLeod Tyler Wellness Center

                      Engage in relaxation sessions to reduce stress and anxiety. 

                      Managing Anxiety  - Series 2
                      Tuesday, November 13 - Tuesday, December 4
                      11am - 12pm
                      McLeod Tyler Wellness Center, Studio B

                      Learn ways to manage anxiety.