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WMCI Summer 2018 Community Courses
Monday, April 30, 2018 - Monday, August 6, 2018
Rowe House

Join WMCI this summer for many new, fun, and educational courses!

Introductory Yang Style Taiji & Beginning Qigong
Monday, June 4, 2018 - Monday, August 6, 2018
5:30pm - 6:30pm
TBD

Our Taiji classes this summer will be held on Mondays from 5:30-6:30 pm and run from June 4-August 16! 

Prof. David McCarthy, Signing Selling the CIA
Friday, August 10, 2018
2pm - 6pm
William & Mary Bookstore

This new book examines public relations’ efforts to portray the Central Intelligence Agency in a positive light.

Wilford Kale, Signing From Student to Warrior
Saturday, August 25, 2018
10am - 2pm
William & Mary Bookstore

This new book examines the role the William & Mary community has played in military actions from the French & Indian War through to the present day.

Meet the Greens!
Sunday, August 26, 2018
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sadler Center, The Terrace

Come on out to meet some of the groups involved in sustainability on and off campus!

Fraternity & Sorority Meet and Greet
Monday, August 27, 2018
4:30pm - 6pm
Sunken Garden

Come meet the 32 different fraternities and sororities currently on William & Mary's campus. 

    Opening Convocation
    Wednesday, August 29, 2018
    5:15pm - 6:30pm
    Wren Yard
    An opportunity for the W&M community to come together to welcome all new students.
    Symphony Under the Stars with the Virginia Symphony Orchestra
    Thursday, August 30, 2018
    7:30pm - 9:30pm
    Martha Wren Briggs Amphitheatre at Lake Matoaka


    The Virginia Symphony Orchestra will perform a free concert at the Martha Wren Briggs Amphitheatre at Lake Matoaka. 

    Gates will open at 6:30 p.m., and the concert will begin at 7:30 p.m.

    Parking is available at the garage located at 201 Ukrop Way.

    Exhibit of Alumnae Art
    Thursday, September 6, 2018 - Sunday, October 21, 2018
    Sadler Center

    Exhibit of Alumnae Art

      Tamura Lomax, CEO, The Feminist Wire will speak at the Commonwealth Auditorium
      Tuesday, September 11, 2018
      All day
      Sadler Center, Commonwealth Auditorium

      Tamura Lomax is an educator, writer, and co-founder/CEO of The Feminist Wire, an online publication committed to feminist, anti-racist, and anti-imperialist sociopolitical critique. She received her PhD in religion from Vanderbilt University. 


        W&M Study in DC Day
        Wednesday, September 12, 2018
        All day
        All Over Campus

        The W&M Washington Center is hosting our Fall Study in DC Day on campus! Look out for faculty, staff, and former students as we promote all the ways to Study in DC! The day will be filled with activities and of course free food!



        Soprano Laura Strickling Opens Ewell Concert Series
        Thursday, September 13, 2018
        7pm
        Ewell Hall

        Soprano Laura Strickling has performed at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, the Kennedy Center and Washington National Cathedral. She has been praised by the New York Times as having "[a] flexible voice, crystalline diction, and warm presence." 

          Art & Art History Alumnae Speakers Series — Jane Vance '80, Birdie Boone ‘94, Jessica Singerman ‘02
          Thursday, September 20, 2018
          4pm - 5:30pm
          Andrews Hall

          Art & Art History Alumnae Speakers Series featuring Jane Vance '80, Birdie Boone ‘94 and Jessica Singerman ‘02

            Mary Jean Corbett, University Distinguished Professor of English, Miami University (Ohio)
            Thursday, September 20, 2018
            5pm
            Tucker Hall

            Professor Corbett’s research interests include nineteenth-century English and Irish writing, feminist and postcolonial theory, and women’s writing. She will deliver the Sara and Jess Cloud Distinguished Lecture.

              1st MBAA General Leadership Meeting
              Tuesday, September 25, 2018
              11am - 12:20pm
              Alan B. Miller Hall, Room 1013

              1st MBAA General Leadership Meeting for all MBAA Club/Committee Leaders/Representatives. Please mind that attendance is required! 

                Patrick Hayes Writers Series Welcomes Lorrie Moore
                Wednesday, September 26, 2018
                7pm
                Tucker Hall

                Lorrie Moore is a noted writer of novels, short stories, children’s books and essays. She was elected to the American Academy of Arts & Letters in 2006. Her latest book, an anthology of essays, is entitled See What Can Be Done (Knopf, 2018). 

                  Dr. Carla Hayden, 14th Librarian of Congress
                  Friday, September 28, 2018
                  4pm - 6pm
                  Sadler Center

                  Dr. Hayden is the 14th Librarian of Congress and the first professional librarian in 60 years to hold the post. She is also the first woman and the first African American in that role. Dr. Hayden received an Honorary Degree from William & Mary in 2016.

                    Professor Kimberly Tanner, San Francisco State University
                    Thursday, October 4, 2018 - Friday, October 5, 2018
                    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.

                      Bernedette Muthien,  Founder and Director of the South African NGO Engender
                      Monday, October 8, 2018 - Friday, October 12, 2018
                      Morton Hall, Center for Liberal Arts

                      Ms. Muthien is the founder and a director of the South African NGO Engender, whose mission is “research and capacity building for communities of people on genders and sexualities, human rights, justice, and peace.” 

                        Patrick Hayes Writers Series Welcomes Professor Elizabeth Spires
                        Thursday, October 11, 2018
                        5pm
                        Tucker Hall

                        Elizabeth Spires, Co-Director of the Kratz Center for Creative Writing and Professor of English, holds Goucher’s Chair for Distinguished Achievement. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, American Poetry Review and other magazines and anthologies. 

                          Professor Jean Comaroff, Harvard University
                          Thursday, October 11, 2018
                          5pm
                          Washington Hall

                          Jean Comaroff is the Alfred North Whitehead Professor of African and African American Studies, Department of Anthropology at Harvard University. Professor Comaroff has had a distinguished career studying the people of Southern Africa. 

                            Computer Science Distinguished Lecture Series Welcomes Professor Lydia Kavraki, Rice University
                            Friday, October 12, 2018
                            3pm - 5pm
                            McGlothlin-Street Hall

                            Lydia E. Kavraki is the Noah Harding Professor of Computer Science, professor of Bioengineering, professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and professor of Mechanical Engineering at Rice University. 

                              VIMS Welcomes Dr. Libby Jewett, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
                              Monday, October 15, 2018 - Wednesday, October 17, 2018
                              VIMS - Administration Building (Eastern Shore Laboratory)

                              Dr. Jewett, is a NOAA scientist with diverse science and management experience in ocean acidification and coastal hypoxia (low oxygen) research programs, and the first director of NOAA’s Ocean Acidification Program.

                                Adrienne Mayor, Research Scholar, Classics, History and Philosophy of Science, Stanford University
                                Thursday, October 18, 2018
                                5pm
                                Morton Hall

                                Adrienne Mayor is an independent folklorist/historian of science who investigates natural knowledge contained in pre-scientific myths and oral traditions. She will deliver the Lee Lecture.

                                  Inaugural Sara E. Nance Lecture by Professor Deborah Morse
                                  Thursday, October 18, 2018
                                  5pm
                                  Tucker Hall

                                  Deborah Morse is the Sara E. Nance Professor of English. She specializes in Victorian studies, English novel, the animal in Victorian literature, feminist studies. She will give the inaugural Sara E. Nance lecture.

                                    Merry Wiesner-Hanks, Distinguished Professor of History at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
                                    Friday, October 19, 2018
                                    3:30pm
                                    Ewell Hall

                                    Professor Wiesner-Hanks' research focuses on early modern Europe and world/global historian, with a primary focus on women, gender, and sexuality within these. She will give the John Boswell Memorial Lecture

                                      Mary Silber, Professor of Statistics, The University of Chicago on Mentoring Women
                                      Thursday, October 25, 2018
                                      5pm
                                      Jones Hall

                                      Professor Silber is an applied mathematician who currently contributes to the Computational and Applied Mathematics Initiative (CAMI) at the University of Chicago. 

                                        University of Virginia Professor Elizabeth Barnes will speak at a Philosophy Colloquium
                                        Friday, October 26, 2018
                                        3:30pm - 5pm
                                        TBD

                                        Elizabeth Barnes, Professor of Philosophy, Corcoran Department of Philosophy, University of Virginia, teaches Metaphysics, Social Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, and Ethics. She will speak at a Philosophy Colloquium in the Fall.


                                          Mary Silber, Professor of Statistics, The University of Chicago on Research
                                          Friday, October 26, 2018
                                          5pm
                                          Jones Hall

                                          Professor Silber is an applied mathematician who currently contributes to the Computational and Applied Mathematics Initiative (CAMI) at the University of Chicago. 

                                            Presidential Precinct Program 
                                            Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - Thursday, November 1, 2018
                                            Reves Center for International Studies

                                            The Presidential Precinct is a Virginia-based nonprofit organization that empowers and inspires emerging global leaders by providing leadership tools, training and a virtual network for continuing education and collaboration. 

                                              Deborah Loewenberg Ball, William H. Payne Collegiate Professor of Education, University of Michigan
                                              Thursday, November 1, 2018
                                              5pm
                                              School of Education

                                              Professor Ball is an educational researcher noted for her work in mathematics instruction and the mathematical preparation of teachers.  She will present the Hauben Distinguished Lecture in Education.

                                                Digital Humanities Symposium Keynote Speaker:  Professor Wendy Hui Kyong Chun, Brown University
                                                Friday, November 2, 2018
                                                10am
                                                Equality Lab

                                                Wendy Hui Kyong Chun, Professor of Modern Culture and Media at Brown University. Professor Chun combines a background in Systems Design Engineering and English Literature to inform her work on contemporary digital media.

                                                  Professor Ann M. Little delivers the Mary Maples Dunn Lecture at the Omohundro Institute
                                                  Saturday, November 3, 2018
                                                  5pm
                                                  Omohundro Institute

                                                  Professor Little will deliver the Mary Maples Dunn Lecture at the Omohundro Institute. She specializes in the history of women, gender, and sexuality. She has held fellowships at the Newberry Library, Huntington Library, and others.

                                                    micha cárdenas, UC Santa Cruz          COLL 300 — Bodies that Matter Speaker Series
                                                    Monday, November 5, 2018 - Friday, November 9, 2018
                                                    Morton Hall, Center for Liberal Arts

                                                    micha cárdenas is Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences and Interactive Media Design at the University of Washington Bothell. 

                                                      Maria Massi Dakake, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, George Mason University
                                                      Monday, November 5, 2018
                                                      5pm
                                                      Wren Building

                                                      Professor Dakake researches and publishes on Islamic intellectual history, Quranic studies, Shi`ite and Sufi traditions, and women's spirituality and religious experience. 

                                                        Joy Buolamwini, Research Assistant, MIT Media Lab
                                                        Monday, November 12, 2018
                                                        5pm
                                                        Wren Building

                                                        Ms. Buolamwini founded and leads the Algorithmic Justice League to fight bias in machine learning. She creates learning experiences to develop social impact technology and writes about inclusive code—incoming.

                                                          Ira Kemelmacher-Shlizerman from University of Washington for Computer Science Distinguished Lecture
                                                          Friday, November 16, 2018
                                                          5pm
                                                          McGlothlin-Street Hall

                                                          Ira Kemelmacher-Shlizerman is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington. She received her Ph.D. in computer science and applied mathematics at the Weizmann Institute of Science.

                                                            2nd MBAA General Leadership Meeting
                                                            Thursday, November 29, 2018
                                                            11am - 12:20pm
                                                            Alan B. Miller Hall, Room 1013

                                                            2nd MBAA General Leadership Meeting for all MBAA Club/Committee Leaders/Representatives. Please mind that attendance is required! 

                                                              Conference of Undergraduate Women in Physics Regional Event; Professor Meg Urry (Yale Univ) Keynotes
                                                              Friday, January 18, 2019 - Sunday, January 20, 2019
                                                              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. 

                                                                Artist and Composer, Dr. Ysaye Barnwell, 1939 Artist in Residence
                                                                Friday, January 25, 2019 - Saturday, January 26, 2019
                                                                School of Education, Matoaka Woods

                                                                Dr. Barnwell was a member of the African American a cappella ensemble Sweet Honey in the Rock from 1979 to 2013. A prolific composer, she wrote many of the group's songs, and has been commissioned to create music for various types of productions. 

                                                                  Professor Alison Keith, University of Toronto, gives J. Ward Jones Lecture in Classical Studies
                                                                  Thursday, January 31, 2019
                                                                  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.

                                                                    Novelist Jenny Offill at the Patrick Hayes Writers Series
                                                                    Wednesday, February 6, 2019
                                                                    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, 2019
                                                                      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.

                                                                        Raft Debate - A W&M Tradition
                                                                        Thursday, March 14, 2019
                                                                        6:30pm - 8pm
                                                                        Sadler Center, Chesapeake ABC

                                                                        The 2019 Raft Debate will be held on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in the Sadler Center's Chesapeake ABC. The event is free and open to the public. The 2019 survivors representing the fate of humanity will be announced in the fall.

                                                                        Christy Coleman (CEO, American Civil War Museum) Speaks at the Lyon G. Tyler Lectures Series
                                                                        Friday, March 15, 2019
                                                                        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, 2019
                                                                        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, Assistant Professor of Applied Psychology at New York University
                                                                          Monday, March 18, 2019
                                                                          5pm
                                                                          ISC1 (Integrated Science Center)

                                                                          Professor Brito is a developmental psychologist who examines how early social and cultural contexts (e.g., poverty, multilingualism) shape the trajectory of neurocognitive development. She received an M.A. in Experimental Psychology from William & Mary.

                                                                            Ann Owen, Chair and Professor of Economics and Public Policy at Hamilton College
                                                                            Tuesday, March 19, 2019
                                                                            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, 2019
                                                                              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, 2019
                                                                                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.

                                                                                  International Transgender Day of Visibility
                                                                                  Sunday, March 31, 2019
                                                                                  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.

                                                                                    Valerie Taylor, Director of Argonne National Laboratory’s Mathematics and Computer Science Division
                                                                                    Friday, April 5, 2019
                                                                                    5pm - 7pm
                                                                                    TBD

                                                                                    Valerie Taylor joined Argonne in 2017 as the director of the Mathematics and Computer Science Division. She will be a guest speaker during the Computer Science Distinguished Lecture Series.

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                                                                                      WMCI Summer 2018 Community Courses
                                                                                      Monday, April 30, 2018 - Monday, August 6, 2018
                                                                                      Rowe House

                                                                                      Join WMCI this summer for many new, fun, and educational courses!

                                                                                      Introductory Yang Style Taiji & Beginning Qigong
                                                                                      Monday, June 4, 2018 - Monday, August 6, 2018
                                                                                      5:30pm - 6:30pm
                                                                                      TBD

                                                                                      Our Taiji classes this summer will be held on Mondays from 5:30-6:30 pm and run from June 4-August 16! 

                                                                                      New Jersey New Student & Family Welcome Reception
                                                                                      Sunday, July 22, 2018
                                                                                      2pm - 4pm
                                                                                      New Jersey


                                                                                      North Carolina New Student & Family Welcome Reception
                                                                                      Saturday, July 28, 2018
                                                                                      4pm - 6pm
                                                                                      Winston Salem, NC


                                                                                      Boston New Student & Family Welcome Reception
                                                                                      Sunday, July 29, 2018
                                                                                      2pm - 4pm
                                                                                      Boston, MA


                                                                                      Prof. David McCarthy, Signing Selling the CIA
                                                                                      Friday, August 10, 2018
                                                                                      2pm - 6pm
                                                                                      William & Mary Bookstore

                                                                                      This new book examines public relations’ efforts to portray the Central Intelligence Agency in a positive light.

                                                                                      Wilford Kale, Signing From Student to Warrior
                                                                                      Saturday, August 25, 2018
                                                                                      10am - 2pm
                                                                                      William & Mary Bookstore

                                                                                      This new book examines the role the William & Mary community has played in military actions from the French & Indian War through to the present day.

                                                                                      Meet the Greens!
                                                                                      Sunday, August 26, 2018
                                                                                      3:30pm - 5:30pm
                                                                                      Sadler Center, The Terrace

                                                                                      Come on out to meet some of the groups involved in sustainability on and off campus!

                                                                                      Fraternity & Sorority Meet and Greet
                                                                                      Monday, August 27, 2018
                                                                                      4:30pm - 6pm
                                                                                      Sunken Garden

                                                                                      Come meet the 32 different fraternities and sororities currently on William & Mary's campus. 

                                                                                        Student Organization and Activities Fair
                                                                                        Tuesday, August 28, 2018
                                                                                        6pm - 9pm
                                                                                        Kaplan Arena (formerly William & Mary Hall)
                                                                                        Student Organizations and Activities Fair
                                                                                        Tuesday, August 28, 2018
                                                                                        7pm - 9pm
                                                                                        Kaplan Arena (formerly William & Mary Hall)
                                                                                        Start the new school year off right! Come check out the multitude of ways to get involved on campus.
                                                                                          Intramural Registration: Indoor Soccer 
                                                                                          Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - Wednesday, September 5, 2018
                                                                                          Student Recreation Center
                                                                                          Opening Convocation
                                                                                          Wednesday, August 29, 2018
                                                                                          5:15pm - 6:30pm
                                                                                          Wren Yard
                                                                                          An opportunity for the W&M community to come together to welcome all new students.
                                                                                          My First W&M Weekend
                                                                                          Thursday, August 30, 2018 - Tuesday, September 4, 2018
                                                                                          Across Campus

                                                                                          Welcome to William & Mary - and your first weekend on-campus! 

                                                                                            Symphony Under the Stars with the Virginia Symphony Orchestra
                                                                                            Thursday, August 30, 2018
                                                                                            7:30pm - 9:30pm
                                                                                            Martha Wren Briggs Amphitheatre at Lake Matoaka


                                                                                            The Virginia Symphony Orchestra will perform a free concert at the Martha Wren Briggs Amphitheatre at Lake Matoaka. 

                                                                                            Gates will open at 6:30 p.m., and the concert will begin at 7:30 p.m.

                                                                                            Parking is available at the garage located at 201 Ukrop Way.

                                                                                            Exhibit of Alumnae Art
                                                                                            Thursday, September 6, 2018 - Sunday, October 21, 2018
                                                                                            Sadler Center

                                                                                            Exhibit of Alumnae Art

                                                                                              Tamura Lomax, CEO, The Feminist Wire will speak at the Commonwealth Auditorium
                                                                                              Tuesday, September 11, 2018
                                                                                              All day
                                                                                              Sadler Center, Commonwealth Auditorium

                                                                                              Tamura Lomax is an educator, writer, and co-founder/CEO of The Feminist Wire, an online publication committed to feminist, anti-racist, and anti-imperialist sociopolitical critique. She received her PhD in religion from Vanderbilt University. 


                                                                                                W&M Study in DC Day
                                                                                                Wednesday, September 12, 2018
                                                                                                All day
                                                                                                All Over Campus

                                                                                                The W&M Washington Center is hosting our Fall Study in DC Day on campus! Look out for faculty, staff, and former students as we promote all the ways to Study in DC! The day will be filled with activities and of course free food!



                                                                                                Tack Faculty Lecture by Professor Anne Rasmussen
                                                                                                Wednesday, September 12, 2018
                                                                                                7pm
                                                                                                Sadler Center, Commonwealth Auditorium


                                                                                                Anne Rasmussen, professor of music and ethnomusicology, will present the next installment in the Tack Faculty Lecture Series on September 12, 2018 at 7pm in the Commonwealth Auditorium.

                                                                                                  Soprano Laura Strickling Opens Ewell Concert Series
                                                                                                  Thursday, September 13, 2018
                                                                                                  7pm
                                                                                                  Ewell Hall

                                                                                                  Soprano Laura Strickling has performed at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, the Kennedy Center and Washington National Cathedral. She has been praised by the New York Times as having "[a] flexible voice, crystalline diction, and warm presence." 

                                                                                                    First Year Dodgeball Tournament
                                                                                                    Saturday, September 15, 2018
                                                                                                    11am
                                                                                                    Student Recreation Center, Multi-Activity Court
                                                                                                    Art & Art History Alumnae Speakers Series — Jane Vance '80, Birdie Boone ‘94, Jessica Singerman ‘02
                                                                                                    Thursday, September 20, 2018
                                                                                                    4pm - 5:30pm
                                                                                                    Andrews Hall

                                                                                                    Art & Art History Alumnae Speakers Series featuring Jane Vance '80, Birdie Boone ‘94 and Jessica Singerman ‘02

                                                                                                      Mary Jean Corbett, University Distinguished Professor of English, Miami University (Ohio)
                                                                                                      Thursday, September 20, 2018
                                                                                                      5pm
                                                                                                      Tucker Hall

                                                                                                      Professor Corbett’s research interests include nineteenth-century English and Irish writing, feminist and postcolonial theory, and women’s writing. She will deliver the Sara and Jess Cloud Distinguished Lecture.

                                                                                                        American Red Cross Spring Blood Drive
                                                                                                        Monday, September 24, 2018
                                                                                                        10am - 4pm
                                                                                                        Alan B. Miller Hall, Brinkley Commons

                                                                                                        The MBAA and the American Red Cross will be teaming up to host the semi-annual blood drive this fall on September 24, 2018. Please show your support for our local area hospitals by donating life-saving units of blood. 

                                                                                                        1st MBAA General Leadership Meeting
                                                                                                        Tuesday, September 25, 2018
                                                                                                        11am - 12:20pm
                                                                                                        Alan B. Miller Hall, Room 1013

                                                                                                        1st MBAA General Leadership Meeting for all MBAA Club/Committee Leaders/Representatives. Please mind that attendance is required! 

                                                                                                          Patrick Hayes Writers Series Welcomes Lorrie Moore
                                                                                                          Wednesday, September 26, 2018
                                                                                                          7pm
                                                                                                          Tucker Hall

                                                                                                          Lorrie Moore is a noted writer of novels, short stories, children’s books and essays. She was elected to the American Academy of Arts & Letters in 2006. Her latest book, an anthology of essays, is entitled See What Can Be Done (Knopf, 2018). 

                                                                                                            Dr. Carla Hayden, 14th Librarian of Congress
                                                                                                            Friday, September 28, 2018
                                                                                                            4pm - 6pm
                                                                                                            Sadler Center

                                                                                                            Dr. Hayden is the 14th Librarian of Congress and the first professional librarian in 60 years to hold the post. She is also the first woman and the first African American in that role. Dr. Hayden received an Honorary Degree from William & Mary in 2016.

                                                                                                              Professor Kimberly Tanner, San Francisco State University
                                                                                                              Thursday, October 4, 2018 - Friday, October 5, 2018
                                                                                                              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.

                                                                                                                Bernedette Muthien,  Founder and Director of the South African NGO Engender
                                                                                                                Monday, October 8, 2018 - Friday, October 12, 2018
                                                                                                                Morton Hall, Center for Liberal Arts

                                                                                                                Ms. Muthien is the founder and a director of the South African NGO Engender, whose mission is “research and capacity building for communities of people on genders and sexualities, human rights, justice, and peace.” 

                                                                                                                  Patrick Hayes Writers Series Welcomes Professor Elizabeth Spires
                                                                                                                  Thursday, October 11, 2018
                                                                                                                  5pm
                                                                                                                  Tucker Hall

                                                                                                                  Elizabeth Spires, Co-Director of the Kratz Center for Creative Writing and Professor of English, holds Goucher’s Chair for Distinguished Achievement. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, American Poetry Review and other magazines and anthologies. 

                                                                                                                    Professor Jean Comaroff, Harvard University
                                                                                                                    Thursday, October 11, 2018
                                                                                                                    5pm
                                                                                                                    Washington Hall

                                                                                                                    Jean Comaroff is the Alfred North Whitehead Professor of African and African American Studies, Department of Anthropology at Harvard University. Professor Comaroff has had a distinguished career studying the people of Southern Africa. 

                                                                                                                      Computer Science Distinguished Lecture Series Welcomes Professor Lydia Kavraki, Rice University
                                                                                                                      Friday, October 12, 2018
                                                                                                                      3pm - 5pm
                                                                                                                      McGlothlin-Street Hall

                                                                                                                      Lydia E. Kavraki is the Noah Harding Professor of Computer Science, professor of Bioengineering, professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and professor of Mechanical Engineering at Rice University. 

                                                                                                                        VIMS Welcomes Dr. Libby Jewett, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
                                                                                                                        Monday, October 15, 2018 - Wednesday, October 17, 2018
                                                                                                                        VIMS - Administration Building (Eastern Shore Laboratory)

                                                                                                                        Dr. Jewett, is a NOAA scientist with diverse science and management experience in ocean acidification and coastal hypoxia (low oxygen) research programs, and the first director of NOAA’s Ocean Acidification Program.

                                                                                                                          Adrienne Mayor, Research Scholar, Classics, History and Philosophy of Science, Stanford University
                                                                                                                          Thursday, October 18, 2018
                                                                                                                          5pm
                                                                                                                          Morton Hall

                                                                                                                          Adrienne Mayor is an independent folklorist/historian of science who investigates natural knowledge contained in pre-scientific myths and oral traditions. She will deliver the Lee Lecture.

                                                                                                                            Inaugural Sara E. Nance Lecture by Professor Deborah Morse
                                                                                                                            Thursday, October 18, 2018
                                                                                                                            5pm
                                                                                                                            Tucker Hall

                                                                                                                            Deborah Morse is the Sara E. Nance Professor of English. She specializes in Victorian studies, English novel, the animal in Victorian literature, feminist studies. She will give the inaugural Sara E. Nance lecture.

                                                                                                                              Merry Wiesner-Hanks, Distinguished Professor of History at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
                                                                                                                              Friday, October 19, 2018
                                                                                                                              3:30pm
                                                                                                                              Ewell Hall

                                                                                                                              Professor Wiesner-Hanks' research focuses on early modern Europe and world/global historian, with a primary focus on women, gender, and sexuality within these. She will give the John Boswell Memorial Lecture

                                                                                                                                Mary Silber, Professor of Statistics, The University of Chicago on Mentoring Women
                                                                                                                                Thursday, October 25, 2018
                                                                                                                                5pm
                                                                                                                                Jones Hall

                                                                                                                                Professor Silber is an applied mathematician who currently contributes to the Computational and Applied Mathematics Initiative (CAMI) at the University of Chicago. 

                                                                                                                                  University of Virginia Professor Elizabeth Barnes will speak at a Philosophy Colloquium
                                                                                                                                  Friday, October 26, 2018
                                                                                                                                  3:30pm - 5pm
                                                                                                                                  TBD

                                                                                                                                  Elizabeth Barnes, Professor of Philosophy, Corcoran Department of Philosophy, University of Virginia, teaches Metaphysics, Social Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, and Ethics. She will speak at a Philosophy Colloquium in the Fall.


                                                                                                                                    Mary Silber, Professor of Statistics, The University of Chicago on Research
                                                                                                                                    Friday, October 26, 2018
                                                                                                                                    5pm
                                                                                                                                    Jones Hall

                                                                                                                                    Professor Silber is an applied mathematician who currently contributes to the Computational and Applied Mathematics Initiative (CAMI) at the University of Chicago. 

                                                                                                                                      Presidential Precinct Program 
                                                                                                                                      Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - Thursday, November 1, 2018
                                                                                                                                      Reves Center for International Studies

                                                                                                                                      The Presidential Precinct is a Virginia-based nonprofit organization that empowers and inspires emerging global leaders by providing leadership tools, training and a virtual network for continuing education and collaboration. 

                                                                                                                                        Deborah Loewenberg Ball, William H. Payne Collegiate Professor of Education, University of Michigan
                                                                                                                                        Thursday, November 1, 2018
                                                                                                                                        5pm
                                                                                                                                        School of Education

                                                                                                                                        Professor Ball is an educational researcher noted for her work in mathematics instruction and the mathematical preparation of teachers.  She will present the Hauben Distinguished Lecture in Education.

                                                                                                                                          Digital Humanities Symposium Keynote Speaker:  Professor Wendy Hui Kyong Chun, Brown University
                                                                                                                                          Friday, November 2, 2018
                                                                                                                                          10am
                                                                                                                                          Equality Lab

                                                                                                                                          Wendy Hui Kyong Chun, Professor of Modern Culture and Media at Brown University. Professor Chun combines a background in Systems Design Engineering and English Literature to inform her work on contemporary digital media.

                                                                                                                                            Professor Ann M. Little delivers the Mary Maples Dunn Lecture at the Omohundro Institute
                                                                                                                                            Saturday, November 3, 2018
                                                                                                                                            5pm
                                                                                                                                            Omohundro Institute

                                                                                                                                            Professor Little will deliver the Mary Maples Dunn Lecture at the Omohundro Institute. She specializes in the history of women, gender, and sexuality. She has held fellowships at the Newberry Library, Huntington Library, and others.

                                                                                                                                              micha cárdenas, UC Santa Cruz          COLL 300 — Bodies that Matter Speaker Series
                                                                                                                                              Monday, November 5, 2018 - Friday, November 9, 2018
                                                                                                                                              Morton Hall, Center for Liberal Arts

                                                                                                                                              micha cárdenas is Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences and Interactive Media Design at the University of Washington Bothell. 

                                                                                                                                                Maria Massi Dakake, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, George Mason University
                                                                                                                                                Monday, November 5, 2018
                                                                                                                                                5pm
                                                                                                                                                Wren Building

                                                                                                                                                Professor Dakake researches and publishes on Islamic intellectual history, Quranic studies, Shi`ite and Sufi traditions, and women's spirituality and religious experience. 

                                                                                                                                                  Joy Buolamwini, Research Assistant, MIT Media Lab
                                                                                                                                                  Monday, November 12, 2018
                                                                                                                                                  5pm
                                                                                                                                                  Wren Building

                                                                                                                                                  Ms. Buolamwini founded and leads the Algorithmic Justice League to fight bias in machine learning. She creates learning experiences to develop social impact technology and writes about inclusive code—incoming.

                                                                                                                                                    Ira Kemelmacher-Shlizerman from University of Washington for Computer Science Distinguished Lecture
                                                                                                                                                    Friday, November 16, 2018
                                                                                                                                                    5pm
                                                                                                                                                    McGlothlin-Street Hall

                                                                                                                                                    Ira Kemelmacher-Shlizerman is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington. She received her Ph.D. in computer science and applied mathematics at the Weizmann Institute of Science.

                                                                                                                                                      2nd MBAA General Leadership Meeting
                                                                                                                                                      Thursday, November 29, 2018
                                                                                                                                                      11am - 12:20pm
                                                                                                                                                      Alan B. Miller Hall, Room 1013

                                                                                                                                                      2nd MBAA General Leadership Meeting for all MBAA Club/Committee Leaders/Representatives. Please mind that attendance is required! 

                                                                                                                                                        Conference of Undergraduate Women in Physics Regional Event; Professor Meg Urry (Yale Univ) Keynotes
                                                                                                                                                        Friday, January 18, 2019 - Sunday, January 20, 2019
                                                                                                                                                        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. 

                                                                                                                                                          Artist and Composer, Dr. Ysaye Barnwell, 1939 Artist in Residence
                                                                                                                                                          Friday, January 25, 2019 - Saturday, January 26, 2019
                                                                                                                                                          School of Education, Matoaka Woods

                                                                                                                                                          Dr. Barnwell was a member of the African American a cappella ensemble Sweet Honey in the Rock from 1979 to 2013. A prolific composer, she wrote many of the group's songs, and has been commissioned to create music for various types of productions. 

                                                                                                                                                            Professor Alison Keith, University of Toronto, gives J. Ward Jones Lecture in Classical Studies
                                                                                                                                                            Thursday, January 31, 2019
                                                                                                                                                            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.

                                                                                                                                                              Novelist Jenny Offill at the Patrick Hayes Writers Series
                                                                                                                                                              Wednesday, February 6, 2019
                                                                                                                                                              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, 2019
                                                                                                                                                                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.

                                                                                                                                                                  Raft Debate - A W&M Tradition
                                                                                                                                                                  Thursday, March 14, 2019
                                                                                                                                                                  6:30pm - 8pm
                                                                                                                                                                  Sadler Center, Chesapeake ABC

                                                                                                                                                                  The 2019 Raft Debate will be held on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in the Sadler Center's Chesapeake ABC. The event is free and open to the public. The 2019 survivors representing the fate of humanity will be announced in the fall.

                                                                                                                                                                  Christy Coleman (CEO, American Civil War Museum) Speaks at the Lyon G. Tyler Lectures Series
                                                                                                                                                                  Friday, March 15, 2019
                                                                                                                                                                  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, 2019
                                                                                                                                                                  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, Assistant Professor of Applied Psychology at New York University
                                                                                                                                                                    Monday, March 18, 2019
                                                                                                                                                                    5pm
                                                                                                                                                                    ISC1 (Integrated Science Center)

                                                                                                                                                                    Professor Brito is a developmental psychologist who examines how early social and cultural contexts (e.g., poverty, multilingualism) shape the trajectory of neurocognitive development. She received an M.A. in Experimental Psychology from William & Mary.

                                                                                                                                                                      Ann Owen, Chair and Professor of Economics and Public Policy at Hamilton College
                                                                                                                                                                      Tuesday, March 19, 2019
                                                                                                                                                                      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, 2019
                                                                                                                                                                        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, 2019
                                                                                                                                                                          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.

                                                                                                                                                                            International Transgender Day of Visibility
                                                                                                                                                                            Sunday, March 31, 2019
                                                                                                                                                                            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.

                                                                                                                                                                              Valerie Taylor, Director of Argonne National Laboratory’s Mathematics and Computer Science Division
                                                                                                                                                                              Friday, April 5, 2019
                                                                                                                                                                              5pm - 7pm
                                                                                                                                                                              TBD

                                                                                                                                                                              Valerie Taylor joined Argonne in 2017 as the director of the Mathematics and Computer Science Division. She will be a guest speaker during the Computer Science Distinguished Lecture Series.

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