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Beckles discusses reparatory justice in annual George Taylor Ross Address

Beckles discusses reparatory justice in annual George Taylor Ross Address

Posted On: January 25, 2017

Known as a leader in the global effort to seek reparations from European slave-trading nations, Hilary Beckles delivered [...]

CSD hosts annual Martin Luther King Jr. talk: Angela Rye discusses King’s legacy in post-Obama United States, Trump presidency

CSD hosts annual Martin Luther King Jr. talk: Angela Rye discusses King’s legacy in post-Obama United States, Trump presidency

Posted On: January 24, 2017

Thursday Jan. 19, political analyst Angela Rye joined the College of William and Mary and the Williamsburg community [...]

For students protected under DACA, presidential transition stirs fears about returning next semester

For students protected under DACA, presidential transition stirs fears about returning next semester

Posted On: December 11, 2016

With the presidential transition in full swing, one Obama-era immigration policy under threat has students at the College [...]

Lecture explores archaeology’s role in reclaiming and memorializing enslaved Americans

Lecture explores archaeology’s role in reclaiming and memorializing enslaved Americans

Posted On: December 05, 2016

On Tuesday, Nov. 29, the Institute for Historical Biology hosted a symposium entitled “Archaeologies of Slavery and Memory [...]

Government lecture focuses on intersection of gender, politics

Government lecture focuses on intersection of gender, politics

Posted On: December 05, 2016

Government professors at the College of William and Mary held an informal discussion on Monday, Nov. 28 about [...]

Lecture focuses on historical roots of Standing Rock movement

Lecture focuses on historical roots of Standing Rock movement

Posted On: November 23, 2016

English and American Studies professor Kara Thompson hosted a presentation about the Standing Rock protests Friday Nov. 18. [...]

BOV members focus on long-term impact of Trump’s election on College

BOV members focus on long-term impact of Trump’s election on College

Posted On: November 21, 2016

When Provost of the College of the William and Mary Michael Halleran opened the Board of Visitors’ Academic [...]

Board of Visitors discusses new program for government, military professionals

Board of Visitors discusses new program for government, military professionals

Posted On: November 20, 2016

Last spring, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe and Secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs John Harvey singled out the [...]

Government professors discuss election results, predict future of congressional policy

Government professors discuss election results, predict future of congressional policy

Posted On: November 20, 2016

Government professors at the College of William and Mary held a lecture on Thursday, Nov. 17, with one [...]

In wake of election, government department discusses Trump’s role in global rise of illiberal democracies

In wake of election, government department discusses Trump’s role in global rise of illiberal democracies

Posted On: November 17, 2016

In the third lecture in a series of discussions on the rise of illiberal democracies, professors at the [...]