Berlin Christmas Market

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We mourn the attack in Berlin and stand with all who work towards peace.

Alexander and Elena Prokhorov Publish New Book on Soviet Cinema and TV

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Professors Alexander Prokhorov and Elena Prokhorova have published a pioneering book that examines Soviet film and television of the 1970s as mature industries articulating diverse cultural values via new genre models. During the 1970s, Soviet cinema and television developed a parallel system of genres where television texts celebrated conservative consensus while films manifested symptoms of… Read More

A Summer in Germany – Alternatives to Language Programs

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Jessica Armstrong Over the summer between my junior and senior years at William & Mary, I completed a chemistry research internship at the University of Cologne through the DAAD RISE program.  Throughout the summer, I worked with a PhD student who advised my project.  Every morning, I met with him to discuss my goals for… Read More

“Post-Humanism in the Anthropocene”

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(or Building Regional Connections Through Scholarly Exchange) On the final day of this fall semester I had the opportunity to participate in a symposium just up the road in Charlottesville, at The University of Virginia. The symposium, “Post-Humanism in the Anthropocene,” was sponsored by the Mellon Foundation and UVA’s Institute of the Humanities & Global… Read More

The Global Search for Joy: Santiago de Compostela

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During the summer of 2016, Prof. John ‘Rio’ Riofrio embarked in the adventure of co-leading our W&M-sponsored program in Santiago de Compostela (Spain); an interdisciplinary, international, and transformative experience. Like people since the Middle Ages, Prof. Riofrio, Prof. Allar (Theater, Speech & Dance), and 9 valiant W&M students joined pilgrims from all over the world and… Read More

China’s Monkey King

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The Chinese Program presented the talk entitled “Journeys to the West:  The Many Adventures of China’s Monkey King” on November 3, 2016. The speaker is Professor Robert E. Hegel, Liselotte Dieckmann Professor of Comparative Literature and Professor of Chinese at Washington University in St. Louis. He is a world-renowned specialist in the narrative and theatrical traditions of late imperial China. In… Read More

Dominican Bachata: Exploring Embodied Memories and Oral Histories

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By Prof. Christina Baker. Adam Taub is not only a documentary filmmaker with many awards and credits to his name, but is also a highly regarded practitioner in the world of Latin/o dance. He joined William & Mary on November 1st, 2016 to give one of his innovative multimedia presentations and Dominican bachata dance workshops…. Read More

Meet J-House Tutor Norie Sakuma

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I was born and reared in Chiba Prefecture, Japan, where I flourished and derived my desire for a sound education and enriching life experiences. I sought my bachelor’s degree from Showa Women’s University and finished my master’s degree at Akita International University (AIU), where I studied Japanese Language Education. Akita International University is in Akita prefecture and… Read More

Fête de la Recherche 2016!

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La Fete de la Recherche is an annual conference that showcases our students’ research projects. It is an opportunity for students to present to their professors and peers the research they are doing for an honor thesis, courses, internships or, projects completed during the summer program in Montpellier. Presenters explain their motivations, research process, discoveries,… Read More

Los 43: Remembering the Disappeared Students of Ayotzinapa

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By Prof. Christina Baker. The evening of September 26th, 2014, 43 students of Ayotzinapa, in the state of Guerrero, Mexico disappeared. These “normalista” students were studying to become teachers in Mexico and were not only being trained in pedagogy but also leftist political ideals. The night of September 26th, this group of 43, along with… Read More

Inaugural William & Mary Libraries Faculty Scholar: Prof. Stock

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[Full article by Tami C. Back here] Ann Marie Stock, professor of Hispanic studies and film and media studies, has been named the inaugural William & Mary Libraries Faculty Scholar. In this new position, Stock will partner with library colleagues on several initiatives. Principal among them is the creation of a digital archive to inventory… Read More

Citizens of Memory: Prof. Tandeciarz Presents on Human Rights in Post-Dictatorship Argentina

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As part of the Bellini Colloquium series for fall 2016, Prof. Silvia Tandeciarz shared her research with colleagues and students.  On September 15, Prof. Tandeciarz presented a talk entitled “Citizens of Memory: Recollection and Human Rights in Post-Dictatorship Argentina,” based on her latest project. “40 years after the military coup that ushered in the most… Read More

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