Anthropology, History, American Studies, Latin American Studies Brown Bags, Omohundro Talks, and other events

Atlantic World Working Group every Tuesday @ The Grind 2:30pm

Anthropology Writing Group every Tuesday @ Greenhouse, Wednesday @ Greenhouse, Thursday @ Barnes and Noble

Journal Club in Washington Hall 201 Thursdays 5:30-6:45pm

Anthropology Happy Hour, various locations (many times Dog Street Pub),  Wednesdays 6:30pm, and (unofficially) Fridays 5:30pm



Wednesday October 4 Tack Faculty Lecture @ 7pm Sadler Center, Commonwealth Auditorium

Friday October 6 VIMS Fall Party @ 5pm VIMS Campus

Friday October 13th Africana Studies Brown Bag @ 12 Morton Hall 103

Fall break October 14-17

Wednesday October 18 Renato Althias Brown Bag @ 12 Washington 101

Thursday October 19 TED Talk by Babs Bengtson “The Power of Vulnerability” @ 12 TBA?

Thursday October 19 Documentary on Kashmir @ 5pm McGlothlin Hall 20

Homecoming October 19-22

Friday October 20 Department Homecoming Reception @ 2pm Washington Hall

Monday October 25 3rd Year PhDs Brown Bag @ 12-1 Washington 101

Thursday October 26th Trick or Treat on Sorority/Fraternity Row @ 5-7 pm

Friday October 27 Grad Bash @ 7pm Lake Matoaka Ampitheater


Wednesday November 8 Leslie Walker (AAA Public Education Initiatives) Brown Bag @ 12 Washington 101

Sunday November 11 Public W&M Anth table at 2nd Sunday @ 8am-5pm Prince George Street

Tuesday November 14 “Bound in Place: Constructing Colonial Geographies of the Early Modern Dutch Empire” by Susanah Shaw Romney, New York University @ 7pm Omohundro Institute

Wednesday November 15 Madeleine Gunter (Dissertation proposal defense) Brown Bag @ 12 Washington 101

Thanksgiving Break November 22-26

Tuesday November 28 “A Happy Cheerfulness in their Countenances”: The Smile in Eighteenth-Century American Portraiture by Sarah Hand Meacham, Virginia Commonwealth University @ 7pm Omohundro Institute

Wednesday November 29 Adam Barger (eLearning) Brown Bag @ 12 Washington 101


Classes End December 8

Last Day of Exams December 20



October 12-14 Ethnohistory @ Winnipeg, Manitoba

October 26-29 Archaeological Society of Virginia Annual Meeting @ Natural Bridge, VA

November 3-4 Public Anthropology Conference @ American University, Washington DC

November 8-11 SEAC @ Tulsa, OK

November 29-December 3 AAA @ Washington, D.C.

January 3-7 SHA @ New Orleans, LA



Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture

Colonial Williamsburg

American Indian Initiative of Colonial Williamsburg

City of Williamsburg

College of William and Mary

Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Reves Center for International Studies




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