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September 2018

Fall 2018 Colloquia – Nicole Eustace

September 25, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
Omohundro Institute, 100 Landrum Drive
Williamsburg, VA 2317 United States
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"'Nor Be Angry…One Life Is Enough to Be Lost': Clues from an Eighteenth-Century Murder Case for an Iroquois History of Thought and Emotion" by Nicole Eustace, New York University. If you wish to receive a paper, please contact Beverly Smith at (757) 221-1114 or basmit@wm.edu. Complete Schedule

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October 2018

WMQ-UCI Digital Research in Early America Workshop

October 11, 2018 - October 12, 2018
University of California, Irvine – School of Humanities, 4100 Humanities Gateway
Irvine, CA 92697 United States

Schedule Abstracts Logistics Registration Download A workshop sponsored by the WMQ and UC, Irvine, October 11-12, at UC, Irvine. JOIN US. Thanks to Maeve Kane for the image. All sessions will take place in HIB 135 (Building #610)

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November 2018

“My Mother Was a Computer”: Legacies of Gender and Technology

November 2, 2018
William and Mary – Morton Hall, 100 Ukrop Way
Williamsburg, VA 23187 United States
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To commemorate the 100th anniversary of coeducation, the 2018-2019 digital humanities symposium would build on the existing body of work created by scholarly collectives studying feminism and technology.

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Fall 2018 Colloquia – Christopher Minty

November 13, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST
Omohundro Institute, 100 Landrum Drive
Williamsburg, VA 2317 United States
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"'Outwrote as well as Outvoted': The 1768 Assembly Election" by Christopher Minty, Massachusetts Historical Society. If you wish to receive a paper, please contact Beverly Smith at (757) 221-1114 or basmit@wm.edu. Complete Schedule

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Digital Archives in the Commonwealth Summit

November 30, 2018
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December 2018

Fall 2018 Colloquia – Susan Kern, William & Mary

December 4, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST
Omohundro Institute, 100 Landrum Drive
Williamsburg, VA 2317 United States
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If you wish to receive a paper, please contact Beverly Smith at (757) 221-1114 or basmit@wm.edu. Complete Schedule

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January 2019

Virginia Consortium of Early Americanists Annual Meeting

January 26, 2019
Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, VA United States + Google Map

Call for Papers We are delighted to announce that the Virginia Consortium of Early Americanists (VCEA) will hold its annual meeting on January 26th, 2019. Our good friends at the VCU Humanities Research Center and the VCU Libraries will serve as our hosts for what promises to be another exciting day of conversation and scholarship. We invite all scholars of Early American history local to Virginia, including graduate students, to submit proposals and/or to attend this conference.

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February 2019

Spring 2019 – Colloquium

February 12, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST
Omohundro Institute, 100 Landrum Drive
Williamsburg, VA 2317 United States
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"The Racialization of Print" by Joseph Rezek, Boston University. If you wish to receive a paper, please contact Beverly Smith at (757) 221-1114 or basmit@wm.edu.

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September 2019

Filming History: An Evening with “1745” Filmmakers Moyo and Morayo Akande

September 23, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

Join us for an evening with filmmakers and writers Moyo and Morayo Akande as they present their 20-minute film "1745" and discuss their creative process. This event is co-sponsored with the W&M departments of History and English. "1745" synopsis When two young black enslaved black sisters escape into the wilds of 18th century Scotland, they must use all of their courage and strength to survive, unite, and stay free. 1745 highlights a forgotten part of Scotland’s history: while Scotland was…

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Colloquium: David Waldstreicher

September 24, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Omohundro Institute, 100 Landrum Drive
Williamsburg, VA 2317 United States
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Part of the 2019–2020 colloquia series at the OI.

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Exploring Colonial Roots/Routes in North America and Latin America

September 25, 2019 - September 29, 2019
Pennsylvania State University State College, PA 16801 United States + Google Map

Two Panels Jointly Sponsored by the Hispanic American Historical Review and William and Mary Quarterly For the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Ethnohistory

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Digital Collections Symposium

September 26, 2019 @ 8:00 am - September 27, 2019 @ 12:00 pm EDT

Recipients of the OI's Digital Collections Fellowship and others will gather at the W&M Washington D.C. campus to discuss the outcomes of their fellowship and issues facing digital archivists and historians in the process of creating digital humanities projects.

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October 2019

#VastEarlyAmerica Lecture with Cameron Strang

October 8, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm EDT

Join OI author Cameron Strang (University of Nevada, Reno) as he discusses his book Frontiers of Science: Imperialism and Naturalism in the Gulf South Borderlands, 1500–1850. Part of the #VastEarlyAmerica Lecture series, Professor Strang's talk is meant to appeal to historians and non-historians alike. A reception will follow his talk. This event is co-sponsored by the W&M departments of History and English. You can see Professor Strang's Google talk on his book here.

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“Law and Legal Culture in Early America”

October 18, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm EDT

This one-day symposium will close with a public-facing discussion of rare books of early American jurisprudence and legal training. Held in conjunction with an exhibit of rare books from the collection of Sid Lapidus titled “British Antecedents: American Liberties?” the symposium and discussion will focus on the foundation of some of the earliest laws in Virginia. A reception will follow the afternoon talk. Registration and further details will be available in September on this website.

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Colloquium: Tyson Reeder

October 29, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Omohundro Institute, 100 Landrum Drive
Williamsburg, VA 2317 United States
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Part of the 2019–2020 colloquia series at the OI.

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November 2019

WMQ Prize Lecture with Alex Byrd

November 11, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST

Join the Omohundro Institute on November 11 as we welcome Alex Byrd (Rice University).

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Colloquium: Erika Bsumek

November 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
Omohundro Institute, 100 Landrum Drive
Williamsburg, VA 2317 United States
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Part of the 2019–2020 colloquia series at the OI.

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February 2020

Colloquium: David Hsiung

February 11, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST

Part of the 2019–2020 colloquia series at the OI.

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Colloquium: Vineeta Singh

February 25, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
Omohundro Institute, 100 Landrum Drive
Williamsburg, VA 2317 United States
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Part of the 2019–2020 colloquia series at the OI.

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March 2020

Colloquium: Julia Gaffield

March 10, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Omohundro Institute, 100 Landrum Drive
Williamsburg, VA 2317 United States
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Part of the 2019–2020 colloquia series at the OI.

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Colloquium: Sarah Jessica Johnson

March 17, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Omohundro Institute, 100 Landrum Drive
Williamsburg, VA 2317 United States
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Part of the 2019–2020 colloquia series at the OI.

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Colloquium: Mark Valeri

March 24, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Omohundro Institute, 100 Landrum Drive
Williamsburg, VA 2317 United States
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Part of the 2019–2020 colloquia series at the OI.

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April 2020

Colloquium: Laurel Daen

April 14, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Omohundro Institute, 100 Landrum Drive
Williamsburg, VA 2317 United States
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Part of the 2019–2020 colloquia series at the OI.

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Colloquium: Melissa Johnson

April 21, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Omohundro Institute, 100 Landrum Drive
Williamsburg, VA 2317 United States
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Part of the 2019–2020 colloquia series at the OI.

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