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September 2019

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

September 23 @ 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 @ 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 - September 29
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 @ 8:00 am - September 27 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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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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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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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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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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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