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January 31 2019
In the news! Earlier this week, Dr. Trachtenberg gave the introduction and led the Q&A session in a discussion for this film.  Read this article by Lauren Barber in the Triad City Beat! [caption id="attachment_1389" align="alignnone" width="300"] "Who Will Write Our History" 2016 dir Roberta Grossmann[/caption]
November 17 2018
Dr. Lisa Blee appeared on CSPAN's "American History TV" as part of a panel on "New England Puritans and Native Americans." Check it out here:
October 15 2018
Congratulations to Dr. Rais Rahman!  He was elected the new President of South Asian Muslim Studies Association (SAMSA) for 2018-2021, a three year term. SAMSA, as a national professional body of those working on South Asian Muslims, was founded in 1972 and has actively facilitated collaborations among scholars of all ranks, organizing panels at various conferences across the US, holding conferences, symposia, and workshops internationally and has provided a forum that has resulted in multiple publications and fruitful dialogues. [caption id="attachment_1356" align="alignnone" width="300"] Dr. Rahman with the outgoing SAMSA president Prof. Laura Dudley Jenkins, Department of Political Science, University of Cincinnati[/caption]
July 3 2018

Great in-depth look at the effects of the “Anti-Semitism Awareness Act” in an article by our faculty member Barry Trachtenberg.
May 13 2018
We are excited to announce that the William & Mary Law School Alumni Association honored Beth Hopkins J.D. ’77 with the 2018 Citizen-Lawyer Award during the Law School’s Diploma Ceremony on May 13, 2018. The award is the association’s highest recognition and is given annually to a graduate or friend of the Law School who has made “a lifetime commitment to citizenship and leadership.”