Author Archives: International W&M

About International W&M

The Reves Center for International Studies promotes, develops, and supports the global dimensions of learning, teaching, research, and community engagement at the College of William & Mary

Twas the Night Before Classes

Orientation is officially over because classes start tomorrow! This also means I have reading to do, so I’m going to make a short list of observations and another short list of things I’m excited for. Observations: 1.  Cobblestones are equally … Continue reading

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VIMS in Antarctica: Polar Research Has Local Benefits

Antarctica is a land of superlatives—the world’s coldest, windiest, highest, and driest landmass. It’s also home base for a wide range of oceanographic research by VIMS faculty, staff, and students. As surprising as it may seem, much of this work … Continue reading

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The Inquisition Museum

Last Saturday, we went to Córdoba. For those of you that don’t know, Córdoba is located about an hour to the North-East of Sevilla, and like Sevilla, is heavily influenced by Hispanic-Muslim architecture and culture. The city is small, but … Continue reading

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Grab Some Popcorn

If you’ve stayed in Williamsburg during Spring Break and decided not to look at another book until classes resume, why not catch up on watching some movies set in international locales? What better way than settle into a good movie … Continue reading

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Seeing the World in 7 Days and 5 Books

Spring Break provides a much needed break from the semester’s stresses.  This much needed week off also offers the possibility of travel! However, you might not be able to leave Williamsburg, but you can still get lost in a different … Continue reading

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Spring Break!

    We will see you again starting the week of March 11th.  Until then, have a safe and relaxing Spring Break. –Reves Center for International Studies

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Keine Panik auf der Titanik

When I was accepted to study abroad in Austria, I thought, “I’m going to Austria! Well, that’s not all it takes, I’ve come to discover. After I was accepted, not only did I have to do lots of things for … Continue reading

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The Genius from Taiwan

The Genius from Taiwan by Damilola Ashaolu Peter Wang is a man of many talents. A 2nd year MBA, this genius from Taiwan recently granted a glimpse into his life. Enjoy! Q: What does Shih-Ji mean? And which do you prefer … Continue reading

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All’s Well That End’s Well

(Part II, and the exciting conclusion to Hanna’s research in Pamplona, Spain.) The first trial I studied is a 1562 case in which Catalina Perez claimed Juan Alvarez committedmedio homicidio against her. Juan was not known in the town of Eulate … Continue reading

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Medio Homicidio in Early Modern Spain

Today, my group (consisting of Professor Lu Ann Homza and four other history or Hispanic studies majors) and I had our orientations at the two archives we will be using to conduct our research for the next two weeks. The … Continue reading

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