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Calendar of Events

Events in 2017-2018

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Date & Time        Place        Description
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
10:30am
Williamsburg Regional Library Theatre Great Decisions.
Topic: Global Health
Speaker is William and Mary Kinesiology and Health Sciences professor Allison Scott
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
8:30am
Richmond League Lobby Day.
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
4-5:30pm
Williamsburg Regional Library, 515 Scotland Street, Williamsburg, Room B LWV-WA Board Meeting.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
 
College of William and Mary "Backpack Full of Cash" Film Showing. "Narrated by Matt Damon, this feature-length documentary explores the growing privatization of public schools and the resulting impact on America's most vulnerable children. Filmed in Philadelphia, New Orleans, Nashville and other cities, BACKPACK FULL OF CASH takes viewers through the tumultuous 2013-14 school year, exposing the world of corporate-driven education 'reform' where public education -- starved of resources -- hangs in the balance." http://www.backpackfullofcash.com/#about-the-film
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Great Decisions
Williamsburg Regional Library Theatre, 515 Scotland Street, Williamsburg Great Decisions.
Topic: Media and Foreign Policy
Speaker: Alexander Wooley from Aid Data at William and Mary
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
 
  League of Women Voter's 98th Birthday.
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
8:30am
Richmond Women's Legislative Roundtable.
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
10:30am
Williamsburg Regional Library Theatre, 515 Scotland Street, Williamsburg Great Decisions.
Topic: Turkey
Speaker: Not yet announced
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
8:30am
Richmond Women's Legislative Roundtable.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
10:30am
Williamsburg Regional Library Theatre, 515 Scotland Street, Williamsburg Great Decisions.
Topic: South Africa
Speaker: Professor Caitlin Brown, visiting William and Mary Government professor
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
8:30am
Richmond Women's Legislative Roundtable.
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
10:30am
Williamsburg Regional Library Theatre, 515 Scotland Street, Williamsburg Great Decisions.
Topic: U.S. Defense Budget
Speaker: William Hartung from the Center for International Policy in Washington D.C.
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
4-5:30pm
Williamsburg Regional Library, 515 Scotland Street, Room B LWV-WA Board Meeting.
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
10am
Williamsburg Regional Library Great Decisions.
Topic: Russia
Speaker: Larry Wilkerson, visiting William and Mary professor of government and public policy
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
10am
Williamsburg Regional Library Great Decisions.
Topic: China: Economic Power and Geopolitics
Speaker: Evan Feigenbaum from the Council on Foreign Relations (to be confirmed)
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
10am
Williamsburg Regional Library Great Decisions.
Topic: The Waning of Pax Americana
Speaker: Phyllis Bennis from the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington D.C.
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
4-5:30pm
Williamsburg Library, Room B LWV-WA Board Meeting.
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
4-5:30pm
Williamsburg Library, Room B LWV-WA Board Meeting.