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On the night that the Travel Writing Seminar had host reponsibilities, it was fitting that we actually engaged in a bit of travel.  At 4:00 we ventured to Brompton (the Home of the President of the University of Mary Washington) where we posed for pictures, toured the house, and were treated to an impromptu lecture […]

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On Tuesday, 10/2, the “Daily Life in Ancient Rome” seminar is sponsoring a guest lecture by Jack Trammell of Randolph-Macon College, entitled “Education and Disability in the Ancient World.” Dr. Trammel’s talk will be from 5-6 pm in Trinkle 204, and there will be a pre-talk reception (free food!) at 4:30 outside Trinkle 204.

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Harper’s Ferry Trip

Busses will leave at 8AM on Saturday, October 6, from College Street just outside Seacobeck. (The Dining Hall opens at 7:15 if you’d like to catch breakfast before we go.) We will be back on campus no later than 6pm. The drive both ways should be beautiful, with the fall colors reaching their peak as […]

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Tonight was a night which focused on celebrating the life and work of Dr. Farmer.  I was blown away by the enthusiasm and energy all Brompton Seminar participants brought to the table.  The highlights included: A musical celebration of the songs of the civil rights movement A hearty buffet of old fashioned soul food topped […]

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The first meeting of the Brompton Seminars will be on Monday, August 27th.  We will convene at 4:15 in Combs 139 for an introduction to the Brompton blog/website and a primer on the various Google resources which can enhance your academic experience at UMW. At 5:00 will we head to the faculty dining room for […]

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Join the Brompton Seminars Online

Step 1: Get a user name at UMW Blogs. You may also get a blog as your own personal web space/blog. Step 2: Email Tim O’Donnell with your UMW email address and you will be added as a user.

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Welcome to the Brompton Seminars!

This page is under development and will serve as the homepage for the Fall 2007 Brompton Seminars.

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