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Deborah E. Lipstadt, Professor of Modern Jewish and Holocaust Studies at Emory University, to Lecture at W&L

Deborah E. Lipstadt

Deborah E. Lipstadt, Dorot Professor of Modern Jewish and Holocaust Studies at Emory University, will give a public lecture at Washington and Lee University on March 4 at 4:30 p.m. in the Stackhouse Theater of Elrod Commons.

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W&L’s Deborah Miranda to Lecture on the Constant State of Transition: Mapping the Borderlands between Scholarship and Poetry

Deborah Miranda

Deborah A. Miranda, professor of English at Washington and Lee University, will give her inaugural lecture marking her appointment as the John Lucian Smith Jr. Memorial Term Professor on Monday, March 2, at 8 p.m. in Northen Auditorium in Leyburn Library.

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Before I Die

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Have you seen it—The Before I Die Wall? A public art project currently sitting on the east side of the Elrod Commons at Washington and Lee University, the wall was planned, built, painted, stenciled and installed by students and staff. During the rest of the school year, it will move to different locations on campus.

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Symposium on the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to be Held at Washington and Lee University School of Law

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Hina Shamsi, director of the ACLU's National Security Project, will be the Friday luncheon keynote speaker at a symposium on the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and The Voting Rights Act of 1965: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue on Feb. 19-20 at the Millhiser Moot Court Room in the Washington and Lee School of Law.

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Cancelled: University of Maryland English Professor to Lecture at W&L

Kellie Robertson, associate professor of English at the University of Maryland, will give a lecture at Washington and Lee University on Tuesday, Feb. 17, at 7 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.

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Protégée of Salvador Dalí to Exhibit at Staniar Gallery

The Infanta as Velazquez's Strange Attractor, 2014, oil on canvas, 32x40 inches

Washington and Lee's Staniar Gallery is pleased to present "Strange Attractors," an exhibit of recent work by Surrealist-style artist Louis Markoya. The show will be on view February 16 – March 20.

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Africana Studies Program at W&L to Host Actor and Author Charles Reese

Charles Reese

The Africana Studies Program of Washington and Lee University will host actor, author and intellectual Charles Reese on Feb. 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the Johnson Theater of the Lenfest Center for the Performing Arts.

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Myrlie Evers-Williams to Speak during African American History Month on Feb. 10

Myrlie Evers-Williams

Myrlie Evers-Williams, author, civil rights activist and past chair of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), will be the keynote speaker for Black History Month at Washington and Lee University. Her talk will be Tuesday, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m. in the First Baptist Church with a reception to follow.

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W&L’s Robert Strong to Lecture on Jimmy Carter in the Civil Rights Era

Robert Strong, Washington and Lee

Robert A. Strong, the William Lyne Wilson Professor of Politics at Washington and Lee University, will give a lecture at W&L on Thursday, Feb. 5, at 5:00 p.m. in Huntley 327. The title of the talk, which is free and open to the public, is "Politics and Principle: Jimmy Carter in the Civil Rights Era." Strong's talk is part of the 2014-2015: Race and Justice in America and is sponsored by W&L's Roger Mudd Center for Ethics. F

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Karla Murdock to Deliver Her Inaugural Lecture Marking Appointment as the David G. Elmes Term Professor of Psychology

Karla Murdock

Karla K. Murdock, professor of psychology at Washington and Lee University, will give her inaugural lecture marking her appointment as the David G. Elmes Term Professor of Psychology on Wednesday, Feb. 4, at 4:30 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.

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