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First Mellon Faculty Seminar to Focus on Human Rights in Africa

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The first Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Faculty Seminar, titled "Human Rights in Africa: A Transdisciplinary Approach," will take place during the 2015-16 academic year at Washington and Lee University.

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Annual Tom Wolfe Lecture/Seminar Features Award-winning Novelist Jesmyn Ward

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Award-winning novelist Jesmyn Ward, the Paul and Debra Gibbons Professor of Creative Writing at Tulane University, will present the keynote address at Washington and Lee University's annual Tom Wolfe Weekend Seminar, "Memory and Imagination: Salvaging the News in 'Salvage the Bones' " on April 10, at 4:00 p.m. in Lee Chapel.

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Fran Peppers Featured Artist at the Williams Gallery, Washington and Lee University

“Walking Away,” 24” x 30,” oil on canvas

Currently showing in the Williams School Gallery in Huntley Hall at Washington and Lee University is an exhibit of oil paintings by Fran R. Peppers. The show's title is "Life's Moments" and runs through July 1, 2015. It is free and open to the public.

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Call for Proposals: W&L's Community Grants Committee Will Evaluate Proposals in May

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Community Grants Proposals may be submitted at any time but are reviewed semiannually: at the end of the calendar year and at the end of the fiscal year. The deadline for submitting a proposal for the Spring 2015 evaluation is 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 17, 2015.

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Holocaust Remembrance Activities: April 7 and April 9

Dr. Roger Loria

Holocaust Remembrance will be observed at Washington and Lee University with a talk by a Holocaust survivor and the screening of a film set during World War II. On April 7, from 5:30-7 p.m., in the Hillel Multipurpose Room, Holocaust Survivor Dr. Roger Loria will share his story.

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Jessie Ball duPont Fund Awards Grant to Washington and Lee University

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Washington and Lee University received a grant from the Jessie Ball duPont Fund that will help support a new initiative at W&L to enhance and expand community engagement and service-learning (CE/SL) in the Rockbridge County area.

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W&L Repertory Dance Company to Perform March 30, 31 and April 1

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The Washington and Lee University Department of Theater, Dance and Film presents the award-winning W&L Repertory Dance Company in an evening of multifaceted dance works. The concert will be held at W&L's Lenfest Center for the Arts on March 30, 31 and April 1 at 7:30 p.m.

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W&L's David Sukow to Lecture on Coping with Chaos in his Inaugural Telford Professorship Lecture

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David W. Sukow, professor of physics and engineering at Washington and Lee University, will give his inaugural lecture marking his appointment as the Robert Lee Telford Professor of Physics and Engineering on March 31, at 4:30 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.

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Sheri Fink, Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist and Author, to Deliver Fishback Visiting Writer Lecture at W&L

Sheri Fink. Photo by Jen Dessinger

Sheri Fink, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author who has reported on health care crises around the world, will deliver this year's Fishback Visiting Writer lecture at Washington and Lee University on March 30 at 5 p.m. in the Stackhouse Theater in Elrod Commons.

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University of Maryland English Professor to Lecture at W&L

Kellie Robertson

Kellie Robertson, associate professor of English at the University of Maryland, will give a lecture at Washington and Lee University on March 31, at 5 p.m. in the Hillel House. This is the new date, time and place of her lecture which was canceled due to snow.

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