Brett Schwartz, director of Hillel at Washington and Lee University, has received a grant from the Richmond Jewish Foundation to support W&L's annual Holocaust Remembrance Week, taking place this year from April 26-May 4, 2014, on campus.
A new exhibit of paintings, "All My Friends and Enemies," by Elise Schweitzer, is on display at the Williams Gallery in Huntley Hall at Washington and Lee University from Jan. 15-May 15, 2014.
Washington and Lee University's Community Grants Committee has made 11 grants totaling $25,055 to non-profit organizations in Lexington and Rockbridge County. They are the first part of its two rounds of grants for 2013-14.
Washington and Lee University's annual Candlelight Service featuring the W&L University Singers will be held Thursday, Dec. 5, at 8 p.m. in Lee Chapel. Seating will begin at 7:15 p.m. The public is invited to the presentation at no charge, and the service will be broadcast live online.
Internationally noted scholar James Moore, professor of the History of Science at The Open University, will give a lecture on "Darwin's 'Sacred Cause' " at Washington and Lee University on Wednesday, Dec. 4, at 4:30 p.m. in Leyburn Library's Northen Auditorium.
Thomas Carlson, religion professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara, will give a public lecture on Thursday, Nov. 21 at 4:30 p.m. in Leyburn Library’s Northen Auditorium.
David J. Getsy, the chair of the department of art history, theory and criticism at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, will deliver the inaugural Pamela H. Simpson Lecture in Art History at Washington and Lee University on Wednesday, Nov. 20, at 5 p.m. in the Stackhouse Theater in the Elrod Commons.
Morris Berman, cultural historian and social critic, will give a lecture at Washington and Lee University on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 5 p.m. in Leyburn Library's Northen Auditorium. Berman is currently serving as Class of '63 Scholar in Residence.
Award-winning poet and accomplished librettist Nathalie Anderson will give a reading at Washington and Lee University on Wednesday, Nov. 13, at 4:30 p.m. in Leyburn Library's Northen Auditorium.
Presented by the Department of Theater and Dance, the award winning W&L Repertory Dance Company is performing "W&L Dancers Create" on Friday, Nov. 8 and Saturday, Nov. 9 at 7:30 p.m., on Keller Stage at Lenfest Center for the Arts in Lexington.