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New Book by W&L's Keen Reveals Thomas Hardy’s Knowledge and Use of Psychology

Suzanne Keen

Suzanne Keen, the Thomas H. Broadus Professor of English and dean of the College at Washington and Lee University, has published a new scholarly book: "Thomas Hardy's Brains: Psychology, Neurology, and Hardy's Imagination," part of the Theory and Interpretation of Narrative series (Ohio State University Press, 2014).

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On Prayer, Court Abandons Practicality

Mark Rush

Mark Rush discusses the Supreme Court's recent decision on prayer at local government meetings in the May 13, 2014, edition of the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

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April 28th Writers at Studio Eleven to be Last Event

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The next Writers at Studio Eleven event will be Monday, April 28, at 7 p.m. at the Studio Eleven Gallery in Lexington, and after three years of robust and enriching readings, it will be the last event.

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W&L’s Sprenkle Selected to Commemorate 60th Anniversary of Graduate Research Fellowship Program

Sara Sprenkle

Washington and Lee's Sara Sprenkle, associate professor of computer science, is one of 60 people profiled to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP).

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W&L's Lind Discusses Public Speaking on WMRA's "Virginia Insight" Show

Stephen Lind

Stephen Lind, visiting assistant professor of business administration at Washington and Lee University's Williams School of Commerce, Economics, and Politics, appeared on NPR affiliate WMRA's "Virginia Insight" show on Thursday, Nov. 14, to discuss the art of public speaking.

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W&L Politics Professor Evaluates Gubernatorial Election Results (Audio)

Mark Rush, professor of politics and law

Mark Rush, the Waxburg Professor of Politics and Law at Washington and Lee, thinks pundits need to be cautious in drawing connections between the gubernatorial elections in New Jersey and Virginia

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W&L Law's Russ Miller Discusses German Reaction to NSA Spying (Audio)

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What are the differences between the German and United States views of surveillance?

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New Book by W&L's Kolman Explores History of American Wind Music

"The Origins and Early History of American Wind Music: Instrument Makers, Composers, Instructional Methods and Ensemble Performance"

Barry Kolman's new book, "The Origins and Early History of American Wind Music: Instrument Makers, Composers, Instructional Methods and Ensemble Performance," (Edwin Mellen Press, Sept. 2013) is the first volume to examine the earliest musical beginnings of the tradition of community bands in America during the half century following the American Revolution.

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English Prof Takes on Zombies

Chris Gavaler, Visiting Assistant Professor of English, Washington and Lee University

Here's a W&L Halloween tale for you: "Zombies stumble into my class all the time." So writes Chris Gavaler, visiting assistant professor of English, in an essay published on Oct. 29 in the Chronicle of Higher Education.

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Kuettner to Lead Virginia Language Association

Dick Kuettner, director of the Tucker Multimedia Center at Washington and Lee University

Dick Kuettner has been named president-elect of the Foreign Language Association of Virginia

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