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.
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.
Dick Kuettner has been named president-elect of the Foreign Language Association of Virginia
In his inaugural address for the Jo M. and James M. Ballengee 250th Anniversary Professorship, Washington and Lee's Marc Conner presents "The Identities of Ralph Ellison."
Victims of talking two to three times more likely to suffer from psychological distress.
Christopher Seaman, assistant professor of law, discusses the Supreme Court case, McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission.
Washington and Lee associate provost and English professor will talk on "The Identifies of Ralph Ellison"
Washington and Lee English professor to study work of John Haines.
Linda Hooks, professor of economics, discusses the possible ramifications of a shutdown of the federal government.
Two innovative websites on Spanish medieval texts offer students the opportunity to hear the spoken text.