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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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W&L's Conner Discusses Ellison's Unpublished Writings, Letters (Audio)

Mark Conner, associate provost and Ballengee Professor of English, Washington and Lee University

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."

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W&L Study Quantifies Psychological Damage of Stalking

Social Science Quarterly

Victims of talking two to three times more likely to suffer from psychological distress.

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W&L Law Professor Chris Seaman on the Supreme Court's Campaign Finance Case (Audio)

Christopher Seaman

Christopher Seaman, assistant professor of law, discusses the Supreme Court case, McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission.

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Conner to Give His Inaugural Ballengee Professorship Lecture

Mark Conner, associate provost and Ballengee Professor of English, Washington and Lee University

Washington and Lee associate provost and English professor will talk on "The Identifies of Ralph Ellison"

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W&L's Warren Receives Grant for Research on Alaskan Author

Jim Warren

Washington and Lee English professor to study work of John Haines.

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W&L Economist Comments on Potential Impact of Government Shutdown (Audio)

Linda Hooks

Linda Hooks, professor of economics, discusses the possible ramifications of a shutdown of the federal government.

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Matthew Bailey Named W&L's Digital Humanities Scholar of the Month

Matthew Bailey

Two innovative websites on Spanish medieval texts offer students the opportunity to hear the spoken text.

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