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British Actor and Producer Ben Crystal to Speak at Washington and Lee as Part of Shakespeare 2016!

Ben Crystal

Ben Crystal, British actor and producer, will give the opening lecture as part of Washington and Lee University’s Shakespeare 2016! on Oct. 26 at 5:30 p.m. in Lee Chapel. His talk is free and open to the public.

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Shakespeare 2016! Kicks Off Oct. 11 with the Drama "Desdemona"


The three-night run of “Desdemona: A Play About a Handkerchief” Oct. 11–13 kicks off Shakespeare 2016!, Washington and Lee’s year-long celebration of 400 years of Shakespeare in theater, music, dance, art and scholarship.

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The Man Behind the Camera

Patrick Hinely (photo by Kevin Remington)

Year after year, Patrick Hinely, who graduated from Washington and Lee University in 1973 and has been the school’s photographer since 1980, has been publishing his favorites in the Annual Fund calendar.

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Leyburn Library's Author Talk Series Features Deborah Miranda

Deborah Miranda

Deborah Miranda, the John Lucian Smith Professor of English at Washington and Lee, will be talking about her new book, “Raised by Humans” on Oct. 7 at 4 p.m. in Leyburn Library’s Book Nook. “Raised by Humans” was published in April, 2015.

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Staniar Gallery Has New Exhibit of Photographs by Eliot Dudik

“Matthew Grason Died 256 Times,” 2013, archival pigment print, 30x42 inches

Washington and Lee’s Staniar Gallery is pleased to present “Broken Land/Still Lives,” an exhibit of photographs by Eliot Dudik. The show will be on view Oct. 9–Nov. 4.

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Mike Missal ’78 Tapped As New Inspector General of Veterans Affairs

Mike Missal ’78

On Friday, Oct. 2, USAToday reported that Michael Missal, a 1978 graduate of Washington and Lee University, has been nominated by President Barack Obama to be the inspector general of the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Seasoned Performer Bobby Horton to Perform at Lee Chapel on Oct. 11


Lee Chapel and Museum will present multi-instrumentalist, composer and seasoned performer Bobby Horton on Oct. 11 at 7 p.m. in the Lee Chapel Auditorium. The title of Horton’s event is “Songs and Stories of the Civil War.”

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Comedian Julie Goldman to Give a Performance at Washington and Lee

Julie Goldman

Comedian Julie Goldman will give a performance at Washington and Lee University on Thursday, Oct. 8, at 8 p.m. in the Stackhouse Theater, Elrod Commons. This performance is free and open to the public.

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Philosophy Professor Pia Antolic-Piper to Lecture at Washington and Lee

Pia Antolic-Piper

Pia Antolic-Piper, professor of philosophy at James Madison University, will lecture at Washington and Lee University on Oct. 19 from 5 p.m. in Huntley 327.

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W&L's Strong on Jimmy Carter in the Roanoke Times

The following opinion piece by Robert Strong, William Lyne Wilson Professor of Politics at Washington and Lee, appeared in the Oct. 1, 2015, edition of the Roanoke Times and is reprinted here by permission. Jimmy Carter at 91 by Robert Strong Today is Jimmy Carter’s 91st birthday, a day made more poignant by the news […]

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