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W&L's Jonathan Eastwood to Give Laurent Boetsch Term Professorship Lecture

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Jonathan Eastwood, professor of sociology and anthropology at Washington and Lee, will give his inaugural lecture marking his appointment as the Laurent Boetsch Term Associate Professor in Sociology on Feb. 3, at 4:30 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.

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Center for International Education Presents Film Series as Part of Seminar on Human Rights in Africa

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The Center for International Education at Washington and Lee University, with funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, presents the first in a series of African films as part of the 2015-16 Seminar on Human Rights in Africa.

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Mellon Seminar on Human Rights in Africa Continues with a Lecture by Professor Frank Ukadike

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N. Frank Ukadike, associate professor of communications and African and African Diaspora Studies at Tulane University, will deliver a public lecture at Washington and Lee University on Jan. 29 at 4:45 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.

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Leyburn Library’s Author Talk Series Features Stephen Lind

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Stephen J. Lind, assistant professor of business administration and communication, will talk about his new book “A Charlie Brown Religion: Exploring the Spiritual Life and Work of Charles M. Schulz” (2015) on Jan. 27 at 5 p.m. in the Book Nook in Washington and Lee University’s Leyburn Library.

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4th Annual Souper Bowl Will Benefit W&L Campus Kitchen’s Backpack Program

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Community members and local college students can band together against childhood hunger in the Rockbridge area one soup bowl at a time by attending the 4th Annual Souper Bowl in Evans Dining Hall on Jan. 31 from 11 a.m.–2 p.m.

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Caroline Osella to Lecture in Global Fellows Seminar

Caroline Osella

Caroline Osella, a reader in anthropology at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) at the University of London, will lecture at W&L as part of the Winter 2016 Global Fellows Seminar: Tradition and Change in the Middle East and South Asia. Her talk will be Jan. 27, 2016, at 5 p.m. in Hillel 101.

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David G. Elmes Pathfinder Prize in Psychology Awarded to Emma Swabb ’16

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Emma Swabb, a Washington and Lee University senior from Erie, Pennsylvania, has been awarded the 2015 David G. Elmes Pathfinder Prize in Psychology.

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Professor Najeeb Shafiq to Lecture at W&L as Part of Global Fellows Seminar

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Najeeb Shafiq, an associate professor of education, economics and international affairs at the University of Pittsburgh, will lecture at Washington and Lee University as part of the Winter 2016 Global Fellows Seminar: Tradition and Change in the Middle East and South Asia. His talk will be Jan. 20, 2016, at 5 p.m. in Hillel 101.

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Poet Claudia Rankine to Lecture as Part of the Ethics of Citizenship Series at W&L

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Claudia Rankine, the Aerol Arnold Chair of English at the University of Southern California, will lecture at Washington and Lee University on Jan. 20, 2016, at 4:30 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater, Elrod Commons.

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W&L’s 26th Mock Convention Feb. 11-13 May Clarify GOP Presidential Race

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A college mock political convention that has correctly predicted the actual nominee in 19 of 25 presidential elections since 1908 convenes Feb. 11-13 at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia.

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