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W&L's Myers Tells Untold Story of Southern Unionists in New Book

Barton Myers

Southern Unionists of the Civil War were erased from history by writers of the Lost Cause, who promoted the mythology of a united Confederacy. Now Barton A. Myers tells the story of one state's Unionists in "Rebels Against the Confederacy: North Carolina's Unionists."

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Phillip Goff will Lecture on “The Science of Bias in Policing” to Kick Off the Implicit Bias Mini-Conference

Phillip A. Goff

Phillip A. Goff, associate professor of social psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles (U.C.L.A.), will be the keynote speaker at the Implicit Bias Mini-Conference at Washington and Lee University on Thursday, Nov. 6, at 4:30 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater, Elrod Commons.

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W&L’s Mayock Explores Careers in the Humanities with New Book

Ellen Mayock

A new volume of essays co-edited by Ellen Mayock, the Ernest Williams II Professor of Romance Languages at Washington and Lee, offers guidance to achieving a career in the humanities in a changed academic landscape.

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Wayne Koestenbaum to Give Shannon-Clark Lecture at W&L

Wayne Koestenbaum

Wayne Koestenbaum, American poet, critic, essayist, librettist, novelist and artist, will give the Shannon-Clark Lecture at Washington and Lee University on Thursday, Oct. 30, at 7 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.

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Tulane Professor Jesmyn Ward to Lecture in Race and Justice Series at W&L

Jesmyn Ward

Jesmyn Ward, the Paul and Debra Gibbons Professor of Creative Writing at Tulane University, will give a public talk at Washington and Lee University on Wednesday, Nov. 12, at 4:30 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater, Elrod Center.

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Washington and Lee Student Set to Compete in Nordic Trading Competition

Christian Zanetis '16

Christian Zanetis '16 will represent Washington and Lee University at the Nordic Trading Competition in Copenhagen, Denmark, this November.

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24 W&L Teams Compete in PricewaterhouseCooper’s Tax Challenge Competition

W&L's winning team, the Taxmanian Devils

Washington and Lee students competed in the PricewaterhouseCoopers Tax Challenge competition on October 7, marking the first time the university has participated in the nationwide event.

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W&L Photographer Hinely Unveils Two Exhibitions in Germany

Patrick Hinely '73

Patrick Hinely, University photographer at Washington and Lee University, has two exhibitions of his work opening in Germany this month that flow from his extracurricular passion—photographing jazz musicians.

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Author and Scholar Martha Nussbaum to Speak on "Anger and Revolutionary Justice"

Martha Nussbaum

Author and scholar Martha Nussbaum, the Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics at the University of Chicago, will give a public talk at Washington and Lee University on Wednesday, Oct. 22, at 4:30 p.m. in Lee Chapel.

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Beth Macy, author of “Factory Man,” to Speak at W&L

Beth Macy

Beth Macy, author of the Lukas Prize-winning "Factory Man: How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local – and Helped Save an American Town," will speak at Washington and Lee University on Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater.

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