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Intellectual Historian Quentin Skinner to Speak at W&L on April 4 and April 6

Quentin Skinner

Quentin Skinner, the Barber Beaumont Professor of the Humanities at Queen Mary University of London and an intellectual historian, will give two lectures at Washington and Lee University on April 4 and April 6. W&L’s Mudd Center is sponsoring both talks.

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Davis Projects for Peace Grant Winner Sees Power of Music

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Viet Linh “Chris” Tran ’17 has won a $10,000 Davis Projects for Peace grant that will allow him to establish a music program for blind students in his home city of Hanoi, Vietnam.

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Repertory Dance Company Celebrates 20 Years of Dance at W&L

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The Washington and Lee Repertory Dance Company will present a concert celebrating the first 10 years of W&L’s academic dance program and 20 years of dance at W&L on April 1-3 in the Keller Theater of the Lenfest Center for the Arts.

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Rachel Adato, Past Member of the Knesset, to Speak at Washington and Lee

Rachel Adato

Rachel Adato, an Israeli doctor, lawyer, politician and former member of the Knesset, will give a lecture at Washington and Lee University on March 31 at 5:30 p.m. in the Hillel House Multipurpose Room (room 101).

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Mellon Seminar on Human Rights in Africa Presents Next Lecture by Professor S. N. Nyeck

S. N. Nyeck

S. N. Nyeck, assistant professor of political science at Clarkson University in Potsdam, New York, will lecture at Washington and Lee University as part of the Mellon Seminar on Human Rights in Africa. The event will be April 1 at 5 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.

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Historian and Professor Emerita Tessa Rajak to Speak at W&L

Tessa Rajak

Tessa Rajak, a British expert on Hellenistic and Roman-era Judaism, will lecture at Washington and Lee University on March 29 at 5 p.m. in the Hillel House, room 101. While at W&L, she will be the Class of 1963 Visiting Scholar in Residence sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the Departments of Religion and Classics.

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Professor Prete Will Lecture on Teaching Science and Math

Frederick Prete

Frederick Prete, associate editor of the International Journal of Comparative Psychology, will give a lecture on March 31 at 5 p.m. in Parmly Hall room 307 in the Science Center of Washington and Lee University.

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Staniar Gallery Exhibits Senior Art Projects

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Washington and Lee University studio art majors will present their senior projects in an exhibition that opens in Staniar Gallery on March 28 and runs until April 11. An opening reception for the artists will be March 31 at 4 p.m. in Lykes Atrium, Wilson Hall.

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The Lee Chapel Spring Lecture Presents Professor Andrew Levy

Andrew Levy. Photo by Randy Johnson

The Lee Chapel Spring Lecture will be held at Washington and Lee University on March 29 from 12-1 p.m. in Lee Chapel Auditorium. Speaking will be Dr. Andrew Levy, the Edna Cooper Chair in English at Butler University and author of the award-winning biography, “The First Emancipator” (2005).

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Rachel Lewis, George Mason University, to Lecture on Queer Intimacies

Rachel Lewis

Rachel Lewis, assistant professor in the Women and Gender Studies Program at George Mason University, will give a lecture at Washington and Lee University on March 24 at 5 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater.

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