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Shenandoah Announces the Graybeal-Gowen Prize for Virginia Poets

"Shenandoah: The Washington and Lee University Review" is looking for Virginia poets to submit to the 2014 Graybeal-Gowen Prize for Virginia Poets. This annual prize awards $500 to a writer born in or with current established residence in Virginia.

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Andrei Illarionov, Former Economic Policy Advisor to President Vladimir Putin, to Speak at W&L

Andrei Illarionov, Andrei Illarionov, Former Economic Policy Advisor to President Vladimir Putin, will speak at W&L on Oct. 27.

Andrei Illarionov, former economic policy advisor to President Vladimir Putin, will speak at Washington and Lee University on Monday, Oct. 27, at 7 p.m. in Northen Auditorium. The title of Illarionov's talk is "Russo-Ukrainian War."

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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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Vote for W&L in PricewaterhouseCooper’s Tax Challenge Competition

W&L's winning team, the Taxmanian Devils

Washington and Lee's winning team, The Taxmanian Devils, has made it to the semifinal round in the PricewaterhouseCoopers Tax Challenge. To advance, they must receive the most votes in a Facebook competition before 11:59 p.m. ET on Friday, November 21.

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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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