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April 28th Writers at Studio Eleven to be Last Event

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The next Writers at Studio Eleven event will be Monday, April 28, at 7 p.m. at the Studio Eleven Gallery in Lexington, and after three years of robust and enriching readings, it will be the last event.

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Studio Eleven to Feature Authors Angie Hogan and Kevin McFadden

The next Writers at Studio Eleven reading series will feature Angie Hogan and Kevin McFadden and will be Monday, Monday, April 7, at 7 p.m. at the Studio Eleven Gallery in Lexington.

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Eric Sundquist Will Give the Winter Shannon-Clark Lecture

Eric Sundquist

Eric J. Sundquist, the Andrew W. Mellon Professor of the Humanities and chair, Department of English at Johns Hopkins University, will give the Shannon-Clark Lecture at Washington and Lee University on Thursday, March 27, at 8 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.

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Medieval & Renaissance Studies Lecture to be Given by University of South Carolina Professor

Holly Crocker

Holly Crocker, associate professor of English at the University of South Carolina, will give a Medieval & Renaissance Studies Lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 26, at 7 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library. The title of her talk, which is free and open to the public, is "Grace, Agency and Networks of Virtue: Chaucer's Custance and Late Medieval Saints' Lives."

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Studio Eleven to Feature Poet Sally Rosen Kindred

Sally Rosen Kindred

The next Writers at Studio Eleven reading series will be science fiction and fantasy themed, featuring Sally Rosen Kindred. It will be Monday, Feb. 24, at 7 p.m. at the Studio Eleven Gallery in Lexington. The event is free and open to the public.

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A Pledge Fulfilled

Mike Hughes '70

Washington and Lee alumnus Mike Hughes, of the Class of 1970, died last Sunday (Dec. 15). During the last year of his life, he kept a fascinating blog, which not only featured an autobiographical obituary but also led to a classic W&L story.

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W&L's Gavaler on Superheroes and Terrorism in Roanoke Times

Chris Gavaler

Chris Gavaler, visiting assistant professor of English, writes about superheroes as role models for terrorists in an op-ed titled "Paul Revere: superhero or terrorist?" in the Roanoke Times on Nov. 30, 2013.

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Confrontational Education vs. Content Delivery

Mark Conner, associate provost and Ballengee Professor of English, Washington and Lee University

Marc Conner, associate provost and James and Jo Ballengee Professor of English, writes about the limitations of online learning in an op-ed in The Richmond Times-Dispatch.

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Reading at W&L by Poet Nathalie Anderson on Nov. 13

Nathalie Anderson

Award-winning poet and accomplished librettist Nathalie Anderson will give a reading at Washington and Lee University on Wednesday, Nov. 13, at 4:30 p.m. in Leyburn Library's Northen Auditorium.

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English Prof Takes on Zombies

Chris Gavaler, Visiting Assistant Professor of English, Washington and Lee University

Here's a W&L Halloween tale for you: "Zombies stumble into my class all the time." So writes Chris Gavaler, visiting assistant professor of English, in an essay published on Oct. 29 in the Chronicle of Higher Education.

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