Tag Archives: German and Russian

New Book by W&L's Prager Examines Myths and Realities of the East in German Lit

Debra Prager

A new book by Debra Prager, associate professor of German, "Orienting the Self: The German Literary Encounter with the Eastern Other" (Camden House, 2014), examines novels that follow their protagonists' education or enlightenment predicated on an encounter with the East.

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W&L's Youngman Discusses Digital Humanities on WMRA's "Virginia Insight" Show

Paul Youngman

W&L's Paul Youngman discussed how scholars are using digital humanities to explore the arts, literature and history on NPR affiliate WMRA's "Virginia Insight" show on Thursday, Nov. 6.

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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 Faculty Participate in 200-Mile Relay to Raise Funds for Teenagers with Cancer

Paul Youngman

Friday and Saturday, Sept. 5 and 6, three faculty members at Washington and Lee University will take part in the 200-mile Blue Ridge Relay to raise funds for the "Be Loud! Sophie Foundation."

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Launching the Digital Humanities Movement at W&L

Sara Sprenkle, Jeff Barry, Julie Knudson and Paul Youngman

Washington and Lee faculty members Sara Sprenkle, Paul Youngman, Jeff Barry and Julie Knudson have published a case study on blended learning in the liberal arts.

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Two 2014 Graduates Commissioned as U.S. Army Officers

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Two Washington and Lee University graduates capped their Commencement day by being commissioned as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army. John Bruch of Baltimore, Md., and Christina Lowry of Lexington, Va., received their commissions and first salutes in a late afternoon ceremony at Lee Chapel on the university's campus.

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W&L Senior Lorraine Simonis Awarded U.S. Teaching Assistantship to Austria

Lorraine Simonis

Washington and Lee University senior Lorraine Simonis, from Philadelphia, Pa., has been awarded a U.S. Teaching Assistantship (USTA) fellowship to Austria for the 2014-2015 academic year.

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W&L Senior Thomas Bowen Receives Fulbright Research Grant to Germany

Thomas Bowen

Washington and Lee University senior Thomas Bowen of Fredericksburg, Va., has received a Fulbright research grant to Germany. His project is "Black Walnuts as Bio-inspired Packaging."

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Webb '13 Wins Carnegie Endowment

Isaac Webb

Isaac Webb '13 has been named a Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Junior Fellow for next year, in the Russia/Eurasia program.

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Nicole Porter First W&L Student to Win US-German Internship

Nicole Porter '16

Nicole Porter, a sophomore at Washington and Lee University, is the first W&L student to be awarded an internship by the US-German Internship Program established by the American Chamber of Commerce and the Bridgehouse law firm in Atlanta, Ga.

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