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Deborah E. Lipstadt, Professor of Modern Jewish and Holocaust Studies at Emory University, to Lecture at W&L

Deborah E. Lipstadt

Deborah E. Lipstadt, Dorot Professor of Modern Jewish and Holocaust Studies at Emory University, will give a public lecture at Washington and Lee University on March 4 at 4:30 p.m. in the Stackhouse Theater of Elrod Commons.

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Executive-in-Residence Leland Miller '98 to Give Talk on China's Economy on March 10

Leland Miller '98

Leland Miller '98, CEO of China Beige Book International, will give a talk, "Demystifying China's Economy in 2015," at 7:30 p.m. on Mar. 10 in Stackhouse Theater. This event is free and open to the public, and will be streamed live online.

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Washington and Lee Politics Professor to Speak at Lincoln Memorial on March 7

Lucas Morel, professor of politics and Class of 1960 Professor of Ethics

Lucas Morel, the Class of 1960 Professor of Ethics and Politics at Washington and Lee University, will make remarks at the Lincoln Memorial as part of the sesquicentennial of President Lincoln's Second Inaugural Speech.

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Accounting Students to Give Rockbridge Historical Society Talk Feb. 16

Note: This event has been cancelled due to snow. Please check back for a rescheduled date. Two Washington and Lee University students who took accounting professor Stephan Fafatas' History through Accounting spring term course will present their research at a public program sponsored by the Rockbridge Historical Society. The program will take place Mon., Feb. […]

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Africana Studies Program at W&L to Host Actor and Author Charles Reese

Charles Reese

The Africana Studies Program of Washington and Lee University will host actor, author and intellectual Charles Reese on Feb. 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the Johnson Theater of the Lenfest Center for the Performing Arts.

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James C. Cobb, Historian of the American South, to Speak at W&L Founders Day/ODK Convocation

James D. Cobb

James C. Cobb, award-winning author, historian of the American South and University of Georgia professor will be the featured speaker at Washington and Lee University's Founders Day-Omicron Delta Kappa Convocation on Jan. 19, 5 p.m., at Wilson Concert Hall in the Lenfest Center for the Arts.

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The Culture of Victim Blaming

Michelle Brock

Michelle Brock, assistant professor of history at Washington and Lee University, examines the culture of victim blaming in a guest blog for the Global Justice Academy website.

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W&L's Myers Discusses Southern Unionists on Virginia Insight

Barton A. Myers

Barton Myers, assistant professor of history at Washington and Lee University, appeared on NPR affiliate WMRA's "Virginia Insight" show on Monday, Dec. 15, to discuss "Southern Unionists," or Southerners who opposed secession during the Civil War.

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What Halloween Can Learn from History

Michelle Brock

Michelle Brock, assistant professor of history at Washington and Lee, writes about what today's revelers can learn from Halloween celebrations of the past.

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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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