Tag Archives: History

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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W&L Professor Puts Ukrainian Crisis in Historical Context

Richard Bidlack

Richard Bidlack, professor of history at Washington and Lee University, places the Ukrainian crisis in its historical context.

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W&L's Institute for Honor Keynote Features David Hackett Fischer

David Hackett Fischer

David Hackett Fischer, the University Professor and Earl Warren Professor of History at Brandeis University, will deliver the keynote address at the Institute for Honor Symposium "George Washington: Leadership With Honor" at Washington and Lee University on Friday, March 28, in Lee Chapel.

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Noted Lincoln Scholar Leads W&L's Commemoration of Emancipation Proclamation

Allen C. Guelzo

Allen C. Guelzo, one of the nation's most distinguished scholars of Abraham Lincoln, will deliver the keynote address for Washington and Lee University's observance of the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation on Wednesday, Feb. 12, at 6 p.m. in Lee Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.

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50 Years Later: Remembering the Kennedy Assassination

John and Jackie Kennedy in the Dallas motorcade

On the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, two W&L historians talk about the event from their very different perspectives. Ted DeLaney, associate professor of history, recalls his personal memories and feelings about the event. Andrew McGee, historian of the 20th century and a visiting instructor of history at W&L, talks […]

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W&L Research Aims to Increase Parental Involvement at Maury River Middle School

Angelica Tillander

W&L senior Angie Tillander's project assists NEXT after-school program

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What Day Is It?

Constitution Day

September 17 is Constitution Day, and Washington and Lee is observing the 226th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution with a variety of activities.

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Merchant to Present Constitution Day Lecture at W&L

J. Holt Merchant, professor of history, Washington and Lee University

J. Holt Merchant, professor of history emeritus, will discuss George Washington and the Constitution for the annual Constitution Day event on Tuesday, Sept. 17.

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American Welfare State Topic of Hendricks Law and History Lecture

Prof. Michele Dauber

On Thursday, September 19, Michele Landis Dauber of Stanford Law School will deliver the 2013 Hendricks Lecture in Law and History.

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W&L Historian Reflects on March on Washington (Audio)

Ted DeLaney, Washington and Lee University Professor of History

Ted DeLaney, professor of history at Washington and Lee, remembers tears of joy during historic march in 1963.

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