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Philosophy Professor Lars Svendsen to Lecture in Questioning Passion Series

Lars Svendsen

Lars Svendsen, professor of philosophy at the University of Bergen in Bergen, Norway, will lecture on Jan. 14, 2016, at 4:30 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater, Elrod Commons, as part of Washington and Lee University’s year-long Questioning Passion series.

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On Display: Work by Rives Granade ’01

Rives Granade '02

Rives Granade, a 2001 graduate of Washington and Lee University, has an exhibition of his work on display at Ochi Projects in Los Angeles through Dec 19.

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Professor Joseph Carens to Give Keynote Address at the Ethics of Immigration Conference on Nov. 6

Joseph Carens

Joseph Carens, professor of political science at the University of Toronto, will lecture at Washington and Lee University on Nov. 6 at 4:30 p.m. in the Stackhouse Theater, Elrod Commons.

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Philosophy Professor Pia Antolic-Piper to Lecture at Washington and Lee

Pia Antolic-Piper

Pia Antolic-Piper, professor of philosophy at James Madison University, will lecture at Washington and Lee University on Oct. 19 from 5 p.m. in Huntley 327.

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Melissa Lane to Lecture at Washington and Lee University for The Ethics for Citizenship Series

Melissa Lane

Melissa S. Lane, the Class of 1943 Professor of Politics at Princeton University, will lecture at Washington and Lee University on Oct. 8 at 5 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library. The event is free and open to the public.

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Barbara Fredrickson is Inaugural Lecturer in Questioning Passion Seminar

Barbara Fredrickson, psychology at the University of North Carolina

Barbara Fredrickson, the Kenan Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and director of the Positive Emotions and Psychophysiology Lab at UNC, will give the inaugural lecture in the Questioning Passion interdisciplinary seminar series at Washington and Lee.

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Davis Projects for Peace Awards Two Grants to W&L Seniors

Daphine-Cynthia

Two seniors at Washington and Lee University have each received a $10,000 Davis Projects for Peace grant. While a W&L senior has won this award each year since its inception, “this is a rare result in the competition and speaks to the quality of both proposals,” said Larry Boetsch, director of international education at W&L.

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James Madison University Professor to Lecture at W&L on May 4

Tracy Lupher

Tracy Lupher, professor of philosophy and religion at James Madison University, will give a lecture at Washington and Lee University on May 4 at 4:30 p.m. in Huntley 327.

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Lecture at W&L by CUNY Philosophy Professor Jesse Prinz

Jesse Prinz

Jesse Prinz, a Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and director of Interdisciplinary Science Studies at the City University of New York, Graduate Center, will give a lecture at Washington and Lee University on March 30 at 5 p.m. in the Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.

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Phi Sigma Tau Philosophy Honor Society Will be Established at W&L

PhiloHonorary

After carefully reviewing the history of Washington and Lee University, the achievement and training of its students in philosophy, and the training and accomplishments of its faculty, the Phi Sigma Tau, an international philosophy honor society for both undergraduate and graduate students, has authorized the establishment of a chapter of the society at Washington and Lee University, to be known as Virginia Mu. Ten members will be initiated on March 5, 2015.

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