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Biological Anthropologist Helen Fisher to Give Questioning Passion Lecture

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Helen Fisher, a biological anthropologist, author and professor, will lecture on Feb. 4 at 4:30 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater, Elrod Commons. Her lecture is part of Washington and Lee University’s year-long Questioning Passion series.

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Caroline Osella to Lecture in Global Fellows Seminar

Caroline Osella

Caroline Osella, a reader in anthropology at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) at the University of London, will lecture at W&L as part of the Winter 2016 Global Fellows Seminar: Tradition and Change in the Middle East and South Asia. Her talk will be Jan. 27, 2016, at 5 p.m. in Hillel 101.

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Philosophy Professor Lars Svendsen to Lecture in Questioning Passion Series

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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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CAJEF Global Fellows Program Announces Four-Week Seminar

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The Center for International Education at Washington and Lee University will hold a Winter 2016 Global Fellows Seminar: Tradition and Change in the Middle East and South Asia. The seminar is supported by the Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation.

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Literary Critic Philip Fisher to Lecture in Questioning Passion Series on Nov. 12

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Philip Fisher, the Felice Crowl Reid Professor of English at Harvard University, will lecture as part of the Questioning Passion series at Washington and Lee University on Nov. 12 at 4:30 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater, Elrod Commons.

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Professor Winnifred Sullivan Will Speak on the Politics of Religious Freedom on Oct. 26

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Winnifred F. Sullivan, professor and chair in the department of religious studies at the University of Indiana at Bloomington, will lecture at Washington and Lee University on Oct. 26 at 5:30 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library, with a reception at 5 p.m. prior to the lecture.

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First Global Issues Seminars Will Focus on Middle East and South East Asia in 2015-16 and Brazil in 2016-17

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The Center for International Education at Washington and Lee University has announced that two groups of faculty will receive support to establish Global Issues Seminars under the Global Fellows Program, which is funded with support from the Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation.

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Barbara Fredrickson is Inaugural Lecturer in Questioning Passion Seminar

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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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Mellon Foundation Grants W&L Funds for Digital Humanities, Study of History

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Washington and Lee University has received project grants totaling $950,000 from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation — one to develop new methods of teaching the humanities using technology and another to study how the lessons of history help us interpret contemporary issues.

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W&L to Host Screening of Film "1913: Seeds of Conflict" on April 28

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Director Ben Loeterman will visit Washington and Lee University to screen his new documentary film, "1913: Seeds of Conflict," on Tuesday, April 28, at 5 p.m. in the Hillel House multipurpose room. The event is free and open to the public.

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