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W&L Professor Domnica Radulescu Debuts New Play in New York

Domnica Radulescu (back row, second from left) with the cast of Exile is My Home.

Domnica Radulescu, the Edwin A. Morris Professor of Romance Languages and director of the Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program at Washington and Lee University, will debut her new play, “Exile is My Home,” at the Theater for the New City, on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, for a four-week run beginning April 28.

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Professor Domnica Radulescu Publishes Third Novel, Launches National Book Tour From Lexington

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Domnica Radulescu, the Edwin A. Morris Professor of Romance Languages and director of the Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program at Washington and Lee University, has published her third novel, “Country of Red Azaleas” (Twelve of Hachette Publishing).

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Alisha Laventure ’09 Joins Channel 8 in Dallas

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Alisha Laventure, a 2009 graduate of Washington and Lee University, will join Dallas’s WFAA/Channel 8 in July as a weekend anchor for the “News 8 Daybreak” morning newscast.

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Anna Paden Carson Awarded Fulbright Teaching Assistantship to Colombia

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Washington and Lee University senior Anna Paden Carson of Roanoke, Virginia, has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) to Colombia.

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Domnica Radulescu to Give Lecture and Dramatic Reading on her New Book at Leyburn Library’s Author Talk Series

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Domnica Radulescu, the Edwin A. Morris Professor of Romance Languages and director of the Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program, will be talking about her new book, “Theater of War and Exile: Twelve Playwrights, Directors and Performers from Eastern Europe and Israel” (2015) on Tuesday, Nov. 10 at 5:30 p.m. in Leyburn Library’s Book Nook.

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Poet Seth Michelson to Give Reading on Oct. 26 as Part of Ethics of Citizenship Series

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Seth Michelson, an assistant professor of Spanish at Washington and Lee University, will give a poetry reading on the Ethics of Citizenship on Oct. 26 from 12:15–1:20 p.m. in Hillel Multipurpose Room.

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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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An Honor for Filmmaker Lorena Manríquez '88

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Lorena Manríquez, the engineer turned filmmaker who is a member of Washington and Lee’s Class of 1988, recently received quite an honor from the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) for her film “Ulises’ Odyssey”: the 2015 LASA Award of Merit in Film.

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First Mellon Faculty Seminar to Focus on Human Rights in Africa

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The first Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Faculty Seminar, titled "Human Rights in Africa: A Transdisciplinary Approach," will take place during the 2015-16 academic year at Washington and Lee University.

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W&L Hosts 12th National Symposium of Theater in Academe

The W&L cast of “The Virgins of Seville,” written by Domnica Radulescu

Washington and Lee University will welcome visitors from around the world to its 12th National Symposium of Theater in Academe on March 26-28.
This year's symposium, "Displacements, Frontiers and Nomadism," is organized by Domnica Radulescu, founding director of the symposium, the Edwin A. Morris Professor of Romance Languages and director of the Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program at Washington and Lee.

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