Carlyle Westbrook Barritt, Professor of Romance Languages Emeritus at Washington and Lee University, where he taught from 1952 to 1991, died on Sept. 2 in Spartanburg, S.C. He was 91.
Washington and Lee University has promoted eight members of its faculty to full professor, while granting tenure to 14 faculty members who were promoted to associate professor.
Thirteen members of the Washington and Lee University faculty have been named to endowed professorships— two each in the School of Law and the Williams School of Commerce, Economics, and Politics, and nine in the College. W&L currently has 45 endowed full professorships and 10 term professorships, which recognize worthy teachers who have made meaningful […]
Women comedians today owe a great deal to the pioneering women in comedy in the 16th and 17th centuries in Italy and France, as demonstrated for the first time in a new book by Domnica Radulescu, professor of Romance languages at Washington and Lee University. Women's Comedic Art as Social Revolution (McFarland, 2011) is based […]
Two members of Washington and Lee University's faculty–Rebecca Benefiel, assistant professor of classics, and Domnica Radulescu, professor of Romance languages—have been honored with the Outstanding Faculty Award from the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV).
Students at Washington and Lee will present a collection of scenes from some of the most famous French comedies under the title "Le Cirque des Siècles" (Circus of the Centuries) on Nov. 16, 17 and 18 at 8 p.m. in the Maslansky Theater in the Lenfest Center. The show is free and open to the public.
Washington and Lee University is holding its first Nobel Prize Symposium this fall, with presentations by W&L faculty members on the 2010 prize winners.
A Washington and Lee University professor will be among 75 authors from around the globe celebrating World Peace Day on Tuesday, Sept. 21. Domnica Radulescu, professor of Romance languages and head of the Women's and Gender Studies Program, will read for 15 minutes at approximately 4:15 p.m. EST during 24 hours of live readings on the web for Authors for Peace.
Prestigious end-of-the-year awards for five Washington and Lee students including the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Medallion to 2010 graduates Kathryn Boiles and Kushal Harjani; the Edward Lee Pinney Prize to 2010 graduates Natalie Bunnell and Bena Tshishiku; and the Barber Scholarship Award to Crighton Allen '11 were announced at W&L's Commencement.
Domnica Radulescu, professor of Romance languages at Washington and Lee University, will discuss and read from her new novel, "Black Sea Twilight" (Doubleday, 2010), on Monday, March 29, at 5 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.