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Shakespeare 2016! to Celebrate 400 Years of the Bard at W&L

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Shakespeare 2016! a year-long celebration of William Shakespeare's legacy, will be observed at Washington and Lee University with a full academic year of special events, performances, public lectures and courses at Washington and Lee University.

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Valdez Art Exhibit at W&L Draws Support from Across Campus

Vincent Valdez. Untitled, from “The Strangest Fruit” (2013). Oil on canvas. 92 x 55 inches. © 2015 Vincent Valdez. Photo: Mark Menjivar.

A new art exhibition in Washington and Lee University's Staniar Gallery, "The Strangest Fruit," will feature the work of Vincent Valdez, a widely recognized Texas-based artist. The exhibition will feature his 2013 series of large-scale oil on canvas paintings inspired by the little-known history of the many Mexicans and Mexican Americans lynched in the U.S. Southwest between 1848 and 1928.

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Spring Issue of Shenandoah Now Available

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The spring issue of Shenandoah: the Washington and Lee University Review, Vol. 64, No. 2, is now available at shenandoahliterary.org. Each issue of the journal contains short stories, flash fiction, poetry, non-fiction, reviews and interviews and invites reader participation.

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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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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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Annual Tom Wolfe Lecture/Seminar Features Award-winning Novelist Jesmyn Ward

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Award-winning novelist Jesmyn Ward, the Paul and Debra Gibbons Professor of Creative Writing at Tulane University, will present the keynote address at Washington and Lee University's annual Tom Wolfe Weekend Seminar, "Memory and Imagination: Salvaging the News in 'Salvage the Bones' " on April 10, at 4:00 p.m. in Lee Chapel.

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Kiki Spiezio Receives Gilman Scholarship to Study in China

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Katrina Spiezio of Taunton, Massachusetts, a sophomore at Washington and Lee University, has been awarded a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. Spiezio will be studying abroad in China during W&L's Spring Term.

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Holocaust Remembrance Activities: April 7 and April 9

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Holocaust Remembrance will be observed at Washington and Lee University with a talk by a Holocaust survivor and the screening of a film set during World War II. On April 7, from 5:30-7 p.m., in the Hillel Multipurpose Room, Holocaust Survivor Dr. Roger Loria will share his story.

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Jessie Ball duPont Fund Awards Grant to Washington and Lee University

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Washington and Lee University received a grant from the Jessie Ball duPont Fund that will help support a new initiative at W&L to enhance and expand community engagement and service-learning (CE/SL) in the Rockbridge County area.

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W&L Repertory Dance Company to Perform March 30, 31 and April 1

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The Washington and Lee University Department of Theater, Dance and Film presents the award-winning W&L Repertory Dance Company in an evening of multifaceted dance works. The concert will be held at W&L's Lenfest Center for the Arts on March 30, 31 and April 1 at 7:30 p.m.

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