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Author and Scholar Martha Nussbaum to Speak on "Anger and Revolutionary Justice"

Martha Nussbaum

Author and scholar Martha Nussbaum, the Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics at the University of Chicago, will give a public talk at Washington and Lee University on Wednesday, Oct. 22, at 4:30 p.m. in Lee Chapel.

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Beth Macy, author of “Factory Man,” to Speak at W&L

Beth Macy

Beth Macy, author of the Lukas Prize-winning "Factory Man: How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local – and Helped Save an American Town," will speak at Washington and Lee University on Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater.

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Mark Bradley '78 Illuminates "Ornery Spy" Duncan Lee

Mark Bradley '78 in Prof. Rich Bidlack's seminar on Russian history.

Visiting Washington and Lee University is "always like coming home," said Mark Bradley, a member of the W&L Class of 1978, former CIA analyst and current Department of Justice attorney. The occasion for his Oct. 8 return: to give a lecture about the subject of his well-reviewed recent book, "A Very Principled Boy: The Life of Duncan Lee, Red Spy and Cold Warrior."

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Writing on the Wall

Professors Rebecca Benefiel (left) and Sara Sprenkle at the entrance of the Collège de France, the site of the 2014 EAGLE Conference in Paris on Sept 29 - Oct. 1, 2014.

W&L professors Rebecca Benefiel and Sara Sprenkle presented their latest project—a searchable web application on ancient graffiti—at the 2014 EAGLE International Conference on Information Technologies for Epigraphy and Digital Cultural Heritage in the Ancient World.

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W&L Junior Wades into Water-Pollution Study

Gabriella Kitch takes water samples in Woods Creek

Gabriella Kitch will be wading in water and loving every minute of it during her junior year at Washington and Lee. A major in geology with a minor in environmental studies, Kitch grew up near the ocean in San Diego, California, and claims a great affinity with any kind of water.

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New Play by W&L's Radulescu Wins Award, Staged Reading in New York

Domnica Radulescu

The new play by Domnica Radulescu, the Edwin. A. Morris Professor of Romance Languages at W&L, won an honorable mention in the 2014 Jane Chambers playwriting contest. "Exile is My Home: An Immigrant Fairytale" will receive a staged reading in New York City on Oct. 20 and 21.

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Boxerwood Sponsors Albers Exhibit at W&L's Staniar Gallery in October

“Formulation: Articulation” (Portfolio 2, Folder 3), 1972, Silkscreen print. Image courtesy of Special Collections & Archives, Z. Smith Reynolds Library, Wake Forest University

Boxerwood Education Association is sponsoring an exhibition of work by abstract artist Josef Albers, Oct. 8 through Nov. 5, in the Staniar Gallery at Washington and Lee University. "Formulation: Articulation" is a suite of 127 silkscreen prints that display the optical possibilities of color and design.

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W&L’s New and Visiting Faculty for 2014-2015

Front row, left to right:  Michael Singleton, Lara Di Luo, Kristen Luery, Jeff Barry, Jemma Levy, Michelle Brock, Mackenzie Brooks
Second row, l to r:  Sid Rosenberg, Phil Byers, Diane Fruchtman, Chris Gavaler, T.J. Tallie, Seth Michelson, Gavin L. Fox, Stephen McCormick
Third row, l to r:  Michael Duncan, Aly Colon, Jill Leonard-Pingel, Julie Jenkins, Jess Keiser, Seth Cantey, Kyle Friend
Fourth row, l to r:  Caleb Dance, Trevor Richards, Kevin Finch, Eric Koch, Donna Smith
Fifth row, l to r:  Nayana Bose, Rocky Parker, Michael Dager, Bradley Lamphere, Kelly Brotzman

Some of the new or visiting faculty listed above are not in the picture.

The teaching interests of the new and visiting faculty at Washington and Lee University range from directing Shakespeare to Scottish history, from real estate finance to Middle East studies.

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Glasgow Endowment to Sponsor Poetry Reading at W&L

Jane Satterfield

Poets Jane Satterfield and Ned Balbo will give a poetry reading at Washington and Lee University on Thursday, Oct. 2, at 4:30 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library. They will read from their recent work.

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Pergola to Speak at W&L on Healing Wisdom of Maasai People of Africa

Tanya Pergola

Dr. Tanya Pergola, an author, inspirational speaker, community development orchestrator, healing safari guide, and yoga and meditation instructor, will speak at W&L on Tuesday, Sept. 30, at 7:30 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater in Elrod Commons.

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