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Author Beth Macy to Lecture as Fishback Visiting Writer

Beth Macy. (Photography by Josh Meltzer)

Beth Macy, author and winner of more than a dozen journalism awards, will speak at Washington and Lee University on Nov. 9 as the Fishback Visiting Writer. Her talk will begin at 5 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater, Elrod Commons.

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University of Oregon Prof. Seth Lewis to Talk about New Ways of Thinking about Journalism

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Seth C. Lewis, the Shirley Papé Chair in Electronic Media in the School of Journalism and Communications at the University of Oregon, will give a talk on “Journalists, Audiences…and Bots?! New Ways of Thinking about What’s Happening with News” on Oct. 21 at 4:30 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.

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Bob Dylan's Nobel Prize in Literature is 'Vindication' for W&L's Gordon Ball

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Gordon Ball, visiting associate professor of English at Washington and Lee, says Bob Dylan's Nobel recognition is "vindication" after Ball nominated the singer-songwriter for the award 15 years in a row.

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W&L's Colón Weighs in on Legality of Trump Tax Disclosure

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Aly Colón, Knight Professor of Ethics in Journalism at Washington and Lee University, recently shared his expertise in an Associate Press story titled, "Experts: No Clear Criminal Case Over Trump Tax Disclosure."

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W&L's Lepage Featured on Paint This Desert

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In an essay recently featured on Paint This Desert, Andrea Lepage, associate professor of art at Washington and Lee University, shares her thoughts on artist Vincent Valdez.

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Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Philip Kitcher to Speak on Secular Humanism

Philip Kitcher

Philip Kitcher, the John Dewey Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University, will give a Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar lecture at Washington and Lee University on Oct. 27 at 5 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library. The title of the lecture is “The Case for Secular Humanism.”

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2016-17 Reynolds Fellow at W&L to Give Talk About Bernie Madoff Scandal

Diana Henriques, photo by Fred Conrad, NYT

Diana Henriques, an award-winning financial journalist and author, will give a talk at Washington and Lee on Oct. 27 at 5 p.m. in the Stackhouse Theater of Elrod Commons. The title of her speech is “The Timeless Lessons of the Bernie Madoff Scandal.”

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Talk at W&L Considers Whether Plants Have Feelings

Lara Farina

Lara Farina, an associate professor of English at West Virginia University, will give a lecture at Washington and Lee University on Oct. 27 at 12:15–1:15 p.m. in Hillel House Multipurpose Room 101.

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W&L Emeritus Professor Holt Merchant to Focus on R.E. Lee and the Reconstruction

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Lee Chapel and Museum presents “Remembering Robert E. Lee” with a speech by J. Holt Merchant ’61, professor of history emeritus, at Washington and Lee University on Oct. 10 at 12:15 p.m. in Lee Chapel Auditorium.

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Peter Singer is Keynote Speaker for 2016-2017 Markets and Morals Series at W&L

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Peter Singer, the Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University and a Laureate Professor at the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics at the University of Melbourne, is the keynote speaker for the 2016–17 Markets and Morals series, sponsored by the Roger Mudd Center for Ethics at W&L

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