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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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Professor Ellen Mayock Leads Off Leyburn Library’s Author Talk Series on Sept. 20

Ellen Mayock

The Anne and Edgar Basse Jr. Author Talk Series, presented by the Leyburn University Library at Washington and Lee University, will begin this academic year with a talk by Professor Ellen Mayock on Tuesday, Sept. 20.

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

Domnica Radulescu

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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Rachel Lewis, George Mason University, to Lecture on Queer Intimacies

Rachel Lewis

Rachel Lewis, assistant professor in the Women and Gender Studies Program at George Mason University, will give a lecture at Washington and Lee University on March 24 at 5 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater.

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W&L to Show "Moolaadé" as Part of Human Rights in Africa Film Series

Moolaadé

“Moolaadé,” the 2004 film depicting the controversial issue of female circumcision, will be shown Feb. 17 at 6:30 p.m. at Washington and Lee University’s Stackhouse Theater in Elrod Commons.

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Caroline Osella to Lecture in Global Fellows Seminar

Caroline Osella

Caroline Osella, a reader in anthropology at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) at the University of London, will lecture at W&L as part of the Winter 2016 Global Fellows Seminar: Tradition and Change in the Middle East and South Asia. Her talk will be Jan. 27, 2016, at 5 p.m. in Hillel 101.

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Women and Gender Studies Program to Host Series of Events on Title IX

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The Women's and Gender Studies Program will host, "Entitled! A Series of Talks and Events Exploring the Promise and Challenge of Gender Equality in University Life," on Feb. 9-11.

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Duke University Professor to Give Talk about Feminism in Islam

miriam cooke

miriam cooke (sic), the Braxton Craven Professor of Arab Cultures and director of the Middle East Studies Center at Duke University, will give a talk at Washington and Lee University on Monday, Jan. 26, at 5 p.m. in the Hillel House.

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Student-Designed Web App Helps W&L Students Plan Course Schedules

A screenshot of the Corsola application

Thanks to some of their classmates, W&L students have a new web application designed to make their schedule planning easier.

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Exploring Poetry's Possible Worlds

Annie Persons, a sophomore Robert E. Lee Research Scholar from Atlanta, presents at the weekly Brown Bag Luncheon series for summer research students.

With a summer research assist from Washington and Lee junior Annie Persons, W&L English professor Lesley Wheeler embarks on a book connecting contemporary poetry and speculative fiction.

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