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Talk at W&L Considers Whether Plants Have Feelings

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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 Students Will Hold Lexington Mayoral Debate

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The Departments of Journalism and Mass Communications and Politics at Washington and Lee University will host a mayoral debate on Oct. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the Millhiser Moot Court Room of Lewis Hall, W&L’s Law School. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m.

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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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Staniar Gallery Presents 10th Anniversary Exhibit

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The 2016-17 academic year marks the 10-year anniversary for Washington and Lee University’s Staniar Gallery. To mark the occasion, Staniar Gallery will present a group exhibition featuring recent works by Studio Art faculty and W&L alumni who studied art in Wilson Hall and Staniar Gallery. “Decade: Staniar Gallery's 10-Year Anniversary Exhibition” will be on view Sept. 30–Oct. 28.

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Professor John Casali at Virginia Tech to Lecture on How to Protect Against Hearing Damage in Military and Civilian Environments

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John G. Casali, the John Grado Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering and director of the Auditory Systems Laboratory at Virginia Tech, will give a lecture at Washington and Lee University on Oct. 12 at 4 p.m. in the Science Addition 114.

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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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Former Member of the Bundestag, Harald Leibrecht, to Lecture on Germany and the European Union

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Harald Leibrecht, former member of the Bundestag (German Federal Parliament), will give a lecture on “Germany and the European Union: Current Issues and Challenges” at Washington and Lee University on Sept. 22 at 7 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.

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Author Talk Series Continues on Oct. 20 with Emeritus Professor Tom Williams

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The Anne and Edgar Basse Jr. Author Talk Series, presented by the Leyburn University Library at Washington and Lee University, continues at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20, with a talk by H. Thomas Williams, emeritus professor of physics at W&L.

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WLSO Symposium Explores Women in Politics

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The 3rd Annual Lara D. Gass Symposium on Women in the Law is scheduled for Friday, September 23 and will focus on women in politics.

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Dr. Cyndia Muñiz and Antonio Muñiz-Olán to Speak During Hispanic Heritage Month

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Washington and Lee University will kick off its National Hispanic Heritage Month celebration with two guest speakers on Tuesday, Sept. 20.

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