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.
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.
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.
Kellie Robertson, associate professor of English at the University of Maryland, will give a lecture at Washington and Lee University on March 31, at 5 p.m. in the Hillel House. This is the new date, time and place of her lecture which was canceled due to snow.
Washington and Lee University's Glasgow Endowment will sponsor a reading featuring authors Evie Shockley, Asali Solomon and Helena Maria Viramontes on March 5 at 4:30 p.m. in Northen Auditorium in Leyburn Library.
Deborah A. Miranda, professor of English at Washington and Lee University, will give her inaugural lecture marking her appointment as the John Lucian Smith Jr. Memorial Term Professor on Monday, March 2, at 8 p.m. in Northen Auditorium in Leyburn Library.
Deborah Miranda, the John Lucian Smith Professor of English at Washington and Lee, was quoted in a New York Times article Jan. 21 about Pope Francis' plans to canonize Father Junipero Serra.
With his newest, and fourth, book of poems, Christian Wiman, a 1988 graduate of Washington and Lee University, is a finalist for the 2014 poetry award from the National Book Critics Circle.
Peter Jackson's concluding film in his Hobbit trilogy is a fitting conclusion to the way he has conceived and rendered J.R.R. Tolkien's classic novel.
"Shenandoah: The Washington and Lee University Review" has announced the winner of its three major genre prizes for Volume 63. The prizes in fiction, poetry and non-fiction are given for the best work in each of those genres for a volume year. Each prize is for $1000 dollars.