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Shenandoah Announces the Graybeal-Gowen Prize for Virginia Poets

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Shenandoah: The Washington and Lee University Review is looking for Virginia poets to submit their work for the 2016 Graybeal-Gowen Prize. This annual prize awards $500 to a writer born in Virginia, with current residence in Virginia or one who lived in Virginia for what they consider a substantial amount of time.

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Poet Claudia Rankine to Lecture as Part of the Ethics of Citizenship Series at W&L

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Claudia Rankine, the Aerol Arnold Chair of English at the University of Southern California, will lecture at Washington and Lee University on Jan. 20, 2016, at 4:30 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater, Elrod Commons.

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W&L Professor Chris Gavaler Publishes “On the Origin of Superheroes”

Chris Gavaler, Visiting Assistant Professor of English, Washington and Lee University

Chris Gavaler, assistant professor of English at Washington and Lee University, has published “On the Origin of Superheroes: From the Big Bang to Action Comics No. 1” (University of Iowa Press).

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Shakespeare 2016! Continues Dec. 9-11 and Jan. 24

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The three-night run of “Dancers Create…” on Dec. 9, 10 and 11 continues Washington and Lee’s year-long celebration of the 400 years of Shakespeare in theatre, music, dance, art and scholarship.

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W&L’s Glasgow Endowment Presents W&L Alumnus Matthew Null Reading from Debut Novel

Matthew Null '06. Photo by Rebecca Gayle Howell.

Washington and Lee University’s Glasgow Endowment will sponsor a public reading by fiction writer Matthew Neill Null on Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.

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Lesley Wheeler Communicates with “Radioland,” Her New Collection of Poems

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Lesley Wheeler, the Henry S. Fox Professor of English at Washington and Lee University, has published her fourth full-length collection of poetry, “Radioland” (Barrow Street Press).

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Literary Critic Philip Fisher to Lecture in Questioning Passion Series on Nov. 12

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Philip Fisher, the Felice Crowl Reid Professor of English at Harvard University, will lecture as part of the Questioning Passion series at Washington and Lee University on Nov. 12 at 4:30 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater, Elrod Commons.

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R.T. Smith Publishes a New Collection of (Really) Short Stories

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R.T. Smith, the award-winning author and editor of “Shenandoah: The Washington and Lee University Review,” has published a new work of fiction, “Chinquapins” (Fiction Southeast).

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Professor and Author James Shapiro to Lecture on “Shakespeare in America” Nov. 12

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James Shapiro, the Larry Miller Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, will give the Shannon-Clark Lecture at Washington and Lee University on Nov. 12 at 8 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library. His appearance at W&L is sponsored by the English Department and Shakespeare 2016!

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Editor and Poet William Wright to Give a Reading at Washington and Lee University

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Washington and Lee University’s Glasgow Endowment and “Shenandoah: The Washington and Lee University Review” will present a reading by editor and poet William Wright of Marietta, Georgia, on Nov. 2 at 4:30 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room of the Hillel House on the W&L campus.

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