News and Announcements
Monday, November 09, 2015
Literary Critic Philip Fisher to Lecture in Questioning Passion Series on Nov. 12
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.
Friday, October 16, 2015
Professor Winnifred Sullivan Will Speak on the Politics of Religious Freedom on Oct. 26
Winnifred F. Sullivan, professor and chair in the department of religious studies at the University of Indiana at Bloomington, will lecture at Washington and Lee University on Oct. 26 at 5:30 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library, with a reception at 5 p.m. prior to the lecture.
Friday, September 11, 2015
First Global Issues Seminars Will Focus on Middle East and South East Asia in 2015-16 and Brazil in 2016-17
The Center for International Education at Washington and Lee University has announced that two groups of faculty will receive support to establish Global Issues Seminars under the Global Fellows Program, which is funded with support from the Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation.
Tuesday, September 08, 2015
Barbara Fredrickson is Inaugural Lecturer in Questioning Passion Seminar
Barbara Fredrickson, the Kenan Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and director of the Positive Emotions and Psychophysiology Lab at UNC, will give the inaugural lecture in the Questioning Passion interdisciplinary seminar series at Washington and Lee.
Monday, July 13, 2015
Mellon Foundation Grants W&L Funds for Digital Humanities, Study of History
Washington and Lee University has received project grants totaling $950,000 from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation one to develop new methods of teaching the humanities using technology and another to study how the lessons of history help us interpret contemporary issues.