September 6: Academic Fair, Stemmens Plaza, 1:00-2:30 PM.
September 21: MRST Luncheon, Chavis Room (Commons 206), 12:20-1:15. Open discussion among students and faculty on how to establish a successful thesis topic.
October 20: Johnson Lecture Series, Lee Chapel, 7:30 PM. Dr. Ralph Cohen, Director of the American Shakespeare Center, will speak on "Shakespeare: Lessons in Leadership.
October 21: Shakespeare, VMI, Marshall Hall, 7:30 PM. The traveling company of the American Shakespeare Center will present "Measure for Measure."
October 22: Shakespeare, VMI, Marshall Hall, 7:30 PM. The traveling company of the American Shakespeare Center will present "Macbeth."
November 5, 2010: Parent's Weekend Reception, Newcomb Hall, 2:00-4:00 PM.
November 10: MRST Luncheon, Chavis Room (Commons 206), 12:20-1:15. Professor Debra Prager of the German Department will make a presentation on the satirical/picaresque travel novel Schelmuffsky by Christian Reuter published in 1696: "Going Rogue in the 17th Century: the Adventures of the Marvelous Schelmuffsky."
November 14: Public Lecture, Wilson Hall, 3:00 PM. Music major Anne Parlato will discuss her Senior Honors thesis on the influence of medieval music on Arvo Part's "Berliner Messe."
November 17: Dialogue on Paul, Hillel House, Multipurpose Room, 7:00 PM. The Religion Department will host a dialogue between Professors Robert Jewett of Heidelberg University and Larry Welborn of Fordham University on "The Apostle Paul: Rabbi and Roman Citizen."
December 11: Shakespeare, Johnson Theater, Lenfest Hall, 3:00-5:00 PM: W&L's Shakespeare performs "Twelfth Night."
February 1: MRST Luncheon, Chavis Room (Commons 206), 12:20-1:15. MRST major Blakeley Simpson will make an informal presentation on senior thesis "Understanding the Foundation and Practices of Women of the Devotio Moderna: An Analysis of Selected Primary Texts."
February 16: MRST Luncheon, Chavis Room (Commons 206), 12:20-1:15. MRST major Celeste Cruz-Carandang will make an informal presentation about her senior honors thesis "An Analysis of the Dissemination and Evolution of Christian Mysticism through Middle English Literature"
March 4: Symposium, Science, Society and the Arts.
March 8: MRST Luncheon, Chavis Room (Commons 206), 12:20-1:15. MRST major Connie Bayliss will make an informal presentation on her senior thesis on "The Importance of the Otherworld in Medieval Irish Literature."
March 9: Reception, Johnson Scholars, Newcomb Hall, 2:00-4:00 PM.
March 11: Reception, Reeves Center, 5:00-7:00 PM. A reception in honor of the retirement of Professor Edwin C. Craun, co-founder of the Program in Medieval and Renaissance Studies.
March 23: MRST Luncheon, Chavis Room (Commons 206), 12:20-1:15. MRST major Carson Haddow will make an informal presentation about his senior honors thesis "The Marvelous in Three Romances of Chrétien de Troyes."
March 26: Shakespeare, Johnson Theater, Lenfest Hall, 3:00-5:00 PM. W&L's Shakespeare Society will present "Much Ado about Nothing."
March 31: Shannon-Clark Lecture, Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library, 8:00 PM. Professor Nicholas Watson of Harvard University's Department of English will speak on "At the Sign of the Whited Sepulcher: Notes Towards a History of Hypocrisy."
April 6: MRST Luncheon, Chavis Room (Commons 206), 12:20-1:15. Professor David Millon of the Law School will discuss his recent book on Select Ecclesiastical Cases from the King's Courts 1272-1307, a study of the relationship between the Catholic Church's court system and the King's common law courts during the reign of Edward I.
April 27: Reception, Accepted Students, Newcomb Hall, 2:00-4:00 PM
May 19, 2011: Shakespeare, Johnson Theater, 2:30-4:30 PM. Students in Professor Conner's "Performing Shakespeare" class will present "Hamlet."
May 26, 2011: Graduation Reception, Boatwright Room, Leyburn Library, 8:00-10:00 AM, in honor of Connie Bayliss, Jean Chapman, Celeste Cruz-Carandang, Carson Haddow, Blakeley Simpson, and Paige Willey.