Science, Society, and the Arts March 17th, 2017

Science, Society, and the Arts is a multi-disciplinary conference at which Washington and Lee undergraduate and law students present original work to an audience of their peers, faculty, and staff. The day-long conference is set for Thursday evening, March 16th, 2017 and Friday, March 17th, 2017.

Original work may be presented as part of one of the many panels, as a poster at one of the four sessions, as a performance of dance, theater or music, or as a display of visual art such as drawings, painting, or photography. Additionally, students, faculty, and staff can take part in one of 25+ different book and film colloquia.


Frequently Asked Questions about SSA (Science, Society, and the Arts)


The primary purpose of Science, Society, and the Arts is to provide the W&L community a chance to share the fruits of the tough days and long nights devoted to academic endeavors that are usually seen only by a single professor.


In these colloquia, you will have a chance to discuss a reading or film that interests and fascinates you.

Submission Forms

The deadline for research papers or poster proposals is February 17th, 2017. Submit your proposal now!