Minson is a politics major, with a minor in women’s gender and sexuality studies.
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Olubunmi is an entrepreneur and global advocate for migrants, refugees, and internally displaced people. Her talk, free and open to the public, is entitled “When Lions Write: Innovations in Advocacy.”
Andy Smithey '20 is editor-in-chief of a new student publication, founded by Liv Cooper '20 and Genna Feirson '20, that aims to amplify unheard voices on campus.
Hannah Denham '20 has combined business journalism with women and gender studies at W&L to create a liberal arts education that suits her interests and ambition.
Rebecca M. Jordan-Young, a sociomedical scientist, is the fourth speaker in the 2017-18 “Ethics of Identity” series.
The panel, which is free and open to the public, is titled “Kavanaugh, SCOTUS Confirmation Hearings, and #whyididntreport.”
W&L History Professor Sarah Horowitz addresses "the upper-class claim to a right to rule — and misrule" in the Washington Post.
ODK inducted four honorary and seven student initiates
“The Goddess Diaries” is an ongoing theatrical production featuring true-life stories of women.
Her poem "Nasty Woman" and performance were the inspiration for a student-created dance.
Kelly Douma ’16 is on track to complete her doctorate in early modern German history and women’s studies by 2021.
Laura I. Gómez, founder and CEO of venture-backed startup Atipica, Inc., is the sixth speaker in the 2017-18 Equality and Difference series.
Danielle Hughson's honors thesis will be focused on male editorial control and how it affects female writers, within a familial and patriarchal context.
Liz Todd '19 was able to extend her Spring Term Abroad and spend the summer in Brazil, where she worked for an environmental agency.
Melina Bell discusses “2017’s Best & Worst States for Women’s Equality in a recent WalletHub article.
Elena Diller '17 and Caroline Todd '17 saw a need for more perspective in academics — so they got to work.
W&L students reflect on their experiences at the Women's March.
Gwyn E. Campbell, professor of Spanish at Washington and Lee University, is the new associate dean of the college, beginning July 1. She succeeds Marcia France, who has held that post since 2012.
Kara Karcher '11 is parlaying her studies in poverty and women's and gender studies into a law career dedicated to helping women and children.
A discussion of "Gender Shrapnel in the Workplace," mentoring students and supporting W&L athletics.
Lara Farina, an associate professor of English at West Virginia University, will give a lecture at Washington and Lee University on Oct. 27 at 12:15–1:15 p.m. in Hillel House Multipurpose Room 101.
The Anne and Edgar Basse Jr. Author Talk Series, presented by the Leyburn University Library at Washington and Lee University, will begin this academic year with a talk by Professor Ellen Mayock on Tuesday, Sept. 20.
Hit Show Inspires Spring Term Course on the Politics of Race and Gender.
Kiki Martire is an English major with a minor in women's and gender studies from Baltimore, Md. A member of the Class of 2015, she traveled abroad to the South Pacific during her junior year.
Recipients of W&L's Certificate of International Immersion reflect on their experiences abroad.
Kiki Martire '15 studies challenges to women in political leadership in Samoa.
"W&L has certainly taught me to expect the unexpected in a community of unique individuals."
"Friend groups are everywhere, traditions are most places, but the caring professors and impassioned students I have found in the German and History departments are one of a kind."
When theater professor Stephanie Sandberg's new play debuts next month at a huge international art competition in Grand Rapids, Michigan, called ArtPrize, it will tell the stories of six different victims of human sex trafficking.
Domnica Radulescu, the Edwin A. Morris Professor of Romance Languages and director of the Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program at Washington and Lee University, has published her third novel, “Country of Red Azaleas” (Twelve of Hachette Publishing).
Rachel Lewis, assistant professor in the Women and Gender Studies Program at George Mason University, will give a lecture at Washington and Lee University on March 24 at 5 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater.
“Moolaadé,” the 2004 film depicting the controversial issue of female circumcision, will be shown Feb. 17 at 6:30 p.m. at Washington and Lee University’s Stackhouse Theater in Elrod Commons.
Caroline Osella, a reader in anthropology at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) at the University of London, will lecture at W&L as part of the Winter 2016 Global Fellows Seminar: Tradition and Change in the Middle East and South Asia. Her talk will be Jan. 27, 2016, at 5 p.m. in Hillel 101.
Johnson Opportunity Grant winner works on women's empowerment initiatives in Abuja, Nigeria
The Women's and Gender Studies Program will host, "Entitled! A Series of Talks and Events Exploring the Promise and Challenge of Gender Equality in University Life," on Feb. 9-11.
miriam cooke (sic), the Braxton Craven Professor of Arab Cultures and director of the Middle East Studies Center at Duke University, will give a talk at Washington and Lee University on Monday, Jan. 26, at 5 p.m. in the Hillel House.
Thanks to some of their classmates, W&L students have a new web application designed to make their schedule planning easier.
With a summer research assist from Washington and Lee junior Annie Persons, W&L English professor Lesley Wheeler embarks on a book connecting contemporary poetry and speculative fiction.
Washington and Lee English professor Lesley Wheeler's recent book has been nominated for the Elgin Award.
The Association for Theater in Higher Education has recognized the latest play by Domnica Radulescu, Morris Professor of Romance Languages at Washington and Lee.
Author, speaker and filmmaker Jean Kilbourne, internationally recognized for her work on the image of women in advertising, will speak at Washington and Lee University on Monday, March 18, at 5 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater, Elrod Commons. Kilbourne’s talk is free and open to the public. There will be a book signing following the talk. […]
Deb Margolin, playwright, performance artist and Yale University professor of theater studies, will perform her most recent play on Tuesday, March 12, at 7 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater.
Ellen Mayock, professor of Romance Languages at Washington and Lee University, will give the Ernest Williams II Professorship Inaugural Lecture on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 5 p.m. in Northen Auditorium.
Washington and Lee University will welcome visitors from around the world to its 11th National Symposium of Theater in Academe on Oct. 18 – 20.
A play written by Washington and Lee's Domnica Radulescu and directed by W&L's Kimberly Jew will be staged for the first time at the Thespis Theater Festival in New York City in October.
Alice Te Punga Somerville from Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand, will present a talk at Washington and Lee University on Monday, March 26, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in Hill House on the W&L campus. Her talk, titled "'I ain't afraid of no ghost': Women Who Haunt Maori Literary History," will be at the Women's […]
Women comedians today owe a great deal to the pioneering women in comedy in the 16th and 17th centuries in Italy and France, as demonstrated for the first time in a new book by Domnica Radulescu, professor of Romance languages at Washington and Lee University. Women's Comedic Art as Social Revolution (McFarland, 2011) is based […]