The novel “Ursula” is Brazil's first abolitionist novel and the first novel by an Afro-Brazilian woman.
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Ponce de León's peer-reviewed journal article focuses on the impact of political parties on healthcare reform in Peru.
Professor Cristina Pinto-Bailey recently published an essay on Black Brazilian feminisms and translated four pieces by Afro-Brazilian writers.
Professor Seth Michelson completed a weeklong virtual residency and gave the keynote address on social justice at Southern Connecticut State University.
Professor Andrea Lepage recently published two essays based on exhibits in W&L's Staniar Gallery.
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Helping with sheep at Tom Stanley's farm is providing Isaiah Medina '22 and Abby Hamilton '22 with valuable experience that they can include on future veterinary school applications.
The article is titled “Lava Jato deepened political chaos in Peru and splashes the 18 presidential candidates.”
Miranda's new poem, "Torch," was selected as the American Academy of Poets' "Poem-a-Day."
The article, published in the Journal of Experimental Political Science, questions whether elected officials are more responsive to men than women inquiring about access to government services.
Rivers has received a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Mexico starting January 2021.
In his first experience outside the U.S., Joshua Valdez '22 traveled to Argentina for a memorable internship.
A new play by Professor Domnica Radulescu gives voice to local immigrants.
Spending the summer in Nicoya, Costa Rica, helped Montgomery Owen '21 to strengthen his Spanish language skills.
Sydney Lee '21 spent summer 2019 studying Spanish and falling in love with the town of Nicoya, Costa Rica.
The article is titled “The Changing Shapes of Latin American Welfare States."
Through coursework and connections, Hannah Archer '20 helped to create a school food service program to ensure that local children have enough to eat during the summer.
Edwin Castellanos Campos '20 came up with the idea for the special edition after taking a Spring Term sociology/anthropology course about U.S. immigration and refugees.
The title of Barnett’s talk, which is free and open to the public, is “Lost (And Found Again) in Translation.”
After spending the summer teaching and exploring in Costa Rica, Taylor Casey '20 can't wait to return.
Daniel Rhoades '19 spent the summer immersed in the language and culture of Costa Rica.
Language and culture courses at W&L prepared Marissa Miller '21 for a fun, educational trip to Nicoya, where she met the vice president of Costa Rica (left, center).
Ali Greenberg ’13 has opened a flexible workspace and social club in Richmond that emphasizes community for women and gender minorities.
W&L will recognize the outstanding contributions of professors Marjorie Agosín and Harlan Beckley at its 231st commencement.
ODK inducted four honorary and seven student initiates
Edwin Castellanos '20 created a system that allows students to save money by borrowing donated textbooks.
Caroline Rivers test drove her Spanish—and her courage in unfamiliar environments—during a summer teaching gig in Argentina.
W&L presents Cajun-Creole musicians David Greely and Cedric Watson on Oct. 19.
Professor Jeff Barnett publishes a translation of Cuban poetry.
MK Moran's work with the LGBTQ Resource Center at Washington and Lee is impacting student perspectives.
Marina Silva, Brazilian environmentalist and politician, will give the keynote at the Brazilian Economy in the 21st Century colloquium.
Myrna Barrera-Torres '15 in Vina del Mar, Chile, and Rome, Italy.
Recipients of W&L's Certificate of International Immersion reflect on their experiences abroad.
Connor Chess '17 spends a summer studying, working and teaching in Costa Rica, thanks to a Wooley Fellowship.
"W&L is a community that truly enables and encourages students to step outside of their comfort zones."
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