More than 2,000 parents, family members and friends enjoyed the weekend's many events on campus.
Chantal Bilodeau, the founder and artistic director of The Arctic Cycle, will give a lecture on Nov. 11 at 5 p.m.
Andrew Chignell, a professor at Princeton University, will give a lecture on Oct. 28 at 5 p.m.
The performance marks the first public choral concert on campus since March 2020.
The public is invited to attend the event.
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Eric Tran, a Vietnamese poet and author, will give a public lecture on Nov. 9 at 6 p.m. in Northen Auditorium on the W&L campus.
The cohort will present a virtual public lecture by Elizabeth Rule, assistant professor at American University, titled "Native Americans and Blood Quantum."
Cox is an award-winning historian and a distinguished lecturer for the Organization of American Historians.
Former DEA special agents and subjects of Netflix’s “Narcos,” Javier Peña and Stephen Murphy, will give a public talk at W&L on Sept. 30.
As the academic year began, the Class of 2024 participated in multiple in-person events that allowed them to network and learn more about the many resources available to them at W&L.
The picnic is an annual tradition on the W&L campus.
McCorkle will perform at Lexington Presbyterian Church on Sept. 19 at 3 p.m. No tickets are required.
No tickets are required for the Sept. 17 performance in Wilson Concert Hall.
The panel’s reenactment is titled “Reliving the Constitutional Convention."
The Washington and Lee University community remembered the tragedy of Sept. 11, 2001, with a memorial ceremony and placing of 2,977 American flags on Stemmons Plaza.
This year’s series revolves around revitalization of Indigenous lifeways and is titled "Indigenous in Rockbridge and the Interior: First Peoples, Land and Sustainability."
The public recital, “Musical Innovators: Prokofiev and Shostakovich,” is scheduled for Sept. 12 at 3 p.m. in the Wilson Concert Hall.
The W&L community is invited to the 2021 Convocation on the Front Lawn on Sept. 9 at 5:30 p.m.
The Washington and Lee University community this year will remember the tragedy of Sept. 11, 2001, with a memorial ceremony, prayer vigil and placing of 2,977 American flags.
The official Commencement ceremony for the undergraduate and law Classes of 2020 will take place on Saturday, Sept. 11, beginning at 10:30 a.m. on campus.
The May 25 event is free and open to the public to view online.
The series will end the academic year with a roundtable discussion on May 19 at 6 p.m. titled "The Black Freedom Struggle: Verdicts on Advocacy."
Morris is the great-great-great-grandson of Frederick Douglass and the great-great-grandson of Booker T. Washington.
Lebsack will perform a virtual organ concert via livestream on May 18 at 7 p.m.
The W&L community is invited to an in-person concert on May 4.
The duet consists of Julia Goudimova and Anna Billias, who both serve as lecturers in the Washington and Lee Music Department.
Nandini Pandey’s lecture is titled "Diversity, Desire, and the Exotic in Ancient Rome (with some thoughts on Atlanta)."
Gordon Ball will read from his recent book, "My San Francisco," on May 13.
De León will give a virtual lecture on May 4 at 5 p.m. as part of W&L's Mudd Center for Ethics series.
The photography exhibit will be on display April 26 through May 28, with a virtual artist talk on May 11 at 5:30 p.m.
On May 23, Chad Thomas’21 will present a graduation piano recital featuring George Gershwin’s monumental work, “Rhapsody in Blue,” and other pieces.
The April 29 conversation with Raisman, U.S. Olympic gymnast and bestselling author, is open to the W&L community.
The April 8 talk is titled "Art as Transformation: Using Photography for Social Change."
Jeremy Weissman will talk about his recent book, “The Crowdsourced Panopticon: Conformity and Control on Social Media,” on March 31.
On March 26, Gonzalez will perform selections by composers Domenico Scarlatti, Gabriel Fauré, Manuel de Falla and others.
The community is invited to a virtual talk on April 7 titled "Women in the Arts: Out of the Margins, Into the Light."
The March 22 conversation with Rowe, host of the hit television series “Dirty Jobs,” is open to the W&L community.
The March 21 show is free and open to the public to view online.
The university will host an online poetry reading by eight students in Heid Erdrich’s Master Class in Poetry course on March 15 at 6 p.m.
Felix Kwame Yeboah will give a virtual lecture on March 15 at 5 p.m. as part of W&L’s Mudd Center for Ethics series.
The university’s performance will be streamed online beginning March 30.
At these events, Student Affairs deans set up tables outside Elrod Commons for 90-minute afternoon sessions. Students are invited to stop, chat, take a treat and snag some W&L apparel.
Bioh's hit comedy "School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play" will be screened online March 16, and a virtual talk by Bioh will occur March 18.
The two-day virtual conference will begin March 6 and feature students located across the country.
On March 13, W&L’s Contact Committee and Science, Society, and the Arts will present an evening with New York Times bestselling author, entrepreneur and video creator Hank Green.
On March 5, nine W&L music students will present a recital of songs and arias in Spanish.
On Feb. 26, W&L’s museums and art galleries reopened to current W&L students, faculty and staff for in-person visitation.
The Feb. 24 online lecture, titled “Black Entrepreneurs: Where Does Money Fit into Protest?,” will examine capitalism as a part of the Black freedom-fighting arsenal.
Valerie Hudson, George H.W. Bush Chair and professor of international affairs at Texas A&M University, will deliver a virtual lecture on Feb. 15 at 5 p.m. as part of W&L’s Mudd Center for Ethics series.
The Feb. 11 conversation with Bloom is open to the W&L community.
Turkeypalooza and several accompanying events will take place on campus Nov. 6–13.
W&L will present “What Happened Last Night?” virtually on Nov. 4 at 6 p.m.
The event on Oct. 28 will celebrate the 100th anniversary of commercial radio in the United States.
The virtual Q&A is open to the W&L community.
As part of the yearlong celebration of Native American Heritage, W&L will host a free virtual lecture with Katrina Phillips, an assistant professor of American Indian history at Macalester College and an enrolled member of the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe.
The virtual event will be held on Sept. 24 at 7 p.m. and is open to the W&L community
Her talk is titled "Not Everything That Counts Can Be Counted: Observations on the Historic and Contemporary Role of the Liberal Arts.”
The university’s first Black Future Leaders Experience Conference will take place on Feb. 8.
The event, which is free and open to the public, is titled "The Future of the Amazon Rain Forest."
On March 1, W&L’s University Collections of Art and History will open its newest exhibit, "Breaking the Chains: Ceramics and the Abolition Movement."
The title of Gary Staab’s presentation is “Digital Dinosaurs: Fleshing out the Past."