Lizanne Thomas, a member of the W&L Law Class of 1982 and partner-in-charge of the southern region for the law firm Jones Day, will deliver this year’s commencement address during the graduation exercises at Washington and Lee University School of Law.
The weekend’s seminar will feature Rebecca Makkai '99, author of the critically acclaimed novel "The Great Believers."
On Friday, April 8, Northwestern University history professor Susan J. Pearson will deliver the annual Hendricks Lecture in Law and History. The title of Pearson’s talk is “What’s in a Document? Birth Registration and Identity in American Law and History.”
Chancy’s saxophone recital is free and open to the public to view in person or via Livestream on April 1 at 8 p.m.
The show runs from March 31-April 3 in Keller Theatre on the W&L campus.
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Siegel’s lecture is titled “Equal Protection and Abortion in Dobbs.” During her talk, Prof. Siegel will discuss an amicus brief she authored with constitutional law scholars Serena Mayeri and Melissa Murray in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization.
Hailer will give a public lecture on March 31 at 6 p.m. in Northen Auditorium inside Leyburn Library.
The show is free and open to the public.
Highlights include presentations from scholars from around the world, staged readings and keynote speaker Martha Kebalo, a UN representative for the World Federation of Ukrainian Women’s Organizations.
The show is free and open to the public.
Katharine Hayhoe will give a virtual lecture at W&L on March 14 at 5:30 p.m.
Faculty , staff and students are invited to attend an information session on the University Master Plan on March 16 at 11:30 a.m. in Northen Auditorium.
Murray’s talk is based on her recent article published in the Harvard Law Review, “Race-ing Roe: Reproductive Justice, Racial Justice, and the Battle for Roe v. Wade.”
Professor Dan-el Padilla Peralta’s talk is titled "Kehinde Wiley and Black Classicisms."
The symposium is scheduled for Friday, March 11 and will include a keynote address by Adrien Wing, Associate Dean for International and Comparative Law Programs and Bessie Dutton Murray Professor at University of Iowa College of Law.
O'Neil will give a public lecture on March 14 at 6 p.m. in the Hillel House sanctuary.
The campus will celebrate women’s achievements with various events throughout the month of March.
This year’s Souper Bowl raised $5,627 to support the Campus Kitchen at W&L’s Backpack Program.
Valencia Robin, an artist and author, will give a public lecture on March 7 at 5 p.m. in the Hillel House Sanctuary.
The show will be on view from Feb. 14 through March 18, and artist Leah Raintree will give a public talk on Feb. 15.
Pianist Vadym Kholodenko will perform on Feb. 12 at 8 p.m. in the Wilson Concert Hall.
Lauren Curtis, associate professor of classical studies at Bard College, will give a lecture at W&L on Feb. 11 at 4 p.m.
The Journal of Civil Rights and Social Justice will host its annual symposium on Thursday, Feb. 10 and Friday, Feb. 11.
Jay Whitacre, director of The Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation and trustee professor in energy engineering and public policy at Carnegie Mellon University, will give a lecture on Feb. 10 at 5 p.m.
Her talk, "The Importance of a Legacy—What Will Yours Be?,” is scheduled for Tuesday, February 8 at 2:00 p.m. in the Millhiser Moot Court Room, Sydney Lewis Hall.
The theme for this year's Black FLEX conference is Global Cooperation.
On Feb. 3 at 5:00 pm, Cane will give a talk titled “Serving Justice: Clerking for Lewis Powell, and His Timeless Lessons for Young Lawyers.”
The all-male dance group will perform their delightful parodies of great ballet classics at the Lenfest Center for the Arts on Feb. 15.
Neeru Paharia, associate professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, will give a public lecture on March 9 at 5 p.m. at W&L.
The new social justice series titled “Measuring Choice and Freedom" will highlight the work of department alumni.
Packer offers fresh insights into how Americans can use an underlying passion for equality to lead us toward a more unified, progressive nation.
Washington and Lee's weeklong celebration of the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. will include an address by Yusef Salaam, a member of the “Exonerated Five.”
All proceeds from the Jan. 30 event will support Campus Kitchen at W&L’s Backpack Program.
Enix-Ross will give a talk entitled "Undeterred Dreams" on Monday, Jan. 17 at 3:00 p.m. via Zoom.
This year's observance of MLK day will comprise a variety of events and lectures.
The large-scale community artwork created as part of a Mudd Center program will be on view in Wilson Hall's Lykes Atrium through Feb. 9.
Washington and Lee’s Aly Colón will host a conversation with Krissah Thompson from The Washington Post via Zoom on Nov. 9.
The discussion on Oct. 20, "A Wilde Teapot: Exploring Race, Gender and Sexuality,” is free and open to the public.
W&L presents a staged reading of Will Arbery’s “Heroes of the Fourth Turning” in the Johnson Theatre on the W&L campus on Oct. 21-23 at 7:30 p.m.
Cobb, a staff writer for The New Yorker, will give a lecture at W&L on Oct. 7.
This fall, the Campus Kitchen is introducing a new multi-year event series titled "Just Food: Land Access, Redlining, and Food Sovereignty."
The Museums at W&L invite the public to their grand reopening reception on Sept. 24 at 4:30 p.m.
"Daily Ethics: How Individual Choices and Habits Express Our Values and Shape Our World” kicks off Sept. 27 with a keynote address by Professor of Philosophy Cheshire Calhoun.
Parents and Family Weekend 2021 is scheduled for Oct. 1-3.
W&L’s Office of Lifelong Learning presents an inside view of ongoing research from university faculty July 19-23 titled “Beyond the Classroom: Frontiers of Faculty Research.”
Reimbursable experiences include the Virginia Safari Park, Natural Bridge, Hull's Drive-in, and coffee and a pastry at Season's Yield Farm.
On May 15, Robert Masi ’21 will perform solo piano masterworks by Chopin, Beethoven, J.S. Bach, Ravel and Bloch.
On April 9 and 10, W&L will stream its production of "BURN" featuring a large ensemble of talented student actors and directed by Jemma Levy, assistant professor of theater.
The W&L Repertory Dance Company performance will stream for free online on March 25 and 26 at 7 p.m., March 27 at 6 p.m. and March 28 at 2 p.m.
The public discussion, which explored female abolitionists’ roles in history, featured Lena Hill, dean of the college; Ron Fuchs, senior curator of ceramics; and Nneka Dennie, assistant professor of history.
On March 9, Heumann will share her experiences advocating for disability rights and discuss the movement's future.
The all-day event was facilitated by upper-division student volunteers.
The conversation on Feb. 23 at 6:30 p.m. will center on the intersection of LGBTQ+ identity and religious affiliations and practices.
The Feb. 24 talk, which is free and open to the public to view online, is titled “A Conversation with David Fahrenthold of the Washington Post: Unraveling the Troubled, Secretive Trump Empire.”
Opening Feb. 23, the exhibit will display the Vermont-based artist’s sculptural works. An artist’s talk is scheduled for Feb. 24.
The Sociology and Anthropology Department is collaborating with the Environmental Studies Program to present a new social justice series titled “White Supremacy and Society.”
W&L presents a monthlong schedule of events celebrating Black History Month.
Seidule will discuss his new book, "Robert E. Lee and Me: A Southerner's Reckoning with the Myth of the Lost Cause.”
Poet Heid Erdrich will give a public poetry reading on Feb. 8 at 6 p.m.
The screening will be free and open to the public to view online. A discussion with the film’s creators will follow the screening.
The virtual talk, which is free and open to the public online, is titled "Naming Injustice: Charlene Teters (Spokane) and John Little (Standing Rock Sioux) on American Indian Mascots."
The series will present two events, "Looking at Blackness" and "Legislative Leverage: Democratic Processes as Activism,” in late January.
The fun kicks off early this semester with Outing Club activities starting Jan. 22, and the entire campus is invited to participate.
In honor of the Jewish "New Year of the Trees," W&L Hillel, the Native American Cohort and other campus community members will share poems about beloved lands on Jan. 27.
This year's observance of MLK day will comprise a variety of virtual events and lectures.
Dr. Jonathan Wortham '04 is the outbreak investigations team leader in the Division of Tuberculosis Elimination at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The Shenandoah magazine team will host a virtual launch party on Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. to celebrate the newest edition of the magazine, which will be available to the public on Dec. 11.
Elizabeth Kolbert, a staff writer for The New Yorker, will give a virtual lecture on Oct. 29 at 5 p.m.
There will be 22 different mixers occurring throughout the day on Oct. 24.
Domnica Radulescu, the Edwin A. Morris Professor of Comparative Literature at W&L, presents her newest co-edited book, “Voices on the Move: An Anthology by and about Refugees.”
In October, Washington and Lee University will present Tony Award winner and five-time Tony Award nominee Laura Benanti in two streamed events.
At the virtual event, participants will explore how activism takes many forms, why specific actions are labeled as sedentary, and whether these forms of activism help, harm or do not affect the message.
Slaughter's lecture, which is open to the public to view online, is titled "Renewing the Promise of America: Looking Back to Move Forward."
The performance will run Oct. 15-18, and it is free and open to the public to watch via livestream.
Dr. Guelzo will deliver this year’s lecture, “The Mystery of Robert E. Lee,” virtually.
The Entrepreneurship Summit will take place online on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 2–3.
Washington and Lee University’s Native American Cohort invites the community to celebrate Native American Heritage with special events throughout the academic year.
The panel discussion, titled "Antiracism, White Activists, and Black Freedom," is free and open to the public to watch virtually.
The virtual performance, which is free and open the public, will be available to view via Livestream.
The acclaimed group is known worldwide for promoting social justice and human rights for all people and genders. The virtual exhibit and lecture are free and open to the public.
For anyone participating in online learning during this time, there are several resources available through the museums that can help enrich the virtual classroom experience.
The university has canceled all campus events featuring external speakers or visitors beginning at noon on Saturday, March 13 and continuing through Saturday, April 18.
Representatives from area day camps and sleepover camps will be available to share information about their 2020 summer programs.
W&L's studio art majors present their senior projects in an online exhibition.
Her talk, which is free and open to the public, is titled "Barely Legal: Political Ads, Social Media and #sponcon."
A new play by Professor Domnica Radulescu gives voice to local immigrants.
Atkinson will speak on “Where I am is Who I am: Plotting Spatial Demographics in Renaissance Florence.”
The conference is titled Ethics and Technology: Surveillance, Civil Rights, and Cyber-Security.
The event is free and open to the public, and books will be available to purchase following the reading.
Writer Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, who based this play on the anonymous 15th-century "Everyman," presents a new take on an old story and the old question of what happens when we cross over to the other side.
W&L presents a faculty recital featuring Julia Goudimova on cello and Anna Billias on piano in an evening of romantically inclined music of Nordic countries.
“Considering Matthew Shepard” tells the now infamous true story and aftermath of the kidnapping, torture and murder of Matthew Shepard near Laramie, Wyoming, in 1998. Tickets are required for the performance.
Having played in every kind of venue imaginable, from coffee houses to world-class concert halls, Haimovitz creates music for every kind of audience.
The celebration includes a film screening, a faculty panel and a trivia game. All events are free and open to the public.
Tickets are not required.
A panel discussion will feature six leading business journalists who cover big financial and economic stories.
Shrayer will read from and discuss his new book, “A Russian Immigrant: Three Novellas.”
“Running Home” tells the story of humanitarian, accomplished middle-distance runner and coach Tony Ruiz.
Joukhadar will read from and discuss his new novel, “The Thirty Names of Night.”
Legal Defense Fund Attorney Natasha Merle will speak at 2:00pm in the Millhiser Moot Court Room on Jan. 20.