The initiative matches participating W&L students with local host families interested in connecting.
Award-winning novelist Jesmyn Ward, the Paul and Debra Gibbons Professor of Creative Writing at Tulane University, will present the keynote address at Washington and Lee University's annual Tom Wolfe Weekend Seminar, "Memory and Imagination: Salvaging the News in 'Salvage the Bones' '' on April 10, at 4:00 p.m. in Lee Chapel.
David Hackett Fischer, the University Professor and Earl Warren Professor of History at Brandeis University, will deliver the keynote address at the Institute for Honor Symposium "George Washington: Leadership With Honor" at Washington and Lee University on Friday, March 28, in Lee Chapel.
The keynote speeches in the Washington and Lee Alumni Colleges on the Civil War will be streamed live.
Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Jennifer Egan will present the keynote address for Washington and Lee University’s 10th annual Tom Wolfe Weekend Seminar on Friday, April 5, at 4 p.m. in Lee Chapel.
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Michael Gazzaniga, professor of psychology and director of The SAGE Center for the Study of the Mind at the University of California, Santa Barbara, will deliver the keynote address at the 13th annual Institute for Honor Symposium at Washington and Lee University on Friday, March 1.
Colum McCann, winner of the 2009 National Book Award, will present the keynote address, “The Art of Knowing the World,” at Washington and Lee's Tom Wolfe Weekend Seminar on Friday, March 30, at 4 p.m. in Lee Chapel.