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Meet Rachel


Williamsburg, Virginia



Candidate for the Batten Leadership Institute Certificate in Leadership Studies; dual athlete in lacrosse and volleyball; Student Government Association class senator; member of ADA; treasurer of Coalition Against Sexual Assault; library student-peer coordinator. Plans to attend law school.

Hollins Festival of New Works

Each summer at the end of July, we present a three-day event showcasing 10 readings of student work from the Playwright’s Lab. These readings are minimally staged for the general public and close to a dozen guest professional responders from all over the globe. Guest responders include publishers, arts administrators, playwrights, professional actors, artistic directors, and…

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Twenty-Second Annual Francelia Butler Student Conference on Children's Literature

Keynote Speaker Marah Gubar teaches and writes about children’s literature from a variety of periods, but she is especially interested in 19th- and 20th-century representations of childhood and the history of children’s theatre. Her book Artful Dodgers: Reconceiving the Golden Age of Children’s Literature (2009) won the Children’s Literature Association’s Book Award. She is associate…

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