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Junior Estefania Acosta Conducts Research on Colombia for First-of-Its Kind Database on Latin American Governments, Laws and Institutions

October 22nd, 2021

Estefania Acosta (C’23) is conducting research on Colombia for States and Institutions of Governance in Latin America (SIGLA), a multilingual database on legal and political institutions in Latin America. This database is one of the few that provides systematic and clear information on Latin American government, laws, or institutions, which Acosta says has led to challenges as an RA but also underscores the importance of the research.

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Teresita Fernández: Dark Earth opens at Georgetown University’s de la Cruz Art Gallery

October 21st, 2021

This semester the Maria & Alberto de la Cruz Art Gallery hosts its first exhibit, Teresita Fernández: Dark Earth, after being temporarily closed due to COVID-19. Critically acclaimed Fernández is known for luminous works that poetically evoke the landscape while exposing the violent colonial histories that inform our ideas of place. 

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Sabrina Wesley-Nero Create Curriculum for Literacy Program to Counteract Education Inequities

October 14th, 2021

Sabrina Wesley-Nero, Ph.D., and director of the Education, Inquiry and Justice Program,  oversaw and wrote the curriculum for the inaugural year of the 1619 Freedom School in Waterloo, Iowa. The school’s mission is to help children develop critical literacy skills through liberating instruction centered on Black American history and will serve low-income students with the widest disparity in their reading scores. 


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English Major/Minor Info Session Oct. 29

  • 4:00 pm
  • New North Hall 311

Paperplay! Adventures in Kamishibai Oct. 29

  • 7:00 pm
  • Davis Performing Arts Center | Roving, begins in Main Lobby

Paperplay! Adventures in Kamishibai Oct. 30

  • 7:00 pm
  • Davis Performing Arts Center | Roving, begins in Main Lobby

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