Diversity and Inclusion

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News Highlights

Faculty Member and Alumnus Receive 2020 Anisfield-Wolf Book Award for Nonfiction and Poetry

March 30th, 2020

harles King, professor and chair of the Department of Government, was awarded the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award for Nonfiction for his latest book Gods of the Upper Air. This award, dedicated to honoring publications that have made contributions to the understanding of racism and diversity of human culture, was also given to one of the subjects of King’s book, Zora Neale Hurston, in 1943. Georgetown alumnus Ilya Kaminsky (C’01), also received this honor in the category of poetry for his book Deaf Republic.

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Performing Arts Welcomes Newest Faculty Member, Award-Winning Composer Carlos Simon

March 30th, 2020

Carlos Simon, award winning composer and musician, was welcomed to the Department of Performing Arts this past fall as a new member to their staff. Since starting his position, Simon has already brought his talents to the numerous projects he has become involved in at Georgetown, including a new composition dedicated to the slaves that helped build the university.