Archive: American Studies

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CAS Magazine: Alumni

Playing by Ear: How Sarah Trahern (C’86) Became One of the Biggest Names in Country Music

Country Music Association CEO Sarah Trahern (C'86) reflects on her winding career and the lessons she learned on the.…

April 29, 2024

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Celine Calpo (C’19) Named 2024 Soros Fellow

Alumna Celine Calpo (C'19) was awarded the prestigious Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship, which will enable her to pursue a law. …

April 29, 2024

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How Elisia Bendy (C’23) Is Rewriting the Story of California’s Spanish Missions

A Californian who grew up in the shadow of Mission San Gabriel Arcángel, Elisia Bendy (C’23) wants to retell its…

May 17, 2023

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Senior Mythbusts the Metaverse and Its Promise of a New Reality

Grace Buono (C’23) just wrapped up her thesis on the false frontier of the metaverse and she’s excited for people to debate…

May 5, 2023

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College Alumna Gwen Lockman (C’16) to Compete on Jeopardy

Gwen Lockman (C’16) is the latest Hoya to compete on the Alex Trebek Stage as a Jeopardy!…

March 14, 2023

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Ta-Nehisi Coates Discusses Race and U.S. Politics with Georgetown Professor

Award-winning writer Ta-Nehisi Coates recently visited Georgetown and spoke to students in Gaston Hall. The screenwriter, novelist, essayist and journalist reflected on his body…

April 5, 2022

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Georgetown College Hosts Racial Justice Speaker Series to Promote Equity and Inclusion

Next week, Georgetown College will host its first event in the series “Such a Time As This”: Racial Justice and the University in order to explore how research by Georgetown…

September 24, 2020

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American Studies Celebrates 50th Anniversary

The American Studies Program (AMST) is deeply invested in educating a cohort of students so that they will go into the world thinking critically about power, identity, and…

October 25, 2019

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Social Justice Advocate, Prize Winner to Address Incoming Class of First-Year Students

Omoyele Okunola (C’20), 2019 McTighe Prize winner, will advise the incoming Class of 2023 on the importance of advocating for others and self-care during New Student.…

August 19, 2019

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American Studies Program Kicks off 50th Anniversary Celebrations

The American Studies Program at Georgetown College celebrates 50 years since its founding with an alumni luncheon this week in.…

May 29, 2018