Archive: English Department

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Meet The Voice Behind NPR Fresh Air’s Book Reviews

Maureen Corrigan is an English professor in the College of Arts & Sciences. She's also one of the most recognizable voices on the radio as the book critic on NPR's Fresh.…

December 19, 2023

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College of Arts & Sciences Faculty Recognized for Outstanding Research by the Provost’s Office

The Office of the Provost recognized six faculty members of the College of Arts & Sciences for their outstanding research, scholarship and interdisciplinary…

November 13, 2023

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Interdisciplinary Research Team Begins Yearlong Inquiry into Restorative Black Ecologies and Spaces 

Led by Amani Morrison, an interdisciplinary team of Georgetown researchers is beginning a yearlong inquiry into the past, present and future of Black…

October 2, 2023

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Summer Conference at Georgetown Addresses Future of the Humanities in Higher Education

This summer, Georgetown faculty and more than 100 higher education leaders in the humanities from across the country convened on the Hilltop for the Modern Language Association…

September 18, 2023

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Students Map Out Alternate Futures in Environmental Humanities Course

In Nathan Hensley's Introduction to Environmental Humanities, students create multimedia projects that examine the past, present and futures of interlinked climate…

July 12, 2023

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World-Renowned Author Explores Questions of Colonialism and Climate Crisis in Keynote Lecture

Amitav Ghosh, the internationally renowned and award-winning writer, spoke in Gaston Hall as part of the ongoing Voices on the Environment…

May 3, 2023

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Alumna Sara Jane Ho’s New Netflix Show Transforms Lives Through the Power of Etiquette

Sara Jane Ho (C’07) approaches etiquette like an anthropologist, carefully studying and documenting the minutia of social and cultural norms around the…

February 15, 2023

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Mecca Jamilah Sullivan Receives MLA’s William Sanders Scarborough Prize

Mecca Jamilah Sullivan is the recipient of the 2021 William Sanders Scarborough Prize for her book The Poetics of Difference: Queer Feminist Forms in the African…

December 13, 2022

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Did the Suffragist Movement Rely on Racism? New Play Explores Hidden History

“Bitter Flower,” an original play from award-winning novelist and playwright Jennifer Natalya Fink, opens November.…

November 4, 2022

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Hispanic, Latino, Latinx or Latine? 2 Professors Share Their Own Preferences

In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month and Latine culture and communities, we asked two professors to weigh in on the history, complexity and cultural significance of…

October 17, 2022