Archive: English Department

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No Longer First-Gen: A Mother and Daughter Graduate From College at the Same Time

On Mother’s Day, a mother and daughter share a special milestone: graduating from college together. Listen in as Sabrina Perez (C’24) and her mom reflect on this decades-in…

May 12, 2024

CAS Magazine: Alumni

Through Line: Novelist Jinwoo Chong (C’17) Celebrates a Banner Year

From performing at the White House to authoring a Best Book of 2023, Jinwoo Chong (C’17) stays in.…

April 30, 2024

CAS Magazine: Faculty

Paradise Found: Book Recommendations with Daniel Shore

Milton scholar, promiscuous reader and chair of the English department Daniel Shore shares selections from his shelves for all.…

April 26, 2024

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From Barbenheimer to Indie Films: What Every Movie Must Have According to a Screenwriting Professor

Ahead of the 96th Academy Awards, screenwriting professor John Glavin reveals the key to any successful movie, from Barbie to Oppenheimer and indie…

March 6, 2024

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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