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Weaving Your Paradise: Specialist Gives Talk on History and Design of Persian Rugs

As part of the Jalinous Lecture Series, the Persian Studies Program hosted Safoura Zoroofchi, a Persian rug specialist for a virtual presentation “Weaving the Dream: The Legacy…

September 17, 2020

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College Hosts Virtual Teach-In, From COVID to Minneapolis: Structural Racism in America

“It pains me that we gather under the context of COVID-19 and the ongoing structural violence of anti-black racism,” says Soyica Colbert, moderator of the panel, Vice Dean of…

June 4, 2020

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Noted Filmmaker Ken Burns Talks to Undergraduates About Storytelling

Austin Riddick (C’20), who is working on a documentary to help garner support for a person he believes is wrongly convicted, got the chance to ask questions about storytelling…

March 2, 2020

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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photographer Shares Work Featuring Immigrants from Border and Australian Wildfires

On Monday, photographer John Moore, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the World Press Photo of the Year, visited campus to show images from his recent work on immigration at the U…

February 27, 2020

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Department of African American Studies hosts lecture on Black Resistance in the Digital Age

The Georgetown College Department of African American Studies hosted a lecture on Thursday on how black activism can utilize the digital tools to promote their message and…

February 25, 2020

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Multimedia Artist DJ Spooky Collaborates with Georgetown Chamber Singers on New Performance Piece

Last week, Paul D. Miller, known more broadly as DJ Spooky, performed alongside the Georgetown Chamber Singers, a show that concluded his residency at the. …

February 14, 2020

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Georgetown Professor Launches Remembering YoU, a Community Archiving Initiative to Preserve Historic U-Street Neighborhood

Department of History Professor Ananya Chakravarti is working to preserve the rich history of one of Washington’s most culturally vibrant neighborhoods. She and Georgetown…

November 6, 2019

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Esteemed Poet and Translator Gives Talk on New Book

Dick Davis, globally acknowledged leading translator of Persian poetry, gave a reading from his newly published book The Mirror of My Heart: A Thousand Years of Persian Poetry by…

October 31, 2019

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Q&A: Sister Mary Scullion

Project HOME cofounder Sister Mary Scullion will be speaking at Saturday's Commencement. Get to know her a little better.…

May 17, 2017