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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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Georgetown College Students Shine at Global Social Research Symposium

Four students from the Georgetown University College of Arts & Sciences presented at this year’s Global Social Research. …

October 3, 2022

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College Speakers Address Class of 2026 at Fall Convocation

Two members of the Georgetown College of Arts & Sciences spoke at New Student Convocation – Rev. David Collins, S.J., and Charlotte Messaris (C). …

August 24, 2022

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Indigenous Philosophy and Creating a More Sustainable Future for Georgetown

Ahead of Earth Day, the Office of Sustainability hosted an event and open discussion around how Indigenous philosophies can, and should, be interwoven into the university’s…

April 25, 2022

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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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An Interdisciplinary Approach to Life’s Big Questions

Uncertainty is arguably one of the most universally felt phenomena, and the issues we may be uncertain about appear as boundless as the universe. The Georgetown Humanities…

March 17, 2022

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Georgetown Humanities Initiative Promotes Collaboration and Community

The Georgetown Humanities Initiative was conceived by the College as a way to foster collaborative projects across departments and schools that highlight the human element of…

August 24, 2020

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Late Congressman Lewis, Civil Rights Pioneer, Inspired Georgetown Community

U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-Georgia) spent his life fighting for racial justice and equality. As funeral arrangements for the civil rights icon and longtime Congress member solidify…

July 23, 2020

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James Baldwin Play Marks New Trend in Classical Theater, Panelists Say

“It’s a huge-scale drama that requires a lot of economic resources,” said panelist Soyica Colbert, Idol Family Professor and professor of African American studies and…

February 27, 2020

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Serious Talk About Comedy: Free Speech Project Hosts Pop Culture Reporter

Michelle Renslo (C’22) says an event on “Free Speech and Comedy” last night featuring Elahe Izadi, a stand-up comedian and Washington Post reporter, helped her understand…

January 17, 2020