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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

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Deconstructing Walls —German Department Celebrates the 30th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall

Department of German Professors Astrid Weigert and Anja Banchoff are hosting a week-long event series to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall that will…

November 1, 2019

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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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English Department to Pilot “Flightless” Conference Format

“Ecology and Religion in the Nineteenth Century” is an experiment in the kind of carbon-neutral gatherings that will be necessary, organizers say, to take seriously the fact…

September 4, 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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Dean Celenza Discusses the Liberal Arts with Eni Chair

The Italian Embassy hosted an event last month on “Liberal Education and Leadership,” featuring Georgetown College Dean Chris Celenza and Dr. Emma Marcegaglia, president of…

May 9, 2019

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Persian Language and Culture Program Hosts Symposium on Abdolhossein Sardari

This Friday, the Persian Language and Culture Program at Georgetown College will host a daylong symposium titled Shelter and Shield: the Persian Schindler, the Polish Refugees,…

April 22, 2019

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Three Students Present Research at ACLA Conference

While many of their peers went home or took vacations, three College students stayed on campus to present original papers at the 2019 American Comparative Literature Conference,…

April 18, 2019

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Italian Institute Hosts Fourth Annual Business Workshop

The Italian Research Institute at Georgetown College hosted its fourth annual Innovative Solutions to Business Challenges workshop, a student-centered team competition whose…

April 15, 2019

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El-Lozi Lecture Brings National Journalists to Campus

This year’s panel featured CNN Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta, NPR Weekend Edition host Lulu Garcia-Navarro, and Washington Post media columnist Margaret Sullivan …

April 9, 2019