Archive: History

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Olsen Brings Immigration Lessons Back to Hilltop

For Leonard Olsen (C’14), one senior-year class helped shape a career in immigration activism — and this year, he paid back the.…

April 6, 2018

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In Anthropocene Seminar, Humanists Tackle Environmental Issues

Approaching the Anthropocene: Global Culture and Planetary Change is a series of lectures, art installations, and group discussions that critically examine the ways humans…

February 6, 2018

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Celenza Publishes Two New Books on Italian Renaissance

Celenza published his sixth book, Petrarch: Everywhere A Wanderer in December 2017; his seventh, The Intellectual World of the Italian Renaissance: Language, Philosophy, and the…

January 19, 2018

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Von der Goltz Explores Conservative Movements

History professor Anna von der Goltz is the co-editor of a new compilation of research on postwar conservative movements in the United States and Western.…

September 20, 2017

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Six Great Courses You Should Consider

The end of the add/drop period is approaching. Fill out your schedule with one of these classes recommended by our team of advising.…

September 7, 2017

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Getting to Know Dean Christopher S. Celenza

Christopher S. Celenza officially began his term as Dean of Georgetown College on July 1. Learn more about his career, how he got here, and his philosophy on leading Georgetown's…

July 6, 2017

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Olesko, Mujica, Hinkson Honored at Faculty Convocation

In his final Faculty Convocation, Georgetown College Dean Chester Gillis honored three beloved faculty members with the annual Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching and…

February 3, 2017

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Life as a Refugee and Beyond

After the Taliban drove her family out of Afghanistan, Yalda Baktash (C'18) lived for years as a refugee in Iran. Now living out her dream on the Hilltop, she's determined to…

April 4, 2016

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Professor Receives Humanities "Book of the Year" Award

Associate Professor of History Adam Rothman has received a 2016 "Book of the Year" Award from the Louisiana Endowment for the.…

February 22, 2016