Archive: Performing Arts

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Georgetown Honors Alumnus Who Fights for Social Justice on the Stage

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Georgetown University honored Reginald L. Douglas (C’09), an alumnus and rising artistic leader in Washington, DC, who has worked to champion…

January 17, 2024

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Grammy-Nominated Professor Explains Why Mariah Carey’s ‘All I Want for Christmas Is You’ Is So Popular

Grammy-nominated Professor Carlos Simon breaks down what makes Mariah Carey’s hit the quintessential Christmas…

December 21, 2023

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Georgetown’s Center on Slavery Launches With Carlos Simon Musical Tribute Honoring the Enslaved

Georgetown marked the launch of an interdisciplinary center that examines the history of slavery and its legacies through a live musical performance composed by a College of&…

September 25, 2023

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A Hundred Years of Music in the Country’s Largest Maximum-Security Prison

Benjamin Harbert’s new book Instrument of the State offers a sweeping account of more than a century of musical history at the Louisiana State Penitentiary, colloquially known…

September 15, 2023

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Outstanding Faculty and Staff Recognized at Spring Convocation

The College of Arts & Sciences celebrated its esteemed faculty and staff at its spring…

April 27, 2023

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4 Georgetown Faculty Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Four Georgetown faculty members, including three from the College of Arts & Sciences, have been elected to the 2023 class of the American Academy of Arts and…

April 20, 2023

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Soyica Colbert Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

Soyica Colbert, former interim dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in theatre arts and performance…

April 12, 2023

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Film About Legendary Georgetown Professor and Holocaust Witness Jan Karski Premieres on PBS

Remember This, a feature-film starring Academy Award-nominee David Strathairn that explores the life and legacy of Jan Karski will premiere on PBS on March…

March 13, 2023

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Benjamin Harbert Establishes Multimedia Journal for Ethnomusicology

Co-founded by Benjamin Harbert, the Journal of Audiovisual Ethnomusicology is a peer-reviewed streaming journal, which combines the rich medium of film with the rigor of academic…

January 31, 2023

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Internationally Renowned Violinist Performs Concert on the Hilltop

David Kim is concertmaster of The Philadelphia Orchestra, a former child prodigy and one of the world’s greatest living…

December 5, 2022