Georgetown College Events

March 13 - 19, 2019

Wednesday, March 13

Russian Conversation Hour

Russian conversation hour for those learning the language. Refreshments are provided.

The Future of Higher Education in America: A Conversation with Chad Wellmon and Dean Chris Celenza

Please join us for a conversation about American higher education with Davis Chair Visiting Professor Chad Wellmon, leading voice in contemporary critical...

The Jewish Queen Lear

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY THEATER & PERFORMANCE STUDIES PROGRAM IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THEATER J The Jewish Queen Lear Jacob Gordin's Mirele Efros English...

Thursday, March 14

Dissertation Defense: Lara Bryfonski

Candidate Name: Lara Bryfonski Major: Linguistics Advisor: Alison Mackey, Ph.D. Title: Task-Based Teacher Training: Implementation And Evaluation In...

Bate-Papo: Portuguese Coffee Hour

Looking for an informal environment to practice your Portuguese? Attend a Coffee Hour hosted by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese in ICC 4th floor!

German Department Kaffeestunde

Please join German exchange student Viktoria for a weekly Kaffeestunde! All levels are encouraged to come practice their German with a native speaker. Snacks...

Film Screening: Anna

Saxophonist Khris Royal's ancestors Nace and Biby Butler were among the people sold by the Jesuits of Maryland down to plantations in Southern Louisiana in...

Friday, March 15

Religion, Politics and Culture Workshop

This bimonthly interdisciplinary workshop brings together faculty, graduate students, and postdoctoral and affiliate fellows to present and discuss...

Friday Music Series: Khris Royal and Dark Matter

Co-sponsored with Georgetown College, Film & Media Studies Program, American Studies Program, and CNDLS Saxophonist Khris Royal's ancestors Nace and Biby...

BIOLOGY GRADUATE STUDENT SEMINAR SERIES

Weekly Graduate Student Seminars (WIPS) and Graduate Development Workshop. Please join the Department of Biology on Friday, March 15, 2019, at 3:30 pm for...

Linguistics Speaker Series: Naomi Feldman: Modeling Early Phonetic Learning

Naomi Feldman, University of Maryland Modeling early phonetic learning from spontaneous speech Most models of language acquisition have used idealized...

The Jewish Queen Lear

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY THEATER & PERFORMANCE STUDIES PROGRAM IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THEATER J The Jewish Queen Lear Jacob Gordin's Mirele Efros English...

Saturday, March 16

The Jewish Queen Lear

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY THEATER & PERFORMANCE STUDIES PROGRAM IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THEATER J The Jewish Queen Lear Jacob Gordin's Mirele Efros English...

Georgetown Improv Association

(student-produced event) Improv Shows The Georgetown Improv Association invites you to a night of unscripted, unrehearsed, and unbelievable improvised...

Sunday, March 17

The Jewish Queen Lear

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY THEATER & PERFORMANCE STUDIES PROGRAM IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THEATER J The Jewish Queen Lear Jacob Gordin's Mirele Efros English...

Monday, March 18

Euskeraren Ordua: Basque Coffee Hour

Looking for an informal environment to practice your Basque? Attend a Coffee Hour hosted by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese in ICC 4th floor!

 Lina Meruane

Lina Meruane (Chile, 1970) has published fiction and essays, including Las infantas (short stories, 1998), the novels Póstuma (2000), Cercada (2000), Fruta...

Dr. Gus Casely-Hayford, Director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art

March 18th, 7:00 PM | Keynote speech by Dr. Gus Casely-Hayford, Director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art Introduced by Aminatta Forna....

The Jewish Queen Lear

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY THEATER & PERFORMANCE STUDIES PROGRAM IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THEATER J The Jewish Queen Lear Jacob Gordin's Mirele Efros English...

Tuesday, March 19

Africa Imagines: Reversing the Gaze

Through the West’s dominance in global media, we are used to viewing the world through a Western gaze, and through that gaze Africa south of the Sahara has...

Hora Del Café: Spanish Coffee Hour

Looking for an informal environment to practice your Spanish? Attend a Coffee Hour hosted by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese in ICC 4th floor!

Russian Conversation Hour

Russian conversation hour for those learning the language. Refreshments are provided.

Berener Catalá: Catalan Coffee Hour

Looking for an informal environment to practice your Catalan? Attend a Coffee Hour hosted by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese in ICC 4th floor!

Discussion with Jason Moran and Alicia Hall Moran: Two Wings: The Music of Black America in Migration 

GU Distinguished Artist in Residence Pianist Jason Moran and his wife mezzo-soprano Alicia Hall Moran will discuss the process of creating their concert Two...

The Spirituality of Chant, presented by Sr. Maria M. Kiely OSB, PhD

Georgetown University Schola Cantorum The Spirituality of Chant Presented by Sr. Maria M. Kiely OSB, PhD Since completing her PhD, Sr. Kiely has served as...

Film + Discussion: Milli's Awakening

In partnership with Georgetown University's BMW Center for German and European Studies and the Department of German, the Goethe-Institut Washington will host...

Dr. Dambisa Moyo, Global Economist

March 19th, 7:00 PM | Closing keynote by Dr. Dambisa Moyo, Global Economist Moderated by Scott Taylor Reception to follow, 2nd Floor Healy Hall Lannan...

March 13 - 19, 2019