Arts Events

March 13 - 19, 2019

Wednesday, March 13

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

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

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...

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

 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...

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...

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