Academic Events Events

March 17 - 23, 2019

Monday, March 18

FREE BIOSTATISTICS AND BIOINFORMATICS CONSULTATION SERVICES

Complimentary (FREE) Statistical, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Consultation Services offered by the Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and...

 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....

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...

Russian Conversation Hour

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

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...

Mini Medical School

Mini Medical School is an eight-week seminar during which Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) faculty cover various areas of biomedicine during a...

Wednesday, March 20

Aging & Health Seminar Series; "Diversity of Senior Living Career Trajectories"

Please join us to learn about the evolving senior living industry and the diverse career opportunities available. We will discuss the new senior living...

Professor Gerhard Bowering, "Christianity in the Qur'an"

The Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies presents, a talk with Professor Gerhard Bowering of Yale University on "Christianity in the Qur'an."

Russian Conversation Hour

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

HAPI Hour Seminar: Greg Heller, The Opioid Crisis as a Crisis of Federalism

Some claim, not without reason, that the center of gravity for litigation against opioid manufacturers and distributors is in federal court in Ohio, where a...

English Major Career Panel

You majored in English... now what? Are you looking for a summer internship? Are you wondering how to get a job after graduation? Do you have questions about...

Thursday, March 21

Runtime Supports for Scalable and Efficient Big Data Processing

Big Data analytics has taken an important role in modern computing. The availability of an enormous amount of data has led to the proliferation of...

Dissertation Defense: Deanna Tiek

Candidate Name: Deanna Tiek Major: Tumor Biology Advisor: Rebecca Riggins, Ph.D. Title: Deregulated and Destabilized: Targeting Splicing and...

Dr. Melvin Butler, University of Miami—Playing with Fire: Sound, Transcendence, and Protest in African Diasporic Ritual Performance

Playing with Fire: Sound, Transcendence, and Protest in African Diasporic Ritual Performance By Dr. Melvin Butler, University of Miami Sponsored by the GU...

Indigenous People, the Environment, and the Chaco Frontier: Argentina, 1870-1930

A GIGH Graduate Student Seminar featuring PhD student Rob Christensen, with Professor Thomas Klubock (University of Virginia).

Friday, March 22

From the Holocaust to the Gulag: Prosecuting Jewish "Collaboration" in Stalinist Courts after WWII

As the Second World War ended, a determined Soviet state started to comb individual histories within previously occupied territories, searching for various...

BIOSTATISTICS SEMINAR SERIES

Speaker: TBA Bio3 Seminar Series sponsored by Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics & Biomathematics (DBBB)

Hebrew Conversation Hour

Come to the ICC Mug on Fridays between 3 and 4 to get a free drink and conversation in Hebrew

From Truth to Punishment: The Decline of Judicial Torture in Europe, 1550-1750

A William Beik Memorial Seminar featuring Professor Sara Beam (University of Victoria)

March 17 - 23, 2019