Georgetown College Events

March 18 - 24, 2019

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...

Wednesday, March 20

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.

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...

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 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...

Foreign Intervention in Africa after the Cold War: A Book Discussion with Dr. Elizabeth Schmidt

Join the African Studies Program and Department of History to discuss Dr. Elizabeth Schmidt's book Foreign Intervention in Africa after the Cold War:...

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!

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).

 GEORGETOWN COLLEGE LIVE REGISTRATION INFO SESSION

Registration for Fall 2019 will be live for the first time. The Georgetown College Dean's Office will hold several live registration information sessions for...

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...

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...

The Colored Museum

Written by George C. Wolfe Directed by Mar Cox (COL ’17) BLACK THEATRE ENSEMBLE Thursday & Friday, March 21 and 22 at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 23 at 2...

Friday, March 22

BIOLOGY GRADUATE STUDENT SEMINAR SERIES

Weekly Graduate Student Seminars (WIPS) and Graduate Development Workshop. Please join the Department of Biology on Friday, March 22, 2019, at 3:30 pm for...

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...

Friday Music Series: La Marvela

An all-women DC-based band that highlights the richness of Colombian Afro and Indigenous rhythms. McNEIR HALL, NEW NORTH BUILDING FREE

"Fixed it for you": Examples of intertextuality and metadiscourse in online discussion boards

Professor Cynthia Gordon, Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics, will share findings from her newest book project, Intertextuality 2.0:...

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)

The Colored Museum

Written by George C. Wolfe Directed by Mar Cox (COL ’17) BLACK THEATRE ENSEMBLE Thursday & Friday, March 21 and 22 at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 23 at 2...

Saturday, March 23

The Colored Museum

Written by George C. Wolfe Directed by Mar Cox (COL ’17) BLACK THEATRE ENSEMBLE Thursday & Friday, March 21 and 22 at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 23 at 2...

The Colored Museum

Written by George C. Wolfe Directed by Mar Cox (COL ’17) BLACK THEATRE ENSEMBLE Thursday & Friday, March 21 and 22 at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 23 at 2...

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...

Sunday, March 24

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...

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...

March 18 - 24, 2019