Events

March 19 - 25, 2019

Tuesday, March 19

Free Group Fitness Day

Join us for our FREE Group Fitness Day! All classes will be offered for FREE for current Yates Field House members. Spin - Zumba - Yoga - you name it! Grab a...

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!

Chaplains' Tea with the India Initiative

Join Campus Ministry's chaplains and staff and our guest, the India Initiative, for Chaplains' Tea. We'll bring the tea and snacks, you bring the...

Coffee, Cookies, and Conversation with the Grad Dean

Graduate students are invited to drop by for an open hour of cookies, coffee (and tea), and friendly chat with the Dean of the Graduate School. Join us...

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...

Prayer for Peace & Justice

Following Chaplains' Tea, join us for an interfaith prayer for Peace and Justice. Prayer is led by a different member of our staff each week.

IHS: The Capitalist Perestroika: Ronald Reagan's Restructuring of the Global Economy and the Cold War

Join Fritz Bartel of Yale University for a discussion on Reagan's role in the global economy during the Cold War on March 19 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in...

Allyship Workshop

Ever had the experience of cringing over an insensitive remark or discourteous behavior toward someone else, but not knowing whether or how to object or...

Connecting with LGBTQ Alumni

Transitioning from college to work life can be challenging, especially for LGBTQ students. This event provides an opportunity to reflect with and learn from...

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...

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...

Mysticism in the Ordinary: The Call of Meditation in a Distracted Age

Georgetown University’s John Main Center for Meditation and Inter-Religious Dialogue University will host the Spring 2019 John Main Lecture on Tuesday, March...

Wednesday, March 20

Mentor Training for Clinical and Translational Researchers

The Entering Mentoring seminar, developed by the Wisconsin Program for Scientific Teaching at the University of Wisconsin -Madison, engages research mentors...

Sit Back and Relax: Yates Seated Chair Massage Event

Come by Yates Field House for a FREE 15-minute chair massage! Offered once a month on a first come, first serve basis from 11:00am-6:00pm.

ShareStream Upgrade

The ShareStream upgrade brings new and easy-to-use media streaming tools to your Canvas course. Open to all Georgetown University Faculty and staff, these...

Curator’s Tour for Students

Want to learn more about the Glenn Ligon exhibition? Attend a 30-minute tour with Al Miner, Director/Chief Curator of the GU Art Galleries.

EPS: Will China Save the Planet?

Join Barbara Finamore, Senior Strategic Director for Asia at the National Resources Defense Council, for a discussion titled "Will China Save the Planet?" on...

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...

Study Abroad 101

Study Abroad 101 will provide you with information about the Office of Global Education and study abroad at Georgetown! This session provides an overview of...

A Luxury Journey with Herve Humler: Founding Partner of The Ritz-Carlton

A Luxury Journey with Herve Humler: Founding Partner of The Ritz-Carlton President and COO, BVLGARI Hotels & Resort

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:...

Dissertation Defense: Deanna Tiek

Name of Student: Deanna Tiek Name of Mentor: Rebecca Riggins, Ph.D. Title: Deregulated and destabilized: Targeting splicing and G-quadruplexes in...

Dissertation Defense: Deanna Tiek

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

Alessandra Voena, University of Chicago -- gui²de Seminar Series

The gui²de Seminar Series is a weekly seminar featuring guest speakers presenting cutting edge research in development economics.

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).

Career Exploration Seminar for Freshmen

Start your career planning in community with other Freshmen. You’ll walk away with a better sense of the importance of story, skills and strategy in your...

 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...

TBS Workshop: Responsible Conduct of Research Series

Reproducibility in Science Guest Speaker: Stephanie W. Watts, PhD Professor, Pharmacology and Toxicology Assistant Dean, the Graduate School Michigan State...

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...

2019 ADVANCEMENT & INTEGRATION OF MARKETING THROUGH SPORTS (AIM SPORTS) CONFERENCE

The Advancement & Integration of Marketing through Sports (AIM Sports) Conference is a student run platform designed to build stronger sports industry...

BIOSTATISTICS SEMINAR SERIES

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

Study Abroad 101

Study Abroad 101 will provide you with information about the Office of Global Education and study abroad at Georgetown! This session provides an overview of...

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

Hebrew Conversation Hour

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

"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...

Self-Check: Unpacking your Social Justice Toolkit

Hosted by Whitney Maddox, Assistant Director for Student Leadership and Organizations, and Alexandra Munoz, Graduate Student Assistant, of the Center for...

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...

Finding Your Voice: Rev. Khristi Adams

A dynamic speaker series to honor Women's History Month featuring women in ministry to empower, inspire, ignite, and illuminate the voices of women of every...

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 25

Dissertation Defense: Chelsea Berry

Candidate Name: Chelsea Berry Major: History Advisor: Alison Games, Ph.D. Title: Poisoned Relations: Medicine, Sorcery, and Poison Trials in the Contested...

Mistletoe Foundation Fellowship Information Session

The Mistletoe Mistletoe Fellowship Program is open to advanced graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in STEM disciplines and select disciplines of the...

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!

FREE BIOSTATISTICS AND BIOINFORMATICS CONSULTATION SERVICES

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

ShareStream Upgrade

The ShareStream upgrade brings new and easy-to-use media streaming tools to your Canvas course. Open to all Georgetown University Faculty and staff, these...

Playwright Ayad Akhtar 

Arena Stage/Georgetown University/Andrew R. Ammerman F'72 Partnership event Pulitzer-prize winning playwright Ayad Akhtar visits Georgetown's Department of...

March 19 - 25, 2019