Events

March 20 - 26, 2019

Wednesday, March 20

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.

Thursday, March 21

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...

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...

Thursday, March 21

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...

Friday, March 22

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

Wednesday, March 20

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...

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."

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...

Saturday, March 23

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...

Sunday, March 24

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...

Monday, March 25

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...

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...

Thursday, March 21

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...

Wednesday, March 20

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...

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...

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:...

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...

Thursday, March 21

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.

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...

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...

Tuesday, March 26

Intersectional Feminism in Congress

Join GU Women's and Gender Studies Program for a conversation with Rep. Deb Haaland (D-NM), one of the first Native American women elected to Congress!...

Friday, March 22

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...

"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...

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...

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...

Tuesday, March 26

Chaplains' Tea: The Center for Contemporary Arab Studies

Join Campus Ministry's chaplains and staff and our guest, The Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, for Chaplains' Tea. We'll bring the tea and snacks, you...

Physics Colloquium: From Stern-Gerlach experiment to pure spin current, the unending saga of spin

Prof. Chia-Ling Chien, Johns Hopkins University The Stern-Gerlach experiment in 1922 inadvertently revealed electron spin. However, spintronics was not...

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...

Wednesday, March 20

Russian Conversation Hour

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

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

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...

Friday, March 22

Hebrew Conversation Hour

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

Saturday, March 23

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...

Monday, March 25

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...

Tuesday, March 26

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!

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...

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.

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...

March 20 - 26, 2019