Events

March 29 - April 4, 2019

Friday, March 29

CS COLLOQUIUM: Solving Linear Equations -- Rasmus Kyng

Solving systems of linear equations is one of the most fundamental algorithmic problems. In the past fifteen years, theoretical computer scientists have made...

F-1 Off-Campus Authorization Workshop: CPT Concepts for Sophomores

This conversation with an IS Advisor and your fellow F-1 Students will deepen your understanding of the off-campus authorizations available to you during...

Religion, Politics and Culture Workshop

This bimonthly interdisciplinary workshop brings together faculty, graduate students, and postdoctoral and affiliate fellows to present and discuss...

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...

Dissertation Defense: Kruti Vekaria

Candidate Name: Kruti Vekaria Major: Psychology Advisor: Abigail Marsh, Ph.D. Title: Generosity Across Time and Space: Examining the Roles of Temporal...

Women's Rights in the Criminal Justice System

In light of the #metoo movement, American Criminal Law Review is hosting a symposium regarding the intersectionality of women's rights and criminal law. Join...

Friday Music Series: Washington Women in Jazz

Created by Amy K Bormet, this 9th annual festival celebrates the women of the DC jazz community. This is the second consecutive year that Georgetown has...

Talking ‘bout My Education: Jazz in Schools

Immediately following the Washington Women in Jazz Festival performance at 1:15 p.m., join us for a lively roundtable discussion about the state of jazz...

German Department - 2019 Blitzlicht Conference

The German Department of Georgetown University is pleased to announce the 2019 Blitzlicht Conference, featuring 5-10 minute presentations from undergraduate...

Hebrew Conversation Hour

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

BIOLOGY GRADUATE STUDENT SEMINAR SERIES

Weekly Graduate Student Seminars (WIPS) and Graduate Development Workshop. Please join the Department of Biology on Friday, March 29, 2019, at 3:30 pm for...

Cold Summer of '53 - Movie Screening

"Cold Summer of 53" (Холодное лето 53-го) (1988) is an impressive story of two political exiles struggling for survival in a distant village in the north of...

Graduate Students Awards Ceremony

The Graduate Student Awards are an annual program of awards sponsored by Office of Graduate Enrichment and co-sponsored by Biomedical Graduate Education, the...

10th Annual Groove Theory Hip-Hop Showcase    

GROOVE THEORY (student-produced event) One Move, One Groove The 10th Annual Groove Theory Hip-Hop Showcase ...

A Staged Reading: Boy

Friday, March 29 and Sunday, March 31 at 8 p.m. A Staged Reading Boy By Anna Ziegler Directed by Jenni Loo (SFS '21) Boy is about Adam, a boy raised as a...

Quake

NOMADIC THEATRE (student-produced event) Quake By Melanie Marnich Directed by Amelia Walsh (SFS ’20) Lucy is on a cross-country and cross-time mission,...

Saturday, March 30

Scavenger Hunt

Join the fun with our FREE inaugural Scavenger Hunt! To play, register your team of 3-5 participants at bit.ly/YatesScavengerHunt. For questions or to...

Quake

NOMADIC THEATRE (student-produced event) Quake By Melanie Marnich Directed by Amelia Walsh (SFS ’20) Lucy is on a cross-country and cross-time mission,...

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...

Mimi Khuc: Anguish and Ableism in the Academy

Come join our discussion! Also hosted by the English Graduate Student Association.

Quake

NOMADIC THEATRE (student-produced event) Quake By Melanie Marnich Directed by Amelia Walsh (SFS ’20) Lucy is on a cross-country and cross-time mission,...

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 31

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. Alisa Lasater Wailoo

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...

A Staged Reading: Boy

Friday, March 29 and Sunday, March 31 at 8 p.m. A Staged Reading Boy By Anna Ziegler Directed by Jenni Loo (SFS '21) Boy is about Adam, a boy raised as a...

Monday, April 1

Dissertation Defense: Alexandria Marsters

Candidate Name: Alexandria Marsters Major: Linguistics Advisor: Natalie Schilling, Ph.D. "Hate Speech Leads To Hateful Actions": A Corpus and Discourse...

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!

In the News: Brexit … Again!

The Mortara Center and the BMW Center for German and European Studies are excited to discuss the current state of Brexit and the political turmoil in the...

FREE BIOSTATISTICS AND BIOINFORMATICS CONSULTATION SERVICES

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

Press Pause with Tiffany Lightfoot

Press Pause offers space to engage contemplative practices deriving from diverse faiths, traditions, and cultures. These weekly sessions aim to provide an...

Public Dialogue with Glenn Ligon and Steven Nelson

Hear internationally acclaimed artist Glenn Ligon in conversation with distinguished art historian Dr. Steven Nelson, Professor of African and African...

Tuesday, April 2

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: Sexual Assault Peer Educators (SAPE)

Join Campus Ministry's chaplains and staff and our guest, the Sexual Assault Peer Educators (SAPE) for Chaplains' Tea. We'll bring the tea and snacks, you...

Physics Colloquium: Hybrid Forecasting of Complex Systems: Combining Machine Learning with Knowledge-based Models

Prof. Michelle Girvan, University of Maryland In recent years, machine learning methods such as "deep learning" have proven enormously successful for tasks...

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.

Lecture with Dr. Andrea Geier, Max Kade Visiting Professor

Please join the German Department for a lecture with Dr. Andrea Geier titled "Als Geisteswissenschaftler*in auf Twitter? Über Wissenschaftskommunikation in...

13th Annual College Honors

An annual opportunity for students to mingle with and celebrate professors who have impacted their careers at Georgetown. This year, the winning professor is...

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, April 3

Dissertation Defence: Raymond Rounds

Candidate Name: Raymond Rounds Major: Government Advisor: Andrew Bennett, Ph.D. Title: Sourcing Air Supremacy: Determinants of Change in the International...

Dissertation Defense: Daniel Threet

Candidate Name: Daniel Keith Threet Major: Philosophy Advisor: Henry S. Richardson, Ph.D. Title: Relational Egalitarianism and Informal Social...

Dissertation Defense: Jeffrey Cohn

Candidate Name: Jeffrey Cohn Major: Physics Advisor: James Freericks, Ph.D. Title: Exploring Nature with Quantum Simulators and Digital Quantum...

Dissertation Defense: Dario Sansone

Candidate Name: Dario Sansone Major: Economics Advisor: Garance Genicot, Ph.D. Title: Essays in Applied Microeconomics My dissertation focuses on...

Russian Conversation Hour

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

Blackface in History

Join us in the History Department for another event in the "Why History History Matters" series. Roundtable includes Professors Bryan McCann and Henriette...

Cherry Blossom Spring Reading

The English Undergraduate Council invites you for a Spring reading during the Cherry Blossom Festival. Join us for conversation and community! We'll be...

DESSA Public Lecture and Book Signing

Award-winning writer and rapper Dessa will share stories from her book, My Own Devices: True Stories from the Road on Music, Science and Senseless Love....

HAPI Hour Seminar: Lucile Adams-Campbell, PhD

Dr. Adams-Campbell is the Associate Director for Minority Health and Health Disparities Research, Senior Associate Dean for Community Outreach and...

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...

Bernardin Lecture

Join The Francis Project: Hoyas for Human Dignity for Life as we welcome Joanna Williams from the Kino Border Initiative.

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...

Hello Again

MASK AND BAUBLE DRAMATIC SOCIETY (student-produced event) Hello Again Music, Lyrics, and Book by Michael John LaChiusa Directed by Gabriel Berkowitz (MSB...

Quake

NOMADIC THEATRE (student-produced event) Quake By Melanie Marnich Directed by Amelia Walsh (SFS ’20) Lucy is on a cross-country and cross-time mission,...

Thursday, April 4

Dissertation Defense: Erin Conn

Candidate Name: Erin Conn Major: Cell Biology Advisor: Aykut Üren, M.D. Title: Investigation of potential targets of chemotherapy in Ewing sarcoma and...

Lunchtime Discussion: Prof. Caleb Smith (Yale)

Prof. Caleb Smith will lead a lunchtime discussion of his work focused on his edition of the narrative of Austin Reed written in the 1850s, the earliest...

BIOLOGY DEPARTMENTAL SEMINAR SERIES

Weekly Departmental Seminar Series. Please join the Department of Biology on Thursday, April 4, 2019, at 12:30 pm for a talk on “How we can improve our...

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!

Windows into Translation Seminar Series: Understanding Others' Emotions

"Understanding others' emotions: Mechanisms and implications for social functioning" Abigail Marsh, PhD Professor, Georgetown University Department of...

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...

Kevin Blankinship, "Memento Ma`arri: The Art of Dying in Classical Arabic Literature"

Please join the Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies for a talk by Kevin Blankinship of Brigham Young University on "Memento Ma'arri: The Art of Dying in...

Representation and Self-Representation: Courtesan Culture in MIng Dynasty China and its Artistic Production

Sponsored by the Department of History with the Department of Art and Art History and the Department of Theology and Religious Studies. During the Ming...

Representation and Self-Representation: Courtesan Culture in Ming Dynasty China (1368–1644) and its Artistic Production

During the Ming Dynasty, courtesan culture blossomed in the lower Yangzi River delta. The growth of a mercantile economy brought new prosperity to this...

TBS Workshop: Review of Posters

Review of Posters: The good verse needs work

 "Worldly Devotion: Histories of Distraction and the Arts of Attention"

The 2019 George P. Lacay Endowed Lecture featuring Caleb Smith. About the Lecture: “The degree of attention we pay,” one minister preached in 1850, “depends...

Georgetown Latin American Film Festival

The Georgetown Latin American Film Festival organized by LatAm Council with support from the Center for Latin American Studies, the SFS Centennial, and the...

Sexual Assault Awareness Month Keynote

For Sexual Assault Awareness Month this April, SAPE is bringing Amita Swadhin to campus! Amita is a Georgetown alum (SFS '00) who works to end interpersonal...

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...

Hello Again

MASK AND BAUBLE DRAMATIC SOCIETY (student-produced event) Hello Again Music, Lyrics, and Book by Michael John LaChiusa Directed by Gabriel Berkowitz (MSB...

Quake

NOMADIC THEATRE (student-produced event) Quake By Melanie Marnich Directed by Amelia Walsh (SFS ’20) Lucy is on a cross-country and cross-time mission,...

Let's Glow Crazy

Join Yates Field House for the biggest GLOW event of the year! Help us close down Yates with Glow Zumba, Raffles, Glow Photos, and Fun at our best Glow event...

March 29 - April 4, 2019