Georgetown College Events

March 30 - April 5, 2019

Saturday, March 30

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...

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...

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!

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!

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...

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...

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....

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

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...

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...

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...

 "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...

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,...

Friday, April 5

CS Colloquium: Narges Razavian (NYU)

Machine Learning in Medicine: Disease Prediction and Biomarker Discovery Machine learning has seen great progress in the past decade. In parallel,...

Soft Matter Seminar: Flows of granular matter

Dr. Anton Peshkov, University of Maryland In the first part of the presentation I will speak about the rheology of active granular particles. Using...

Dissertation Defense: Megan Dean

Candidate Name: Megan Dean Major: Philosophy Advisor: Rebecca Kukla, Ph.D. Title: Eating as a Self-Shaping Activity My dissertation offers a new account...

Psychology Colloquium: Improving Executive Functions in Autism: Key Principles and Empirical Findings

Speaker Lauren Kenworthy, PhD Pediatric Neuropsychologist Director, Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders Division of Pediatric Neuropsychology Children’s...

Religion, Politics and Culture Workshop

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

Friday Music Series: Gina Biver and Fuse Ensemble

A concept-based new music/new media performing ensemble, giving voice to new music composers and creating musical happenings with visual elements of live,...

Dissertation Defense: Christina Padilla

Candidate Name: Christina Padilla Major: Psychology Advisor: Rebecca M. Ryan, Ph.D. Title: Moving Beyond the Average Effect: Quantifying and Exploring...

BIOLOGY GRADUATE STUDENT SEMINAR SERIES

Weekly Graduate Student Seminars (WIPS) and Graduate Development Workshop. Please join the Department of Biology on Friday, April 5, 2019, at 3:30 pm for a...

Peripheral Diplomacy: The Career of Seidash Kul’mametev

As the Russian state advanced across Siberia in the seventeenth century, it encouraged the residency and in-migration of Central Asian émigré merchants known...

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,...

March 30 - April 5, 2019