Academic Events Events

March 30 - April 5, 2019

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...

FREE BIOSTATISTICS AND BIOINFORMATICS CONSULTATION SERVICES

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

Tuesday, April 2

Russian Conversation Hour

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

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

Friday, April 5

Dissertation Defense: Carly Elizabeth Starke

Name: Carly Elizabeth Starke Major: Microbiology & Immunology Advisors: Jason Brenchley, Ph.D. and Marta Catalfamo, Ph.D. Title: SIV-Specific CD8 + T...

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...

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...

Biotechnology Program Open House / Info Sessions

This event is for students who are interested in learning more about our dynamic One year MS or 10-credit BioBusiness Certificate programs at Georgetown...

Hebrew Conversation Hour

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

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...

March 30 - April 5, 2019