Events

March 30 - April 5, 2019

Thursday, April 4

 "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...

Tuesday, April 2

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...

Friday, April 5

8th Annual Walsh Exchange

The 8th Annual Walsh Exchange, the nation's premier undergraduate international research conference, will be held on April 5th and 6th at the Mortara Center...

Sunday, March 31

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...

Thursday, April 4

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...

Friday, April 5

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...

Thursday, April 4

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!

Tuesday, April 2

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!

Wednesday, April 3

Bernardin Lecture

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

Friday, April 5

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...

Wednesday, April 3

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...

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,...

Tuesday, April 2

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...

Wednesday, April 3

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

Wednesday, April 3

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: Dario Sansone

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

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...

Wednesday, April 3

Dissertation Defense: Jeffrey Cohn

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

Friday, April 5

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...

Monday, April 1

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...

Sunday, March 31

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...

Friday, April 5

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,...

GHUCCTS Research Grand Rounds: "Hidradenitis Suppurativa: One Disease or Many?" by Ginette Okoye, MD

Dr. Okoye is Professor and Chair of Dermatology at Howard University. She completed her medical and clinical training at Columbia, Penn, and Yale...

GUTV Film Festival

Join us at the inaugural GUTV Film Festival! We're showcasing films we made this year as well as other GU student film submissions! Insomnia cookies and...

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...

Thursday, April 4

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...

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...

Wednesday, April 3

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...

Friday, April 5

Hebrew Conversation Hour

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

Wednesday, April 3

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...

Friday, April 5

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...

Thursday, April 4

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...

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!

Monday, April 1

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...

Friday, April 5

Instructional Continuity Tools Webinar

Do you want to learn how to use online Instructional Continuity tools? Open to all Georgetown University faculty and staff, these online workshops will...

Thursday, April 4

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...

Tuesday, April 2

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...

Thursday, April 4

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...

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...

Saturday, March 30

Mimi Khuc: Anguish and Ableism in the Academy

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

Tuesday, April 2

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...

Friday, April 5

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...

Tuesday, April 2

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.

Monday, April 1

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...

Friday, April 5

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...

Monday, April 1

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...

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,...

Friday, April 5

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

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

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,...

Wednesday, April 3

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

Religion, Politics and Culture Workshop

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

Thursday, April 4

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...

Tuesday, April 2

Russian Conversation Hour

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

Wednesday, April 3

Russian Conversation Hour

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

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...

Thursday, April 4

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...

Friday, April 5

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...

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...

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...

Wednesday, April 3

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...

Thursday, April 4

TBS Workshop: Review of Posters

Review of Posters: The good verse needs work

Friday, April 5

The Colloquium for Research in the Social Sciences and Humanities

The Colloquium for Research in the Social Sciences and Humanities is an annual conference that allows students doing research to present in front of their...

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...

Wednesday, April 3

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, April 4

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...

Saturday, March 30

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...

Wednesday, April 3

Thursday, April 4

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...

March 30 - April 5, 2019