Events

February 20 - 26, 2020

Thursday, February 20

Political Page-turner with Dan Pfeiffer

Dan Pfeiffer, co-host of "Pod Save America," is a former Senior Advisor to President Obama. Presenting his new book, "Un-Trumping America: A Plan to Make...

Japanese Language Table

Come and join us for informal conversations in Japanese. Beverages provided!

THE SMARTEST CITY: How Design for Policy and Collaborative Governance Can Reshape Our Cities: McCourt Executive Institute

Transforming Leaders, Transforming Policy. Enhance, Energize, and Expand your professional skills throughout the year with the McCourt Executive Institute....

BIOLOGY DEPARTMENTAL SEMINAR SERIES:

Weekly Departmental Seminar Series. Please join the Department of Biology on Thursday, 2/20/2020 at 12:30 pm for a talk by Dr. Orna Cohen, University of...

 HORA DEL CAFÉ: SPANISH COFFEE HOUR

Looking for an informal way to practice your Spanish? Attend a coffee hour hosted by the Spanish and Portuguese Department in ICC 400! Coffee, tea, and...

Physics Colloquium: Real-space and reciprocal-space topology in solid-state matters.

Gen Yin, UCLA Abstract: One of the most exciting developments in solid-state materials is the recognition of topology in quantized phenomena. Topology is a...

BERENAR CATALÁ: CATALAN COFFEE HOUR

Looking for an informal way to practice your Catalan? Attend a coffee hour hosted by the Spanish and Portuguese Department in ICC 400! Coffee, tea, and...

Inclusion and Accessibility in defense of cultural rights

Betty Seigel JD. Director, Office of Accessibility, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

MLC Career Series: Careers for Linguists in Immersion Education

Department of linguistics MLC Career Series "Careers for Linguists in Immersion Education" Join us to navigate your career path to teaching, language...

Urban Challenges in Globalizing Times: Making Cities and Urban Lives across the Americas

The late twentieth century brought a global population explosion and accelerating urban expansions, together setting foundations for globalization. New World...

5pm
Peak Power Threshold RAMP Tests

Utilize SpinPower's graded RAMP process to discover your individual work rate while gaining knowledge about your power output. Determine your endurance...

"Black Resistance in the Digital Age—From Twitter to Black Queer Feminism"

The Ella Jo Baker Distinguished Lecture with Dr. Cathy J. Cohen Dr. Cathy J. Cohen is the David and Mary Winton Green Distinguished Service Professor at the...

Dr. Cathy J. Cohen

Dr. Cathy J. Cohen is the David and Mary Winton Green Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago. She formerly served as chair of the...

Ella J Baker Distinguished Speaker Series: Cathy Cohen

his event is free and open to the public. “Black Resistance in the Digital Age—From Twitter to Black Queer Feminism.” Dr. Cathy J. Cohen is the David and...

Hedda Gabler

Mask and Bauble Dramatic Society By Henrik Ibsen Adaptation by Patrick Marber Directed by Margaret Gleason Produced by Advait Arun Henrik Ibsen's most...

Friday, February 21

Arabic Conversation Sessions

Please join the Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies (AIS) for our weekly Arabic Conversation Sessions. These are free zero credit conversation sessions...

GRAPHSY 2020

Georgetown’s Graduate Portuguese and Hispanic Symposium (GRAPHSY) is the department’s student-organized graduate conference. Open to both students of...

THE SMARTEST CITY: How Design for Policy and Collaborative Governance Can Reshape Our Cities: McCourt Executive Institute

Transforming Leaders, Transforming Policy. Enhance, Energize, and Expand your professional skills throughout the year with the McCourt Executive Institute....

Urban Challenges in Globalizing Times: Making Cities and Urban Lives across the Americas

The late twentieth century brought a global population explosion and accelerating urban expansions, together setting foundations for globalization. New World...

10am
Dissertation Defense: Cristi Vallejos

Candidate Name: Cristi Vallejos Major: Spanish Avisor: Cristina Sanz, Ph.D. Title: Fluency, Working Memory, and L2 Proficiency in Multicompetent...

French Conversation  Hour

Join us for French snacks and conversation! All levels of French are welcome.

Is Christianity Shrinking or Shifting?: Findings from the World Christian Encyclopedia, 3rd edition

In the contemporary press, major religion-related news often revolves around a narrative about the decline of Christianity in North America. Western Europe...

OPT Application Mechanics: F-1 Off-Campus Authorization Workshop

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

Friday Music Series: ​​​​​​​Soloists of the Havana Lyceum Orchestra | Music from Cuba

Co-sponsored by Georgetown University's Music Program, Center for Latin American Studies, and Latin America Leadership Program Members of the Lyceum...

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...

Chiacchiere e Caffè

Italian students gather each friday for coffee and conversation.

Greek Kafeneio

Looking for an informal and fun way to practice Modern Greek? Join as for conversation and coffee(free)every Friday!

Kid Quixotes: The Traveling Serialized Adventures of Kid Quixote

Co-sponsored by the Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics, the Georgetown Humanities Initiative, and the Department of Performing Arts Kid Quixotes...

BIOLOGY GRADUATE STUDENT SEMINAR SERIES

Weekly Graduate Student Seminars (WIPS) and Graduate Development Workshop. Please join the Department of Biology on Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, at 3:30 pm for a...

Hamid Ouali, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Please join the Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies in collaboration with the Department of Linguistics for the Linguistics Lecture Series.

'The nurceries of mynes and mineralls': Mining and the development of plantations in New England, 1628-1676

A GIGH Early Modern History Seminar with Karin Amundsen (Omohundro Institute)

Peak Power Threshold RAMP Tests

Utilize SpinPower's graded RAMP process to discover your individual work rate while gaining knowledge about your power output. Determine your endurance...

Robin Hood

Georgetown University Children’s Theater Robin Hood By Kathryn Schultz Miller Directed by Manon Bilger (C’21) Produced by Kristen Hodgson (C’22) Robin...

Georgetown University Dance Company Spring Concert

Prof. Raina Lucas, Artistic Director Ethan Knecht (SFS ‘20), Student Director Georgetown University Dance Company, GU’s oldest dance organization on campus...

Hedda Gabler

Mask and Bauble Dramatic Society By Henrik Ibsen Adaptation by Patrick Marber Directed by Margaret Gleason Produced by Advait Arun Henrik Ibsen's most...

Saturday, February 22

Greek Kafeneio

Looking for an informal and fun way to practice Modern Greek? Join as for conversation and coffee(free)every Friday!

Georgetown University Dance Company Spring Concert

Prof. Raina Lucas, Artistic Director Ethan Knecht (SFS ‘20), Student Director Georgetown University Dance Company, GU’s oldest dance organization on campus...

Hedda Gabler

Mask and Bauble Dramatic Society By Henrik Ibsen Adaptation by Patrick Marber Directed by Margaret Gleason Produced by Advait Arun Henrik Ibsen's most...

Sunday, February 23

GUerrilla Improv Open Practice

Come join GUerrilla Improv at our open practice! No experience is required, come to laugh, learn about improv and make new friends!

Monday, February 24

Chinese Language Table

Come and practice your Chinese language skills. Beverages provided!

Japanese Language Table

Come and join us for informal conversations in Japanese. Beverages provided!

How to Write a Press Release

How do politicians and organizations decide what to say? What is the process for releasing policy proposals, press statements, or tweets? Join Rachael Parry,...

Dissertation Defense: Bonnie Carney

Candidate Name: Bonnie Carney Major: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Advisor: Dean Rosenthal, Ph.D. Title: Hypo-Pigmented Burn Hypertrophic Scar...

PhD Defense: Bonnie Carney

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Abstract: Despite good acute burn management, hypertrophic scars (HTSs) can develop, and HTS has been...

German Department Kulturstunde

Have you ever wondered… … what contemporary German Rap music sounds like? …how to cook/bake German food? … what phrases like „Chabos wissen wer der Babo...

Press Pause with Anna Naiyapatana

Press Pause serves as a space to engage contemplative practices that derive from diverse faiths, traditions, and cultures. Sessions provide an accessible,...

Tuesday, February 25

Breathe, Unwind & Restore: A Stress Management Workshop

Are you feeling stressed about upcoming exams? Overwhelmed by your thesis or capstone? Learn practical ways to approach midterms from mindfulness expert...

The Impact of John Henry Newman: Celebrating the Canonization of an Anglican and Catholic Saint

John Henry Newman (1801-1890) inspired many while living and has continued to inspire long after his death. An Anglican churchman, known for his sermons and...

The Amen Corner: The Life and Legacy of James Baldwin

James Baldwin’s play The Amen Corner tackles the role of the church in the black community. Baldwin, author of the breakthrough novel Go Tell It on the...

Bate-Papo: Portuguese Coffee Hour

Looking for an informal way to practice your Portuguese? Attend a coffee hour hosted by the Spanish and Portuguese Department in ICC 400! Coffee, tea, and...

Chaplains' Tea with the Buddhist and Silk Road Studies Initiative

Join Campus Ministry's chaplains and staff as we welcome the Buddhist and Silk Road Studies Initiative for tea, snacks, and conversation.

Physics Colloquium: Universal dynamics far from thermodynamic equilibrium

Joaquin Rodriguez Nieva, Stanford University Abstract: Quantum matter away from thermodynamic equilibrium can host a rich class of dynamical phenomena that...

Prayer for Peace and Justice

Join Campus Ministry's chaplains and staff for an interfaith prayer for Peace and Justice. Immediately following Chaplains' Tea.

Wednesday, February 26

Undergraduate First-Year Student Advisory Grades and Upperclass Student Deficiency Reports Due in Registrar's Office

Undergraduate First-Year Student Advisory Grades and Upperclass Student Deficiency Reports Due in Registrar's Office

Tuesday, February 25

Making $ense of Study Abroad:Expect the Unexpected

Make the most of your study abroad experience by enhancing your planning, financial, and budgeting skills for day-to-day living and weekend trips.

Tina Chang and John Murillo Reading

Please join us for a reading and talk featuring Tina Chang and John Murillo. Tina Chang is the author of the poetry collections Hybrida (2019), Of Gods &...

DNC South Carolina Debate Watch Party

Ahead of the 29th’s primary election in South Carolina, watch the 10th Democratic debate featuring the remaining lead candidates: Biden, Bloomberg,...

Wednesday, February 26

Korean Language Table

Come and speak with us in Korean. Beverages provided!

Road to 2020

Join us the evening of Wednesday, February 26, for a panel discussion focusing on the Road to 2020. Featuring Michael Steele (former chair of the RNC), Terry...

McCourt School Policy Breakfast with Bill Shpiece

The McCourt School will invite Bill Shpiece for a Policy Breakfast.

canvas

Do you need help with Canvas? Open to all Georgetown University faculty and staff, these online office hours are designed to answer your Canvas questions...

Introduction to REDCap @ DML

REDCap is a secure web application to allow users to build and manage online surveys and databases, and to support data capture for research studies. This...

HAPI Hour Seminar: Coronavirus: Past, Present and Future

The M.S. Health & the Public Interest Program is pleased to present Dr. Erin Sorrell for a seminar session later this month. All Georgetown community members...

Celebrate EveryBODY

In recognition of National Eating Disorder Awareness (NEDA) Week at Georgetown University, we invite you to Celebrate EveryBODY with us at both of our...

Haitian Creole Speaking/Learning Hours

Come find out about the linguistic and cultural diversity of Francophone spaces. Open to speakers of all levels. Every Wednesday 6-7pm in the French Dpt...

Carolyn Forché: a Conversation on Resistance and Memory

Poet and Professor Carolyn Forché will be in conversation with NPR's Book Critic Maureen Corrigan and discuss her latest book What You Have Heard Is True A...

Underbelly: Performance Making and Environmental Illness Exposed

A zoom presentation by artist Julie Laffin in conversation with Professor Jennifer Fink.

Blood at the Root

Written by Dominique Morriseau Directed by Simi Sonubi (COL ‘20) Produced by Jaylen Simmons (COL ‘23) Blood at the Root is a prodigious ensemble play...

February 20 - 26, 2020