Event Calendar for Edward B. Bunn, S.J. Intercultural Center

April 21 - 27, 2019

Tuesday, April 23

Sant Jordi at Georgetown University

Join the Department of Spanish and Portuguese for a celebration of Sant Jordi! 2:00 pm (Roses in Red Square): Pick up a free rose in Red Square. 3:30 pm...

Dissertation Defense: Jafte Dilean Robles Lomeli

Candidate Name: Jafte Dilean Robles Lomeli Advisors: Joanne Rappaport, Ph.D. and Tania Gentic, Ph.D. Title: The Double History of Testimonio in the...

Wednesday, April 24

Dissertation Defense: Givi Melkadze

Candidate Name: Givi Melkadze Advisor: Pedro Gete, Ph.D. Major: Economics Title: Essays on Uncertainty and Credit Market Frictions Chapter 1 studies the...

FOR WHAT IT'S WORTH: Reading with author Thorsten Nagelschmidt and translator Tim DeMarco

Join the German Department on Wednesday, April 24 at 2:00 pm for a reading and discussion with author Thorsten Nagelschmidt and translator Tim DeMarco from...

Thursday, April 25

Rebecca Dizon-Ross, University of Chicago Booth School of Business -- gui²de Seminar Series

The gui²de Seminar Series is a weekly seminar featuring guest speakers presenting cutting edge research in development economics.

Regime Change in Taiwan? The Qing-Japanese Transition Viewed from the Hengchun Peninsula

It is a truism of Taiwan historiography that the Qing dynasty failed to govern the “Aborigine District” in the island’s mountainous interior. In contrast,...

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...

Friday, April 26

Dissertation Defense: Montserrat Lau

Candidate Name: Montserrat Lau Major: Spanish Thesis Advisor: Barbara Mujica, Ph.D. Title: Cervantes e Historias Psicosomáticas Amatorias: Don Quijote, un...

Dissertation Defense: Son Le

Candidae Name: Son Le Major: Economics Advisor: Axel Anderson, Ph.D. Title: Essays on Matching and Wage Inequality Recent empirical analyses emphasize...

Seeking Liberty after the Haitian Revolution: Local Economies and Family Strategies of Formerly-Enslaved Women in Haitian Santo Domingo, 1809-1821

A GIGH US History Workshop with Dr. Maria Cecilia Ulrickson (Morgan State) and Dr. Andrew Walker (Wesleyan University) This talk considers how Afro-descent...

Dissertation Defense: Veli Safak

Candidate Name: Veli Safak Major: Economics Advisor: Axel Z. Anderson, Ph.D. Title: Essays on Uncertainty and Credit Market Frictions This dissertation...