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 (Documentary Viewing in ICC 302-P): Despite its prohibition by the Spanish government, on October 1st, 2017, two million Catalans voted in the referendum on Catalan independence. Join us for a documentary viewing of the events that took place that day (In Catalan with English and Spanish subtitles).

5:00pm (Lecture in McGhee Library): Hofstra University professor Vicent Lledó-Guillem will talk about The Making of Catalan Linguistic Identity in Medieval and Early Modern Times. The historical relationship between the Catalan and Occitan languages had an impact on the linguistic identity of the Crown of Aragon and the emergent Spanish Empire.

7:00 pm (Catalan Dinner in ICC 450): Complimentary dinner of traditional Catalan food!

Tuesday, April 23 at 2:00pm to 9:00pm

Edward B. Bunn, S.J. Intercultural Center
37th and O St., N.W., Washington

Event Type

Arts, Film, Student Events, Social, Community, Cultural

Audience

Students, Faculty/Staff, Alumni, Public

Departments

Georgetown College, Spanish and Portuguese

Event Contact Name

Nena Beecham

Event Contact Email

nmb72@georgetown.edu

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