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Inspired by the Jesuits and the University’s mission to promote a liberal arts education, Georgetown Humanities Initiative is at the center of our university’s scholarly and public engagement.

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Yogita Goyal, “Genres of Anticolonialism”

Prof. Goyal argued against influential narratives of failed states and failed genres to rethink the valence of anticolonial visions of revolution amid the pervasive sense of crisis and…

December 14, 2023

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Quelle voix pour les universitaires dans les débats sur les sujets de société?” A Conversation with Prof. Jennifer Tamas (Rutgers University)

A specialist of early modern French literature, Prof. Tamas has received remarkable attention in the media for her reexamination of the French canon through the female gaze, retracing an…

December 14, 2023

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Campbell Grey, “Locals, Leaders and the Reverberating Consequences of Disaster Intervention. Some Case Studies from the Late Roman World”

This talk by Prof. Campbell Grey (Department of Classical Studies and Penn Program in Environmental Humanities, University of Pennsylvania) engaged with recent scholarship in the field of…

December 14, 2023

Meet the 2023-2024 Georgetown Humanities Initiative Student Advisory Board Members

The Georgetown Humanities Initiative is delighted to work with a new cohort of students who have been selected as Advisory Board Members for AY 2023-24. They will work closely with the Initiative’s Director to develop student-focused programming for Georgetown Humanities and share their perspectives via articles for the Georgetown Humanities newsletter and website.

Meet the new GHI Student Board

Prof. Dick Davis, “Nezami’s Khosrow and Shirin”Feb. 26

  • 3:30 pm
  • Intercultural Center (ICC) McGhee Library (Suite 301)