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The Social Effects of Medicalizing an Entire Race

Elisa Reverman (PhD Candidate) joins the Medical Humanities Fellowship Program The goal of my project is to look at the social effects of medicalizing an entire race. It’s…

December 18, 2020

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Humanities Matter: Students Discuss What Draws them to the Humanities

The virtual meeting “Humanities Matter” brought together Georgetown students and faculty to discuss what draws undergraduates and graduates to the humanities, what kinds of…

December 18, 2020

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Interdisciplinary Humanities Pedagogy: HALC Faculty Fellows Create New Courses to Meet Demand

"The most helpful aspect of the HALC Faculty Fellows program was, for me, the ways in which it pushed me to rethink assessment in the classroom, and the possibilities for a more…

December 18, 2020

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Georgetown Humanities Initiative Welcomes First Postdoctoral Fellow

Ayten Tartici (Ph.D. Comparative Literature, Yale University) joined the Georgetown Humanities Initiative for the 2020–21 academic year as an American Council of Learned…

December 16, 2020

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Interdisciplinary Scholar Joel Michael Reynolds joins Disability Studies Program and Department of Philosophy

Joel Michael Reynolds—a specialist in the philosophy of disability, bioethics, modern European philosophy, and social epistemology—joined Georgetown University as an…

December 15, 2020

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Humanities Centers as Sites for Dissent: A Panel Discussion at George Mason University

On December 2, Professor Nicoletta Pireddu was invited to speak at the Center for Humanities Research of George Mason University in a panel on “Humanities Centers as Sites of…

December 12, 2020

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Krishnan leads Medical Humanities Initiative

Lakshmi Krishnan—a historian of medicine, medical humanities scholar, and physician—is the founding Faculty Director of the Georgetown Medical Humanities Initiative, a cross…

December 3, 2020

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Humanities In Action Series

Launched in the Fall 2020 semester, “Humanities in Action” is conceived as a series of connected events highlighting the many ways in which Georgetown scholars and students…

December 1, 2020

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Making Communities: Public Science in the Time of COVID-19

Georgetown Humanities, in collaboration with the Medical Humanities Initiative and the Maker Hub at Lauinger Library, co-organized “Making Communities: Public Science in the…

November 5, 2020

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How We Vote and What It Means

With the presidential election on the horizon, in the year in which we celebrated the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment securing the right to vote…

October 9, 2020