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Student Stories

Finding Comfort in Humanities

Martina Benedetti Marshall (C’20) French major; Psychology minorRecipient, E. Joseph McCarthy Award Throughout my four years at Georgetown I have studied many subjects,…

June 9, 2020


Highlights from the Global Irish Studies Initiative

A highlight of the 2019-20 academic year was the “Bridging the Atlantic” symposium, which provided an opportunity to reflect on the implications of Brexit for EU-US relations…

June 8, 2020


Humanities in the Time of COVID-19: A Virtual Discussion

On May 28, 2020, a virtual panel of Georgetown humanities scholars moderated by Dean Christopher Celenza discussed the role of the humanities in this most distinctive of times.…

June 8, 2020


Shakespeare and Eden: Botanical Ornament and the Book of Nature in Cymbeline, a Lecture by Dr. Bonnie Lander Johnson

On May 5, 2020, the Future of the Humanities Project, in collaboration with the Georgetown Humanities Initiative and the Las Casas Institute (Blackfriars Hall, University of…

May 12, 2020


The Traveling Serialized Adventures of Kid Quixote

The Department of Performing Arts in collaboration with the Georgetown Humanities Initiative hosted the Kid Quixotes, 15 Spanish-speaking immigrants ages 6 to 17 who, since the…

February 29, 2020


Medical Humanities Initiative Partners with Georgetown Humanities to Bring Harriet Washington to the Hilltop

On February 10, the Medical Humanities Initiative, in collaboration with the Georgetown Humanities Initiative and Howard University, hosted the lecture “A Distant Mirror:…

February 15, 2020


The Future of the Book: Panel Discusses What Lies Ahead for the Written Word

On October 31, 2019 Georgetown University Press and Georgetown University Library, in collaboration with the Georgetown Humanities Initiative, organized a panel discussion on …

November 7, 2019


New Name for Medieval Studies, Program Hosts World-Renowned Translator

The Medieval Studies Program, which had focused chiefly on Western Europe, was redesigned and renamed the Global Medieval Studies Program in 2019. This new, more capacious…

November 1, 2019