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We are proud to share the compelling reflections of students on the centrality of the humanities in their academic and personal trajectories.

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“For me, the humanities are the way through which I not only see the world but learn how to live in it.”

Read Gene’s Story

“While my major has introduced me to an art-centric approach to understanding history, culture, and society, I aim to reach across disciplinary boundaries.”

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“During my time at Georgetown, I have cultivated my interests with courses that foster creativity, organizations that promote community, and mentors who assist with my journey.”

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Humanities Provide a Sense of Place

My humanities education at Georgetown provided me with this sense of place.  Though I fully believe that things like theater, literature, and music can be evaluated on their own, simply for what they are, I also believe in the ability of history and culture to lend meaning to them.

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From a Love of Opera to a Love of Language

At Georgetown, I worked backwards from an interest in opera to develop comprehension and literacy in each constituent piece of an inherently interdisciplinary art form.

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The Objectivity of Writing in the Humanities

Writing felt empowering for Ali; the ability to express views at a public level and see readers engage with it brought a surge of fulfillment.

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“My time at Georgetown allowed me to further broaden my horizons and pursue my interest in different cultures through Spanish, Portuguese, and Russian courses.”

Martina’s Story