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An Interdisciplinary Approach to Life’s Big Questions

Uncertainty is inherent to the human experience, but it’s often at odds with planning for the future, living in the moment and making sense of life. To address the issue of…

March 17, 2022


Humanities Teaching as Leadership Training: A Study-to-Practice Faculty Development Workshop Series

This spring semester, the Georgetown Humanities Initiative will partner with Kallion Leadership Inc. to host a four-part workshop series open to faculty, graduate students and…

January 24, 2022


Georgetown Humanities Partners with University of Maryland’s Antiracism: Communities + Collaborations for Booksellers & Community Activism Event

On December 1, in partnership with the Center for Literary and Comparative Studies at the University of Maryland, Georgetown Humanities hosted a panel featuring Ramunda Lark…

December 4, 2021


Humanities “Faculty Work in Progress” Series Launches

Through this initiative, Georgetown Humanities has created an intellectual space in which humanities faculty can share their current research activities and engage in a dialogue…

November 23, 2021


Humanities Round Tables: “From Poetry to the Private Sector – Humanities Alumni in Data Careers”

What has the study of literature and the arts to do with the business of numbers? How can a degree in the humanities prepare you for careers in data analysis? On October 28, as…

October 30, 2021


Webinar Explores the Value of Humanities Backgrounds in Careers

One common way that humanities programs make the case for their importance is by pointing to the work they do to equip students with key skills, such as critical thinking,…

October 26, 2021


The Good Life at the End of Life

On September 20, Prof. Paul Heck (Theology Department) organized and moderated a discussion on medical and spiritual views on the meaning of the good life during the last stages…

September 25, 2021


Panel Discusses Recent Book, The Teaching Archive

On August 25, we opened the semester with a forum on an important recent book, The Teaching Archive: A New History for Literary Study, by Laura Heffernan and Rachel Sagner. …

August 28, 2021


What Does It Mean to Be American?

On April 28, 2021, the Georgetown Art Galleries and the Georgetown Humanities Initiative co-hosted the interactive conversation “What Does It Mean to Be American?,”…

April 28, 2021


New Voices on the Environment Series a Success

The Georgetown Humanities Initiative, in partnership with the Georgetown Environment Initiative and the Laboratory for Global Performance & Politics, launched “Voices on…

April 28, 2021