Tag: Faculty

22 Articles


David Pickel: A Renaissance Man for Roman Italy

David Pickel joined the Georgetown Humanities Initiative for the 2022-2023 academic year as an American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Emerging Voices postdoctoral fellow. …

April 26, 2023


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


Meet Dr. Cinthya Ammerman, 2021-22 ACLS “Emerging Voices” Postdoctoral Fellow

Cinthya Ammerman (PhD Native American Studies, University of California, Davis) joined the Georgetown Humanities Initiative for the 2021–22 academic year as an American Council…

December 6, 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


A Reflection on the Course “Race, Representation, and Renaissance”

Meet Professor Amani Morrison The Humanities: Arts, Literature, and Culture (HALC) Core requirement introduces students to the methods of the cultural humanities and arts.…

November 9, 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


Public Writing: Translating Humanities Insights into Writing that Makes a Difference

Because much of students’ work after college or graduate school will be in written forms, this course aims to help students succeed by helping them develop the ability to…

July 13, 2021