Tag: Faculty

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In Dialogue with Angela Glover Blackwell: Exploring Narrative in the Context of Community-Based Change

A GGCI Visiting Fellow, Angela Glover Blackwell is an American attorney, civil rights advocate, and author. In 1999, she founded the research and advocacy nonprofit organization…

March 25, 2021

Student Stories

Kaitlyn Reynolds (C’21) and Eliza Lafferty (C’20) reflect on Professor Ian Bourland’s “Exiles and Diasporas” Class

One of the most effective projects from “Exiles and Diasporas” was an assignment that encouraged us to trace our own family histories. This project increased buy-in and…

December 18, 2020


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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