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2023 ADE/ADL Summer Seminar “Centering the Humanities”

The topic “Centering the Humanities” fostered discussions about humanities responses to current social and pedagogical challenges; strategies to connect the humanities to the…

June 5, 2023


Amitav Ghosh at 2023 Voices on the Environment

Amitav Ghosh is the internationally-recognized author of The Calcutta Chromosome, The Glass Palace, The Nutmeg’s Curse, The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the…

March 31, 2023


Global Humanities Series “Understanding and Including Forced Migrants and Refugees: Responses from the Humanities”

On February 22, 2023, “Scholars and Migrants Working Together: Activism Across Borders” involved a conversation with two language and migration scholars who have been working…

March 28, 2023


New Humanities Work in Global Justice Book Talks

As the first of a new series of Zoom book talks on “New Work in Global Justice,” on March 15, 2023, Georgetown Humanities welcomed Madhumita Lahiri (English and…

March 16, 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


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