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Author Criticizes Elitist Institutions for Encouraging Wealth Inequality

Institutionalized economic inequality remains prevalent in society despite increased funding for social improvement, author Anand Giridharadas said at an event in Copley Formal Lounge on Wednesday hosted by the Beeck Center for Social Impact and Innovation. Giridharadas spoke about his third and latest book, “Winners Take All: The Elite Charade[Read More…]

by September 20, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Georgetown Author R.F. Kuang Speaks on Upcoming Novel ‘The Poppy War’

HarperCollins is set to publish Georgetown senior Rebecca Kuang’s (SFS ’18) speculative historical fiction novel “The Poppy War” in May 2018, followed by two sequels. Set in a mythical land inspired by 20th century China, the book follows a young orphan’s entry into an elite military school and her discovery[Read More…]

Prison System Evokes Attica Uprising for Author

The mistreatment of inmates in New York State’s Attica Prison over 40 years ago is relevant in scrutinizing current U.S. prison policy, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Heather Thompson argued in the Intercultural Center Auditorium on Wednesday. The Prisons and Justice Initiative in partnership with Georgetown University Lecture Fund and the Department[Read More…]

by October 6, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
Series of Essays Sheds Light Onto Life of American Poet

Series of Essays Sheds Light Onto Life of American Poet

Larry Woiwode’s straightforward narrative voice and clear prose serve the essay medium well as evidenced by his latest collection of writings, Words Made Fresh. Woiwode, poet-laureate of North Dakota and freelance writer for publications such as The New Yorker, The Atlantic,Harper’s and The Paris Review, comfortably contains his voice to the long essay medium. Starting off strongly[Read More…]

by October 28, 2011 0 comments Opinion