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Professor Explores Nazi Psyche

Professor Alan Confino discussed his book “A World Without Jews: The Nazi Imagination from Persecution to Genocide” and provided insight on the psychological basis of the Nazi consciousness Wednesday afternoon in the Mortara Center. The event, sponsored by sponsored by the Program for Jewish Civilization, featured Confino, who teaches at[Read More…]

by January 16, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News
Shriver Discusses Special Olympics

Shriver Discusses Special Olympics

Timothy Shriver, chairman of the board of directors of the Special Olympics, shared reflections on his new book, “Fully Alive: Discovering What Matters Most,” and his love of community service for others Thursday evening in Riggs Library. Shriver is a social leader, educator, activist, film producer and business entrepreneur. After[Read More…]

by January 13, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News
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Professor Daniel Nexon related "The Hunger Games" to modern politics in his talk.

Professor Discusses Politics of “The Hunger Games”

Professor Daniel Nexon discussed the link between various forms of popular culture and politics in “The Hunger Games” trilogy Wednesday afternoon at the Mortara Center. Nexon began his talk by examining the historical instances in which entertainment meshed with government. He said that popular films and books have shaped the[Read More…]

by December 5, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
Kennedy Institute Set to Launch Bioethics MOOC

Kennedy Institute Set to Launch Bioethics MOOC

The Kennedy Institute of Ethics will launch a massive open online course on bioethics April 15. As part of the creation of the course, the KIE hosted and filmed six TED-style talks featuring KIE Director Maggie Little in Gaston Hall on March 17, 19 and 24. A MOOC is a[Read More…]

by March 25, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
Panel Talks US and China

Panel Talks US and China

The second annual China-U.S. Forum, co-hosted by the Georgetown University Chinese Students and Scholars Association and the School of Foreign Service Asian Studies Program, involved discussions on changes to economic and global governance patterns Friday in Lohrfink Auditorium. CSSA Chair Miaomiao Shao (GRD ’16) emphasized the importance of examining the[Read More…]

by March 25, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
Drone Legality Discussed

Drone Legality Discussed

The Georgetown Amnesty International and The Asian Studies Program held the second event of the Drone Awareness Project, “Drones and International Law” on Wednesday. The discussion featured Anthony Arend, government professor and the director of the Master of Science in Foreign Service, who focused on the use of drones since[Read More…]

by February 28, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
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McCarthy Speech Faces Protests

House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), the third-ranking Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives, was interrupted by protestors calling for immigration reform Wednesday evening, the second time a congressman’s speech was interrupted at Georgetown this semester. Three activists interrupted Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) (SFS ’66, LAW ’69) during his[Read More…]

by November 15, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
LGBTQIA Group Protests at Love Saxa

LGBTQIA Group Protests at Love Saxa

In the back of Mark Regnerus’ lecture on “the mating market” Thursday night sat a small but readily visible group of students wearing GU Pride T-shirts and holding rainbow flags. The group, representatives of Georgetown’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, intersex, asexual and ally community, attended the event, which was[Read More…]

by October 4, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
Former Russian Foreign Minister Defends Policies

Former Russian Foreign Minister Defends Policies

Former Russian Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov defended Russian foreign policy on Syria and the United Nations in ICC Auditorium on Thursday evening. “Russian Foreign Policy in the 21st Century” was sponsored by the Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies. Ivanov referred to Syria and how the international community[Read More…]

by October 4, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
Obama Speechwriter Offers Advice

Obama Speechwriter Offers Advice

Although he is usually not visible when his speeches are delivered, President Barack Obama’s former speechwriter Jon Favreau took the stage at Gaston on Thursday night to offer insights into writing, politics and career opportunities. Favreau served as the president’s director of speechwritingfrom 2009 to 2013 before leaving the White House to work for consulting[Read More…]

by October 4, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News