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Artist Explains ‘Calligraffiti’

Artist Explains ‘Calligraffiti’

In an attempt to find his identity as the child of immigrants living in France, French-Tunisian street artist eL Seed took a modern twist on the traditional art of Arabic calligraphy by fusing it with graffiti. He displayed his “Calligraffiti” and discussed it Wednesday evening in White-Gravenor Hall. The Georgetown University Lecture Fund, the Department of[Read More…]

by September 27, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
Event Merges Faith, Service

Event Merges Faith, Service

Over 400 people from more than 130 colleges convened in Gaston Hall on Monday and Tuesday for the president’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge, held at Georgetown for the first time this year. The national conference’s large events were accompanied by breakout sessions and faculty and student panels. Senior[Read More…]

by September 27, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
Scott Malkin Talks Shopping

Scott Malkin Talks Shopping

Scott Malkin, chairman of Value Retail PLC, emphasized the value of female consumer demographics throughout his talk Tuesday afternoon in Fisher Colloquium. The Undergraduate Business Program Office, the Distinguished Leaders Series and the McDonough Retail and Luxury Association sponsored the event. Value Retail, which owns nine luxury shopping malls in Europe,[Read More…]

by September 27, 2013 0 comments Business, News

Ethicist Debates Transplants

Professor of medical ethics and philosophy Robert M. Veatch called for changing the way that organ transplants are distributed this Friday in the Bioethics Research Library. The discussion, part of the Big Ideas in Bioethics speaker series, focused on the case of Sarah Murnaghan, an 11-year-old girl who suffered from[Read More…]

by September 24, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Anthropology Scholar Discusses Azerbaijan Migrants

Jennifer Wistrand, a Woodrow Wilson Institute research scholar, spoke about economic migrants and displaced people in Azerbaijan during a presentation sponsored by the Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies Tuesday. “Within a generation of the Soviet Union collapsing, when the Soviet system attempted to give everyone a house[Read More…]

by January 25, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Interview Series Gives Students a Professional Platform

Faith Complex, a web interview series that explores the intersection of faith, religion and culture through interviews with various experts, filmed its latest installment in Riggs Library Tuesday. Jacques Berlinerblau, the director of Georgetown’s Program for Jewish Civilization, founded the series in 2009 with a Reflective Engagement grant for academic research[Read More…]

by December 7, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Tannous Addressed the Relationship Between Christianity and Islam

Princeton University professor Jack Tannous presented an unconventional view of Muslim-Christian hybridity to a group students and professors Wednesday evening. As the first lecturer in the fall 2012 Islamic Studies Lecture Series “From Late Antiquity to Early Islam,” Tannous informed and surprised his audience with his presentation titled “What Difference[Read More…]

by September 28, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News
Panel Recounts Balkan Horrors

Panel Recounts Balkan Horrors

Imam Sabahudin Ceman recounted his experiences in a concentration camp during the Balkan War before a hushed audience in Riggs Library Monday afternoon. “In 1992, I was taken from my home,” he said. “I was tortured, as were many others, but by the will of God, I survived. … It would be easy[Read More…]

by September 11, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News
Artomatic Returns With a Month of Exhibits

Artomatic Returns With a Month of Exhibits

The District may be home to a wide variety of museums, but most associate it with politics, not a burgeoning art scene. Artomatic, the D.C. area’s largest free arts event, aims to change that perception while fostering artistic collaboration. The festival will take place from May 18 to June 23[Read More…]

by May 17, 2012 0 comments The Guide
Relay Fundraising Drops 30%

Relay Fundraising Drops 30%

Georgetown University’s Relay For Life saw a 30 percent drop in fundraising during a year with dramatically decreased participation. The walkathon event last Friday raised $207,533, down from last year’s profits of about $300,000 and a little more than half of the $400,000 raised in 2010. Participation in the fundraiser[Read More…]

by April 27, 2012 0 comments Campus News