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Turning the Page: The Evolution of Georgetown’s Literary Curriculum

Beltway politics and palace intrigue tend to dominate Washington, D.C.’s headlines, often overshadowing the District’s thriving culture scene. Georgetown University’s own status as an epicenter of politics and international relations often results in a strong emphasis being placed on the school’s government and foreign policy programs, leaving its literary program[Read More…]

by February 2, 2018 1 comment Features, Guide - Top, The Guide
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The Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice, located on the fourth floor of New North, received an endowment of $4 million from the Lannan Foundation.

Lannan Center Receives $4 Million

The Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice received a $4 million endowment from J. Patrick Lannan (CAS ’60) and the Lannan Foundation upon its 25th anniversary to permanently establish itself as an interdisciplinary program within the Office of the President. “The Lannan Center has exceeded our expectations in recent[Read More…]

by March 24, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Talk Sheds Light on Stability

“Living Precariously: Stories from Our Community,” a panel discussion involving Georgetown University students, staff and faculty speaking about their experiences working in situations without financial stability or security in their jobs, took place Monday night in Copley Formal Lounge. Tarshea Smith, a former cashier at Leo O’Donovan Hall, described the[Read More…]

by April 1, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Panel Examines Violence

Three experts on the violence in Colombia discussed their work at a panel on Wednesday. The event, called “Immortal Joy and Furrows of Pain: Terror and Testimony in Colombia,” was organized by the Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice and featured photographer Stephen Ferry and writers Sibylla Brodzinsky and Max Schoening. Photographer Harry Mattison served as moderator[Read More…]

by September 14, 2012 0 comments City News, News

Writings Strike Home for Immigrants

Visiting authors stressed that their narratives can be critical resources for displaced immigrants attempting to assimilate while maintaining their original identity. The Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice’s lecture series, “Writing Dangerously in Immigrant America: Violence Politics, Diaspora Histories and the Poetics of Survival,” engaged members of the campus[Read More…]

by April 7, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News