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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
Book Review: ‘What If I Got Down on My Knees?’

Book Review: ‘What If I Got Down on My Knees?’

★★★★☆ Tugging heartstrings is an art that Tony Rauch has greatly mastered. In his fourth collection of short stories to be released later this month, Rauch manages to seamlessly combine heartbreak and absurdity in “What If I Got Down on My Knees?” While his prior collections — “I’m Right Here,”[Read More…]

New Med School Tracks Focus on Literature, Population Health

To provide increasingly specialized experiences for its students, the Georgetown University School of Medicine is adding two new tracks focusing on population health and literature to its curriculum in the upcoming academic year. Specialized tracks allow students the option of focusing on a particular field, eventually leading to a certificate[Read More…]

by April 14, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
No. 4 – Fragments

No. 4 – Fragments

In all our deciphered knowledge of the English language today, our pool of understanding has only diminished in depth. We no longer read with a command of the language but as if we are borrowing the words — visitors in a world of creativity. Writers of the past decorated their emotions[Read More…]

by October 26, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
COURTESY GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY
UNC School of the Arts Chancellor Lindsay Bierman (CAS ’87) (left), Harvard professor Mark Poirier (CAS ’91) (center) and author Christopher Reich (SFS ’83) spoke on their careers in media Tuesday.

Alumni Authors Discuss Careers

The Georgetown University Library Associates collaborated with the English department to present “Georgetown Writes,” the first in a series of panels featuring alumni discussing their experiences in the literary, film and magazine worlds, on Tuesday in Lohrfink Auditorium. The panel was composed of University of North Carolina School of the[Read More…]

by October 24, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

A Semester of Arts and Ingenuity in Edinburgh

While writing this column, I’m currently sitting at the epicenter of an explosion of clothes in my childhood bedroom. The collage of photographs, magazine cut-outs and concert tickets plastering my walls, in combination with the overflowing pile of ancient travel books and European pocket change on my desk, only adds[Read More…]

by September 5, 2014 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide

What the Dickens

Every time I am at an airport, somehow in between body scanners and three-ounce bottles of shampoo, I find myself in the nearest bookstore with an uncanny urge to buy a book, in spite of any insurmountable class reading currently on my agenda. The bestseller display initially catches my eye[Read More…]

by January 11, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Former Prof. Wins Nobel

When former Georgetown professor Mario Vargas Llosa was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature on Oct. 7, his one-time colleague Serafina Hager saw the announcement as a long-awaited triumph for the Peruvian writer. “I’m so excited about Mario. Every year I was waiting for him to win the Nobel Prize,[Read More…]

by October 19, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News