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Georgetown’s Language Landscape Promotes Multiculturalism

Since Georgetown University’s founding in 1789, the school has encouraged students and faculty members to broaden their worldviews and dedicate themselves to others, regardless of cultural and linguistic differences. Back then, the university offered language courses in Spanish, French and English for nonnative speakers, even publishing a pamphlet for prospective[Read More…]

The Space For South Asian Culture

In response to Piyusha Mittal’s viewpoint (“Making Space for South Asian Culture,” Oct. 2, 2015, The Hoya), it is important to note that, over the course of the last year, Georgetown University and the School of Foreign Service Asian Studies Program have worked to engage South Asia in a more[Read More…]

by October 9, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

South Asian A Cappella Group Penn Masala to Perform

Penn Masala, University of Pennsylvania’s South Asian a cappella group, will perform to a sold-out Gaston Hall on Saturday evening. The proceeds of student and regular tickets, costing $12 and $20, respectively, will be donated to Pratham USA, a non-governmental organization that helps improve the quality of education for children[Read More…]

by January 9, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Georgetown Course Criticized for Portrayal of Hinduism

Rajan Zed, president of the Universal Society of Hinduism, released a statement to the media Saturday criticizing Georgetown’s representation of the Hindu faith in its theology courses. Zed said that a spring 2012 Georgetown course on Hinduism, “Hinduism Today,” made use of dacoitfilm, a genre that depicts bandits in rural India. He[Read More…]

by September 14, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News