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Library Associates Event Archives
Evelyn Waugh and the Question of Inheritance
Monday, March 19, 2012
An afternoon with Alexander Waugh.
Singular Pluralities: Examining Indian Literatures
Thursday, March 15, 2012
An evening with Indian author and cofounder of the Jaipur Literature Festival Namita Gokhale. In conjunction with the Indian Council for Cultural Relations.
Dickens' 200th Birthday Celebration
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
A celebration of Charles Dickens' 200th birthday with the opening of the exhibition "Dickens at Georgetown;" some Victorian-era treats and cake; Professor Leona Fisher on teaching and learning Dickens; a scene interpretation by Professors John Pfordresher, David Gewanter and Catherine Payling; and an introduction to "Dickens at Georgetown" by Professor Pfordresher and Rare Books Curator Karen O'Connell.
Jesuit Foot Soldiers of Science
Thursday, February 2, 2012
The Annual Casey-McIlvane Memorial Lecture, featuring Kathryn M. Olesko, Georgetown Associate Professor and Director of the Master of Arts in German and European Studies Program. Co-hosted by Boston College.
Library Associates Holiday Party 2011
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
The annual Library Associates Holiday Party with musical entertainment provided by The Georgetown Chimes and featuring a Charles Dickens reading.
Science and the Jesuits
Monday, November 7, 2011
Featuring Cyril P. Opeil, S.J., Assistant Professor of Physics, Boston College and highlighting the Special Collections of Boston College and Georgetown University. Co-sponsored by Boston College.
Suspense and Shiraz! Murder and Malbec! An Evening with Ellen Crosby
Monday, October 3, 2011
with Wine Country mysteries author Ellen Crosby in conversation with Georgetown Professor and Critic-in-Residence Maureen Corrigan
Italian Opera from 18th-Century Naples
Friday, September 16, 2011
in conjunction with the Friday Music Series of the Department of Performing Arts
Entertaining at the White House: From George Washington to Barack Obama, Dress Swords to Gate Crashers
Saturday, June 4, 2011
With author Melinda Bates (I'68), in conjunction with Reunion Weekend
The Dean Peter Krogh Foreign Affairs Digital Archives
Saturday, April 30, 2011
A Reading by Edward P. Jones
Thursday, April 7, 2011
The annual Ellen Catherine Gstalder C'98 Memorial Lecture presents a reading by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edward P. Jones, sponsored by the Georgetown University Library Associates and the Georgetown University Lecture Fund.
The Civil War and Georgetown University
Thursday, March 24, 2011
with Professors Chandra Manning and Maurice Jackson, and University Archivist Lynn Conway
The Science of Chocolate
Thursday, February 10, 2011
with Stephen (C'89) Blommer, Peter (C'85) Blommer, and Rose Potts, Blommer Chocolate Company
Iraq and Jordan: A Jesuit Adventure
Wednesday, November 10, 2010
With Kevin G. O'Connell, Ph.D., S.J., The Jesuit Center, Amman, Jordan
"The Kennedy Detail" Sneak Peek
Monday, November 8, 2010
A sneak peek of "The Kennedy Detail" documentary based on the book by former Secret Service agent Gerald Blaine and Lisa McCubbin (Gallery Books/Simon & Schuster).
Beacons of Learning: Georgetown University and Lauinger Library
Thursday, October 28, 2010
In conjunction with Georgetown University Press
Speakers: Professors R. Emmett Curran, John J. Glavin and Provost James J. O'Donnell
Featuring a book-signing of R. Emmett Curran's A History of Georgetown University.
Portraits in Piety: Women Saints and Women Religious
Monday, October 4, 2010
The Annual Casey-McIlvane Memorial Lecture with Professors Gillian Ahlgren (Xavier University), Laura Benedetti, Amy E. Leonard, Deborah A. Lesko Baker, and moderator Barbara Mujica discussing the John Thatcher Collection, the Library's recent acquisition of lives of women saints and women religious. The collection contains more than 1,000 volumes printed between 1520 and the mid-20th century, many of them written by Jesuits, mostly in Spanish, Portuguese, Italian and French.
Chamber Works of William Grant Still
Friday, September 17, 2010
The first in the Fall Friday Music Series. In conjunction with the Department of Performing Arts and featuring the music of William Grant Still.
Music performed by the Kemper Road String Quartet
Narration by Professors Anthony DelDonna and Rufus Jones
40 Years: The Dean Peter Krogh Foreign Affairs Digital Archives
Saturday, June 5, 2010
In conjunction with Reunion Weekend.
Peter Krogh, Dean Emeritus, speaker.