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Library Associates Event Archives


Hilltop Dialogue: Celebrating Georgetown's History, 50 Years at a Time

Friday, June 3, 2016

Over the years, Georgetown has weathered the ups and downs of the current political and world climates. From the shifts it underwent during and after several wars, to greeting the challenges of new centuries with open arms, Georgetown has proven itself capable of adapting to changing times.

Join University Archivist Lynn Conway and Dr. John Glavin (C'64), professor of English, for a discussion of Georgetown's history, 50 years at a time.

Co-sponsored with 2016 Reunion Weekend.

200th Anniversary of the Georgetown University Archives

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Join the Georgetown University Library to celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the Georgetown University Archives. On Thursday, April 21 at 6:00 p.m. the Library will host a special event to mark the occasion.

Screening of O Brother Man: The Art and Life of Lynd Ward

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Join us on Thursday, March 31 at 6:00 pm to salute the end of our Undiscovered Printmakers exhibition with a screening and introduction by the filmmakers in the Murray Room on the Fifth Floor of Lauinger Library. The Undiscovered Printmakers: Hidden Treasures at Georgetown Univerisity Library exhibition in the Special Collections and Charles Marvin Fairchild Memorial Galleries features many works by Lynd Ward and ends April 10.

Irish American Nationalism in an Irish American Context: From the 1916 Rebellion through the War for Independence

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Join us at 6:30 pm on March 29 with Timothy Meagher, Associate Professor of History at Catholic University 

This year is the 100th anniversary of 1916 Easter Uprising. This event is one of many that will be featured on campus related to1916 and Irish politics and culture throughout the year.

Across Generations: Covering Foreign Affairs and National Security

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

On March 16 at 6:00 pm journalists Molly Sinclair McCartney, formerly of the Washington Post and Robert McCartney, Washington Post Correspondent will celebrate the donation of the papers of national security reporter James McCartney to the Booth Family Center for Special Collections.

Book Publishing: A Talk with Jennifer Hammer, NYU Press

Monday, March 14, 2016

Join the Office of Scholarly Publications on Monday, March 14, at 2:15 pm, in the Murray Room, 5th Floor, Lauinger Library, when we welcome Jennifer Hammer, Senior Editor at New York University Press. Ms. Hammer acquires books in religion, anthropology, and psychology. Whether or not you feel that your work fits this editor's list, we encourage you to come to learn more about university press publishing today. Register for this event here.

Annual Gstalder Lecture presented by Mark Mazzetti and Phil Klay

Thursday, March 3, 2016
Join us on Thursday, March 3 at 6:00 pm in Copley Formal Lounge for the Annual Ellen Catherine Gstalder Memorial Lecture, founded in 2007 in memory of Ellen Gstalder (C'98). This year's lecture will be on "America in the Age of Shadow Wars and an All-Volunteer Military." It will be presented by journalists Mark Mazzetti, a correspondent for The New York Times and a Pulitzer Prize winner, and Phil Klay, a Marine Corps veteran of the Iraq War and recipient of the National Book Award for Fiction.

Tanous Family Lecture featuring George Akerlof

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Join us on Thursday, February 25 at 6:00 pm in Copley Formal Lounge for "Phishing for Phools," a lecture by George Akerlof, Nobel Laureate in Economics and Professor in the McCourt School of Public Policy. The lecture is based on the book he recently co-authored, Phishing for Phools: The Economics of Manipulation and Deception.

Reimagining the Library: Reflections on the Digital Reconstruction of a Historic Jesuit Library

Thursday, January 28, 2016

In celebration of Jesuit Heritage Week 2016, the Georgetown University Library will host Professor Kyle Roberts for his lecture "Reimagining the Library: Reflections on the Digital Reconstruction of a Historic Jesuit Library."

Gallery Talk on Undiscovered Printmakers

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Uncover the "Undiscovered Printmakers: Hidden Treasures at Georgetown University Library" with a gallery talk with Katharine Malcolm, Art Project Coordinator.