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The Annual Ellen Catherine Gstalder (C'98) Lecture with Patricia Stonesifer
Thursday, April 23, 2015
The Georgetown University Library Associates and the Georgetown University Center for Social Justice
cordially invite you to the annual
Ellen Catherine Gstalder (C’98) Memorial Lecture
in conversation with
Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.
RSVP by April 17 at library.georgetown.edu/rsvp or 202.687.7446
Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made by Thursday, April 16 to email@example.com. A good faith effort will be made to fulfill all requests.
Patty Stonesifer is the President & C.E.O. of Martha’s Table, a non-profit in D.C. that develops sustainable solutions to poverty. She is the former co-chair and C.E.O. of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Before joining the Gates Foundation, Stonesifer was a Senior Vice President at Microsoft Corporation.
The Ellen Catherine Gstalder (C’98) Memorial Lecture Fund supports an annual lecture on significant social issues in America. The lecture was founded in 2007 to honor the memory of Ellen Gstalder.
The Center for Social Justice promotes and integrates community-based research, teaching and service by collaborating with diverse partners and communities.
The Georgetown University Library Associates are a group of Georgetown alumni, parents and friends dedicated to supporting the Library. To learn more, contact us at 202.687.7446 or visit us at library.georgetown.edu/associates.
Roosevelt's Second Act
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
A lecture on Roosevelt’s Second Act: The Election of 1940 and the Politics of War with author Richard Moe.
Tanous Lecture with Ray LaHood
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
The Annual Tanous Family Endowed Lecture, Crisis in America—Infrastructure at a Crossroads, with Ray LaHood, former U.S. Secretary of Transportation. Cosponsored by the McCourt School of Public Policy.
Library Associates Holiday Party
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
The annual Library Associates Holiday Party featuring The Georgetown Chimes.
Poetry of Witness
Thursday, November 6, 2014
The Annual Casey-McIlvane Memorial Lecture, Poetry of Witness, featuring editors Carolyn L. Forché,Director of Georgetown’s Lannan Center and Professor of Poetry and English, and Duncan Wu, Professor of English, Georgetown University.
Georgetown Writes: Alumni Experiences in the Literary, Film and Magazine Worlds
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Georgetown Writes was the first in a series of panels hosted by the Library featuring prominent alumni discussing their experience and careers within their field. Panelists included M. Lindsay Bierman (C'87), Mark Poirier (C'91) and Christopher Reich (F'83).
La Belle Créole: Rediscovering the Life of a Cuban-Born Star of 19th-Century Parisian Society
Thursday, September 25, 2014
A lecture on La Belle Créole: Rediscovering the Life of a Cuban-Born Star of 19th-Century Parisian Society by author Alina García-Lapuerta (F’86).
Friday Music Series Concert: Music as Cultural Mission
Friday, September 19, 2014
The annual opening Friday Music Series Concert, Music as Cultural Mission: Explorations of Jesuit Practices, featuring Emma Boone, soprano; Zoe Novak, alto; Kelsey Kolasa, alto; Luke Schafer, tenor; Risa Browder, violin; Amy Domingues, cello; and Jinsun Cho, harpsichord. Included a book signing by Professors Anna Harwell Celenza and Anthony DelDonna, editors of Music as Cultural Mission: Explorations of Jesuit Practices in Italy and North America.
Beyond Foodies: Why Talking About Food Could Change the World
Thursday, April 3, 2014
The annual Ellen Catherine Gstalder (C'98) Memorial Lecture featuring Tracie McMillan. Cosponsored by The Hoya.
Tanous Lecture with Dennis P. Lockhart
Thursday, March 6, 2014
The second annual Tanous Family Endowed Lecture featuring Dennis P. Lockhart, President and Chief Executive Officer of Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.
The 200th Anniversary of the Restoration of the Society of Jesus
Monday, January 27, 2014
A lecture and reception commemorating The 200th Anniversary of the Restoration of the Society of Jesus with John O'Malley, S.J., Professor of Theology and featuring rare items from the Library's Special Collections Research Center related to the Society of Jesus. In conjunction with Jesuit Heritage Week.
Library Associates Holiday Party
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
The annual Library Associates Holiday party featuring The Georgetown Chimes and holiday readings from the works of William Shakespeare by Professor Michael Collins.
Thursday, November 14, 2013
A production of Hamlet co-presented with the Department of Performing Arts, preceded by a conversation with Professor Derek Goldman, Director of Hamlet and Dr. John Buchtel, Head, Special Collections Research Center.
Bioethics and the Revolution in Higher Education
Thursday, October 24, 2013
The Annual Casey-McIlvane Memorial Lecture, Bioethics and the Revolution in Higher Education, with Margaret Little, Director, Kennedy Institute of Ethics and Kelly W. Heuer, MOOC Design Coordinator. Co-sponsored by the Kennedy Institute of Ethics.
"Big Band Era" Friday Music Series Opening Concert
Friday, September 20, 2013
Opening Friday Music Series Concert, "Big Band Era," presented with the Georgetown Music Program. Featuring Georgetown University professor Aaron Broadus and the Georgetown Jazz Ensemble.
Too Long Ignored
Thursday, April 4, 2013
The Annual Ellen Catherine Gstalder (C'98) lecture featuring Bob Herbert, former op-ed columnist for The New York Times and Distinguished Senior Fellow at Demos.
'Writing for The New Yorker: Remembering Hollywood'
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
A conversation between Margaret Talbot, staff writer for 'The New Yorker,' and Georgetown Professor and Critic-in-Residence Maureen Corrigan discussing Talbot's new book, 'The Entertainer: Movies, Magic, and My Father's Twentieth Century,' which tells the thrilling story of the rise of popular culture through the life and career of her father, Lyle Talbot. Co-sponsored by the English Department, the Journalism Program, and GEMA.
A Poetry Reading with Jane Shore and David Gewanter
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
A poetry reading with poets and Professors Jane Shore (George Washington University) and David Gewanter (Georgetown University).
The Early Jesuits and the Arts
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The Annual Casey-McIlvane Memorial Lecture with John O'Malley, S.J., Georgetown University Professor of Theology
In conjunction with Jesuit Heritage Week
Library Associates Holiday Party
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
The annual Library Associates Holiday Party featuring the Georgetown Chimes.
Thursday, November 15, 2012
A talk on manners and morality by author and Georgetown University Professor Karen Stohr.
Making Politics Work
Thursday, October 25, 2012
The Inaugural Tanous Family Endowed Lecture, with political commentator, TV host and author Chris Matthews. In conjunction with the Georgetown University Lecture Fund.
The Great American Songbook
Friday, September 21, 2012
Opening Friday Music Series concert, in conjunction with the Department of Performing Arts. Featuring Steve Ross (C'61), cabaret singer and pianist.
Blommer Science Library's 50th Birthday!
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Happy birthday to Blommer Science Library, which turns 50 on September 20, 2012! Georgetown students, staff and faculty are invited to come help us celebrate! Light refreshments will be provided.
The War of 1812: A Forgotten War Remembered Through National Archives Records
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
David S. Ferriero, Archivist of the United States, with an introduction by Lynn Conway, Georgetown University Archivist. In conjunction with the Georgetown University Lecture Fund.
Dickens at Georgetown: A 200th Birthday Celebration
Saturday, June 2, 2012
A reception celebrating the 200th birthday of Charles Dickens featuring the exhibition Dickens at Georgetown: A Bicentenary Celebration in the Special Collections Research Center. In conjunction with Reunion Weekend.
The Economy, the Deficit and the Outlook for the Financial Markets
Thursday, May 10, 2012
An evening with author Peter J. Tanous (C'60) at The Union Club of Boston, Eight Park Street, Boston, Masschusetts. Presented by Neil Moynihan (C'61) and William D. Benjes (C'60).
A Nation of Immigrants
Thursday, April 19, 2012
The annual Ellen Catherine Gstalder (C'98) Memorial Lecture with Dr. Susan F. Martin, Herzberg Professor of International Migration.
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.
Growing Up Together: Lauinger Library and Sesame Street Turn 40!
Saturday, May 1, 2010
In conjunction with John Carroll Weekend.
Food Politics: Personal vs. Social Responsibility for Dietary Choices
Wednesday, March 24, 2010
Marion Nestle, author and Professor, New York University.
Collecting to Teach: The Extraordinary Legacy of Joseph A. Haller, S.J.
Thursday, February 18, 2010
Symposium with keynote speaker Eric Denker, Senior Lecturer at the National Gallery of Art
Inflation, Deficits and a Turbulent Economy: Where Do We Go From Here?
Monday, February 1, 2010
Panel: William M. (Bill) Isaac, Larry Kochard, Arthur Laffer, Peter Tanous; Sam Donaldson, moderator
Swinburne, Tennyson, and Matters Funereal
Wednesday, November 11, 2009
With College of William and Mary Chancellor Professor of English Dr Terry Meyers
Call to Common Cause: Posters of the World Wars
Monday, November 9, 2009
Mary Ellen Meehan, owner of Meehan Military Posters
The Myth of the Rational Voter: Why Democracies Choose Bad Policies
Thursday, October 29, 2009
The Annual Casey McIlvane Lecture with George Mason University Professor Bryan Caplan.
Persian Praetorians: Iran's Military Heritage and the Rise of the Revolutionary Guard
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
In conjunction with the Georgetown University Press, with author Steven R. Ward.
The True Nature of the Holy Grail: Wolfram's Parzival (Reunion Weekend Event)
Saturday, May 30, 2009
With Georgetown Professor of German Ronald Murphy, S.J. on his 2006 book Gemstone of Paradise, The Holy Grail in Wolfram’s Parzival.
The Audacity of Despair: The Decline of American Empire and What's In It For You
Tuesday, April 21, 2009
The Second Annual Ellen Catherine Gstalder (C'98) Memorial Lecture
New York Stories
Friday, April 17, 2009
Panelists Linda Fairstein, Meryl Gordon, Nicola Kraus, Jonathan Rosen
Shakespeare and the Jesuits: Re-fashioning the Myth of the Evil Jesuit
Thursday, April 2, 2009
The Ninth Annual Casey·McIlvane Lecture
Ionesco à Cent Ans (Ionesco at 100 Years)
Thursday, February 26, 2009
Histrio: A French Theatre
Why I'd Rather Join a Convent Than a Book Group
Tuesday, February 3, 2009
Maureen Corrigan, author, Critic-in-Residence and Lecturer, Georgetown University
Screening of the Documentary Film "Kicking It"
Tuesday, November 11, 2008
Q&A with Producer Ted Leonsis (C'77) and Director Susan Koch
The U.S. Presidential Election: Issues and Implications
Tuesday, October 21, 2008
David Frum and Robert Shrum, moderator Jacques Berlinerblau
Strategic Advantage: Challengers, Competitors, and Threats to America's Future
Thursday, September 25, 2008
in conjunction with the Georgetown University Press
Tin Pan Alley Selections and Opera Arias from the Library's Special Collections
Friday, September 19, 2008
in conjunction with The Program In Performing Arts Friday Music Series
Graham Greene in Letters
Wednesday, September 10, 2008
Professor Richard Greene, University of Toronto
Economic Slowdown, Market Fallout and the Path to Financial Recovery
Tuesday, July 1, 2008
Panelists: Matthew D. Gelfand, Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer, Lynx Investment Advisory, LLC
Women of Mystery
Saturday, May 31, 2008
in conjunction with Reunion Weekend
A Life in Intelligence: A Symposium on Richard Helms
Monday, April 28, 2008
Keynote Speakers: The Honorable Henry A. Kissinger and General Michael V. Hayden, USAF
Paying Attention to China: A Growing World Influence
Thursday, April 10, 2008
Professors James V. Feinerman and Nancy Tucker
Monstering: Inside America's Policy of Secret Interrogations and Torture in the Terror War
Thursday, March 27, 2008
Tara McKelvey C'87, author
Thumpin' It: Two Perspectives on Politics and the Bible
Wednesday, March 26, 2008
Jacques D. Berlinerblau and Michael Eric Dyson
Letters to a Young Teacher
Wednesday, February 13, 2008
The First Ellen Catherine Gstalder C'98 Memorial Lecture
Jonathan Kozol, author
Living with the Past: Exploring Family History Through Two Generations
Wednesday, November 14, 2007
Nicholas Gage and Eleni Gage, authors
Armies of the Night: History as a Novel, the Novel as History
Friday, October 19, 2007
Panel discussions and documentary screening commemorating the 40th anniversary of the March on the Pentagon
Exhibit Opening and Reception--Extraordinary Journeys: Portuguese Rare Books at Georgetown University
Wednesday, September 19, 2007
Panelists John Witek, S.J.; J. Leon Hooper, S.J.; Michael J. Ferreira; Thomas M. Cohen
Vocalist Sunny Wilkinson, followed by Georgetown University's Jazz Film Series: Lady Day--The Many Faces of Billie Holiday
Friday, September 14, 2007
in conjunction with the Program in Performing Arts
Walking Tour of Georgetown University's Outdoor Campus and Gardens
Friday, June 1, 2007
Edward M. Barrows
A Visual History of Mary Magdalene from the Catacombs to the Da Vinci Code
Saturday, April 14, 2007
From Savannah to Venice
Thursday, October 26, 2006
The Seventh Annual Casey-McIlvane Lecture
An Afternoon with George Gershwin
Friday, September 22, 2006
in conjunction with The Program in Performing Arts
Let's Talk About It!: Jewish Literature, Identity and Imagination
Wednesday, September 6, 2006
in conjunction with the Program for Jewish Civilization
The Da Vinci Code: Is There a Woman in That Painting?
Saturday, June 3, 2006
A Taste of Special Collections
Tuesday, May 9, 2006
Georgetown University Library Special Collections Staff
Radicalism: A Work in Progress (Items from the Collection of Professor Maurice Jackson)
Tuesday, March 14, 2006
Georgetown and California: Similarities and Connections
Monday, November 14, 2005
Kevin Starr, speaker
Politics and the Media
Thursday, November 3, 2005
The Sixth Casey-McIlvane Lecture
One Nation Under God: The History of Prayer in America
Tuesday, November 1, 2005
James P. Moore, Jr., author
Straighter, Stronger, Leaner, Longer
Thursday, September 15, 2005
Renee Daniels and Janice Billingsley, authors
The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy
Wednesday, June 1, 2005
Pietra Rivoli, Professor, McDonough School of Business
James Joyce and His Self-Portrait
Wednesday, April 27, 2005
James Heffernan, Professor Emeritus, Dartmouth College
Augustine: A Conversation with the Provost
Saturday, April 16, 2005
in conjunction with John Carroll Weekend
The Magical Mystery of the Sea
Wednesday, March 16, 2005
Ruth Petzold, underwater photographer, Palm Beach, Florida
The Book as Prize
Friday, February 18, 2005
Panel with Man Booker International Judges
The U.S., the Muslim World, and the War on Global Terrorism
Thursday, November 4, 2004
The Fifth Annual Casey-McIlvane Lecture
Screening of Alexandra Pelosi's "Diary of a Political Tourist"
Thursday, October 14, 2004
co-sponsored with the Georgetown Entertainment and Media Alliance (GEMA), HBO and Time Warner
Tour of Georgetown University's Gardens
Friday, October 1, 2004
Michael Pontti, Environmental Manager for Georgetown University
Graham Greene at 100: A Centennial Symposium
Friday, September 24, 2004
Norman Sherry, Shirley Hazzard, Oliver Walston, Michael Richey, and Mark Bosco S.J.
Friday, April 23, 2004
Paul Betz, Professor of English, with an introduction by Marty Barringer, Associate University Librarian for Special Collections
Is There a Crisis in Journalism?
Wednesday, March 17, 2004
Media Panel with Eleanor Clift, Diana Owen, and Cal Thomas, moderated by Paul Anthony
Professor and Collector: Items Chosen from the Collections of Paul Betz
Monday, March 15, 2004
Exhibition Opening with Paul Betz, Professor of English, and remarks by Georgetown President John J. DeGioia
Great Tales from English History: The Truth About King Arthur, Lady Godiva, Richard the Lionheart, and More...
Tuesday, March 9, 2004
Robert Lacey, historian and author
When Information Gets Rotten: Changing Conceptions of the Space of Discourse
Wednesday, February 25, 2004
A Conversation with Shirley Hazzard
Thursday, November 13, 2003
Shirley Hazzard, author of The Great Fire, finalist for the National Book Award
Evelyn Waugh at 100: A Centennial Symposium
Friday, October 24, 2003
Speakers: Joseph Crowley, Teresa Waugh d'Arms, John Glavin, Selina Hastings, Patrick R. O'Malley, Douglas Lane Patey
The Role of the Media in Recent Conflicts
Thursday, October 9, 2003
Panelists: Ulysse Gosset, Jon Henley, Jacques Tarnero, Keith Richburg, Vivienne Walt
Historic Preservation: Telling Our Story
Wednesday, September 17, 2003
Robert C. Wilburn, President of the Gettysburg Battlefield Museum Foundation
Georgetown University's Award-Winning Gardens
Tuesday, June 17, 2003
Michael Pontti, Environmental Manager for Georgetown University
The Mobilization of Shame: A World View of Human Rights
Wednesday, February 19, 2003
Robert F. Drinan, S.J. Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law School
Fabulous Fakes: Some Notable Literary Forgeries
Tuesday, February 11, 2003
Paul Betz, Professor of English and Marty Barringer, Head of Special Collections
Fiction as Parable
Wednesday, January 8, 2003
Alice McDermott, author of Child of My Heart and Charming Billy, 1998 National Book Award Winner
Recto Verso: The Double Life of an Artist
Monday, October 7, 2002
Mark Leithauser, artist and Chief of Design at the National Gallery of Art
The Glittering Prize: Booker and British Literary Culture
Thursday, March 7, 2002
Jason Cowley, Booker Prize judge and literary editor of the New Statesman
The Washington Political Scene
Wednesday, January 30, 2002
Cokie Roberts, chief congressional analyst for ABC News and co-anchor of This Week with Sam Donaldson & Cokie Roberts, and Steve Roberts, journalist and professor of media and public affairs at George Washington University.
Stork Club: America's Most Famous Nightspot and the Lost World of Cafe Society
Wednesday, March 21, 2001
Ralph Blumenthal, author and reporter for the New York Times
Literary Fiction in the Age of Publicity: Personal Reflections on the Booker Phenomenon
Thursday, March 8, 2001
David Lodge, Honorary Professor of Modern English Literature at the University of Birmingham
Internet--A Twenty-First Century Tsunami
Friday, February 9, 2001
Dr. Vinton Cerf, Senior Vice President of Internet Architecture and Technology for WorldCom
Wars and Peace: The Memoir of an American Family
Tuesday, January 16, 2001
Rory Quirk, C'65, L'80, author and international trade law lawyer with Dewey Ballantine
New Christians, Jews, and Judaism in Portugal and Brazil, 1415-1773
Monday, October 30, 2000
Thomas M. Cohen, curator of Oliveira Library and associate professor of history at Catholic University
A Vaudeville of Devils: 7 Moral Tales with Comments on the Art of Writing
Thursday, September 28, 2000
Robert Girardi, author
Princes of Ireland, Planters of Maryland: A Carroll Saga, 1500-1782
Thursday, April 27, 2000
Ronald Hoffman, Professor of History, College of William and Mary and Director of the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture
Mysteries of Prime Time Television: from A to the X-Files
Wednesday, March 29, 2000
Brian Lowry, reporter and columnist, Los Angeles Times
The Writer as Reader
Tuesday, March 7, 2000
Penelope Lively, author and Booker Prize winner for Moon Tiger
America and the Millennium: the Great Missed Opportunity
Tuesday, November 16, 1999
James Reston, Jr., author of The Last Apocalypse: Europe at the Year 1000 A.D.
The Stock Market: Investment Principles vs. Investment Psychology
Tuesday, November 9, 1999
Peter Tanous C'60, author of The Wealth Equation and CEO, Lynx Investment Advisory, Inc.
Books that Changed My Life
Thursday, October 21, 1999
The Casey-McIlvane Lecture
The Harmony of Teaching and Research: The Leon Robbin Music Collection
Monday, September 20, 1999
Philip Tacka, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Art, Music & Theatre
Mystery, Sign and Idea: The Symbolist Movement
Tuesday, April 20, 1999
Elizabeth Prelinger, Associate Professor and Chair of Art, Music and Theatre Department
The Wide White Page: Writers Imagining America
Thursday, March 25, 1999
William Manhire, New Zealand Poet Laureate
An Evening with Lord Jeffrey Archer
Tuesday, March 9, 1999
Lord Jeffrey Archer, novelist and member of the House of Lords
Reclaiming the Urban Environment
Thursday, February 18, 1999
Robert Nixon, Academy Award-winning filmmaker /conservationist and executive director of the Earth Conservation Corps
Bishop George V. Murry, S.J.
Tuesday, November 10, 1998
The Inaugural Casey-McIlvane Lecture
Investment Thoughts for the Independent-Minded Small Investor
Wednesday, October 21, 1998
Bernard J. Picchi, F’71, managing director, Lehman Brothers
Bridge in the Sky: The Berlin Airlift of 1948
Friday, October 9, 1998
Speaker Panel, Third Century Campaign Kickoff Weekend
The Curious Case of J. D. Salinger
Thursday, September 17, 1998
Robert Callagy, C’60, intellectual property rights attorney, Satterlee Stevens Burke and Burke
Bioethics: What Is It? Where Is It? Where Is It Going?
Tuesday, May 5, 1998
Edmund D. Pellegrino, M.D., John Carroll Professor of Medicine and Medical Ethics at Georgetown University’s Center for Clinical Bioethics and senior research scholar at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics
Pitching the Story: The Role of the Treatment in Entertainment Industry Marketing
Tuesday, April 21, 1998
Kenneth Atchity, C’65, screenwriter, producer and literary manager
Book, Booker, Bookest
Tuesday, March 31, 1998
Martyn Goff, executive and chairman of Henry Sotherans Ltd. Booksellers and administrator of the Booker Prize
The Coup Against Diem: New Evidence on Vietnam and the Kennedy Administration
Thursday, March 26, 1998
Francis X. Winters, Associate Professor of Moral Theology and International Affairs at Georgetown University and author of The Year of the Hare
Australia's Asia: Travelers to the Orient
Thursday, February 19, 1998
David Walker, Visiting Monash Professor of Australian Studies at Georgetown University’s Center for Australian and New Zealand Studies
Creating 21st Century Libraries
Thursday, December 4, 1997
Paul LeClerc, president, New York Public Library
Can You Beat the Market?
Monday, November 17, 1997
Peter J. Tanous, C’60, author and financial analyst
Hadrian's Villa and Its Legacy
Tuesday, October 14, 1997
William L. MacDonald, architectural historian
Mrs. Ike and Reflections on How America Conveys Its History
Wednesday, April 30, 1997
Susan Eisenhower, author and president of The Eisenhower Group, Inc.
The Supposed Person: Recreating Emily Dickinson in Fiction
Tuesday, April 22, 1997
Judith Farr, Professor of English, Georgetown University
Justice in the Los Angeles Superior Courts
Wednesday, March 19, 1997
Judge Paul Flynn, author and judge
Religious Terrorism: The Roots of Islamic Extremism
Thursday, February 20, 1997
Stanley Bedlington, author
So Brief a Honeymoon: Liberation and Literature, Paris, 1945
Wednesday, November 13, 1996
John L. Brown, author and professor
John James Audubon: An American Genius
Tuesday, May 21, 1996
William R. Stott, Jr., C'57, ornithologist, artist and poet
A View from the Archives: Georgetown Olympians
Saturday, April 27, 1996
Jon Reynolds, Georgetown University Archivist
Religion, Politics, and U.S. Foreign Policy
Wednesday, April 24, 1996
Reverend J. Bryan Hehir, Harvard Divinity School
The Mystery of Vermeer
Tuesday, April 23, 1996
Cynthia P. Schneider, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Art, Music and Theatre, Georgetown University
The Year of the Library, Gala and Auction--A Celebration of Irish Literature and Music
Thursday, March 14, 1996
Judith Farr, Ph.D., Anthony Hecht, Ph.D., George O'Brien, Ph.D., Georgetown professors
Stuart Sutcliffe: Paintings and Works on Paper, Private Screening
Thursday, February 22, 1996
Govinda Gallery, Georgetown
The Booker Book: The Culture of Prize Novels
Tuesday, December 5, 1995
Rev. Alvaro F. V. Ribeiro, S.J., Asst. Professor of English, Georgetown University
Sympathy for the Devils: or, How I Almost Learned to Love the Sin Lobbyists
Tuesday, November 28, 1995
Christopher Buckley, author
Growing Up in a House of Used Books
Tuesday, October 17, 1995
Deborah Meyer De Wan, senior associate at the Catskill Center, and Eugene Meyer, Washington Post staff writer
A Marriage Made in Hell--Drugs, International Crime, and Terrorism
Thursday, October 5, 1995
Larry Collins, author
The Vatican in the World Today
Wednesday, September 13, 1995
William A. Wilson, first U.S. Ambassador to the Vatican
The National Gallery of Art in the 21st Century
Monday, May 15, 1995
Earl A. Powell, III, director of the National Gallery of Art
Thursday, May 11, 1995
Robert Colacello, former editor of Andy Warhol's Interview magazine and special correspondent for Vanity Fair
In Search of Graham Greene
Thursday, March 2, 1995
Norman Sherry, Distinguished Professor of Literature, Trinity University
Labyrinth: Medieval Studies and Humanities in the 21st Century
Wednesday, February 15, 1995
Dr. Martin J. Irvine, Associate Professor of English, Georgetown University, and Dr. Deborah Everhart, Humanities Computing Specialist at the Academic Computer Center, Georgetown University
Wines of the (NY) Times: Backstage with Frank Prial
Monday, November 7, 1994
Frank Prial, columnist and wine critic for the New York Times
Shakespeare: Script and Performance
Monday, October 3, 1994
Michael Collins, Dean of the School for Summer and Continuing Education, Georgetown University
Two Millionth Volume Celebration
Wednesday, May 4, 1994
Speaker: Mario Vargas Llosa, Distinguished Writer in Residence, School of Languages and Linguistics, on "The Paradise of Books"
From the Program:
The libraries of Georgetown University trace their foundation to 1796, when for the first time books were marked "for the use of the College." In the following century the stock of the College library was combed to provide nuclei of appropriate volumes for new and separate libraries when the medical and law faculties were established. Today the Joseph Mark Lauinger Memorial Library, the John Vinton Dahlgren Library, and the Edward Bennet Williams Law Library provide the intellectual resources and access to information demanded by a student population numbering nearly 12,000.
The libraries' two millionth printed item (reproduced above), a broadside printed in New York, appropriately dates from 1789, the year Georgetown University was founded. The broadside announces, with reverberations that linger to our day, the proclamation of the first Thanksgiving Day by a chief executive of the United States of America. Washington's choice of the fourth Thursday of November as a national day of thanksgiving, recognizing that it "is the Duty of all Nations to acknowledge the Providence of Almighty GOD, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly to implore his Protection and Favor," established not only the date we celebrate today, but the essential link between God's will and the fruits of man's rational government of his own affairs.
The George Washington Thanksgiving broadside is the gift of Mr. Marshall B. Coyne, LHD '90.
Napoleon on St. Helena: Exile and Death--Or Was It Murder?
Tuesday, March 1, 1994
Honorable Andrew H. Steigman, Assistant Dean and Deputy Director, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University
The Art and Politics of Cartooning
Thursday, October 28, 1993
Eric McAllister Smith, editorial cartoonist and columnist
Medical Concepts and Controversies That Affect Your Health
Thursday, June 3, 1993
Jerry M. Earll, M.D., Professor, Division of Internal Medicine, Georgetown University
Russia During and After the Coup
Thursday, February 25, 1993
Paul Quinn-Judge, Washington and formerly Moscow correspondent for the Boston Globe
It's Tough to Be First: John Gilmary Shea and the Writing of American Catholic History
Friday, October 16, 1992
Reverend Gerald A. Fogarty, S.J., University of Virginia
Civil Service Rebuilding and Preparing for the 21st Century
Tuesday, February 18, 1992
Constance Berry Newman, Director, U.S. Office of Personnel Management
Nineteenth Century Foundations for Modern Washington
Sunday, November 17, 1991
Howard Gillette, Jr., Professor of American Civilizations, George Washington University
Fictional Jesuits I Have Known
Wednesday, April 17, 1991
Rev. Royden B. Davis, S.J., Dean Emeritus of the College of Arts and Sciences, Georgetown University
Women and Men in Conversation
Thursday, February 28, 1991
Deborah Tannen, Professor of Linguistics, Georgetown University
Portuguese Cartography in the Age of Discoveries
Sunday, January 27, 1991
Wilcomb E. Washburn, Director of the American Studies Program, Smithsonian Institution
20th Anniversary of Lauinger Library Reception
Tuesday, December 4, 1990
Rev. Leo J. O'Donovan, S.J., President, Georgetown University
The Academic Contribution to Improving the Understanding and Performance of Intelligence
Tuesday, April 10, 1990
Panel sponsored by the International Studies Association
Borrowed Time: America in the 90's and Beyond
Wednesday, March 21, 1990
Haynes Johnson, The Washington Post
Dinner Honoring Joseph E. Jeffs, University Librarian
Wednesday, May 3, 1989
George P. Giard, Jr., C'60, and Bernard J. Picchi, F'71, hosts; Roland Flint, Professor, English Department, Georgetown University, speaker
Georgetown at 200: a Documentary Exhibition
Wednesday, April 5, 1989
R. Emmett Curran, S. J., Associate Professor of History, Georgetown University
Getting the Word Out: Printing and Publishing in Early America
Wednesday, January 11, 1989
Dr. Paul S. Koda
Peter Beilenson: The Person and the Printer
Sunday, November 22, 1987
August Heckscher, former Arts Commissioner, New York City
Meeting the Romantics Through Their Manuscripts
Sunday, November 8, 1987
Jonathan F. Wordsworth, Fellow in English Literature, Oxford University
The Bodleian Library and Its Treasures
Sunday, March 22, 1987
David Vaisey, Librarian, Bodleian Library, Oxford University
Montorroell: A Medieval Castle and Its Neighbors
Wednesday, March 4, 1987
Paul Freedman, Professor of History, Vanderbilt University
Wednesday, February 25, 1987
Dr. Judith Farr, Professor of English, Georgetown University
Beerbohm's Rossetti and His Circle
Tuesday, February 3, 1987
John N. Hall, Professor of English, Bronx Community College
What is Rare? What is Valuable?
Sunday, November 23, 1986
David Tomlinson, Professor of English, U.S.N.A.
Poetry Reading with Anthony Hecht
Wednesday, April 23, 1986
Anthony Hecht, Professor of English, Georgetown University and Pulitzer Prize winner
The Lincoln Assassination: A Reappraisal
Sunday, April 14, 1985
John K. Lattimer, M.D., Professor Emeritus, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia
Poetry Reading with Roland Flint
Tuesday, March 19, 1985
Roland Flint, Professor of English, Georgetown University and recipient of the Corcoran Gallery Award in Poetry
Speeches That Play: Timing in Drama
Monday, April 18, 1983
William Alfred, Professor of Humanities, Harvard University
Graham Greene, Spain, Monsignor Quixote
Tuesday, April 5, 1983
Rev. Leopoldo Duran, University of Madrid
Exhibition of the Facsimile of Codex Benedictus from the Vatican
Sunday, November 14, 1982
Paul Meyvaert, Harvard professor and member of the Medieval Academy
Eric Gill and the Tradition of Letter Forms in the 20th Century
Tuesday, October 19, 1982
Michael Harvey, artist and author
Modern American Poetry: A Personal View
Saturday, May 22, 1982
William Jay Smith, poetry consultant, Library of Congress
Shakespeare and the Dark Lady
Thursday, April 22, 1982
Professor A. L. Rowse, Emeritus Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford University
Who Was William Shakespeare?
Wednesday, October 28, 1981
Professor Samuel Schoenbaum, Shakespeare scholar
Hoya Saxa! The History of Athletics at Georgetown
Sunday, January 18, 1981
Merrell Whittlesey, Washington Star reporter
A Gentleman's Library: The David A. Baer Collection
Sunday, December 7, 1980
Frederick R. Goff, Director, Rare Books Division, Library of Congress
Photography in Books
Sunday, September 28, 1980
Robert W. Wagner, Board of Directors, American Film Institute
Conversation on Horatio Alger Writings
Wednesday, July 9, 1980
Ralph D. Gardner, Horatio Alger biographer
Samuel A. Lubell Papers
Wednesday, April 9, 1980
Richard M. Scammon, Director, Census Bureau and author
Algernon Charles Swinburne's Atalanta in Calydon
Sunday, February 24, 1980
Terry Meyers, Professor, College of William and Mary