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Why "The Digital" in High Impact Learning Practices Faculty Workshop

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10:00am-11:30am, Thursday, February 25, 2016
Car Barn, Room 316
Faculty! Join the Georgetown Writing Program and the Gelardin New Media Center to explore methods for combining community research and digital writing. Your student's work will reach wider audiences, impact the world, and—best of all—stick with them long after class is done.

Tanous Family Lecture featuring George Akerlof

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6:00pm-8:00pm, Thursday, February 25, 2016
Copley Formal Lounge

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.

Witness and Memory: Al-Mutanabbi Starts Here DC 2016

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7pm-9pm, Monday, February 29, 2016
Murray Room, 5th floor, Lauinger Library
The Library's Booth Center for Special Collectiosn and Al-Mutanabbi Starts Here DC 2016 present "Witness and Memory: A Poetry Reading with Safia Elhillo. Al-Mutanabbi Starts Here DC 2016 is a book arts and cultural festival that marks the bombing of Baghad’s historic book-selling street. Safia Elhillo received an MFA in poetry from The New School and has been nominated for a 2015 Pushcart Prize and is joint winner of the 2015 Brunel University African Poetry Prize. You can find her work in several publications and in anthologies including The Break Beat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop.

Annual Gstalder Lecture presented by Mark Mazzeti and Phil Klay

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6:00pm, Thursday, March 3, 2016
Copley Formal Lounge
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.

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