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Project Rebirth Screening & Discussion: The Annual Casey-McIlvane Memorial Lecture

Join the Library Associates for the Annual Casey-McIlvane Memorial Lecture on Monday, September 11 from 6-8 pm in the Pierce Reading Room, Lauinger Library.

This year's program will highlight Project Rebirth, an organization dedicated to supporting the survivors of catastrophic events including the September 11, 2001 World Trade Center attacks. Project Rebirth’s films facilitate powerful lessons on how human beings can build resilience personally, professionally and in their communities and organizations. These films are now part of the DigitalGeorgetown repository  and are available to the entire Georgetown University community. 

This event will include a screening of selected clips from Project Rebirth as well as remarks from Brian Rafferty, (CAS’79), Georgetown Board of Regents, Chairman, Project Rebirth, Randy Bass, Vice-Provost for Education, Professor of English, Georgetown University, General George Casey (USA, Retired) (F’70), Georgetown Board of Directors and Bill Keegan, Founder and President of Heart 9/11. 

The Casey-McIlvane Endowed Library Lecture Fund was established in memory of Francis L. Casey, Jr., C’50, L’53, and in honor of the Reverend Donald W. McIlvane, F’46 through the generous joint gift of Nancy McIlvane Del Genio, F’82 and the late Roseanne McIlvane Casey, S’79. In previous years the lecture has featured many esteemed speakers including Professor Bárbara MujicaProfessor Carolyn L. Forché, and Professor Duncan Wu.

September 11, 2017
Pierce Reading Room, Lauinger Library
Contact Information: 

Emily Minton, Program and Events Coordinator, 202-687-7425,

RSVP by: 
Friday, September 8, 2017

Event Accessibility

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made at least 5 business days prior to an event by filling out the request form at or calling 202-687-7446. The Library will consider and make reasonable efforts to fulfill requests for accommodation.