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Library Associates Event Archives

2019

Treasures Old and New


Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Join us for a special behind-the-scenes exclusive visit with rare and unique items personally selected by staff from the Booth Family Center for Special Collections. This narrated tour of some of the library's collection will span centuries and include material from the University Archives, and the Art, Manuscripts, and Rare Books Units. This is your opportunity to engage and interact with some of the treasures found in Special Collections and to meet Keith Gorman, the new Director of the Booth Family Center for Special Collections.

Dr. Janet Yellen will speak at the 2019 Annual Tanous Family Endowed Lecture

Dr. Janet Yellen on the Past, Present and Future of the United States Federal Reserve, The Annual Tanous Family Lecture


Monday, April 15, 2019

Join the Library Associates and Dean Harriette Hemmasi for the Annual Tanous Family Endowed Lecture on Monday, April 15 at 5:30 pm in Lohrfink Auditorium, Hariri Building.

Cover of George Saunders' 2017 book, Lincoln in the Bardo

Annual Casey-McIlvane Memorial Lecture with Author George Saunders


Thursday, April 11, 2019

The 2019 Annual Casey-McIlvane Memorial Lecture will feature award-winning author George Saunders who will discuss the intersectionality between Catholicsm, Buddhism and writing as well as his 2017 book, Lincoln in the Bardo. Copies of Lincoln in the Bardo will be available for purchase at the end of the event.

Stained glass windows in a church

Jesus, Jews, & Jihad: the Misremembered Christ & the Sick Soul of the West- The Annual Ellen Catherine Gstalder Memorial Lecture


Thursday, March 14, 2019

The 2019 Annual Ellen Catherine Gstalder Memorial Lecture features James Carroll, award-winning author and Georgetown University alumn. His lecture is entitled "Jesus, Jews, & Jihad: the Misremembered Christ & the Sick Soul of the West."