Musical entertainment provided by The Georgetown Chimes.
The Georgetown Chimes are Georgetown University’s oldest all-male a cappella singing group, founded in 1946. They perform frequently at University functions, alumni gatherings and local restaurants. Thanks to the philanthropy of the Chimes, the Chimes Endowment Fund is the Library’s largest endowment.
Over the years, Georgetown has weathered the ups and downs of the current political and world climates. 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.
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. Co-sponsored with 2016 Reunion Weekend.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."