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

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6:00pm-08:00pm, Thursday, March 14, 2019
Lauinger Library

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." 

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Funding for the Arts & Humanities – A Workshop with NEA & NEH

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10 am - 3 pm , Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Murray Conference Room, Georgetown University Library, 5th Floor, Georgetown University

Join us on March 19 in the Library’s Murray Room for Funding for the Arts & Humanities – A Workshop with NEA & NEH to learn the answers to these and other questions. NEH will be represented by Russell Wyland, Deputy Director, and NEA will be represented by Amy Stolls, Director of Literature. In addition to providing an overview of the types of grants and projects that their respective institutions support, they will also answer your questions about programs and grant management as well as how you can get involved in serving as a peer reviewer.

Three Minute Thesis Competition

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5:00 pm, Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Murray Room, Georgetown University Library, 5th Floor, Georgetown University

The Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition celebrates the exciting research conducted by graduate students. Developed by The University of Queensland (UQ), 3MT cultivates students’ academic, presentation, and research communication skills. The competition supports their capacity to effectively explain their research in three minutes, in a language appropriate to a non-specialist audience. 

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Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World, with Professor Cal Newport

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4 - 6 pm , Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Arrupe Hall MPR

Join the Georgetown University Library on Wednesday, April 3 from 4-6 pm in the Arrupe Hall MPR for a special book talk with Associate Professor of Computer Science, Cal Newport. Newport will discuss his newest book Digital Minimalism, which argues that we have been too casual in adopting alluring new technologies, and as a result our quality of life is diminishing. Digital Minimalism is an indispensable guide for anyone seeking to cultivate a focused life in an increasingly noisy world.

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Annual Casey-McIlvane Memorial Lecture with Author George Saunders

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5:30 - 7:30 pm , Thursday, April 11, 2019
Pierce Reading Room, Lauinger Library

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.

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