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Scholarly Communication Events

Our Scholarly Communication events are designed to provide an open forum for discussions of how research and scholarship are changing and for continuing University dialogue surrounding initiatives in scholarly communication.

If you would like to be notified of upcoming events, or if you would like more information about past or future events, send an email to Meg Oakley, Director, Copyright & Scholarly Communication.

Upcoming Event: Publishing Academic Books with Harvard University Press: A Conversation with Editorial Director Sharmila Sen

Friday, December 11, 2020

Sharmila Sen, Editorial Director at Harvard University Press, will provide expert advice to Georgetown faculty on scholarly book publishing and answer your questions. More information and a link for registration is at Book Publishing with Sharmila Sen.  

Past Events:


The Art and Craft of Podcasts: Teaching, Learning, Researching

Thursday, October 29, 2020
Nicoletta Pireddu, Professor and Inaugural Director, Georgetown Humanities Initiative
Sarah McNamer, Professor of English and Global Medieval Studies
Emma Moesswilde, Doctoral Student, Department of History
Ishaan Rai, SFS '22
Robynn Stilwell, Associate Professor of Musicology
Meg Oakley, Director, Copyright & Scholarly Communication, Georgetown University Library
For additional information, visit our Podcasting at Georgetown: Resources page.

NSF Funding Webinar - Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences

Thursday, August 20, 2020

In this webinar, Dr. Kelli Craig-Henderson, Deputy Assistant Director for the Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences Directorate of the National Science Foundation, discussed social sciences funding opportunities from the NSF Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences. View Dr. Craig-Henderson's slides.

Funding for the Arts & Humanities: A Workshop with NEH

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

With speaker:
Russell Wyland, Deputy Director, National Endownment for the Humanities

In this talk, Dr. Wyland discusses grant opportunities from the National Endowment for the Humanities and how to submit effective grant applications.

Funding for the Arts & Humanities: A Workshop with NEA

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

With speakers:
Amy Stolls, Literature Director, National Endowment for the Arts
Jessica Flynn, Literature Specialist, National Endowment for the Arts

In this talk, Ms. Stolls and Ms. Flynn discuss grant opportunities from the National Endowment for the Arts and how to submit effective grant applications.

Op-Eds, Media Interviews, and Social Media: Faculty Scholarship in the Public Square

Friday, October 6, 2017

With panelists:
Autumn Brewington, Op-Ed Editor at the Washington Post (2007-2014) and Editor of the Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank (2014-2016)
Marcia Chatelain, Associate Professor, Department of History, Georgetown University
Danielle Knight, Producer, “1A”, WAMU 88.5 American University Radio and NPR
Deborah Tannen, University Professor, Department of Linguistics, Georgetown University

Moderated by:
Sanford Ungar, Director, The Free Speech Project, Georgetown University

In this panel discussion, our speakers explored how faculty bring their research and scholarship to the attention of the public and work toward informing and influencing public discourse and policymaking.

Visit our Media Workshop page for links to summaries, slides, and videos of these events.

Read more about Communicating through the Media.