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Stay up to date with the MA Program in Engaged and Public Humanities. Find out the latest news of the faculty, staff, graduate students and alumni.

News from the ENPH

Student Spotlight: Katherine Rowe

August 14th, 2023

Katherine Rowe firmly believes that, no matter what you do, you can seek ways by which to bring out the humanity in other people. This is something Rowe wishes to center in her own career.…

Student Spotlight: Christina Ribbens

July 19th, 2023

Christina Ribbens, a student of the ENPH program set to graduate this August, wishes more people had more enjoyable and positive experiences with the humanities growing up.  Christina…

ICYMI: What has our ENPH Director been up to? 

June 26th, 2023

This past month, Professor Ricardo L. Ortiz, the Program Director of the Georgetown Masters in Engaged and Public Humanities, has been involved in various public humanities…

Fellowships and Grant Opportunities

Green Commons Awards

The Earth Commons and the Office of Sustainability are announcing the 2022 Green Commons Awards to support actionable proposals that spark campus dialogue or spur change(s) on campus on environmental and sustainability issues. These proposals can vary vastly in their creative design; from performances, visiting researchers, speakers, waste reduction or reuse projects, and more. All current Georgetown faculty, staff, and students are eligible to apply. Proposals will be evaluated in multiple rounds: early fall, late fall, early spring, mid-spring, and mid-summer. Early fall applications are due October 14.…

Cosmos Scholars Grant Program

The Cosmos Scholars Grant Program provides grants to meet specific research needs not covered by other supporting funds, including, but not limited to, special supplies, travel, and unanticipated expenses that would enhance the work. Specifically excluded are general financial support, tuition, and living expenses (except in connection with supported travel). Deadline: November 1, 2022.…


How do humanities engage with professional practice and public life? Join our community and watch the recordings of our events where we explore that question. Listen to world leaders discuss pressing issues with public-facing scholars. Learn about the wide range of career paths where different humanities professionals bring their training to real-world contexts. Find out how scholars across nations and disciplines collaborate in groundbreaking research that keeps culture alive.

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Black and white photograph of Rio de Janeiro. View of man's back. In the background, many tall buildings; in the front, the construction of the Carioca subway station.

Henrique Sodré: Selected Photographs

“Henrique Sodré: Selected Photographs” depicts more than 40 years of Henrique Sodré’s work photographing his home city of Rio de Janeiro and the neighboring countryside. The exhibition was curated by his son, João Gabriel Rabello Sodré, who is a Georgetown Ph.D. candidate in history. The exhibition is on display through January 31, 2023, in the Leon Robbin Gallery in the Booth Family Center for Special Collections and online, on the Georgetown Library’s website.…

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GEMA Career Panel and Externship

On October 19, 2022, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, the Georgetown Entertainment & Media Alliance (GEMA) is hosting their annual career panel about careers in the media and entertainment industry featuring Georgetown alumni.…

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2022 Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities

Andrew Delbanco, the Alexander Hamilton Professor of American Studies at Columbia University, President of the Teagle Foundation, and 2011 National Humanities Medalist, will deliver the 2022 Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities on October 19 at President Lincoln’s Cottage historic site and museum in Washington, D.C., at 6:30 p.m. Tickets to the lecture are free of charge and distributed via Eventbrite.…

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AASLH 2022 Virtual Conference

The 2022 American Association for State and Local History Virtual Conference will be held on November 1 – 3, 2022 with the theme Right Here, Right Now: The Power of Place.…

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2022 National Humanities Conference, Los Angeles

This year’s National Humanities Conference will take place at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles on November 10-13, 2022. The event will also include virtual programming on November 3-4.…

Book covers of Christine de Pizan's The Book of the City of Ladies, Sharon L. Jansen's Reading Women's Worlds from Christine de Pizanto Doris Lessing, Women and Leadership, Peter Block's Community: The Structure of Belonging, a book by Kallion, a notebook with a post-it with the phrase: "fail fast, recover well, succeed ultimately", next to a cat

Christine de Pizan’s The Book of the City of Ladies

In this Kallion Circle, Kallion Advisor and Circles Co-Chair Rhonda Knight will immerse participants in the world of Christine de Pizan through her text, The Book of the City of Ladies, and discuss the roles of agency and community in leadership.…

Philippa Hughes with flowers in her head (image from The Greatest Poem)

Repairing the Social Fabric of Our Country

Most Americans have stopped talking to each other and started demonizing those who hold opposing political views. Polarization is stressing the fabric of our society. In this Kallion Circle, Philippa Hughes will lead participants in creating a new framework for human social flourishing that rebuilds our connections and care for one another. They will use artistic practices to reframe the conversations we have with ourselves and one another. This is an invitation to imagine the world we want to live in and create a plan to get there.…

Book covers of Nnedi Okorafor's Binti, J.T. Rogers' Oslo and a book by Kallion

Leadership for Peace and Reconciliation Using Binti and Oslo

What does leadership for peace and reconciliation actually look and feel like? How do we develop such leadership in ourselves and how do we recognize and support it in others? To answer this question, Kallion, Inc. organized a five-session Circle on leadership for peace and reconciliation based on the study of Nnedi Okorafor’s Binti and J.T. Rogers’ Oslo.…

Book covers of Aristotle's The Nicomachean Ethics, Cicero's How to Be a Friend, Plutarch's Essays, Ricci's On Friendship, bell hook's all about love and a book by Kallion

Leading with Friendship

Should your boss be your friend? Or do friendship ties pose an inherent threat to organizational effectiveness and fair dealing? Should our friends agree with us no matter what, or should they speak up when they see us acting against our own best interests, or even against what is right? In this Kallion Circle, participants will explore how we define “leadership” and “friendship,” and how these concepts do and should – and should not – intersect in our personal, professional, and civic lives. based on the study of practical philosophical texts from Aristotle, Cicero, Plutarch, Matteo Ricci and bell hooks.…

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