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News from the MAEPH

Orientation Invite to New MAEPH Students

August 18th, 2022

Welcome to Georgetown University! Our MA in the Engaged & Public Humanities Orientation will be on Friday, August 19, 2022 from 10 am to 1pm. We are very excited to meet everyone on Friday, to introduce you to members of our amazing core faculty, as well as representatives from a number of campus resource units that are there to support students in various areas of your life and work while at Georgetown.…

Farewell to the Class of 2022

August 7th, 2022

On Thursday 18 August, the MAEPH community will gather to celebrate the accomplishments of the students who are completing the program this summer, and also to celebrate together the program itself, the completion of its inaugural year.…

Fellowships and Grant Opportunities

Global Irish Studies Initiative’s Student Fellowships

The Global Irish Studies Research Fellowships will be granted to Georgetown University undergraduate and graduate students to develop research projects (critical and creative) that explore Irish Studies in a comparative or global context, focusing on Irish history, politics, literature, religion, and more. Deadline: September 28th, 2022, at 5pm ET.…

Georgetown Americas Institute Student and Faculty Research Grants Applications

GAI supports faculty’s and students’ interdisciplinary research on Western Hemisphere affairs around four critical challenges: governance and the rule of law; economic growth and innovation; social and cultural inclusion; and sustainability and the environment. Fall deadline: October 7, 2022 / Spring deadline: February 16, 2023.…


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.

Upcoming Events

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Other Events

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A Celebration of Black Girlhood

An evening of art, poetry, & discussion of the joys of black girlhood to be hosted by Marley Dias with a special presentation by Scheherazade Tillet. The event will take place online on September 28, 2022, from 6 to 7:30 pm.…


México en la Historia: Nuevas Perspectivas

This event will feature John Tutino, Georgetown professor recently elected by the Academia Mexicana de Historia, who will share his latest views setting the long history that made Mexico in global perspective. Antonio García de Leon will respond to the presentation with his own reflections. In a second session, four Mexican scholars will present their pathbreaking visions, engaging questions ranging from ethnicity and regime-making to cholera politics, religion, and the challenges of transnational integration and migration. It will take place on Friday, September 30, 2022, 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. EDT, at the Mexican Cultural Institute.…

“From Alone to Together: Navigating the Crisis of Community & Belonging on Campus”

What core concepts and best practices can help us to cultivate deeper experiences of connection and meaningful community on campuses that are marked by enduring siloes, as well as by greater diversity than ever before? How might Jesuit mission and identity become a catalyst for promoting a sense of true belonging not only among students, but also among faculty and staff? This webinar, taking place on October 3, from 4:30 to 5:45 pm ET, will tackle those questions.…

Andrew Delbanco

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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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.…

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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.…

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