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“Hidden Gem” American Studies major celebrates 50 years

“Hidden Gem” American Studies major celebrates 50 years

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11/07/2019

This year, the American Studies Program is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The program, founded in 1969, emerged to address students’ questions about race, gender, nationalism, and other issues prevalent in 1960s America. Supported by a collection of committed faculty members such as Father Joseph S. Durkin, Dorothy Brown, Hugh Cloke, Elizabeth McKeown, and Ron Johnson,…

Colbert to become vice dean of faculty

Colbert to become vice dean of faculty

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10/18/2019

Soyica Colbert (COL ’01) was named Georgetown’s vice dean of faculty on Oct. 11. Colbert has spent over six years as a faculty member, most recently serving as the Director and professor of Theater and Performance Studies and a professor of African American Studies. Colbert’s appointment begins January 2020. She will replace Deborah Phillips, who…

College Scraps Minimum Course Requirement

College Scraps Minimum Course Requirement

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04/27/2019

Students in the Georgetown College will no longer be required to complete a minimum of 38 courses to graduate, the College Dean’s Office announced in a April 23 email to College students. The change will apply to all students graduating in the fall of 2019 or later. Originally proposed by the College Curriculum Committee, the…

College adds new minors

College adds new minors

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12/07/2016

On Dec.1, the university announced that the College of Arts and Sciences is set to add four new minors to the curriculum starting next semester. The new minors will be Creative Writing, Persian language, Turkish language, and Religion, Ethics, and World Affairs. Classes students have already taken in these fields will count for the minors….

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