The 50th Anniversary of American Studies at Georgetown

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Georgetown University

3700 O Street Northwest

Washington, DC 20057

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50 Years of Interdisciplinary Connections! Join us November 1-3, 2019, to celebrate 50 years of American Studies at Georgetown!

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If you've found yourself here after 11:30PM on October 21st, you've missed our official ticket sales window. Please reach out to Colva, at for assistance!

As you register for the 50th weekend, please note that some tickets involve charges, primarily for meals. Here are the details:

· Saturday Day Pass, includes breakfast and lunch -- $75

· 50th Celebration Dinner, $100

· Sunday Brunch, $50

We also ask you to select free tickets for specific events on Friday and Saturday to let us know how many people will attend each event.

The Schedule:

Friday, November 1, 2019

4 pm: Campus tour led by Richey Mullaney, ‘C18

5:30 to 7 pm: Welcome reception, with music by the Georgetown Jazz Ensemble

Saturday, November 2, 2019

9 am: Reconnect with old friends over breakfast

9:45 – 11:15 am: Looking Backward, Looking Ahead: American Studies Then and Now

Panelists: Brian Hochman, Ron Johnson, George Keating (C’71), Erika Seamon, Syl Sobel (C’77), and Lizzie Whitehorn (C’01)

11:30 – 12:45 pm: Thesis Mixer and Lunch

1 – 2 pm: From the Jesuit Plantation to GU272: American Studies and Georgetown’s Past

Panelists: Bernie Cook, Adam Rothman, Sharon Leon (C’97), and current students

2:15 – 4:30 pm: Back to the Classroom

Presentations and discussions by American Studies faculty and alumni

6 – 10 pm: 50th Celebration Dinner

Welcome from Erika Seamon

Film screening, introduced by Hugh Cloke

Sunday, November 3, 2019

10 am: Imagining Georgetown’s Future, Brunch, presentation, and discussion

Randy Bass, Vice Provost for Education

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3700 O Street Northwest

Washington, DC 20057

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