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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Please note:

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 cow2@georgetown.edu 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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