In honor of Jesuit Heritage Month, Akintunde E. Akinade reflects on teaching religion at a Jesuit institution in a predominantly Muslim country.
Georgetown’s commitment to the study of culture and the promotion of intercultural understanding on an international scale is reflected in a range of course and program offerings.
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Georgetown College's Department of Performing Arts sponsors this undergraduate major in theater and performance studies. The program is designed for students interested in theater and performance, social justice, cultural criticism, dramaturgy, arts management, American and world cultures, education, and civic engagement.
Communication, Culture, and Technology is a graduate program at Georgetown University. The program explores the relationship between changing technology and changing cultures, including research, government, media, business, and communication.
Georgetown's Department of Performing Arts sponsors this major in American musical culture for undergraduate students interested in American studies, arts management, cultural criticism, entertainment law, media studies, music business, music journalism, or musicology.
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and Research Programs
Founded in 2006 with the support of the Lannan Foundation, the Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice is a literary research and pedagogical center focused on the art of poetry and its social and cultural presence.