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Instrument of the State, A Century of Music in Louisiana’s Angola Prison- by Professor Benjamin Harbert.

In his new book, Instrument of the State: A Century of Music in Louisiana’s Angola Prison (Oxford University Press, 2023), Georgetown music professor…

June 3, 2024

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Celebrating Pep Band’s 100-Year History

Recently, Georgetown University showcased the incredible 100-year history of the Pep Band. “Since 1922, the band has played for U.S. presidents, in DC parades and at…

October 25, 2022

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Professor Soyica Colbert receives ATHE’s Award for Outstanding Book

Professor Soyica Colbert received the Outstanding Book Award for her monograph Radical Vision: A Biography of Lorraine Hansberry (Yale University Press, 2021) from the…

July 27, 2022

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Album “Acorn” by Prof. Jay Hammond’s collective Trippers and Askers reviewed in Guardian

Led by Georgetown University Music Program Professor, this US collective impress with a subtle, ambient debut inspired by Octavia Butler’s Parable of the Sower. Read the July,…

August 13, 2021

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Georgetown Voice: A spotlight at the end of the tunnel? Theater reopenings prompt questions of accessibility

A new article from The Georgetown Voice explores the future of theater, including an interview with Lab Co-Director and Dept. of Performing Arts Chair Prof. Derek.…

June 9, 2021

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WTOP: Annapolis Symphony launches free youth orchestra for 60th season

A new article from WTOP discusses the upcoming launch of Orion Youth Orchestra (new window), a free youth group, for the 60th anniversary of Annapolis Symphony Orchestra (new…

June 1, 2021

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NPR: Composer Bernard Herrmann Showcases His Range On ‘PostClassical Ensemble’

Congratulations to GU Music Program Prof. Angel Gil-Ordóñez, music director of PostClassical Ensemble, whose CD of Bernard Hermann works was reviewed on “Fresh Air.&; …

June 1, 2021

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Prof. Soyica Diggs Colbert’s biography of Lorraine Hansberry Reviewed in New York Times

Congratulations to Prof. Soyica Diggs Colbert, whose “loving, lavishly detailed” new book on Lorraine Hansberry, “Radical Vision,” was featured on the New…

April 15, 2021

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Georgetown Voice: Arena Stage welcomes Georgetown, Howard students in exploration of playwriting

Students Rose Dallimore (SFS ’22), Fatima Dyfan (COL ’21), and Timmy Sutton (COL ’20) had the opportunity to participate in a prestigious playwriting program…

November 26, 2020

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Georgetown Voice: When racial justice meets academia: Georgetown professors on the study of anti-racism

A new article from The Voice examines the impact of “Such a Time as This,” Georgetown College’s speaker series on a variety of topics related to anti-racism,…

November 19, 2020