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Mia Abatecola/The Hoya | Writers discussed themes of displacement, disability, war and incarceration and students preformed at the Lannan Literacy Festival, themed The Writer in the World, from March 19 to 21.

Lannan Literary Festival Highlights Experiences of Writers from All Backgrounds

By Mia Abatecola, Special to The Hoya March 22, 2024

Writers tackled themes of displacement, disability, war and incarceration and students performed compilations of pop, jazz and classical piano at the inaugural biannual Lannan Literary Festival from March...

Nola Goodwin/The Hoya | Four poets of African heritage joined a poetry reading on Feb. 7 hosted by the Lannan Center to discuss African culture and the modern impact of colonialism as a Georgetown event for Black History Month.

Black Poets Talk Heritage, Share Work

By Nola Goodwin, Special to The Hoya February 8, 2024

Four poets of African descent shared their poems and reflected on their writing experiences at a poetry reading held by the Georgetown University Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice on Feb. 6. The...

Anthology Reading Talks War in Ukraine, Personal Experience

By Maren Fagan November 10, 2023

The Lannan Center, Georgetown’s dynamic literary and cultural institute, hosted a reading about poetry from Ukraine from the poetry anthology “In the Hour of War: Poetry from Ukraine.” Askold...

National Book Award-Winning Poet Discusses Writing Process

By Hayley Young September 21, 2023

National Book Award-winning poet and translator Arthur Sze visited Georgetown’s campus for a poetry reading on Sept. 19. The reading was hosted by the Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice,...

Tanzanian Author Discusses Post-Colonial Literature and the Writing Craft

Tanzanian Author Discusses Post-Colonial Literature and the Writing Craft

By Elyza Bruce September 15, 2022

Writing is about finding voice in the nuances of the human experience, Tanzanian author and Nobel Laureate Abdulrazak Gurnah said at an event Sept. 14.  The event, titled “A Conversation with...

Present Plural Narratives, Best-Selling Author Says

Present Plural Narratives, Best-Selling Author Says

By Riley Rogerson October 25, 2019

Embrace a diversity of narratives about the American experience, New York Times bestselling author Tayari Jones said at a Georgetown University Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice event Oct....

ROCHELLE VAYNTRUB FOR THE HOYA | Slow economic growth has made emerging African economies skeptical of Western markets, economist Dambisa Moyo said.

Chinese Growth Model Appeals to African Nations, Economist Says

By Victoria Liu March 22, 2019

Developing countries have less incentive to model their economies after the United States and allies following the success of China’s economy amid global stagnation, according to international economist...

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Turning the Page: The Evolution of Georgetown’s Literary Curriculum

By Meghan DeCourcey February 2, 2018

Beltway politics and palace intrigue tend to dominate Washington, D.C.’s headlines, often overshadowing the District’s thriving culture scene. Georgetown University’s own status as an epicenter...

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The Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice, located on the fourth floor of New North, received an endowment of $4 million from the Lannan Foundation.

Lannan Center Receives $4 Million

By Patricja Okuniewska March 24, 2015

The Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice received a $4 million endowment from J. Patrick Lannan (CAS ’60) and the Lannan Foundation upon its 25th anniversary to permanently establish itself...

Talk Sheds Light on Stability

By Chris Balthazard April 1, 2014

“Living Precariously: Stories from Our Community,” a panel discussion involving Georgetown University students, staff and faculty speaking about their experiences working in situations without financial...

Panel Examines Violence

By Hiromi Oka September 14, 2012

Three experts on the violence in Colombia discussed their work at a panel on Wednesday. The event, called “Immortal Joy and Furrows of Pain: Terror and Testimony in Colombia,” was organized by the Lannan Center...

Writings Strike Home for Immigrants

By Masha Goncharova April 7, 2011

Visiting authors stressed that their narratives can be critical resources for displaced immigrants attempting to assimilate while maintaining their original identity. The Lannan Center for Poetics and...

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