Post Tagged with: "Marcia Chatelain"

Panelists Urge Focus on Role of Women in Black Lives Matter Movement

The Black Lives Matter movement often excludes women and girls, according to the #BlackLivesMatter panel at the second annual BRAVE Summit in Lohrfink Auditorium on Saturday. The panel featured Erika Totten, leader in the Black Lives Matter movement in the D.C. area, Johnetta Elzie, activist and creator of Campaign Zero,[Read More…]

by March 28, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Q&A: Professor Marcia Chatelain Talks Women’s March, Intersectional Feminism

Q&A: Professor Marcia Chatelain Talks Women’s March, Intersectional Feminism

Georgetown University associate professor of history and African-American studies Marcia Chatelain sat down with The Hoya yesterday to discuss the Women’s March on Washington, intersectionality and what she hopes Georgetown students can take away from the events of the past weekend. What happened at the Women’s March and why? I[Read More…]

by January 23, 2017 3 comments City News, News, News - Top

Chatelain Recognized for Passion, Innovation

Within her first four years at Georgetown, history professor Marcia Chatelain – the recipient of this year’s College Academic Council Honors Teaching Award – has established herself as a passionate, caring and innovative educator. With a diverse array of interests, Chatelain teaches multiple courses on African-American history and culture, including “History[Read More…]

by May 15, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Students gathered for a vigil on the events in Ferguson in Red Square in August.

From Ferguson to Georgetown, Igniting Conversations on Race and Diversity

On the eve of the first day of classes in August, a collection of members of the Georgetown University community found their way to Red Square. Two weeks earlier, Michael Brown, an 18-year-old black male, had been shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., triggering nationwide protests decrying police[Read More…]

"Ignite the Dream" continued Monday with a student-led event, "Pass the Torch."

‘Ignite the Dream’ Begins

Panelists reflected on racial and class-based inequality in the first event in a three-part series titled “Ignite the Dream: Race and Socioeconomic Class in America” held Thursday evening in the Intercultural Center Auditorium. The event was hosted by the Georgetown Lecture Fund, the McDonough School of Business and the Georgetown[Read More…]

by April 14, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Graduates Receive Gates Cambridge Scholarships

Two Georgetown graduates, Carol Ibe (GRD ’06) and Aya Waller-Bey (COL ’14), received Gates Cambridge Scholarships in mid-February, which offer a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject at the University of Cambridge. Founded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in 2000, the Gates Cambridge Scholarship program is one of[Read More…]

by March 3, 2015 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
Georgetown Community Reflects on Ferguson

Georgetown Community Reflects on Ferguson

A student-led vigil and a panel discussion between university scholars this week spurred reflection and action on Georgetown’s campus, two and a half weeks after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. “It’s been 50 years since Freedom Summer, 50 years since the Civil Rights Act, 50 years[Read More…]

by August 29, 2014 1 comment Campus News, News
For Ferguson, Help From a Hashtag

For Ferguson, Help From a Hashtag

If you’ve ever taken a class with me, you know the one thing I am unforgivingly strict about is the use of smartphones in the classroom. I hate gadgets. I hate the way they distract us and interfere with thoughtful face-to-face dialogue. Yet in the wake of the national calamity[Read More…]

by August 26, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top