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Reflections about 42 years at GW

June 19, 2017

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The Department's Upcoming Events in 2016-2017:

Endowed Lectureships (read more):

  • Griffith Lecture - Firmin DeBrabander, Maryland Institute College of Art, October 7, 2016
  • Sophia Lecture - Dr. Perry Zurn, postdoctoral fellow at the University of Pennsylvania and Assistant Professor at American University, November 11, 2016
  • Thacher Lecture - Thacher Lecture, Susanna Schellenberg, Rutgers University, April 21, 2017
  • Elton Lecture - Carlos Fraenkel, McGill University, February 24, 2017



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Student Spotlight: From Refugee to Author

At an age when most students are completing secondary school, Makwei “Joseph” Mabioor Deng was living at the Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya, having fled there with his family to escape atrocities taking place in his southern Sudanese village. But, thanks to the Banaa Scholarship and his sheer determination to not just survive but make a difference, the Philosophy major published a book in his native language, Dinka, and has aspirations for law school.