Students and faculty members turn to poetry for solace as they experience challenges and change around them.
Maureen Corrigan, longtime book critic for NPR’s Fresh Air and the Nicky and Jamie Grant Distinguished Professor of the Practice in Literary Criticism at Georgetown, shares recommends the top five books she thinks might be good for getting through the pandemic.
Providing Much-Needed Respite, Connection
Despite the current pandemic, some art students at Georgetown continue to paint, draw, sculpt, make videos and study art history.
Show Must Go On
Stay-at-home and social distancing orders may have canceled their fully staged production of The Rover, but students come together for a reframe of the play in a livestream reading.
“Art is a way to understand other people and to share something about yourself.”
“Let’s shake off outdated ideas of artistry and innovate.”
“I would love to conduct a music therapy program in nursing homes one day.”
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Professor Natsu Onoda Power leads her Performing Madness class as students adapt to virtual learning in innovative and engaging ways.