A Georgetown delegation, including Berkley Center Senior Research Fellow Drew Christiansen, S.J., had an audience with Pope Francis as they joined international representatives at a conference on nuclear disarmament.
The October 26 conversation between U.S. Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner Tracy K. Smith and Berkley Center Senior Fellow Paul Elie focused on the ways in which poetry can teach Americans humility and empathy.
Berkley Center Faculty Fellow Terrence Johnson and Jacques Berlinerblau, director of the university’s Center for Jewish Civilization, teach a course that examines the ways in which African Americans and Jews have pursued their religious and cultural identities.
On October 18 three Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting grantees came to Georgetown with stories on the human impact of refugee resettlement and the economic and political factors that drive human smuggling.