Liturgy & Dedication Ceremony

TUESDAY, APRIL 18, 2017

Liturgy of Remembrance, Contrition, and Hope

Gaston Hall, Healy Hall, Third Floor
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Reflection Hour / Coffee Break

Reflection Spaces: Dahlgren Chapel, Riggs Library, and Copley Formal Lounge
Coffee Break: Healy Hall, Second Floor Hallway
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Official Building Dedication Ceremony of Isaac Hawkins Hall and Anne Marie Becraft Hall

Dahlgren Quadrangle
12:00 p.m. – 12:40 p.m.

Lunch Reception

Tent, Healy Lawn
12:40 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Presentation by Adam Rothman, Ph.D., Professor, Department of History

Limited availability. Please bring a photo ID to enter the library.
Booth Family Center for Special Collections, 5th Floor of Lauinger Library
3:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Register to attend

Tree Ceremony and A Libation Ritual for Ancestors

Courtyard outside Isaac Hawkins Hall (accessible by Library Walk)
5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Evening Reception

Tent, Healy Lawn
5:30 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.

DEFIANCE: A Journey to Now Performance

Black ancestry, history, and culture presented through the windows of our soul. Creative energy highlighting truth, strength, resilience, and power.
Gaston Hall, Healy Hall, Third Floor
7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Register to attend

Members of the Media: Register here
For media related questions, please email Ryan King at ryan.king@georgetown.edu
Press will need to present valid media credential on site.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19, 2017

Maryland Jesuit Plantation and Parish Heritage Tour

Bus departs from Georgetown University
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Register for the tour

Blacks and Jews in the Age of Trump

Featuring Remarks by Mr. Cornell W. Brooks, President of the NAACP and a jazz performance by “MBowie and the Blast.”
ICC Auditorium
4:00 p.m.

Register to attend

Rosenwald Film Screening and Discussion with Director Aviva Kempner and Dr. Maurice Jackson

Healey Family Student Center, Social Room
7:00 p.m.

THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 2017

Maryland Jesuit Plantation and Parish Heritage Tour

Bus departs from Georgetown University
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Register for the tour

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How do I participate remotely?

If you are unable to attend these events, we invite you to participate through one of the following options:

Watch the Live Webcast

Watch live webcast on April 18

Or view later on YouTube via these links:

Attend a live viewing event in New Orleans and Baton Rouge in partnership with Southern University

Live Webcast of Liturgy of Remembrance, Contrition, and Hope

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Central Time

Official Building Dedication Ceremony of Isaac Hawkins Hall and Anne Marie Becraft Hall

11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Central Time

Baton Rouge Viewing
Southern University and A&M College
801 Harding Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70813
Southern Law Center, Moot Court Room #201

New Orleans Viewing
Southern University at New Orleans
6895 Press Drive
New Orleans, LA 70126
Information Technology Center (Lake Campus)
E-Learning Multi-Media Room
Room 101

Refreshments and light appetizers will be available at each location.

Register for live viewings

What other events are happening on Georgetown’s campus?

Additional events in recognition of D.C. Emancipation Day may be added for the week of April 17. Please check back for updates.

Where should I stay?

Accommodations

Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center

3800 Reservoir Rd NW
Washington, DC 20007
www.acc-guhotelandconferencecenter.com

Please note: We have reserved a block of rooms for a discounted rate of $189 per night. Rooms at this rate are available from Monday, April 17th through Thursday, April 20th.

If you would like to book a room within this block, please email EventsRSVP@georgetown.edu by Thursday, April 13th with the guests’ names, specific dates you would like to book and number of rooms.

The Georgetown Inn

1310 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, DC 20007
www.georgetowninn.com

List of additional hotels in the area

How do I get to Georgetown’s campus?

Address

Georgetown University
37th & O Streets, NW
Washington, DC 20057

Directions to Campus
Campus Map

Additional Questions

For questions or additional information, please email EventsRSVP@georgetown.edu.