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We are here to connect you to the latest cultural and traditional events on the Foggy Bottom campus. Learn more about our upcoming guest speakers and live performances below. 

Upcoming Events

The BBC Reith Lectures 2019 by Jonathan Sumption

The BBC Reith Lectures 2019 by Jonathan Sumption

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 6:00pm

Until recently Jonathan Sumption was one of the UK’s most senior judges. In this lecture, 'Rights and the Ideal Constitution', Jonathan compares the US and UK’s constitutional models and asks where best we should determine rights - via politics or in the courts?

Politics and Prose & GW Present Jared Diamond

Politics and Prose & GW Present Jared Diamond

Friday, May 10, 2019 - 7:00pm

Jared Diamond’s newest book, UPHEAVAL, looks at trauma and considers the reasons why some nations recover and others collapse. Using six case studies, Diamond’s comparative study defines “crisis,” traces the process of self-appraisal and adaptation, identifies patterns, and looks at ways both nations and individuals can develop greater resilience.

Max Amini Live in DC

Max Amini Live in DC

Sunday, May 12, 2019 - 7:00pm

International sensation world touring actor, host, and comedian brings his highly anticipated Authentically Absurd Tour to his hometown of DC. Through an array of eccentric impressions and novel storytelling, Max's comedy delivers a strong message about family ties, cultural trappings, and social topics. Rated PG13.

Politics and Prose & GW Present Tan France

Politics and Prose & GW Present Tan France

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - 7:00pm

From one of the stars of Netflix's smash hit Queer Eye, Tan France's memoir NATURALLY TAN has his signature wit, style, and tells the origin story of the one of the few openly gay, South Asian men on television.

Menopause The Musical

Menopause The Musical

Friday, October 11, 2019 - 8:00pm to Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 2:00pm

COME JOIN OUR SISTERHOOD! Four women at a lingerie sale with nothing in common but a black lace bra AND memory loss, hot flashes, night sweats, and more! This hilarious musical parody set to classic tunes from the 60's, 70's, and 80's will have you cheering and dancing in the aisles. See what millions of women worldwide have been laughing about for 16 years! It's the hilarious celebration of women and The Change. 

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