Lannan Fellows around the Lannan Center conference room.

Lannan Fellows Program

Applications Now Open!
Apply by Friday, Sept. 6th

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About Us

The Lannan Center at Georgetown University is a dynamic literary and cultural institution devoted to the public engagement of the contemporary written arts and to enriching the artistic and intellectual life of the Georgetown campus and community.



The Lannan Center fosters critical inquiry among students and faculty into the aesthetic, social, political, and cultural implications of the language arts. Current initiatives include the Lannan Fellows Program and courses taught by the Lannan Director, the Lannan Visiting Chair, and the Lannan Visiting Lecturer.

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Lannan Center hosts a variety of programs throughout the academic year, including our Readings and Talks Series and Symposia. 


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