Past Events

May3
Food for Thought

Food for Thought: The GMU Center for Psychological Services 5th Annual Fundraiser

An Evening with Roche & SHAED to raise funds for Mental Health

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Monday, May 3, 2021 6:00 PM

Join us for an inspiring evening hosted by DC101 Radio personality Roche raising funds to provide free psychological support for essential workers impacted by the pandemic. Hear moving testimonials from the center, bid on unique auction prizes, and enjoy special performances by SHAED!

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Apr21
The Next System and the Academy

The Next System and the Academy: Systemic Crises, Movements, and Change in the 2020s

What are the duties of the academy to society in this period of transition?

Center for Social Science Research

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Online

What are the duties of the academy to society in this period of systemic crisis, decay, rebuilding, and transition? Join us for a meaningful discussion among leading policymakers, innovators, community organizers, and academics working to prepare our society for a transition to a more democratic, sustainable, and fair political and economic system. Featuring keynote U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (2nd CD, WI), Kali Akuno (Cooperation Jackson), Dr. Gar Alperovitz (Democracy Collaborative), Dr. Amy Best (George Mason University), Dr. Diane Fujino (UC Santa Barbara), Peter Knowlton (UE General President, retired), Dr. Ben Manski (George Mason University), and Mike Strode (U.S. Solidarity Economy Network). This is an Earth Week Event sponsored by the Center for Social Science Research, the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, and the Democratizing NOVA project at George Mason University, with support from many partners.

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Apr19
2021 Seeds of Change Recognition Week: Nominees & Awardees Social Media Spotlight

2021 Seeds of Change Recognition Week: Nominees & Awardees Social Media Spotlight

Social Action and Integrative Learning

April 19, 2021, 7:00 AM to April 23, 2021, 11:00 PM
Online Location

To continue Mason's tradition of celebrating and recognizing everyone’s impactful and incredible contributions to our local and global community, Social Action & Integrative Learning will be running a Seeds of Change Nominees & Awardees Social Media Spotlight Campaign from April 19th through 23rd, 2021.

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Mar25
Cultural Studies Colloquium: "The Mobilities Of The Delhi Metro" and "Another Future Was Possible: The Before/After Image and Beirut's Postwar Construction."

Cultural Studies Colloquium: "The Mobilities Of The Delhi Metro" and "Another Future Was Possible: The Before/After Image and Beirut's Postwar Construction."

w/ Rashmi Sadana, Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, and Hatim El-Hibri, Assistant Professor of Film and Media Studies.

Cultural Studies

Thursday, March 25, 2021 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Zoom Virtual Event

Join the Cultural Studies Colloquium for an afternoon of thought provoking discussion from two of out best. We welcome Rashmi Sadana, Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, and Hatim El-Hibri, Assistant Professor of Film and Media Studies.

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Feb9
Fiction on the Fly

Fiction on the Fly

A creative event for alumni and friends of all ages!

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 6:00 PM
Zoom Event

Join CHSS alumni and explore the world of creative writing with assistant professor of English, and Mason alum Art Taylor, as he hosts an interactive and fun session for all ages. Featuring MFA in Creative Writing alumnus Matthew Norman and current third-year student Kyra Kondis. The audience will help select a sentence that will launch a story and a sentence that concludes it. Then these guest wordsmiths will be challenged to forge fiction on the fly. Audience members can also try their hand at the challenge. We'll hear some of your storytelling attempts, then listen to what our guest authors created. Non-writers are especially welcome. This event is part of the MFA in Creative Writing's 40th Anniversary Celebration and Mason Homecoming 2021.

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