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CHSS Holds First Undergraduate Research Symposium

CHSS Holds First Undergraduate Research Symposium

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences holds its first Undergraduate Research Symposium on April 14 in Dewberry Hall. All college undergraduate majors engaged in scholarly research or creative projects under the supervision of a faculty mentor are eligible to participate.

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Longtime Mason professor to retire, university honors her work and research with symposium

Longtime Mason professor to retire, university honors her work and research with symposium

The Department of Philosophy honors professor Debra Bergoffen with a symposium called “Vulnerable Bodies” – an April 16, 2009 event that examines the vulnerabilities of aging, disabled, intersexed, harmed and raped bodies. Dr. Bergoffen, who is retiring after nearly 40 years at Mason, has spent much of her career in academia exploring the concept of vulnerable bodies. Her research has focused on the dignity of the body and how it informs us and dictates the ways in which we formulate medical practice and social justice policies.

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Mason professor will give insight on his writing process.

Mason professor will give insight on his writing process.

Alan Cheuse, an acclaimed novelist, critic and English professor, will be appearing at George Mason’s Center for the Arts on April 20 at 7 p.m. National Public Radio's longtime “voice of books,” Cheuse is the eighth and final speaker in the university’s “Vision Series” – an eight month series of lectures that sheds light on the creativity and real-world research that takes place every day on Mason’s campus.

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