College of Humanities and Social Sciences
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Past Events


Spring Break

March 13, 2017 to March 19, 2017

George Mason University spring break. Classes resume March 20, 2017.

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CSC: "They Are Bringing Drugs, Crime and Rape": Gender, Race, and the Cultural Politics of U.S. Immigration

With Leah Perry, Assistant Professor of Cultural Studies SUNY Empire State College

Cultural Studies

Thursday, March 9, 2017 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Johnson Center, Meeting Room D

As part of our Spring 2017 Colloquium Series, GMU Cultural Studies is proud to present a talk on U.S. immigration and its gender and racial aspects by Leah Perry, assistant professor of Cultural Studies at SUNY Empire State College. Her research interests encompass gender and sexuality, American Studies, immigration, race and ethnicity, and media and popular culture. She is the author of "The Cultural Politics of U.S. Immigration: Gender, Race, and Media" (New York University Press, 2016).

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Women in Harm's Way Panel

Thursday, March 9, 2017 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM

Faculty members from throughout the university, including Angela Hattery, director of the Women and Gender Studies Program, and Anne Schiller, faculty member in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, are participating in a panel discussion of 'Women in Harm's Way,' presented by Mason's School of Business.

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2017 W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture

Thursday, February 9, 2017 1:30 PM
The Hub (SUB II), Ballroom

The 2017 W.E.B. Du Bois lecture will be delivered by Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, a sociology professor from Duke University. Trained in class analysis, political sociology, and sociology of development (globalization), his primary area of study for the past twenty years has been race, including racism as a collective and structural phenomenon in society.

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Six Week Deadline for Fall Graduates

Friday, February 03, 2017

After each conferral date, students are given six weeks to resolve conflicts delaying degree conferral. Eligible circumstances include incomplete or in-progress grades, outstanding study elsewhere grades, graduate transfer of credit to be posted, and dropping an unmet minor. If the issue is resolved by the end of the six-week deadline, your diploma and transcript will still name the official graduation date. If they are not resolved by the deadline, the date for the next degree conferral date will be used.

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