Past Events

Nov30

CHSS Inclusive Excellence Coffee Hour #1

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Online Location, Zoom information will be provided when you RSVP

Please join us for an informal discussion on the CHSS Inclusive Excellence (IE) plan. This is an opportunity to ask questions and provide input on our collective work.

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Nov18
Community and Catalysts

Community and Catalysts: Achievements, Awards, and Innovations Presented by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Thursday, November 18, 2021 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Virtual

Join us for a celebration of students, faculty, staff, and alumni from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Our event will feature updates from Dean Ann Ardis, a glimpse into Horizon Hall (the newest building on the Fairfax Campus), the transformation of Wilkins Plaza, which includes the Enslaved People of George Mason Memorial, and highlights from our distinguished alumni, faculty, and staff.

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Nov18
Nov 11  Visiting Filmmakers Series: Astria Suparak: "Asian Futures, Without Asians"

Visiting Filmmakers Series and Women and Gender Studies present: Astria Suparak: "Asian Futures, Without Asians"

Visiting Filmmakers Series

Thursday, November 18, 2021 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Online Location

“What does it mean when so many white filmmakers envision futures inflected by Asian culture, but devoid of actual Asian people?” Part critical analysis, part reflective essay and sprinkled throughout with humor, justified anger, and acerbic observations, this one-hour illustrated lecture examines over fifty years of American science fiction cinema through the lens of Asian appropriation and whitewashing.

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Nov17
Webinar: Celebrating immigrant entrepreneurs and how communities can support them

Webinar: Celebrating immigrant entrepreneurs and how communities can support them

Institute for Immigration Research

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 1:30 PM

Immigrant entrepreneurs contribute to the United States, hire American workers, and play critical roles in the economy. This webinar features immigrant entrepreneurs who took different paths to come to the United States and establish successful businesses, and highlights community efforts to identify obstacles to entrepreneurship and support immigrants and refugees who want to start their own businesses.

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Nov16
Spanish for Community and Civic Engagement

Spanish for Community and Civic Engagement: An Engaged Scholarship Curriculum for Heritage Learners.

Online lecture by Dr. María Luisa Parra (Harvard University)

Spanish

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Online Location, Advance registration required (see event description for link)

In this talk, one of four in the 2021-22 Spanish Heritage Language Education lecture series, Dr. Parra will present the theoretical and pedagogical underpinnings of an advanced engaged scholarship Spanish course for college heritage learners.

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Nov16
“ᎤᏁᎳᏅᎯ ᎤᏩᏒ ᎨᏎᎢ” From Islamic Sources to Iroquoian Inscriptions

“ᎤᏁᎳᏅᎯ ᎤᏩᏒ ᎨᏎᎢ” From Islamic Sources to Iroquoian Inscriptions

AVACGIS Guest Lecture Series with Jeffrey Einboden (Northern Illinois University)

Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Zoom Virtual Event

Recent years have witnessed increasing critical attention devoted to Islamic influences in early America. This lecture considers the diverse receptions of Islam that impacted the rise of Indigenous print cultures, revealing the rich Islamic interests that helped catalyze historic publications in Iroquoian languages.

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Nov16
The Imaginative Possibilities of Infrastructure: A book talk panel co-hosted by CHR and the PhD Program in Cultural Studies

The Imaginative Possibilities of Infrastructure: A book talk panel co-hosted by CHR and the PhD Program in Cultural Studies

Center for Humanities Research

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Virtual- Zoom link also be available below

This conversation features new work by faculty members Hatim El-Hibri, Jessica Hurley, and Rashmi Sadana, and is moderated by Denise Albanese, director of the PhD program in cultural studies and professor of English and cultural studies.

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