Past Events

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

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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Last Day of Classes, Spring 2021

Friday, April 30, 2021

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What's Going on in Myanmar: The Coup & The State of International Democracy

Center for Social Science Research

Thursday, April 29, 2021 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
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The evening will feature panelists focusing on Myanmar, the events leading up to the recent coup, as well as a brief history of the region and the impacts on the state of democracy in the Southeast Asia region and beyond. The goal - an evening of education, questions, and discussion - is to provide attendees with information not generally discussed in the news and elsewhere to gain insight and a better understanding of the issues involved. This event is sponsored by the Jimmy and Rosalyn Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution and the Dialogue & Difference Project.

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Quality Enhancement Plan Town Hall

Quality Enhancement Plan Town Hall

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Members of the Mason community are invited to join a virtual town hall to learn about Mason’s next Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP): “Transformative Education through Anti-Racist Community Engagement.” Members of the QEP Development Committee will outline the QEP planning process and details, and provide opportunities for attendees to ask questions and share feedback.

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Social Movements Workshop: An intercampus exchange of advanced social movement scholarship

Social Movements Workshop

An intercampus exchange of advanced social movement scholarship with Melanie Brazzell and Sergio Cabrales

Center for Social Science Research

Friday, April 23, 2021 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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Join us as we hear about and discuss research carried out by advanced PhD students, faculty, postdocs, and movement based activist scholars. This workshop is a new collaborative exchange between academic institutions with specialties in disciplined social movement research. Presenters: Melanie Brazzell (UC Santa Barbara) and Sergio Cabrales (University of Pittsburgh).

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Cultural Studies Colloquium: "What the Transracial/Transgender Analogy Misses."

Cultural Studies Colloquium: "What the Transracial/Transgender Analogy Misses."

w/ Robin Dembroff, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Yale University, and Dee Payton, PhD candidate in Philosophy at Rutgers University.

Cultural Studies

Thursday, April 22, 2021 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Zoom Virtual Event

Join us at the last guest speaker event of the spring series of the Cultural Studies Colloquium as we welcome Robin Dembroff and Dee Payton for a talk titled "What the Transracial/ TransgenderAnalogy Misses."

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