Past Events


Book Launch: Cranky Uncle vs Climate Change


Wednesday, March 4, 2020 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Van Metre Hall (formerly Founders Hall), #134

Join us to celebrate the launch of Cranky Uncle vs. Climate Change by Dr. John Cook. Come hear author John Cook discuss his work, answer questions from the audience, and sign copies of his book. Books will be available for sale at the event.

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CHSS Spring Symposium: Knowing Climate Change

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Merten Hall (formerly University Hall), 1203

This symposium, sponsored by the Intellectual Life Committee in the College of Humanities and Social Science, will bring together three scholars, each from a different discipline, to discuss the relationship between large-scale environmental challenges and the problems of political knowledge, cultural representation, and individual and collective subjectivities. Sam Lebovic, from the Department of History and Art History, will moderate.

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CINA Distinguished Speaker Series: Christopher Koper and Beidi Dong

Understanding and Countering Mass Violence in America

Thursday, February 20, 2020 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Exploratory Hall (formerly Science and Tech II), Room 3301

The Criminal Investigations and Network Analysis Center (CINA) Distinguished Speaker Series features leading experts from fields related to the disruption of criminal activities across the physical and cyber spaces. Join us on Thursday, February 20th for a discussion about patterns in mass violence, including new research on threat identification and its potential to enhance prevention and response to future acts.

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Information Session: UK Harry Potter Summer Study Abroad Program

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Johnson Center, 241 (Mason GEO Office)

Learn more about Mason's Summer Study program, Harry Potter: Literature and Film in Scotland and England. Applications are due March 8 for this four-week program that will introduce participants to the places and culture that informed J.K.Rowling's epic series.

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