Past Events

Feb12

Last Day to Drop Courses for Spring Semester

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM

Last day to drop courses for the Spring semester. Students can drop courses from their spring enrollment through this date through PatriotWeb and without special permission.

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Nov8

CHSS Alumni Mentor Lunch

Registration Opens Oct. 25

Thursday, November 8, 2018 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Johnson Center, George's

Explore your intended career path and make connections as you prepare your post-graduation plans. This is a unique opportunity to learn from local Mason Alumni who are willing to help in your transition from college to career.

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Nov6

Leaks, Hacks, and Scandals: Arab Culture in the Digital Age - A Talk by Tarek El-Ariss

Middle East and Islamic Studies

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Merten Hall (formerly University Hall), 1203

Exploring hacking, leaking, and scene-making as writing and political practices, as well as conceptual tools for understanding Arab culture in the digital age, this talk examines affective forms of protest, incivility, digital consciousness, fiction, and knowledge production. Focusing on a new generation of activists and authors, and leakers and hackers from the region and beyond, El-Ariss connects Wikileaks to The Arabian Nights, Twitter to mystical revelation, cyberattacks to pre-Islamic tribal raids, and digital activism to the affective scene-making of Arab popular culture.

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