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

Past Events


File Intent to Graduate for Fall 2009

Registrar's Office Deadline

September 20, 2009, 8:00 PM to December 7, 2009, 7:00 PM

Immediately, via Patriot Web If you are a current student and expect to graduate in the Fall 2009 (conferral date: January 9, 2010), you must file your Intent to Graduate with the Registrar's office immediately via Patriot Web.

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2009 Fall for the Book

Writers, Poets, Novelists, Authors

September 20, 2009, 8:00 PM to September 25, 2009, 8:00 PM
Northern Virginia - DC - Maryland

Fall for the Book is a week-long, multiple-venue, regional festival that brings together people of all ages and interests. All events are free and open to the public. If you would like to reserve seats for any of the events please call 703-993-3986 or email

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Showcase of Graduate Studies

Open house for Prospective Graduate Students

Wednesday, September 16, 2009 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Johnson Center Dewberry Hall

This event is open free of charge to all people interested in learning more about graduate programs.

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Faculty Research and Development Awards


Monday, September 14, 2009 8:00 PM

The Faculty Research and Development Awards help faculty members to initiate new programs of research and scholarship or to enhance existing ones. Tenured and tenure-track faculty members are eligible to apply. Priority will be given to faculty members early in their careers at George Mason University.

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The Linguists

Linguistics Film Series

Friday, September 11, 2009 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
SUB I, Rooms B and C

Scientists estimate that of 7,000 languages in the world, half will be gone by the end of this century. On average, one language disappears every two weeks. This film follows two linguists on their around the world quest to document some of these dying languages.

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LGBTQ Focus for the Minor

Information Party

Thursday, September 10, 2009 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Johnson Center (Room 240K)

Come to the information party to learn more about this new academic offering.

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Global Affairs Program Undergraduate Welcome Reception

Undergraduate Reception

Wednesday, September 9, 2009 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
George Mason University-Fairfax Campus-Johnson Center-3rd Floor- Room 310 NW Lounge

Come meet the Global Affairs professors, staff and students. The reception is for new and current undergraduate students. Refreshments will be served.

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