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

Past Events


Vice Admiral Sanfelice's Strategy and Peace


Wednesday, November 5, 2008 11:00 AM
Research I, Room 163

In his new book, Strategy and Peace, Vice Admiral Sanfelice illustrates the ways in which nations must strategize to maintain peace within the international community.

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A Celebration of Achievements 2008


Wednesday, November 5, 2008 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Center for the Arts Concert Hall Lobby

Celebrating the research, scholarly, and creative achievements of the past year

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Aborted Returns: In the Late Poetry of Mahmoud Darwish


Thursday, October 16, 2008 12:30 PM
Johnson Center, Third Floor Meeting Room A

The Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish (1941-2008) inhabited a unique space in contemporary Arab culture and politics and in the literary world at large as a major poet and one of the greatest Arab poets of the 20th century, but also a cultural icon and the voice of a a nation. How did Darwish, who lived and died in exile, grapple with, and construct "home" and "homeland" in his poetic discourse?

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Master's International Presentation


Thursday, October 16, 2008 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Robinson A 203

Adrianne Brakefield and Jeremiah Marquis will be speaking about their experiences as Peace Corps Volunteers.

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Islamic Heritage Festival


Saturday, October 11, 2008 6:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Historical Society of Washington, DC

Historical & cultural exhibits - family fun - vendor's bazaar - modest entertainment - lectures - information booths - henna booth - and more

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Cultural Studies Program


Thursday, October 9, 2008 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Johnson Center, Room A

Elizabeth Chin (Anthropology, Occidental College) "Excerpts from the Consumer Diaries"

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Spanish Spelling Bee

Hispanic Heritage Month Event

Wednesday, October 8, 2008 3:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Johnson Center, Room B

The Spanish Spelling Bee is open to all Mason students, faculty, and staff.

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University Convocation


Wednesday, October 1, 2008 11:00 AM
JC Dewberry Hall

The entire campus community join together to review the progress and learn more about its future direction with President Alan Merten and key leaders

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