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

Past Events


Are Markets Just? Is Greed Good?

Philosophy, Politics, and Economics

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Fenwick Library, Main Reading Room

George Mason University's Program in Philosophy, Politics and Economics presents: Three Public Lectures by Steven Pearlstein, Robinson Professor of Public Affairs, and Pulitzer Prize winning Economics Columnist, Washington Post.

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What will you do with your Humanities/Social Science Degree?

Monday, March 27, 2017 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Student Union I, 3400

College of Humanities and Social Sciences students: identify the many career paths your degree can follow, as well as the transferable skills that make employers want graduates with liberal arts degrees. Translate your liberal arts degree and experiences into the competencies employers seek in new hires.

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CSC: "They Are Bringing Drugs, Crime and Rape": Gender, Race, and the Cultural Politics of U.S. Immigration

With Leah Perry, Assistant Professor of Cultural Studies SUNY Empire State College

Cultural Studies

Thursday, March 9, 2017 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Johnson Center, Meeting Room D

As part of our Spring 2017 Colloquium Series, GMU Cultural Studies is proud to present a talk on U.S. immigration and its gender and racial aspects by Leah Perry, assistant professor of Cultural Studies at SUNY Empire State College. Her research interests encompass gender and sexuality, American Studies, immigration, race and ethnicity, and media and popular culture. She is the author of "The Cultural Politics of U.S. Immigration: Gender, Race, and Media" (New York University Press, 2016).

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Women in Harm's Way Panel

Thursday, March 9, 2017 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM

Faculty members from throughout the university, including Angela Hattery, director of the Women and Gender Studies Program, and Anne Schiller, faculty member in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, are participating in a panel discussion of 'Women in Harm's Way,' presented by Mason's School of Business.

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2017 W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture

Thursday, February 9, 2017 1:30 PM
The Hub (SUB II), Ballroom

The 2017 W.E.B. Du Bois lecture will be delivered by Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, a sociology professor from Duke University. Trained in class analysis, political sociology, and sociology of development (globalization), his primary area of study for the past twenty years has been race, including racism as a collective and structural phenomenon in society.

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