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Oct3
Food for Thought

Food for Thought: The GMU Center for Psychological Services 6th Annual Fundraiser

The GMU Center for Psychological Services 6th Annual Fundraiser

Monday, October 3, 2022 6:00 PM EDT

Join us at Leidos' Global Headquarters for the GMU Center for Psychological Services 6th Annual Fundraiser, Food for Thought. Help the Center reduce its waitlist of over 200 children, teens, adults, and veterans for affordable mental health services while participating in our one-of-a-kind auction, sampling culinary delights, and sipping signature cocktails. Learn more and purchase your ticket now! one.bidpal.net/foodforthought

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Oct7
Dedication and Tour of a Preserved and Interpreted Civil War Redoubt

Dedication and Tour of a Preserved and Interpreted Civil War Redoubt

Friday, October 7, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
Fairfax Campus, Parking Lot K

Visit a site of Civil War history preserved on Mason's Fairfax Campus. At the western tree line of Parking Lot K, near the intersection of Braddock and Ox Roads, lies an earthen fortification built in 1861 and used by United States and Confederate States troops throughout the Civil War.

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Oct13
A Conversation with Okezie Nwọka

A Conversation with Okezie Nwọka

Watershed Lit: Center for Literary Engagement and Publishing Practice

Thursday, October 13, 2022 6:00 PM EDT
Fenwick Library, Fenwick Reading Room, 2nd Floor

Magic, colonialism, and questions of identity intersect in Okezie Nwọka’s novel God of Mercy set in an Igbo village in Africa. Booklist calls it " a dream, or a fable, or something in between.” Nwọka will be in conversation with Alexia Arthurs. Sponsored by Mason Creative Writing.

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Oct13
5th Annual New American Voices Award Ceremony

5th Annual New American Voices Award Ceremony

Watershed Lit: Center for Literary Engagement and Publishing Practice

Thursday, October 13, 2022 7:30 PM EDT
Center for the Arts, Grand Tier III

Enjoy the three finalists - and celebrate the winner - of the Fifth Annual New American Voices Award for immigrant writers: Sindya Bhanoo, author of Seeking Fortune Elsewhere, Daphne Palasi Andreades, author of Brown Girls, and Aamina Ahmad, author of The Return of Faraz Ali. They will be joined by this year’s judges: Christopher Castellani, Patricia Engel, and Huan Hsu. Sponsored by the Institute for Immigration Research. Free tickets to this event will be released on Eventbrite a week prior to this event.

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Oct14
True Crime and a Killer Child

True Crime and a Killer Child

Watershed Lit: Center for Literary Engagement and Publishing Practice

Friday, October 14, 2022 1:00 PM EDT
Off-Campus Location, Tallwood House, 4200 Roberts Road, Fairfax & Online

In the historical true crime tale The Plea: The True Story of Young Wesley Elkins and His Struggle for Redemption, Thomas Wolf and Patricia L. Bryan explore the captivating case of an eleven year old murderer in Iowa in 1889. Sponsored by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.

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Oct14
Public Humanities Showcase with Lloyd Wolf, Sushmita Mazumdar, Lara Ajami, and Dewey Tron

Public Humanities Showcase with Lloyd Wolf, Sushmita Mazumdar, Lara Ajami, and Dewey Tron

A Panel moderated by Catherine Olien

Center for Humanities Research

Friday, October 14, 2022 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
Hybrid Event: Horizon Hall 6325 on Mason's Fairfax Campus or via Zoom (registration required; link below)

Please join the Center for Humanities Research in its first public humanities showcase, intended to highlight the possibilities of this methodology to form a bridge between the academy and the community.

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