A note from the organizers:

In light of increasing concerns regarding the imminent spread of COVID-19 in the Washington DC Metropolitan area, George Mason University is taking a number of precautionary measures to limit exposure and minimize risk. In accordance with CDC and WHO recommendations to limit events and gatherings in order to reduce risk, The Amazon Symposium is now canceled.


We regret any inconvenience and disappointment this may cause. The health and safety of our community is, and will always be, our top priority.


Please refer to Mason coronavirus website for updates and further communications regarding Mason’s plans and procedures.

Register to Attend!

OUR KEYNOTE SPEAKERS include internationally renowned scholars
who have performed innovative research on Amazon.

OUR INVITED SPEAKERS include a broad cast of academics, organizers, and activists
researching the impacts of Amazon from diverse perspectives. Stay tuned for more
information on their talks and scheduled time slots.

SUPPORTED BY
Roshan Abraham (Our Revolution Arlington)
Danny Cendejas (La ColectiVA)
Grant Chinn (DC Tech Workers Coalition)
Shauna Gordon-McKeon (DC Tech Workers Coalition)
Marley Pulido (Co-worker)

SPONSORED BY
GMU Office of Research, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, University Life,
Interdisciplinary Curriculum Committee, Global Programs, the Global Affairs Program,
the Professional Writing & Rhetoric PhD Program, and the Departments of Communication, English,
History & Art History, Modern & Classical Languages, Philosophy, Sociology, and Anthropology