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Extended Deadline of 12/13/21!

Extended Deadline of 12/13/21!

Mason's Center for Humanities Research has issued a call for papers for its first interdisciplinary symposium, "Pasts/Presents/Futures," seeking proposals from faculty and advanced PhD candidates. The symposium takes place April 7-8; proposals are due December 1.

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Second Nature 07: Faculty Spotlight w/ Dr. Paul Smith

Second Nature 07: Faculty Spotlight w/ Dr. Paul Smith

In the first of our Faculty Spotlights on Second Nature, we speak with Cultural Studies Professor Paul Smith about his upcoming book on vaccines. In this interview, we discuss Dr. Smith's unique approach to the discussion of vaccines across society and popular culture, particularly through a cultural studies lens.

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Second Nature 06: Post-Colonial/Decolonization Reading Group

Second Nature 06: Post-Colonial/Decolonization Reading Group

In this episode of Second Nature, we speak with Ph.D. candidate, Shauna Rigaud. Shauna has been running the Post-Colonia/Decolonization reading group through GMU's Center of Humanities since winter 2020. We speak with her about the progress of the reading group, topics of discussion for the group, as well as the future Shauna sees for the reading group, and the culture of communal reading/thinking in academic spaces.

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