George Mason University will conduct its 54th Spring Commencement virtually in accordance with public health recommendations on Friday, May 14. Information about the CHSS celebrations will be shared on the college's website and will be continually updated.
Friday, April 23, 2021 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
To register, go to https://gmu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIldOCtrD0jE9Sv-lYoEP4GLN207T4gCH2U
Join us as we hear about and discuss research carried out by advanced PhD students, faculty, postdocs, and movement based activist scholars. This workshop is a new collaborative exchange between academic institutions with specialties in disciplined social movement research. Presenters: Melanie Brazzell (UC Santa Barbara) and Sergio Cabrales (University of Pittsburgh).
w/ Robin Dembroff, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Yale University, and Dee Payton, PhD candidate in Philosophy at Rutgers University.
Thursday, April 22, 2021 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Zoom Virtual Event
Join us at the last guest speaker event of the spring series of the Cultural Studies Colloquium as we welcome Robin Dembroff and Dee Payton for a talk titled "What the Transracial/ TransgenderAnalogy Misses."
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
What are the duties of the academy to society in this period of systemic crisis, decay, rebuilding, and transition? Join us for a meaningful discussion among leading policymakers, innovators, community organizers, and academics working to prepare our society for a transition to a more democratic, sustainable, and fair political and economic system.
Featuring keynote U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (2nd CD, WI), Kali Akuno (Cooperation Jackson), Dr. Gar Alperovitz (Democracy Collaborative), Dr. Amy Best (George Mason University), Dr. Diane Fujino (UC Santa Barbara), Peter Knowlton (UE General President, retired), Dr. Ben Manski (George Mason University), and Mike Strode (U.S. Solidarity Economy Network).
This is an Earth Week Event sponsored by the Center for Social Science Research, the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, and the Democratizing NOVA project at George Mason University, with support from many partners.
April 19, 2021, 7:00 AM to April 23, 2021, 11:00 PM
To continue Mason's tradition of celebrating and recognizing everyone’s impactful and incredible contributions to our local and global community, Social Action & Integrative Learning will be running a Seeds of Change Nominees & Awardees Social Media Spotlight Campaign from April 19th through 23rd, 2021.
On Racial Injustice and Restorative Action: A Conversation with Spencer Crew and Derrick Johnson moderated by Stefan Wheelock.” A virtual event sponsored by the GMU Center for Humanities Research, this discussion will celebrate the life and work of Mason’s preeminent public historian and former director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Spencer Crew. Dr. Crew and NAACP President Derrick Johnson will dialogue about the lessons we might learn from America’s racial past while offering strategies for restorative justice in an era of racial hostilities.