Cultural Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Past Events

Apr18

Communicative Capitalism: This is What Democracy Looks Like

Jodi Dean

Thursday, April 18, 2013 4:30 PM
Buchanan Hall (formerly Mason Hall), # D005

Jodi Dean is a professor of political science at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Her talk will touch on work she has done in new media and politics over the past fifteen years, looking at the limits on which participatory media can enhance freedom in a society where "democracy's horizons have merged so completely with those of capitalism."

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Mar7

An Evening with Barbara Ehrenreich

Special Event

Thursday, March 7, 2013 4:30 PM
Johnson Center, Cinema

Prolific author and activist Barbara Ehrenreich will visit Mason and discuss new social movements and prospects for a politics of social equality in the age of "sped-up capitalism" and social media.

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Feb21

New Faculty Research

Cultural Studies Program

Thursday, February 21, 2013 4:30 PM
Buchanan Hall (formerly Mason Hall), D005

New faculty members from History, Anthropology, and Cultural Studies preview recent research of interest to the Cultural Studies community. * Ben Cowan (HIST), “Policing Porn, and the Pill: Complicating Moralism in Military Brazil.” * Rashmi Sadana (ANTH), “The Gender Line on the Delhi Metro.” * Craig Willse (CULT), "Life, Race, and Housing Insecurity."

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Feb7

New Faculty Research

Benjamin Cowan, Rashmi Sadana, and Craig Willse

February 7, 2013, 4:30 PM to February 21, 2013, 4:30 PM
Buchanan Hall (formerly Mason Hall), # D005

New faculty members from the Departments of History and Art History, Anthropology, and Cultural Studies preview recent research of interest to the Cultural Studies community.

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Sep15

Showcase of Graduate Studies

Criminology, Law and Society

Wednesday, September 15, 2010 2:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Dewberry Hall in the Johnson Center (ground level)

All students interested are invited to the annual Showcase of Graduate Studies on Wednesday, Sept. 15, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Johnson Center Dewberry Hall. Find out more about graduate study at Mason and the amazing opportunities that await you. Representatives from many of Mason’s graduate programs will be present to talk with you.

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Sep20

2009 Fall for the Book

Writers, Poets, Novelists, Authors

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

September 20, 2009, 8:00 PM to September 25, 2009, 8:00 PM
Northern Virginia - DC - Maryland

Fall for the Book is a week-long, multiple-venue, regional festival that brings together people of all ages and interests. All events are free and open to the public. If you would like to reserve seats for any of the events please call 703-993-3986 or email fftb@gmu.edu.

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