NCC Professor Al Fuertes and NCC student Greg Elson travelled to Cambodia in fall, 2011. Watch the video to hear about their experiences with local people and a solemn visit to Cambodia's killing fields.
Today’s college students are the first to be “born digital.” This course provides an introduction to the study of digital youth culture, with attention to the globalizing forces at work as young people engage and consume new media and new technology. This course can be applied towards either the Culture concentration or the Childhood/Youth concentration.
C-SPAN founder Brian Lamb will speak at George Mason University’s Fenwick Library on Wednesday, Sept. 21. Lamb's arrival commemorates an exhibit comprised of his recently donated books and archives collection from Booknotes, C-SPAN’s long-running non-fiction author-interview program which he hosted.
“I don’t see my role as preparing activists,” says Paul Gorski, who is teaching the class as a section of NCLC 395 Special Topics in Experiential Learning. “I just see [animal rights] as a conversation in society that people are really interested in.”
CLCE sponsored a new event on campus this spring semester, "One Book, Two Books, Green Books, Gold Books," an event to bring awareness to literacy in tribute of Dr. Seuss' birthday on Read Across America Day (March 2, 2011).
Paul Gorsky received the Faculty Vision Award, presented to one faculty member each year by the Office of Diversity Programs and Services. This award is for Gorsky's commitment to social justice, activism, and fostering student success within the George Mason University community.
German Perilla began working with the Maijuna through Mason professor Michael Gilmore, an ethnobiologist who’s been working with the Maijuna for many years and helping them maintain their cultural, biological and ecological traditions. Twice a year, Perilla travels to the Amazon to do workshops and classes with the Maijuna.