Past Events

May3
Food for Thought

Food for Thought: The GMU Center for Psychological Services 5th Annual Fundraiser

An Evening with Roche & SHAED to raise funds for Mental Health

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Monday, May 3, 2021 6:00 PM

Join us for an inspiring evening hosted by DC101 Radio personality Roche raising funds to provide free psychological support for essential workers impacted by the pandemic. Hear moving testimonials from the center, bid on unique auction prizes, and enjoy special performances by SHAED!

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Apr23
Social Movements Workshop: An intercampus exchange of advanced social movement scholarship

Social Movements Workshop

An intercampus exchange of advanced social movement scholarship with Melanie Brazzell and Sergio Cabrales

Center for Social Science Research

Friday, April 23, 2021 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

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).

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Apr22
Cultural Studies Colloquium: "What the Transracial/Transgender Analogy Misses."

Cultural Studies Colloquium: "What the Transracial/Transgender Analogy Misses."

w/ Robin Dembroff, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Yale University, and Dee Payton, PhD candidate in Philosophy at Rutgers University.

Cultural Studies

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."

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Apr21
The Next System and the Academy

The Next System and the Academy: Systemic Crises, Movements, and Change in the 2020s

What are the duties of the academy to society in this period of transition?

Center for Social Science Research

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Online

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.

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Apr19
Fashion Revolution’s Fashion Revolution Week 2021

Fashion Revolution’s Fashion Revolution Week 2021

April 19, 2021, 9:00 AM to April 23, 2021, 5:00 PM

During the week of April 19th, 2021, students at Mason and VCU will launch their own digital education & advocacy campaigns in support of Fashion Revolution’s global Fashion Revolution Week 2021.

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Apr19
2021 Seeds of Change Recognition Week: Nominees & Awardees Social Media Spotlight

2021 Seeds of Change Recognition Week: Nominees & Awardees Social Media Spotlight

Social Action and Integrative Learning

April 19, 2021, 7:00 AM to April 23, 2021, 11:00 PM
Online Location

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.

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Apr14
On Racial Injustice and Restorative Action

On Racial Injustice and Restorative Action: A Conversation with Spencer Crew and Derrick Johnson moderated by Stefan Wheelock.

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

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.

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