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.
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.
April 12, 2021, 7:00 AM to April 16, 2021, 11:55 PM
Virtual via Zoom
This event is hosted to help raise awareness about various social concerns. In addition, this initiative also aims to help connect Mason community members to community organizations and/or Mason resources doing work in these social concern areas.
Thursday, March 4, 2021 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Zoom Link will be sent out
Join us to learn more about the Alternative Break Experiences happening this year May 11-14th through Social Action and Integrative Learning (SAIL)
This year we have reworked and reconsidered our Alternative Break Experiences held through SAIL. As the future of this pandemic is uncertain and ever changing, we have moved all of our Alternative Breaks to virtual/local experiences and encouraging folks to think global and act local.