Past Events

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

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

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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Mar15
Bonner Program Application Deadline

Bonner Leadership Program Application Deadline

Monday, March 15, 2021 11:59 PM
https://sail.gmu.edu/bonner-leader-program/applications

The application for the 2021-2022 Bonner Leadership Program will be due March 15th. Please visit https://sail.gmu.edu/bonner-leader-program/applications for more information

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Mar4
Alternative Break Info Session

Alternative Break Info Session

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.

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