Past Events

Sep13
SAIL Open House

SAIL Open House

Monday, September 13, 2021 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Enterprise Hall

Want to learn how you can have a truly immersive & transformational experience during your time at Mason? Join us for the SAIL Open House!

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Sep10
2021 Service Fair

2021 Service Fair

Friday, September 10, 2021 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Join us on September 10th, 2021 for our annual Service Fair. Held in Wilkins Plaza from 11am-1pm, join us for a great afternoon of engaging with our local community partners!

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Sep10
Mason Nation 9/11 Day of Service

Mason Nation 9/11 Day of Service

Friday, September 10, 2021 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

The 9th Annual Mason Nation 9/11 Day of Service will take place on Friday, September 10, 2021. We encourage ALL Mason students, faculty, staff, and alumni to participate!

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Sep8
Alternative Break Information Session - Free Food

Alternative Break Information Session - Free Food

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 1:30 PM
Johnson Center, A

Join us to learn more about the Alternative Break Program, happening this year March 12-19th and May 22-31st through Social Action and Integrative Learning (SAIL). Participant applications will be due November 1st for Spring and December 15th for Summer. We hope you will consider joining us for what we hope will be powerful and impactful experiences.  FREE DONUTS!

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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
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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