Mason history major Georgia Brown, an intern in the clerk's office at the Fairfax Circuit Court Historic Records Center, has established a system to index information about slaves mentioned within the county's will and deed books.
In a timely Voice of America piece on the significance of Columbus Day, Joseph Genetin-Pilawa, faculty member in the Department of History, describes the negative legacy of exploration on America's native population.
Heather Gonyeau (BA History 2016) has aspired to curate an exhibition since starting at Mason. With the support of the Department of History and Art History and the Office of Creative Research and Scholarship, she accomplished her goal with Voices of Resistance, on view at the Mason Hall atrium from September 10-28th. The exhibition brings together artwork from Brazil, Argentina and Chile as examples of protest and resistance to oppressive political regimes of the 1970s.
George Mason University, together with the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations (NCUSCR), will convene the 9th Annual CHINA Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections on the evening of Monday, October 5, 2015.