History and Art History

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

CHSS Events


The National Outdoor Championship

Center for the Advancement of Well-Being
September 27, 2014, 12:00 AM to November 22, 2014, 12:00 PM

Mason is one of only TEN universities from across the US chosen for the the launch of the Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge! Any student, staff, faculty, alumni or community member can participate and earn points for Mason. Register now and then log all your outdoor activities through Nov. 22!

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Yoga for Well-Being Thursdays in Fairfax

A weekly free practice for all Mason students, staff, and faculty.

Center for the Advancement of Well-Being
Johnson Center, Dance Studio (ground floor)
October 30, 2014, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

“Yoga for Well-Being” is a hatha yoga class carefully themed to deepen one’s experience of an interdisciplinary approach to yoga. This practice includes precise instruction in beginning and intermediate level postures, breathing practices, and guided relaxation. Modifications will be offered to individualize the practice.

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Linguistics Film Series: Pygmalion (1938)

Merten Hall (formerly University Hall), #3300
October 30, 2014, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM

G. B. Shaw's play in which a Victorian dialect expert (Professor Henry Higgins) bets that he can teach a lower-class girl to change her accent, speak "proper English", and thus be taken for a lady. It's a phonetic love story. (90 minutes)

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Genocide in Guatemala: The Future of the Trial against Ríos Montt and Rodríguez Sánchez

Latin American Studies
Off-Campus Location, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 2nd floor, Room B and C 1779 Massachusetts Ave NW Washington, D.C. 20036
October 31, 2014, 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Speaking at this event are members of Guatemalan civil society and former Attorney General of Guatemala Claudia Paz y Paz, who created space in the Public Prosecutor’s Office for victims of Guatemala’s armed conflict to access truth and justice after more than three decades. The speakers will discuss the legal status of the genocide proceedings, the political environment and how it influences the legal situation, the effects of the stalled proceedings on the victims, and the status of the petition filed by the victims before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.

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