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CHSS Events


Mindfulness for Parents Course

Center for the Advancement of Well-Being

April 1, 2016, 9:30 AM to May 13, 2016, 11:00 AM

Minds Incorporated is a D.C.-based nonprofit dedicated to transforming schools and their communities into conscious, connected, and compassionate learning environments by teaching mindfulness and other scientifically validated mind-body practices to students, teachers, and parents. Learn about Mindfulness for Parents in this Minds Incorporated class!

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Graduate Student Spring Cookout

Sociology and Anthropology

Friday, April 29, 2016
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
West Campus Park (Pavilion & Fields) at Fairfax Campus

Join Mason Recreation, the Graduate and Professional Student Association (GAPSA), and Graduate Student Life to unwind before finals and celebrate spring at our first-ever Graduate Student Spring Cookout! All Mason graduate and professional students and their families are welcome!

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Dr. Haagen Klaus speaking on Reconstructing Ritual Killing: Two Decades of Archaeological Discoveries of Human Sacrifice in Ancient Peru

Talk on Reconstructing Ritual Killing:Two Decades of Archaeological Discoveries of Human Sacrifice in Ancient Peru

Sociology and Anthropology

Monday, May 2, 2016
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
The Hub (SUB II), 3-4-5

This public lecture by Dr. Haagen Klaus, a George Mason University assistant professor of anthropology and director of the Lambayeque Valley Biohistory Project, synthesizes a range of new discoveries made over the last 20 years including several from his project. Examining everything from art history to the bioarchaeology of skeletal trauma, the talk uncovers the unique nature and surprising evolution of sacrifice in ancient Peru to tell the story of the rise and fall of entire societies.

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Linguistics Research Brownbag

a lunch gathering to talk about current research


Tuesday, May 3, 2016
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Robinson Hall A, #447

faculty and students meet on tuesdays in the dept. conference room to discuss ongoing research topics. bring your lunch. it is very informal.

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