Past Events


GMU Visiting Filmmakers Series: Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland with Kate Davis and David Heilbroner

Film and Media Studies

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Johnson Center, Cinema

Say Her Name explores the death of Sandra Bland, a politically active 28-year-old African American who, after being arrested for a traffic violation in a small Texas town, was found hanging in her jail cell three days later. The film team followed the two-year case beginning shortly after Bland's death, investigating what really happened to her and what we may learn from her tragedy.

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Public Lecture on the American Revolution

Monday, November 5, 2018 5:00 PM
Fenwick Library, Reading Room (Room 2001)

On November 5, the Department of History and Art History, in collaboration with the Society of the Cincinnati in Virginia, will hold a public lecture, “Making the ‘Cause’ Common: Fear and Prejudice in the Making of the American Union.”

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History and Art History Undergraduate Welcome Reception

Thursday, September 13, 2018 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Johnson Center, Meeting Room C (3rd Floor)

A chance to meet up with fellow history and art history students and department faculty, enjoy refreshments, get info about our programs, and even grab a little quick academic advising.

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