History and Art History
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Past Events


Media and the Afterlife of the Arab Uprisings

Film and Media Studies

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Research Hall, 163

This panel brings together an interdisciplinary group of scholars to discuss the afterlife of media and the Arab Uprisings. It interrogates the images, political dynamics, and cultural forms that have emerged in the years since Bouazizi, Tahrir, and Asad became familiar names beyond the Middle East.

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Eleventh Annual China Town Hall Meeting

Local Connections, National Reflections

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 6:15 PM to 9:00 PM
Johnson Center, Dewberry Hall

George Mason University, together with the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations (NCUSCR), will convene the Eleventh Annual CHINA Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. The event will take place in the Johnson Center, Dewberry Hall, on the Fairfax Campus.

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"An Afternoon of Calligraphy" : Presentation and Demonstration by Calligrapher Khalid Casado of Spain

Monday, October 16, 2017 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Johnson Center, F

This event will feature an introduction from Dr. Larry Butler, Islamic Art historian, and include a presentation and demonstration of Arabic Thuluth script by calligrapher Khalid Casado. Co-sponsored with the Department of History & Art History and with Scripts N' Scribes; a local arts organization dedicated to the promotion of Arabic calligraphy and ornamentation.

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