Past Events

Apr9

White Supremacy and Anti-Blackness in Global Perspective

CHSS Spring Symposium

Friday, April 9, 2021 4:30 PM to 5:45 PM

In a dialogue across disciplines, panelists consider how transnational and historical white supremacy and anti-blackness have helped to shape current forms of racism and violence, while setting the cultural and political terms for black liberation globally.

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Feb25
CSC: "Labor's Forgotten Fight: Renewing the Struggle for Shorter Hours Under Neoliberalism"

CSC: "Labor's Forgotten Fight: Renewing the Struggle for Shorter Hours Under Neoliberalism"

w/ Jamie McCallum, Associate Professor of Sociology at Middlebury College.

Cultural Studies

Thursday, February 25, 2021 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Zoom Virtual Event

Please join us virtually for the first week of the Spring term, featuring a talk by Jamie McCallum on the historical development of labor time in the US toward ever increasing hours under neoliberalism and the arising movements of social opposition.

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Feb17
PEACE LAB: Reconciling Societal Divisions and Memories

PEACE LAB: Reconciling Societal Divisions and Memories

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Alison Landsberg, director, Center for Humanities Research and professor of history and cultural studies; Gabrielle Tayac, associate professor of public history; Andre Kamenshikov, regional coordinator of Eastern European Network of the Global Partnership on Preventing Armed Conflicts; and Peter Stearns, history professor Provost Emeritus, George Mason University.

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Nov30
Understanding Modern Russia

Understanding Modern Russia

Public invited to guest lecture on modern Russia in HIST 389: The History of the Election of 2020

Monday, November 30, 2020 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
Online Location, https://gmu.zoom.us/j/91213843117

Douglas Weiner, Professor of History at the University of Arizona, to speak on "Understanding Modern Russia" in HIST 389: The History of the Election of 2020. Guests welcome!

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Nov16
The US Postal Service in American History

The US Postal Service in American History

Public invited to guest lecture on the US Postal Service in HIST 389: The History of the Election of 2020

Monday, November 16, 2020 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
Online Location, https://gmu.zoom.us/j/91213843117

Lynn Heidelbaugh, curator at the Smithsonian's National Postal Museum, to speak on "The US Postal Service in American History" in HIST 389: The History of the Election of 2020. Guests welcome!

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