Past Events

Mar26

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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Nov5

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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Sep13

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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Apr10

Museum Careers lecture

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Johnson Center, Meeting Room G

Please join us for our annual Art History "Museum Careers" lecture on Tuesday, April 10, from 4:30-6:00 PM in the Johnson Center meeting room G. Dr. Nancy Micklewright will be talking about her role as Head of Public and Scholarly Engagement at the Freer and Sackler Galleries in Washington, DC. She oversees public programs for adults and family audiences, research and scholarly publications, and visitor engagement. If you are interested in a museum career, this is an excellent opportunity to hear directly from a museum professional what the job entails.

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Mar1

Mason Author Series: Lincoln Mullen

Discussing his new book: The Chance of Salvation: A History of Conversion in America

Thursday, March 1, 2018 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Fenwick Library, Main Reading Room

Historically, Americans have changed religions more often than in any other nation. The Chance of Salvation traces the history of the distinctively American idea that religion is a matter of individual choice. Join the Lincoln Mullen and Mason Publishing Group to learn more about conversion in America.

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Nov1

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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Oct24

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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Oct16

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

Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies

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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Sep13

History and Art History Undergraduate Welcome Reception

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 4:30 PM to 6:00 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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Apr12

Evoking Place: Fifty Years of Landscapes from the Art Museum of the Americas

Opening reception for a student-curated exhibition event

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Art & Design Building, Fine Arts Gallery, First Floor

This exhibition, which runs from April 12-29, showcases 30 landscapes by 29 artists from 14 countries selected from the permanent collection of the Art Museum of the Americas in Washington DC. It is completely curated by students in Professor Michele Greet's ARTH 495/ARTH 599 courses.

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Oct19

Policing Race: Critical Analyses of National Trends

The President's Freedom and Learning Forum

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 4:30 PM
Johnson Center, Dewberry Hall

Wendi Manuel-Scott will moderate a dialogue with thought leaders Laurie Robinson, Earl Smith, Rita Chi-Ying Chung and Shirley Ginwright on policing and crimes against people of color, including current issues and the national climate, for this semester's President's Freedom and Learning Forum.

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Oct18

Tenth Annual China Town Hall Meeting

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 6:15 PM to 9:30 PM
Center for the Arts, Lobby

George Mason University, together with the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations (NCUSCR), will convene the Tenth Annual CHINA Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections on Monday, October 18, 2016. The event will take place at the Center for the Arts on the Fairfax Campus.

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Sep26

The Boston Massacre: An Intimate History

Monday, September 26, 2016 5:00 PM
Fenwick Library, 2001

On September 26, 2016, Professor Serena Zabin of Carleton College will present a talk, "The Boston Massacre: An Intimate History," which examines the social and familial circumstances surrounding the event, offering insight into of the direct causes of the Revolutionary War.

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Sep14

MA History Orientation and Reception

A welcome for new students

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Robinson Hall B, 333

New MA History (Spring 2016 and Fall 2016) students are encouraged to meet the Director, Dr. Zachary Schrag and the Graduate Coordinator, Nicole Roth. The department will run through the program course of study, exams and other related topics. Refreshments will be provided. This event is hosted by the History & Art History Department.

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Sep8

Undergraduate Welcome Reception & Internship Info Event

Thursday, September 8, 2016 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Student Union I, #3400 (inside Career Services)

Join your fellow students and department faculty for refreshments, mingling, and lots of great information about getting and making the most out of an internship.

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May5

Fall 2016 Admitted Student Open House--MA History

An opportunity for admitted students to ask questions and get to know the program.

Thursday, May 5, 2016 5:30 PM
Johnson Center, 239A

This event is closed to those students who have been admitted to the MA History program starting in Fall 2016.

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Mar31

IIR March 2016 Colloquium: "Immigrants, Entrepreneurship, and the Arts"

Institute for Immigration Research

Thursday, March 31, 2016 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Johnson Center, Room D (Third Floor)

What does entrepreneurship mean? It is common for people to define entrepreneurship in a narrow way confined to self-employment, seeking maximum profitability. However a broader understanding sees entrepreneurship as an outlook that produces value of all types based on flexible, innovative and creative efforts. Our panel discussion group will examine the practices and contributions of artists, particularly immigrant artists, and how they provide an ideal means to illustrate this view in US society.

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Nov3

This Stained Dawn

Personal stories of the largest mass migration in history during the partition of India and Pakistan.

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 8:00 PM
Johnson Center, Cinema

This Stained Dawn, a production of the Voices of Partition theater project, presents personal stories of the survivors of the partition of India and Pakistan in 1947: a migration of 14 million people in which 1 million lives were lost.

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Sep10

Ageless Chinese Art: a Virginia Scholar's Collection of Chinese Calligraphy and Paintings

September 10, 2015, 5:00 PM to October 23, 2015, 10:00 PM
Art & Design Building, # 1007

A number of special events--all of which are free and open to the public--have been scheduled in conjunction with this exhibit of notable works of twentieth-century Chinese artwork from the personal collection of Dr. Chi Wang, professor of history at Georgetown University and former head of the Chinese Division at the Library of Congress.

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Sep4

College Colors Day

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Friday, September 4, 2015 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM

Wear Your Green and Gold! Celebrated on Friday, September 4, National College Colors Day kicks off another school year of Spirit Fridays at Mason. The Mason community is encouraged to wear Mason gear every Friday, wherever they are, to show their pride.

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Sep3

MA Art History Orientation and Reception

A welcome for new students

Thursday, September 3, 2015 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Robinson Hall B, 333 (Conference Room)

New MA Art History students are encouraged to meet the faculty and current students of the program. The department will run through the program course of study, exams and other related topics. Refreshments will be provided. This event is hosted by University Life and the History & Art History Department.

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Sep1

MA History Orientation and Reception

A welcome for new students

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Johnson Center, 239A

New MA History students are encouraged to meet the Director, Dr. Zachary Schrag and the Graduate Coordinator, Nicole Roth. The department will run through the program course of study, exams and other related topics. Refreshments will be provided. This event is hosted by University Life and the History & Art History Department.

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Apr21

National Geographic Young Explorers Grant Workshops

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Merten Hall (formerly University Hall), 1201

Learn how you can be a National Geographic Young Explorer: individuals ages 18 through 25 pursuing field projects in research, exploration, and conservation. A session for faculty follows, to discuss the Young Explorers program for students and additional grants for faculty from National Geographic.

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Mar29

"Last Days in Vietnam"

Special Screening of Rory Kennedy's Academy Award-Nominated Film

Interdisciplinary Studies

Sunday, March 29, 2015 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Johnson Center, Cinema

Celebrate Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day and honor the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War with a special screening of Rory Kennedy's Academy Award-nominated documentary. The 6:30 screening will be preceded by a social hour and followed by a moderated panel discussion and audience Q&A.

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Dec3

2014 Graduate Student Winter Social

An evening of merriment and refreshments for the Graduate Students of the History & Art History Department

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Merten Hall (formerly University Hall), Room 1201

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Nov20

History Internships Workshop

Thursday, November 20, 2014 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Robinson Hall B, #B333

Come discuss the process of finding and applying for internships in History! Free pizza lunch will be served.

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Nov4

Outstanding Achievement Awards

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Johnson Center, Dewberry Hall

Please join the dean's office at the 2014 Outstanding Achievement Awards ceremony. This event is a university-wide recognition of the hard work, dedication, and achievements of Mason's faculty and staff. Come cheer on your friends and colleagues!

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Sep3

Undergraduate Welcome Reception

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Johnson Center, 2nd Floor West Lounge

All new and returning history and art history majors and minors are invited to stop by to meet fellow students, chat with faculty, and enjoy refreshments.

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Jan30

Prof. Hooper Lecture on Africans in India

Thursday, January 30, 2014 6:00 PM
Buchanan Hall (formerly Mason Hall), Meese Conference Room

Dr. Jane Hooper, Assistant Professor, History & Art History, will offer a lecture to accompany the exhibit, Africans in India: From Slaves to Generals and Rulers.

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Oct24

PhD History Information Session

Thursday, October 24, 2013 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Robinson Hall B, 333

Join PhD History Director, Dr. Cynthia Kierner, for an overview of the PhD program and what it has to offer. Q&A and light refreshments provided.

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Sep5

Undergraduate Welcome Reception

Thursday, September 5, 2013 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Johnson Center, 2nd Floor East Lounge

All new and returning history and art history majors and minors are invited to stop by to meet fellow students, chat with faculty, and enjoy a complimentary light lunch.

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Apr1

Han Dongfang: Workers' Rights & Labor Activism in China

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Monday, April 1, 2013 7:00 PM
Buchanan Hall (formerly Mason Hall), D003 A & B

George Mason University, with support from the National Committee on US-China Relations' Public Intellectuals Program, welcomes Mr. Han Dongfang, who will speak about his experiences and ongoing efforts to defend and promote workers' rights in the People's Republic of China. This event is free and open to the public.

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Feb28

Film Screening: Top Gun (1986)

5th Annual War on the Silver Screen Film Festival

Thursday, February 28, 2013 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Johnson Center, Cinema

The 5th Annual War on the Silver Screen Film Festival will be held Feb. 26-28 at 7 PM in the JC Cinema. This year's theme is "Hollywood's Cold War." The event is free, and all are welcome!

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Feb27

Film Screening: Rocky IV (1985)

5th Annual War on the Silver Screen Film Festival

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Johnson Center, Cinema

The 5th Annual War on the Silver Screen Film Festival will be held Feb. 26-28 at 7 PM in the JC Cinema. This year's theme is "Hollywood's Cold War." The event is free, and all are welcome!

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Feb26

Film Screening: Red Dawn (1984)

War on the Silver Screen Film Festival

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Johnson Center, Cinema

The 5th Annual War on the Silver Screen Film Festival will be held Feb. 26-28 at 7 PM in the JC Cinema. This year's theme is "Hollywood's Cold War." The event is free, and all are welcome!

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Feb12

2013 W.E.B. DuBois Lecture

African and African American Studies

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Buchanan Hall (formerly Mason Hall), Edwin Meese III Conference Room

The Department of African and African American Studies is presenting its 2013 W.E.B. DuBois lecture, featuring Thomas J. Sugrue, the David Boies Professor of History and Sociology, and Director of the Penn Social Science and Policy Forum, at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Feb7

New Faculty Research

Benjamin Cowan, Rashmi Sadana, and Craig Willse

Cultural Studies

February 7, 2013, 4:30 PM to February 21, 2013, 4:30 PM
Buchanan Hall (formerly Mason Hall), # D005

New faculty members from the Departments of History and Art History, Anthropology, and Cultural Studies preview recent research of interest to the Cultural Studies community.

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Feb6

Presidential Advancement of American Foreign Policy in the 20th Century

A lecture by Dr. Joseph Nye and a debate on presidential power

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Johnson Center, Dewberry Hall South

Dr. Joseph Nye, former dean of the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, will discuss his upcoming book, Presidential Leadership and the Creation of the American Era. Because of space limitations, the college is no longer accepting rsvp's to this event.

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Nov30

Elections, American and German

Panel Discussion with Robert Dallek and Klaus Larres

Friday, November 30, 2012 3:00 PM
The Hub (SUB II), 1 and 2

Presidental historian, Robert Dallek (Professor emeritus, UCLA and Boston University and author of books on FDR, Truman, Kennedy, Johnson, Reagan and Clinton) and Klaus Larres (Richard M. Krasno Distinguished Professor of History, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, author of books on German-American relations, Winston Churchill and Senior Fellow, Center for Transatlantic Relations, Washington, DC), speak on elections in Germany and the US.

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Nov2

Forum on the Future of Higher Education

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

November 2, 2012, 8:30 AM to November 3, 2012, 3:45 PM
Johnson Center, Dewberry Hall

A diverse and knowledgable group of speakers will address the challenges of delivering education in a creative, innovative, and cost efficient manner, now and in the future. This event is free and is open to the George Mason community; tickets will be available for most seats on a first come, first served basis.

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Oct29

Sixth Annual China Town Hall Meeting **CANCELLED**

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Monday, October 29, 2012 7:15 PM to 10:00 PM
Johnson Center, Cinema

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED BECAUSE OF THE EFFECT OF HURRICANE SANDY. George Mason University, together with the National Committee on US-China Relations (NCUSCR), will convene the Sixth Annual CHINA Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections on Monday, October 29, 2012. The event will take place in the Johnson Center Cinema on Mason's Fairfax Campus.

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Oct17

PhD History Information Session

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
The Hub (SUB II), Room 3

Join us for an informational overview of the PhD History program. We will be going over the admission requirements and process as well as the program requirements and timeline. Please review the applicant website before attending the session. If you have any questions, feel free to contact Nicole Roth, Graduate Coordinator at nroth@gmu.edu. Refreshments will be provided.

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Sep27

Globalization Dialogues

Latin American Studies

Thursday, September 27, 2012 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Buchanan Hall (formerly Mason Hall), Edwin Meese Room

Latin American Studies is proud to co-sponsor this event, organized by the Center for Global Studies, featuring new Mason faculty members: Dr. Ben Cowan, History, Specialist on Brazil Dr. J.P. Singh, Global Affairs/Cultural Studies, Specialist on Globalization and Culture Dr. Rashmi Sandana, Sociology/Anthropology, Specialist on India

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Sep5

Undergraduate Welcome Reception

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Johnson Center, 2nd Floor, East Lounge

All new and returning History and Art History majors and minors are invited.

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Apr23

History MA Colloquium

Monday, April 23, 2012 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Buchanan Hall (formerly Mason Hall), D23

Presentation of HIST MA research seminar papers and MA theses. All of the papers presented were finalists for either the Josephine Pacheco Prize for best research paper in 2011 or the Lawrence Levine Prize for the best MA thesis submitted in 2011. See the full line-up below. Refreshments will be served.

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Apr19

Yoga in Mughal Painting: New Thoughts on Transcultural Processes

Lecture by Debra Diamond

Thursday, April 19, 2012 6:30 PM
Buchanan Hall (formerly Mason Hall), Meese Conference Room

The Office of Global Strategies in cooperation with the Art History Program of George Mason University cordially invites you to a reception and lecture featuring Dr. Debra Diamond, Associate Curator for South and Southeast Asian Art, The Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery at the Smithsonian Institution.

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Nov16

CHINA Town Hall

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Buchanan Hall (formerly Mason Hall), Meese Conference Room

A webcast by Dr. Zbigniew Brzezinski, former national security advisor, followed by local presentations from on-site China specialists addressing topics of particular interest to the community. This event is free and is open to students, faculty and the general public.

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Oct26

Revolutions: Past, Present, and Future

Humanities and Social Sciences Seminar

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

October 26, 2011, 10:30 AM to October 27, 2011, 6:00 PM
Buchanan Hall (formerly Mason Hall), Edwin Meese Conference Room

Revolutions is a College of Humanities and Social Sciences two-day seminar and open exchange focusing on revolutions of the past and their impacts on today’s global developments. The event is free and open to students, faculty, and the general public.

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Sep21

An Evening with C-SPAN's Brian Lamb

Exhibit, Reception, and Reflections Celebrating Authors, Ideas and Books

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Exhibit and Reception, Fenwick Library; Reflections, Johnson Center Cinema

Join Brian Lamb, the founder of C-SPAN, and CHSS faculty member and distinguished presidential historian Richard Norton Smith, for the University Libraries Evening Celebrating Authors, Ideas, and Books. The evening includes an exhibit from Lamb's recent donation of the books and archives from C-SPANS's Booknotes program followed by reflections on the Booknotes series, participants and impact. This event is open to the public.

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May3

Three Stories of Galicia

Film and discussion

Center for Eurasian Studies

Tuesday, May 3, 2011 3:00 PM
Johnson Center Cinema

Directors Olha Onyshko and Sarah Farhat introduce their film Three Stories of Galicia, a documentary about three lives and fates in multi-ethnic Galicia, a land divided by Hitler's Germany and Stalin's Soviet Union. Professor Steven A. Barnes will lead a discussion after the film. Free and open to the public.

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Apr27

Oscar Nominated Documentary Film Poster Girl

Documentary Film Screening Followed by Discussion with Nesson and Murray

Film and Media Studies

Wednesday, April 27, 2011 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Johnson Center Cinema

2011 Academy Award nominee for Best Documentary, Short Subject, Poster Girl tells the story of Robynn Murray, an all-American high-school cheerleader turned “poster girl” for women in combat. Director Sara Nesson and star Robynn Murray will speak and take questions following the screening.

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Mar22

Coming Home

War on the Silver Screen

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Johnson Center Cinema

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Mar21

Stop Loss

War on the Silver Screen

Monday, March 21, 2011 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Johnson Center Cinema

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Nov4

"Cultural Transformations: Berlin in the 20th Century"

Lecture by Marion Deshmukh

Thursday, November 4, 2010 2:45 PM to 3:45 PM
Goethe-Institut Washington

Marion Deshmukh, Hawkes Professor of History, will commemorate the twentieth anniversary of German unification with a talk, "Cultural Transformations: Berlin in the 20th Century."

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Nov2

"A Tale of Two Kingdoms: Dai Viet and Champa"

Lecture by Robert DeCaroli

Tuesday, November 2, 2010 2:45 PM to 5:00 PM
S. Dillon Ripley Center

Robert DeCaroli, associate professor of art history, will explore the history of the kingdoms of Dai Viet and Champa from their origins to the 15th century, with special attention to their cultural and artistic creations.

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Nov1

Does D.C. Matter? Thinking About the Nation Through Its Capital

Talk by Eric Yellin

Monday, November 1, 2010 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Johnson Center, Meeting Room A

Professor Eric Yellin, University of Richmond and Kluge Fellow, will speak to the PhD Colloquium. His presentation is entitled, "Does DC Matter?: Thinking about the Nation through its Capital."

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Oct29

Death and Redemption: The Gulag and the Shaping of Soviet Society

Lecture by Steven A. Barnes

Friday, October 29, 2010 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
MacMillan Hall Great Room, Miami University

Steven A. Barnes, Associate Professor of History at George Mason University will deliver a keynote address on the history of the Soviet Union's forced labor system for the Young Researchers Conference at the Havighurst Center for Russian and Post-Soviet Studies

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Oct15

"Art and Politics in Imperial Germany: German Impressionism"

Lecture by Marion Deshmukh

Friday, October 15, 2010 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Houston Museum of Fine Arts

Marion Deshmukh, Hawkes Professor of History, will offer a keynote lecture for the exhibition, "German Impressionist Landscape Painting" at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. The event is free and open to the public.

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Oct7

On the Trail of the D.C. Sniper: Fear and the Media

Book talk by Jack Censer

Thursday, October 7, 2010 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Woodrow Wilson Center

New Book Discussion– On the Trail of the D.C. Sniper: Fear and the Media Woodrow Wilson Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue N.W., Washington, D.C.

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Oct5

The Real Martha Washington

Talk by Rosemarie Zagarri

Tuesday, October 5, 2010 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Society of the Cincinnati

Professor Rosemarie Zagarri will be giving a talk on Tuesday, Oct. 5 at 7:00 pm on "The Real Martha Washington." The talk will be held at the Society of the Cincinnati, 2118 Massachusetts Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20008. Free admission, open to the public, but attendees should register online at www.societyofthecincinnati.org/public.htm.

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Sep22

Beyond National Identity: Pictorial Indigenism as a Modernist Strategy in Andean Art, 1920–1960

Book talk by Michele Greet

Wednesday, September 22, 2010 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Sandy Springs Bank Tent, outside Johnson Center

Fall for the Book celebrates Mason faculty authors, who take the stage to discuss their latest publications. Participants for this session include: Tomasz Arciszewski, author of Successful Education: How to Educate Creative Engineers; Michele Greet, author of Beyond National Identity: Pictorial Indigenism as a Modernist Strategy in Andean Art, 1920–1960; David Haines, author of Safe Haven? A History of Refugees in America; Andrew Light, co-editor of Environmental Ethics: An Anthology; and Frank Whittington, editor of The International Handbook on Aging. Sponsored by University Libraries-George Mason University. Professor Greet will speak at 3pm.

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Sep6

History Detectives

TV appearance by Mike O'Malley

Monday, September 6, 2010 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
PBS

Professor Mike O'Malley will appear on the PBS television show "History Detectives," in the episode "Chicago Clock, Universal Friends, War Dog Letter."

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Aug26

"Cesar Romero and Modern Andean Art"

Lecture by Michele Greet

Thursday, August 26, 2010 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Hermitage Museum & Gardens, Norfolk

Michele Greet, Associate Professor of Art History at George Mason University will present an exciting lecture on modern Andean art carried forward into the second half of the twentieth century.

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Feb21

Lair and Hamner Host Film Festival

February 21, 2010, 7:00 PM to February 23, 2010, 7:00 PM
Johnson Center Cinema

Drs. Meredith Lair and Christopher Hamner are hosting Black at War: Hollywood and American Military History, a film festival Feb. 22 – 24 at the Johnson Center Cinema on the Fairfax campus of GMU. All films are screened at 7:00 pm and discussion will follow.

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Sep20

2009 Fall for the Book

Writers, Poets, Novelists, Authors

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

September 20, 2009, 8:00 PM to September 25, 2009, 8:00 PM
Northern Virginia - DC - Maryland

Fall for the Book is a week-long, multiple-venue, regional festival that brings together people of all ages and interests. All events are free and open to the public. If you would like to reserve seats for any of the events please call 703-993-3986 or email fftb@gmu.edu.

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Aug27

Graduate Student Orientation

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Thursday, August 27, 2009 12:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Center for the Arts, Fairfax Campus

All new graduate students are encouraged to attend. Many graduate programs host departmental orientations on the same day, and we highly recommend that students attend both programs. Questions? Write chssgradstudent@gmu.edu. R.S.V.P. at http://chssrsvp.gmu.edu.

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Mar17

Mount Vernon Tour

Saturday, March 17, 2007 8:00 PM
Mount Vernon

The History & Art History Alumni Chapter invites all alumni to tour George Washington’s historic Mount Vernon! Mount Vernon has recently undergone a tremendous renovation and has a new museum and visitor’s center. The chapter will host special guest Dr. Peter Henriques, a retired Mason professor of history, and author of the recent book, George Washington, Realistic Visionary.

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