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Lavender Graduation

Lavender Graduation

Women and Gender Studies had a presence at the second annual Lavender Graduation sponsored by LGBTQ Resources on the Tuesday, May 11. The purpose of this graduation ceremony is to honor and celebrate the accomplishments of graduating LGBTQ and Ally students and alumni.

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Goats at Mason

Goats at Mason

During Mason’s Earth Day celebration, Women and Gender Studies hosted four Nokesville goats from Arcadia Meadows Farm. The local farmer family -- Melanie Thatcher, Dave Keller and their daughter Marjorie – brought the goats to Mason’s North Plaza

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University to Remember Brown

University to Remember Brown

On May 5, 2010, George Mason University will remember Lorraine Brown, professor emeritus of English who passed away in February after 42 years of service to the university.

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Women and Gender Studies Student Wins Award

Women and Gender Studies Student Wins Award

Women and Gender Studies graduate student Karen Wolf has received the MAIS Outstanding Thesis Award for her work Our Bodies, Our (Virtual) Selves. Karen’s thesis, an ethnography of Second Life, asks what happens to gender, body, and identity.

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Professor Amal Amireh Gives Fenwick Fellows Lecture

Professor Amal Amireh Gives Fenwick Fellows Lecture

Professor Amal Amireh, the 2008-2009 Fenwick Fellow, will give the annual Fenwick Fellow Lecture on April 7, 2010 in the Johnson Center, Room A, at 2 - 4 pm. Her lecture is entitled "Between Nationalism and Globalization: Representations of Arab Masculinity in Arab Popular Culture."

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Warren Brown and Robert Pinsky to Speak at Convocations

Warren Brown and Robert Pinsky to Speak at Convocations

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is proud to announce the speakers for this year’s convocation ceremonies. Warren Brown, the founder and owner of successful bakery CakeLove and Love Café’, and poet and author Robert Pinsky are the speakers for this year’s convocation ceremonies.

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Markopolos, Madoff Whistle-Blower, Speaks at Mason

Markopolos, Madoff Whistle-Blower, Speaks at Mason

Harry Markopolos is a former securities industry executive who rose to prominence as an early and unheeded whistle-blower of the securities fraud committed by Bernie Madoff. His lecture “Moments of Truth” at George Mason University on Oct. 15 is free and open to the public.

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From the Inside-Out: Gender Issues Examined at Mason

From the Inside-Out: Gender Issues Examined at Mason

Eleven undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in WMST 411 or 611 Gender Research Project, chose their own research topics, and used various methodologies to answer their sociological queries. On May 7, those researchers presented their findings and received feedback from professors, students and community members at the Second Annual Gender Research Conference.

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