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Mason Welcomes Prospective Students to  Fall Premiere

Mason Welcomes Prospective Students to Fall Premiere

Professors Brian Platt of History and Art History and Jeffrey Mantz of Sociology and Anthropology address prospective students and families at the Mason Fall Premiere on Saturday, Nov. 13. The admissions open house features faculty mini-lectures as a way for prospective applicants to take a closer look at studying at Mason.

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Discussion with Chico Colvard Following Screening of Family Affair

Discussion with Chico Colvard Following Screening of Family Affair

Mason's Film and Media Studies Program will host film director Chico Colvard to meet and discuss his award-winning documentary Family Affair. The director's talk and question and answer session will follow a screening for the Mason Community in the Johnson Center Cinema.

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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