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Friday, October 1, 2021 9:00 PM
Submission of Proposals
The Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies at George Mason University and The Maydan, the Center’s public-facing scholarship platform, present the fifth annual Graduate Student Book Review Colloquium on Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies to be held on December 9, 2021. The deadline for applications is October 1, 2021.
Friday, October 22, 2021 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
The roundtable conversation with Kari Fulton, Angela Mahecha, Ada Vilageliu-Diaz will address the making of the film Near the River and the role of women environmental leaders in Washington, DC. (Note: This event requires paid registration.)
With the right support, women facing teen pregnancy can find opportunities to achieve their academic and career goals. In Pregnant Girl: A Story of Teen Motherhood, College, and Creating a Better Future for Young Families, Nicole Lynn Lewis’ shares her own story of becoming pregnant in high school and eventually overcoming the obstacles of poverty, classism, and systemic racism to attend the College of William & Mary, raise her daughter, and ultimately found the non-profit organization, Generation Hope.
Thursday, November 18, 2021 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
“What does it mean when so many white filmmakers envision futures inflected by Asian culture, but devoid of actual Asian people?” Part critical analysis, part reflective essay and sprinkled throughout with humor, justified anger, and acerbic observations, this one-hour illustrated lecture examines over fifty years of American science fiction cinema through the lens of Asian appropriation and whitewashing.