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Oct1
Fifth Annual Graduate Student Book Review Colloquium | December 9

Fifth Annual Graduate Student Book Review Colloquium on Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies

Call for Papers by Oct.1

Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies

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.

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Oct25
Fall for the Book: Finding Hope as a Teen Mom

Fall for the Book: Finding Hope as a Teen Mom

Watershed Lit: Center for Literary Engagement and Publishing Practice

Monday, October 25, 2021 1:30 PM
Crowdcast

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.

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Nov18
Nov 11  Visiting Filmmakers Series: Astria Suparak: "Asian Futures, Without Asians"

Visiting Filmmakers Series and Women and Gender Studies present: Astria Suparak: "Asian Futures, Without Asians"

Visiting Filmmakers Series

Thursday, November 18, 2021 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Online Location

“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.

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