Past Events

Sep22
A conversation with Tom Lovejoy & Ed Maibach

Mason Science: Fall 2021 Research Discussions

"Sustaining the Planet for our Children and Grandchildren."

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Off-Campus Location, Country Club of Fairfax, 5110 Ox Road, Fairfax 22030

Lovejoy and Maibach will share their views on what must happen, worldwide, to prevent catastrophic declines in earth’s life-sustaining capacity—so that our progeny share the blessings that were bestowed on us and our parents—and they will speak about activities currently underway at Mason that are helping to usher in the necessary solutions.

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May19
Mass-producing the cosmos: visuality and divination from manuscript to lithograph in 19th-century South Asia

Mass-producing the cosmos: visuality and divination from manuscript to lithograph in 19th-century South Asia

AVACGIS Guest Lecture Series with Nur Sobers-Khan

Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Zoom Virtual Event

Nur Sobers-Khan's paper explores the genealogy of Tilsimat-i Aja’ib (Talismans of Wonder) texts, a genre that features elements of cosmology and divination, in Urdu lithographs of the 19th and early 20th century in the British Library’s collections, examining the illustrative programs in these texts and positing a continuity with the Persian Aja’ib al-Makhluqat (Wonders of Creation) manuscript tradition.

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May3
Food for Thought

Food for Thought: The GMU Center for Psychological Services 5th Annual Fundraiser

An Evening with Roche & SHAED to raise funds for Mental Health

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Monday, May 3, 2021 6:00 PM

Join us for an inspiring evening hosted by DC101 Radio personality Roche raising funds to provide free psychological support for essential workers impacted by the pandemic. Hear moving testimonials from the center, bid on unique auction prizes, and enjoy special performances by SHAED!

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