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.
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!
Thursday, April 29, 2021 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Registration link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/whats-going-on-in-myanmar-the-coup-the-state-of-international-democracy-tickets-150079530917
The evening will feature panelists focusing on Myanmar, the events leading up to the recent coup, as well as a brief history of the region and the impacts on the state of democracy in the Southeast Asia region and beyond. The goal - an evening of education, questions, and discussion - is to provide attendees with information not generally discussed in the news and elsewhere to gain insight and a better understanding of the issues involved.
This event is sponsored by the Jimmy and Rosalyn Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution and the Dialogue & Difference Project.
Join us as we hear about and discuss research carried out by advanced PhD students, faculty, postdocs, and movement based activist scholars. This workshop is a new collaborative exchange between academic institutions with specialties in disciplined social movement research. Presenters: Melanie Brazzell (UC Santa Barbara) and Sergio Cabrales (University of Pittsburgh).
April 19, 2021, 7:00 AM to April 23, 2021, 11:00 PM
To continue Mason's tradition of celebrating and recognizing everyone’s impactful and incredible contributions to our local and global community, Social Action & Integrative Learning will be running a Seeds of Change Nominees & Awardees Social Media Spotlight Campaign from April 19th through 23rd, 2021.
On Racial Injustice and Restorative Action: A Conversation with Spencer Crew and Derrick Johnson moderated by Stefan Wheelock.” A virtual event sponsored by the GMU Center for Humanities Research, this discussion will celebrate the life and work of Mason’s preeminent public historian and former director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Spencer Crew. Dr. Crew and NAACP President Derrick Johnson will dialogue about the lessons we might learn from America’s racial past while offering strategies for restorative justice in an era of racial hostilities.
April 12, 2021, 7:00 AM to April 16, 2021, 11:55 PM
Virtual via Zoom
This event is hosted to help raise awareness about various social concerns. In addition, this initiative also aims to help connect Mason community members to community organizations and/or Mason resources doing work in these social concern areas.