Past Events


Fourth Annual Graduate Student Book Review Colloquium on Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies at GMU

In collaboration with the Fall for the Book Festival

Friday, November 20, 2020 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Zoom Virtual Event

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 fourth annual Graduate Student Book Review Colloquium on Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies to be held on November 20, 2020, in collaboration with the Fall for the Book Festival. The colloquium will be between 9:30 am and 5:30 pm (EDT) on Zoom.

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President Washington hosts Freedom and Learning Forum

Theme: Social justice, Anti-racism, and Inclusion

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Monday, November 16, 2020 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Mason President Gregory Washington will host a Freedom and Learning Forum with a theme of racial justice, anti-racism, and inclusion. Panelists will Provost Mark Ginsburg, CHSS Dean Ann Ardis, Faculty Affairs Director of Diversity, Inclusion and Well-Being Milli Rivera, University Life Associate Dean Creston Lynch, and Anti-Racism and Inclusive Excellence Task Force co-chairs Shernita Parker and Wendi Manuel-Scott. 

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CSC: "From Principle to Right: The Anti-colonial Reinvention of Self-Determination"

w/ Adom Getachew, the Neubauer Family Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago.

Cultural Studies

Thursday, November 5, 2020 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Zoom Virtual Event

Please join us virtually for this week's CSC talk, which will feature Adom Getachew presenting her work on the anti-colonial project of critics, intellectuals, and statesmen such as Nnamdi Azikiwe, W.E.B. DuBois and Kwame Nkrumah and the emergence of a right to self-determination as a distinctively anti-colonial ideal.

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