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Oct3
Food for Thought

Food for Thought: The GMU Center for Psychological Services 6th Annual Fundraiser

The GMU Center for Psychological Services 6th Annual Fundraiser

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Monday, October 3, 2022 6:00 PM EDT

Join us at Leidos' Global Headquarters for the GMU Center for Psychological Services 6th Annual Fundraiser, Food for Thought. Help the Center reduce its waitlist of over 200 children, teens, adults, and veterans for affordable mental health services while participating in our one-of-a-kind auction, sampling culinary delights, and sipping signature cocktails. Learn more and purchase your ticket now! one.bidpal.net/foodforthought

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Oct12
Art, Text, and the Body: Feminist Theory and South Asian History

Art, Text, and the Body: Feminist Theory and South Asian History

Watershed Lit: Center for Literary Engagement and Publishing Practice

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 3:00 PM EDT
Johnson Center, Wilkins Plaza Tent, between the Johnson Center and Horizon Hall

Re-examine feminist theory through a South Asian lens using ancient sculpture, mystic folk poetry, philosophy and more with Anu Aneja, author of Feminist Theory and Aesthetics Within: A Perspective from South Asia. Sponsored by Women and Gender Studies.

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Oct12
Irma Stern and the Racial Paradox of South African Modern Art

Irma Stern and the Racial Paradox of South African Modern Art

Watershed Lit: Center for Literary Engagement and Publishing Practice

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 4:30 PM EDT
Online Location

In LaNitra Berger’s sweeping book, Irma Stern and the Racial Paradox of South African Modern Art: Audacities of Color, she examines how a white artist became South Africa's most prolific painter of Black, Jewish, and Colored life while maintaining controversial positions on race. Register for free: https://cglink.me/2d7/r1641499 Sponsored by Women and Gender Studies, and African and African American Studies.

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Oct13
America Calling with Rajika Bhandari

America Calling with Rajika Bhandari

Watershed Lit: Center for Literary Engagement and Publishing Practice

Thursday, October 13, 2022 12:00 PM EDT
Johnson Center, Wilkins Plaza Tent, between the Johnson Center and Horizon Hall

Rajika Bhandari’s memoir, America Calling: A Foreign Student in a Country of Possibility, explores the travails of international students in the U.S., the web of immigration they must navigate, and Bhandari's journey as a woman of color and Asian American immigrant. Sponsored by Women & Gender Studies and African & African American Studies.

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Oct14
Public Humanities Showcase with Lloyd Wolf, Sushmita Mazumdar, Lara Ajami, and Dewey Tron

Public Humanities Showcase with Lloyd Wolf, Sushmita Mazumdar, Lara Ajami, and Dewey Tron

A Panel moderated by Catherine Olien

Center for Humanities Research

Friday, October 14, 2022 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
Hybrid Event: Horizon Hall 6325 on Mason's Fairfax Campus or via Zoom (registration required; link below)

Please join the Center for Humanities Research in its first public humanities showcase, intended to highlight the possibilities of this methodology to form a bridge between the academy and the community.

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