Professer Charlie Jones, our colleague, teacher, and friend, died suddenly on 5 April 2016. The Program in Linguistics and George Mason University is establishing a memorial fund for a Linguistic Graduate student Scholarship. Please contribute in memory of Charlie. See more for details:
Internship available for aspiring film reviewer at PopMatters. This is a chance to gain experience in writing reviews of film, television, and internet programming for a respected daily cultural studies magazine.
Find new ways to see your world with FAMS Summer courses. Titles include Conflict, Terrorism, Human Rights; Film and Video Forms; Film and Video Screenwriting; Intro to Film; Samurai On Screen; Women in Media.
Sally Keith, poet and faculty member in the Departments of English and Creative Writing, has received a prestigious John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship. The author of four collections of poetry, Keith teaches graduate and undergraduate students.
Congratulations to Doug on being awarded one of the "Teachers of Distinction " at George Mason. This recognizes his commitment to teaching and mentoring our linguistics students. He will be recognized and celebrated at the 2016 Celebration of Teaching Excellence on Monday, April 11, from 3:30pm-5:00pm in the main lobby of the Center for the Arts
The Pulitzer Prize and MacArthur Fellowship winning poet will read her own and others' work and speak about the importance of poetry and the humanities in today's world at The Vernon and Margarette Gras Lecture in the Humanities. It takes place on Thursday, April 21st, at 7:30 in the Center For The Arts, Grand Tier III.
George Mason University screened the documentary “Kandahar Journals,” an unconventional documentary that accomplishes just that by capturing a photojournalist’s first-hand experience of the war in Afghanistan.