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5 Myths about the Liberal Arts

5 Myths about the Liberal Arts

In this issue of the Mason SPIRIT, the college's senior associate Dean, Robert Matz, takes a look at some misconceptions about getting a liberal arts degree and how the degree meets up with what employers are looking for in a challenging job market.

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FAMS Courses for Fall 2016

FAMS Courses for Fall 2016

Courses include Bollywood and Beyond, Film and Video Forms, Global Horror Film, History of World Cinema, International Mysteries, Intro Documentary, Intro Film, Japanese Cinema, Music Video Experimentation, and War and International Film.

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Mason Alumnus Makes Shakespeare Available to All

Mason Alumnus Makes Shakespeare Available to All

Johnson holds a bachelor’s degree in history and a master’s degree in English—an educational background one might conclude is a direct and expected link to a library career. But as the Folger is no ordinary library, Johnson’s path to it was no conventional journey.

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Matz Emphasizes Data on English Majors' Careers

Matz Emphasizes Data on English Majors' Careers

In an opinion piece on the Inside Higher Ed website, the college's senior associate dean, Robert Matz, offers data on the post-graduate employment of English majors to refute the familiar image of the food service counter as their inevitable landing place.

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Charlie Jones In Memoriam 1952-2016

Charlie Jones In Memoriam 1952-2016

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:

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PopMatters Internship Fall 2016

PopMatters Internship Fall 2016

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.

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