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GMU Visiting Filmmakers Series: Dark Money with Kimberly Reed

GMU Visiting Filmmakers Series: Dark Money with Kimberly Reed

Tues, Oct 30 at 4:30pm Johnson Center Cinema: Kim Reed's documentary examines one of the greatest present threats to American democracy: the influence of untraceable corporate money on our elections and elected officials. This political thriller takes viewers to Montana. a frontline in the fight to preserve fair elections nationwide, to follow an intrepid local journalist -- John Adams -- working to expose the real-life impacts of the US Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision.

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Visiting Writer: Cheston Knapp

Visiting Writer: Cheston Knapp

Cheston Knapp kicks of the Fall 2018 Visiting Writers series on Thursday, September 27, with a reading at 7:30 p.m. in the Johnson Center, Meeting Room G, on Mason’s Fairfax Campus. The reading is free and open to the public, and books will be for sale after the reading.

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Tim Denevi discusses American Fascism in CNN Op-Ed

Tim Denevi discusses American Fascism in CNN Op-Ed

"Afterward, as a dense blue string of thunderstorms rolled in from the south, drenching everything, I found myself thinking about a quote by the late David Foster Wallace: 'How do you promote democracy when you know that a majority of people will, if given the chance, vote for an end to democratic voting?'"

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Alexandra Ruiz Wins Robert Raymond Scholarship

Alexandra Ruiz Wins Robert Raymond Scholarship

Alexandra Ruiz, BFA ’18 and an incoming MFA student in nonfiction, has been named the recipient of this year’s Robert Raymond Scholarship, established by adjunct professor Rosalind Gann to honor her father and encourage diversity in the graduate creative writing program.

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