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A New Series of Talks on Writing and Action in the World 

A New Series of Talks on Writing and Action in the World 

On Wednesday, October 11, as part of the Fall for the Book literary festival, Mason’s MFA faculty writers presented the inaugural event of Life on the Line, a series of talks and readings that promises to become an important component of literary and intellectual life at Mason.

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New Collaborations between Writers and Artists

New Collaborations between Writers and Artists

This fall, two Call-and-Response exhibitions feature collaborative work between Mason writers and visual artists. These exhibitions seek to raise awareness of "invisible crimes" such as human trafficking and crimes against marginalized communities.

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MFA Alum Liam Callanan named 2017 Hunt Prize winner

MFA Alum Liam Callanan named 2017 Hunt Prize winner

Liam Callanan, George Mason MFA Alum and associate professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, has been named the 2017 recipient of The George W. Hunt, S.J., Prize for Excellence in Journalism, Arts & Letters. The 2017 Hunt Prize, which seeks to recognize the finest literary work of Roman Catholic intelligence and imagination, is awarded this year in the category Fiction and Drama.

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Laura Scott's New Novel Released

Laura Scott's New Novel Released

Laura Ellen Scott, author and professor of creative writing at George Mason University, just released the much-anticipated second installment in her New Royal Mysteries series, "Crybaby Lane."

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Ashley, Yadav named Fenwick Fellows

Ashley, Yadav named Fenwick Fellows

Jennifer Ashley, a faculty member in the Global Affairs Program, and Alok Yadav, a faculty member in the Department of English, have been named 2017-18 Fenwick Fellows by Mason's university libraries.

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Composition faculty share their expertise at ITL conference

Composition faculty share their expertise at ITL conference

Mason composition faculty continue setting the standard for innovation in pedagogy, and this year’s Innovation in Teaching and Learning conference, hosted by the Stearns Center for Teaching and Learning at George Mason University, gave many faculty within the program the opportunity to showcase what they know and what they do.

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