This year’s New Leaves week, April 2-6, brings reading by visiting writers in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry in addition to special events and talks on making your way in the world as a writer. Watch creativewriting.gmu.edu soon for full details on individual events.
Weds April 4 7:30pm Johnson Center Cinema: The documentary traces the story of inmates in DC's infamous Lorton Correctional Facility who transform their prison experience while participating in a photography program.
Our courses for Summer 2018 include Gender, Race & Class in Media, Intro Film (DL), Film and Video Forms (DL), Media Criticism (DL), History of World Cinema (DL), Global Horror Film, Business of Film, and The Films of Akira Kurosawa.
Gregg Wilhelm, who will become the new director of Mason’s Creative Writing Program in May, will be joining us at AWP on Thursday night, March 8, for our reception and reading—5-7 p.m. at Bernini or Ybor, 1702 East 7th Avenue in Tampa, co-hosted by Stillhouse Press.
Curriculum impact grants, designed to encourage innovative programs with interdisciplinary, cross-unit curriculum, offer students new ways to consider some of the most critical issues facing our society. College faculty are involved with eleven of the newly funded programs.
Saturday, May 5, 2018: A full day of programming celebrating the growth of the program over the last decade and honoring alumni from the FAVS BA, FAMS minor and MAIS concentration in Film and Video. FAVS @ 10 features industry, alumni, and faculty panels on the state of media making today.
Bullets into Bells, a book of poems and prose calling for an end to gun violence in America, will be the focus of a reading on the Mason campus at 7:30pm on Thursday, April 5, in the Main Reading Room of Fenwick Library during the spring series New Leaves week.
Jeannie Vanasco continues the Spring 2018 Visiting Writers series with a reading on Thursday, February 15, at 7:30 p.m. in George’s, 3rd floor of the Johnson Center, on Mason’s Fairfax Campus. The reading is free and open to the public, and books will be for sale after the reading