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FAMS Courses for Spring 2019

FAMS Courses for Spring 2019

FAMS courses offered in Spring 2019 include Global Horror Film, TV and Twitter, Introduction to Spanish-Language Cinema, Race/Gender/Class/Sports, Film & Video Forms, and Cyberpunk.

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A Critic's Point of View: Ann Hornaday and Cynthia Fuchs

A Critic's Point of View: Ann Hornaday and Cynthia Fuchs

Friday, November 30 4:30pm Art and Design Building 1007 Free and open to the public: George Mason's Delta Kappa Alpha invites you to A Critic's Point of View, a conversation with Ann Hornaday, movie critic for The Washington Post and Cynthia Fuchs, Film Critic and Director of Film and Media Studies at George Mason University.

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MFA Alum Priyanka Champaneri Wins the Restless Books Prize

MFA Alum Priyanka Champaneri Wins the Restless Books Prize

"The City of Good Death is an expansive novel about the proprietor of a death hostel, Pramesh, in India’s sacred city of Benares, where Hindus come to die a holy death, and the sweeping journey of discovery he embarks upon after finding his cousin and childhood best friend drowned in the Ganges. Priyanka Champaneri beautifully explores the sacred and the afterlife in this cinematic and emotionally gripping work about living and dying with dignity."

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Poetry Daily Moves to Mason

Poetry Daily Moves to Mason

Poetry Daily, the popular daily online anthology that has been promoting poetry since 1997 at www.poems.com, has begun the process of moving to George Mason University where it will be published in partnership with the Department of English’s Creative Writing Program and George Mason University Libraries. Founders Don Selby and Diane Boller, who are retiring at the end of the year after steering, editing, and growing the web-based journal for more than twenty-one years, will remain on the board of directors of Daily Poetry Association, the nonprofit organization that publishes Poetry Daily. Editors, students, and staff at Mason take on daily production as of January 1, 2019.

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Hernán Díaz Wins New American Voices Award For Immigrant Writers

Hernán Díaz Wins New American Voices Award For Immigrant Writers

On Thursday, October 11, 2018, Hernán Díaz, author of the novel In the Distance, was awarded the inaugural Institute for Immigration Research New American Voices Award. Fall for the Book created this post-publication book prize to recognize recently published works that illuminate the complexity of human experience as told by immigrants, whose work is historically underrepresented in writing and publishing.

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