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University to Remember Brown

University to Remember Brown

On May 5, 2010, George Mason University will remember Lorraine Brown, professor emeritus of English who passed away in February after 42 years of service to the university.

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The New English Department T-Shirts are Here

The New English Department T-Shirts are Here

The comfortable and stylish English Department T-shirt, with its distinctive Beowulf with Blackberry logo, is now available in the English Department Office, for the low, low price of $6.00 a shirt. See Cloud Spurlock to buy a shirt, and wear you English Department colors!

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Two English Students Win 2010 Dean's Challenge Awards

Two English Students Win 2010 Dean's Challenge Awards

English Master's degree student Malisah Small and English undergraduate student Nicole Wiesenhahn are 2010-2011 recipients of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences Dean's Challenge Award. The award acknowledges exceptional undergraduate and graduate students who have excelled while making academically challenging choices.

Folklorist Timothy Tangherlini Discusses Current Project on Folklore and Geographic Information Systems

Folklorist Timothy Tangherlini Discusses Current Project on Folklore and Geographic Information Systems

Professor Timothy Tangherlini will present and discuss his current project on folklore and geographic information systems. This innovative work brings together the fields and practices of folklore, cultural geography, ethnography, and the digital humanities. Professor Tangherlini was awarded a 2009 American Council of Learned Societies Digital Innovation Fellowship for this project. The presentation is scheduled for Monday, May 3, 7:20 - 10:00 pm in the Johnson Center, Third Floor, Room F.

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Department Chair's Challenge

Department Chair's Challenge

In an effort to raise funds to support current students through fellowships, internships and awards, George Mason University English Department Chair Robert Matz is challenging himself with a ride of 224 miles that must be completed in 24 hours. The action starts April 16.

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Professor Amal Amireh Gives Fenwick Fellows Lecture

Professor Amal Amireh Gives Fenwick Fellows Lecture

Professor Amal Amireh, the 2008-2009 Fenwick Fellow, will give the annual Fenwick Fellow Lecture on April 7, 2010 in the Johnson Center, Room A, at 2 - 4 pm. Her lecture is entitled "Between Nationalism and Globalization: Representations of Arab Masculinity in Arab Popular Culture."

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