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Mason Out Loud Episode Two

Mason Out Loud Episode Two

Episode two of Mason Out Loud is available for listen! Mason Out Loud features creative writing and scholarship from GMU's English department faculty, students and alumni.

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The Role of the Poet in Our Times

The Role of the Poet in Our Times

Please join us for a reading and lecture by the Pulitzer Prize and MacArthur Fellowship winning poet Jorie Graham. She will read her own and others’ work and speak about the importance of poetry and the humanities in today’s world at the 2016 Vernon and Margarette Gras Lecture in the Humanities.

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The Folkways of Scotland Visit GMU

The Folkways of Scotland Visit GMU

Alan Reid and Rob van Sante headline Hylton in the Highlands, plus a performance of "The Adventures of John Paul Jones" at George Mason's Fairfax Campus; Dr. Joy Fraser presents "Haggis-Fed Rustics?: Images of Scottishness and the Story of Scotland’s National Dish," based on research from her current book project on the cultural history of haggis.

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Mason Folklore at AFS 2014, Santa Fe

Mason Folklore at AFS 2014, Santa Fe

Every fall, the American Folklore Society (AFS) holds its annual conference in a different city, attracting Folklore scholars and enthusiasts the world over. This year, November 5-8, the conference was held in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and the George Mason Folklore program, represented by students, faculty, and alumni, made a brilliant showing.

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American Folklore Society Annual Meeting in Santa Fe

American Folklore Society Annual Meeting in Santa Fe

We would like to celebrate the success of Kim Stryker from MAIS! Kim's concentration is in Folklore Studies. Kim was awarded travel funds by the Graduate Student Travel Fund to present her thesis work with Fauquier County small family farms on November 5-9, 2014 in Santa Fe, NM. Follow the link to learn more about the American Folklore Society.

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