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CHSS Events

Sep22

Fear 2 Freedom

Sponsors: Women and Gender Studies; Leadership Education and Development; WAVES

Women and Gender Studies

September 22, 2015, 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Johnson Center, Dewberry Hall

Join us as we assemble hundreds of “Fear 2 Freedom" (F2F) after-care kits which are an essential element to healing provided for those affected by sexual assault, child abuse, domestic violence, and sex trafficking. The F2F kits that we assemble at Mason, will be distributed to our very own Student Health Services, Wellness, Alcohol and Violence Education Services, and local area hospitals in Fairfax and Prince William counties. Web: http://fear2freedom.onmason.com/

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Sep22

Fear 2 Freedom

Social Action and Integrative Learning

September 22, 2015, 4:00 PM
Johnson Center, Dewberry Hall

Join us on September 22, 2015 from 4pm-7pm in the Johnson Center, Dewberry Hall, as we assemble hundreds of “Fear 2 Freedom” (F2F) after-care kits which are an essential element to healing provided for those affected by sexual assault, child abuse, domestic violence, and sex trafficking. The F2F kits that we assemble at Mason, will be distributed to our very own Student Health Services, Wellness, Alcohol and Violence Education Services, and local area hospitals in Fairfax and Prince William counties

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Sep24

Transnational Women Writers Reading Group

Sponsored by Women and Gender Studies

Women and Gender Studies

September 24, 2015, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Johnson Center, #240K

This reading group will meet biweekly beginning September 10th. The group will focus on transnational women writers of the twentieth century and contemporary writers. We will read works from the following authors: Buchi Emecheta, Nadine Gordimer, Edwidge Danticat, Julia Alvarez, and others.

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Sep29

Fall for the Book: CWB's Dr. Beth Cabrera author of Beyond Happy: Women, Work, and Well-Being

Center for the Advancement of Well-Being

September 29, 2015, 4:30 PM to October 29, 2015, 5:45 PM
Harris Theater

In her life and in her book, Beyond Happy: Women, Work, and Well-Being, Dr. Beth Cabrera seeks to help women find their inner potential for happiness on the job and at home despite the challenges they face. New York Times bestselling author Tom Rath calls Beyond Happy, “a must-read for both men and women who want to thrive.” Sponsored by the Center for the Advancement of Well-Being and Women & Gender Studies. Learn more about Dr. Cabrera's Book at http://cabrerainsights.com.

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Oct1

Global Affairs MA Open House

Global Affairs

October 1, 2015, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Mason Hall, Location TBA

Prospective students are invited to come and meet faculty and current students, and learn how and why to become a Global Affairs graduate student.

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Oct6

Take Back the Night

Sponsored by Women and Gender Studies and WAVES

Women and Gender Studies

October 6, 2015, 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Johnson Center, # F Third Floor

Since our beginning, Women and Gender Studies and WAVES has hosted Take Back the Night-a national march against domestic violence and sexual assault. This event involves a march around campus as well as time for students, faculty, and staff to share their personal narratives or read another person's

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