College of Humanities and Social Sciences

CHSS Events


CSC: Migration, Education and the Rise of the Black Panther Party

w/ Donna Much, Assoc. Prof. of History at Rutgers Univ.

Cultural Studies

Thursday, April 20, 2017 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Johnson Center, Meeting Room D

As part of our Spring 2017 Colloquium Series, GMU Cultural Studies is proud to present a presentation by Donna Murch, Associate Professor in History at Rutgers University. Her research interests include historical studies of mass incarceration/war on drugs, Black Power and Civil Rights, California, social movements, and postwar U.S. cities. Her recent monograph, Living for the City: Migration, Education and the Rise of the Black Panther Party in Oakland, California, won the Phillis Wheatley Prize in December 2011.

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THEEB: Film Screening and Discussion, April 20

Global Programs

Thursday, April 20, 2017 5:00 PM
Johnson Center, Cinema

1916. While war rages in the Ottoman Empire, Hussein raises his younger brother Theeb in a traditional Bedouin community that is isolated by the vast, unforgiving desert. The brothers' quiet existence is suddenly interrupted when a British Army officer and his guide ask Hussein to escort them to a water well located along the old pilgrimage route to Mecca.

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CLS JOAL Comp Exam Workshop

CLS Graduate Student Workshop Series

Criminology, Law and Society

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Enterprise Hall, # 318

CLS doctoral students planning to take the JOAL Comprehensive Exam are invited to learn more from faculty about the exam format and content, as well as suggestions for preparation.

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