College of Humanities and Social Sciences

CHSS Events


Author Rachel Snyder & Author and MFA Alum Laim Callanan Read From Their Work

Creative Writing
Research Hall, #163
April 16, 2015, 7:30 PM

Rachel Snyder’s first book Fugitive Denim: A Moving Story of People and Pants in the Borderless World of Global Trade was published in 2007 by WW Norton, and her second book, the novel What We’ve Lost is Nothing was published in January, 2014 by Scribner. Snyder’s print work has also appeared in the New Yorker, New York Times Magazine, Slate, Salon, the Washington Post, the Huffington Post, and others. She hosted the global affairs series “Latitudes” on public radio. She currently teaches in the MFA program at American University. Liam Callanan is the author of The Cloud Atlas, All Saints, and Listen (forthcoming). His work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, The Awl, Medium, Esquire, Slate, the New York Times Book Review, the Washington Post Magazine, and elsewhere. His short fiction has appeared or is forthcom- ing in Gulf Coast, the New Haven Review, Tinge, the Writers’ Chronicle, Blackbird, Crab Orchard Review, Southern Indiana Review, Caketrain, failbetter, Phoebe, and elsewhere. He currently teaches at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

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Relay For Life of George Mason University

Center for the Advancement of Well-Being
April 18, 2015, 3:00 PM

American Cancer Society Relay For Life campus events serve as a powerful way for you to raise awareness and funds in the fight against cancer, from helping people facing the disease in your community to ensuring cancer is a thing of the past for future generations. Today, with the support of thousands of student volunteers, the American Cancer Society is helping save more than 400 lives a day. And we won't stop until we end cancer once and for all!

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Social Sciences Event

Sociology and Anthropology
Johnson Center, #240A
April 20, 2015, 12:00 PM to 1:15 PM

How do the social sciences help society? Sociology Professor Johanna Bockman and Economics Professor Peter Boettke will each answer this question from the perspectives of their own disciplines.

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