College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Past Events



Mason Inn Conference Center and Hotel (renamed Mason Global Center), The Well
February 28, 2013, 7:29 PM

Join Folklore Studies faculty and graduate students for an drinks and dinner. We will discuss preparations for the American Folklore Society meetings and other upcoming events.

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Love Stories: An Open Mic Coffeehouse

Johnson Center, Room E
February 21, 2013, 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM

Come share stories of love lost, found, screwed up, or tender. Poetry, short stories, and music welcome. Tea and sweets will be served.

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Proposal Submission Deadline for Spring Registration

Interdisciplinary Studies
December 9, 2011, 5:00 PM

To register for a project or thesis (MAIS 798/799) for spring semester, you must submit your proposal to the Interdisciplinary Studies office by this deadline. It is strongly recommended that you hand in your proposal much earlier to give the Executive Committee ample time to review and give feedback before the deadline.

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An evening with filmmaker Tom Davenport of

Johnson Center, Cinema
November 15, 2011, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Tom Davenport is an independent filmmaker and film distributor of Delaplane, Virginia. He began work in film with documentary filmmakers Richard Leacock and Don Pennebacker and made his first independent film in 1969. In 1970 he returned home to rural Virginia and started an independent film company ( with his wife, co-producer and designer, Mimi Davenport. They are best known for a series of live action American adaptations of traditional folktales in series called "From the Brothers Grimm". The last film in that series Willa: An American Snow White ( is their first feature length film and the winner of the Andrew Carnegie Award from the American Library Association for "Best Children's Film of 1998." This event is free and open to the public.

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