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Folklore Program Announces Yocom Prize Winners

Folklore Program Announces Yocom Prize Winners

The committee agreed to award graduate student Sarah Holland for their paper and also recognized fellow graduate student Amanda Ellard’s paper “Cases of Taoist Folkloresque in Popular Chinese Digital Media” with an honorable mention.

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Graduate Student continues work in Calvert County

Graduate Student continues work in Calvert County

Last spring, Folklore students partnered with Calvert County, Maryland to produce short documentary-style videos and podcasts on the theme of Agriculture. Graduate student, Alyssa Tsukamoto, has continued working with the County through an internship.

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Spring 2022 Commencement and Degree Celebrations on May 20

Spring 2022 Commencement and Degree Celebrations on May 20

Mason's Commencement will be in-person on Friday, May 20, at 10:00 am. The college's Degree Celebration for the Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies, including the School of Integrative Studies, takes place May 20 at 2:00 pm; the Degree Celebration for the Social Sciences takes place May 20 at 6:00 pm.

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George Mason University at 50

George Mason University at 50

As George Mason University recognizes 50 years as an independent university, the College of Humanities reflects on how it has been an important part of Mason from the very start.

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Extended Deadline of 12/13/21!

Extended Deadline of 12/13/21!

Mason's Center for Humanities Research has issued a call for papers for its first interdisciplinary symposium, "Pasts/Presents/Futures," seeking proposals from faculty and advanced PhD candidates. The symposium takes place April 7-8; proposals are due December 1.

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Mason at AFSAM 21

Mason at AFSAM 21

Mason folklore faculty, students, and alumni were active presenters and attendees at the 133rd American Folklore Society Annual Meeting, held in Harrisburg, PA, and online in October.

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