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.
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.
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.
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.
Don't miss the CHSS Community and Catalysts event on Thursday, November 18 at 7 p.m. Distinguished alumni, faculty, staff, and students will be recognized for their leadership, research, service, and contributions.