Folklore
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Past Events

Oct30

Folklore Spooky Stories Open Mic

Spooky Stories

Monday, October 30, 2017 8:00 AM
Johnson Center, Room B

Join Mason Folk and friends for an evening of spooky stories. We'll share stories of the Mason Pond Ghost and other Mason specters, and spooky stories from around region. This open mic event is open to all. Refreshments will be provided.

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Oct16

"An Afternoon of Calligraphy" : Presentation and Demonstration by Calligrapher Khalid Casado of Spain

Monday, October 16, 2017 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Johnson Center, F

This event will feature an introduction from Dr. Larry Butler, Islamic Art historian, and include a presentation and demonstration of Arabic Thuluth script by calligrapher Khalid Casado. Co-sponsored with the Department of History & Art History and with Scripts N' Scribes; a local arts organization dedicated to the promotion of Arabic calligraphy and ornamentation.

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Sep20

Discussing Catalan Independence with Toni Sala

Alan Cheuse International Writers Center

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
The Hub (SUB II), Front Ballroom

The Alan Cheuse International Writers Center is pleased to present an evening with our first international writer-in-resident, Catalan writer and journalist Toni Sala. Toni will join writer, translator and teacher Roser Caminals-Heath, recently of Hood College, and Head of the Catalan Delegation to the United States, Andrew Davis, to discuss the October referendum on Catalan independence from Spain.

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Aug28

Folklore Welcome Back Party

Monday, August 28, 2017 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Prof. Lattanzi Shutika's home

The Folklore Studies Program will host its annual fall welcome back party on Monday, August 28. Students and faculty can stop for food and fun anytime between 6:30 and 9:30 PM.

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