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University Announces 2020 Winter Graduation

University Announces 2020 Winter Graduation

All 2020 graduates, from spring, summer, and fall, are invited to participate in George Mason University’s 2020 Winter Graduation on Thursday, December 17, at 2:00 pm, on GMU-TV. Following the ceremony, CHSS graduates are invited to join the college for its own festivities.

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Composition Faculty Contributions to ITL 2020

Composition Faculty Contributions to ITL 2020

Throughout the Fall semester, Mason’s Composition faculty have been busy—not only teaching online, but also preparing for and participating in the Innovations in Teaching and Learning Conference 2020, hosted by the Stearns Center for Teaching and Learning at George Mason University.

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George Mason University’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences Creates New Center Devoted to Literary Presentation and Innovation

George Mason University’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences Creates New Center Devoted to Literary Presentation and Innovation

Watershed Lit: Center for Literary Engagement and Publishing Practice brings under one umbrella the robust and diverse initiatives that have sprouted from the Creative Writing Program since its launch in 1980. The center, which provides an efficient and effective way to articulate the community that these initiatives help cultivate, includes Fall for the Book, Stillhouse Press, the Cheuse Center for International Writers, Poetry Daily, and the Northern Virginia Writing Project, as well as literary journals phoebe and So to Speak. Each entity maintains its own focused mission, governance structure, and budget, but will benefit individually and collectively through more strategic collaboration. Watershed Lit will also foster research by faculty and professional development of students, serving as a catalyst of transformational experiences.

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Community Engaged ENGH 101

Community Engaged ENGH 101

One of the biggest benefits of these courses is that faculty and students are able to reimagine what the connections between institutions such as Mason and the communities they reside in look like. -Dr. Wooten

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Trading Spaces

Trading Spaces

Spring 2020 sent Mason students and professors into the world of online teaching, many for the first time, with steep learning curves on an accelerated schedule. Four English Department professors explained how they succeeded—against the odds.

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Finalists Announced for the New American Voices Award

Finalists Announced for the New American Voices Award

The three finalists for the 2020 Institute for Immigration Research New American Voices Award are novelists Ishmael Beah, author of Little Family; Vanessa Hua, author of Deceit and Other Possibilities; and Lysley Tenorio, author of The Son of Good Fortune.

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