Arts and Culture

Researcher Looks at the Challenges of International Adoption

Posted: April 18, 2014 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: April 17, 2014 at 1:43 pm

When Linda J. Seligmann and her husband adopted a baby girl from China in 2000, the reception they received triggered her professional, as well as personal, curiosity. The experience led to her latest book, “Broken Links, Enduring Ties: American Adoption across Race, Class, and Nation.”

Symposium Tells ‘Unspoken Histories’ of Landmark Brown v. Board of Education Decision

Posted: April 17, 2014 at 5:02 am, Last Updated: April 18, 2014 at 7:05 am

The Mason community and the public are invited to the April 28 symposium and film screening, which mark the 60th anniversary of the ruling.

New Website Uncovers History of the National Mall

Posted: April 16, 2014 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: April 17, 2014 at 6:57 am

It’s easy to forget how much history is under your feet when you walk the National Mall in Washington, D.C., but a new website created by Mason’s Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media was created with that in mind.

‘Windows From Prison’ Exhibition Opens Discussion of Incarceration

Posted: April 8, 2014 at 5:02 am, Last Updated: April 10, 2014 at 7:05 am

The collaborative project engages with the effects of mass incarceration and the places people call home, visit and remember.

International Week Offers a Glimpse of Many Cultures at Mason

Posted: April 7, 2014 at 5:01 am, Last Updated: April 8, 2014 at 7:00 am

Mason’s 34th annual International Week, a highlight of the academic year that showcases the diversity of the student body, kicked off with a parade of students displaying flags and native costumes from around the world.

The Wonder of It All: New Center for the Arts Season Announced

Posted: April 4, 2014 at 5:01 am, Last Updated: April 8, 2014 at 7:02 am

George Mason University’s Center for the Arts in Fairfax has announced its 2014-15 Great Performances at Mason season, featuring outstanding nationally and internationally acclaimed artists and ensembles spanning the globe and genres.

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