Arts and Culture

Tolkien’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ Is a Rich Resource for Mason English Professor

Posted: December 17, 2014 at 5:03 am, Last Updated: December 17, 2014 at 9:31 am

As fans of author J. R. R. Tolkien prepare to watch the last installment of “The Hobbit” in theaters this week, we took a few moments to sit down with George Mason University’s resident expert on all things Tolkien to talk about the writer and his epic stories.

Graduating Seniors Share Advice, Mason Highlights

Posted: December 17, 2014 at 5:02 am, Last Updated: December 17, 2014 at 2:51 pm

Nearly 8,000 undergraduate students will receive their degrees Thursday, Dec. 18.

Mason Alumnus’ Play Sheds Light on 70th Anniversary of Hungarian Holocaust

Posted: December 12, 2014 at 5:01 am, Last Updated: December 15, 2014 at 12:37 pm

The play by a 2014 Mason graduate is about three Hungarian Jewish siblings who find themselves with an unconscious Nazi solider in their home.

Student Film Discusses Long-Lasting Effects of Final Four Run

Posted: December 9, 2014 at 5:10 pm, Last Updated: December 9, 2014 at 4:56 pm

The prescreening of the 15-minute film, “8 Years Past Midnight” is at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10 in the Johnson Center Cinema on the Fairfax Campus

Pilot Theater Class a Cultural Learning Experience for INTO Mason Students

Posted: December 8, 2014 at 5:02 am, Last Updated: December 8, 2014 at 11:28 am

Four languages and four countries—Korea, Japan, Saudi Arabia and China— were represented in the class, which is solely made up of students from INTO Mason.

Film and Video Students Ready for Fall Film Showcase

Posted: December 4, 2014 at 4:45 pm, Last Updated: December 5, 2014 at 11:22 am

About 30 films from three sections of George Mason’s Film and Video Studies program will be featured Friday in the Johnson Center Cinema.