Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

CHSS Events


Seeds of Change Recognition Event

Social Action and Integrative Learning

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Merten Hall (formerly University Hall), 1201

Please join us at the Seeds of Change recognition event held April 18th, 2017 from 1-3pm in Merten 1201. This event celebrates and recognizes the impactful and incredible work we see in our community. We hope you will join us for light refreshments and the celebration of community engagement here at Mason. We will be awarding graduating seniors the Community Engagement Medallion and recognizing several unique and wonderful partnerships of community partners, faculty and students. If you would like your group to be considered for this recognition, please contact Patty Mathison, SAIL Director at

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CSC: Migration, Education and the Rise of the Black Panther Party

w/ Donna Much, Assoc. Prof. of History at Rutgers Univ.

Cultural Studies

Thursday, April 20, 2017 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Johnson Center, Meeting Room D

As part of our Spring 2017 Colloquium Series, GMU Cultural Studies is proud to present a presentation by Donna Murch, Associate Professor in History at Rutgers University. Her research interests include historical studies of mass incarceration/war on drugs, Black Power and Civil Rights, California, social movements, and postwar U.S. cities. Her recent monograph, Living for the City: Migration, Education and the Rise of the Black Panther Party in Oakland, California, won the Phillis Wheatley Prize in December 2011.

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