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Work of Alumna Willis Featured in February Mason Exhibit

Work of Alumna Willis Featured in February Mason Exhibit

Scholar, artist and photographer Deborah Willis, who earned a PhD in cultural studies at George Mason University in 2002, will have her work on display at a Mason exhibit throughout February. The showcase, called "Progeny," features the work of Willis and her son, Hank Willis Thomas.

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Second Annual Lost & Found Stories

Second Annual Lost & Found Stories

This year's symposium is guaranteed to be better than the previous year's day-long event featuring presentations on the numerous communities of African Americans around Northern Virginia over the past 100 years.

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Lost and Found Stories:  African American Life in Northern Virginia

Lost and Found Stories: African American Life in Northern Virginia

On Saturday November 13th, community elders, historians, students, and visitors from throughout Northern Virginia converge on Mason's Fairfax campus to discuss the history of black life in Northern Virginia.