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Allen Johnson honored with distinguished alumni award

Allen Johnson honored with distinguished alumni award

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is proud to honor Allen Johnson, BA English '99, with the 2022 Distinguished Alumni Award in African and African American Studies. Johnson has been a dynamic and proven expert in the Washington D.C., Maryland, and Virginia Real Estate community for more than 20 years. 

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New American Voices Award Finalists Named

New American Voices Award Finalists Named

Sindya Bhanoo’s Seeking Fortune Elsewhere, Daphne Palasi Andreades’s Brown Girls, and Aamina Ahmad’s The Return of Faraz Ali have been named finalists for the Institute for Immigration Research New American Voices Award.

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The Conversation: Book Talk Series Featuring Dr. Charles Chavis

The Conversation: Book Talk Series Featuring Dr. Charles Chavis

The Conversation is an open discussion series hosted by Bus Boys and Poets and African American Studies Program at George Mason University in collaboration with John Mitchell, Jr. Program for History Justice and Race at the Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution. It provides a platform for authors and scholars in the DMV to discuss pressing their research in relation to issues at the intersections of race, peace, and justice. This episode features, "The Silent Shore The Lynching of Matthew Williams and the Politics of Racism in the Free State" by Charles Chavis

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An Evening with Joan Trumpauer Mulholland

An Evening with Joan Trumpauer Mulholland

Civil Rights activist and iconic Freedom Rider Joan Trumpauer Mulholland visits George Mason University in conversation to commemorate 60 years since the Freedom Rides revolutionized the ways of protest and the faces of protest during the modern Civil Rights Movement. Segments of the documentary, An Unordinary Hero: The True Story of Joan Trumpauer Mulholland will also be featured. Moderated by Professor Charles L. Chavis, Jr., all are invited to join this virtual event to remember, honor and celebrate diversity in the ongoing fight for freedom.

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