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AAAS Interim Director Charles Chavis co-designs, co-curates "Enslaved Naturalist" exhibit

AAAS Interim Director Charles Chavis co-designs, co-curates "Enslaved Naturalist" exhibit

Charles Chavis, interim director of the AAAS program, and assistant professor of conflict resolution and history at the Carter School, and Travis Gallo, assistant professor in ESP, were awarded a $20,000 grant from the National Park Service’s 400 Years of African American History Commission to research, design and create "The Enslaved Naturalist" exhibit. The exhibit is housed in the John Mitchell, Jr. Program Digital Museum and curated by Chavis, Gallo, Mason doctoral student Laura Brannan, and researcher Ajanet Rountree.

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AAAS Associate Director LaNitra Berger named NAFSA president

AAAS Associate Director LaNitra Berger named NAFSA president

LaNitra Berger, associate director of the African and African American Studies program, senior director, Office of Fellowships in the Office of Undergraduate Education, and president, NAFSA: Association of International Educators, discusses the promise of international education for all students.

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Expanding the promise of international education

Expanding the promise of international education

LaNitra Berger, associate director of the African and African American Studies program, senior director, Office of Fellowships in the Office of Undergraduate Education, and president, NAFSA: Association of International Educators, discusses the promise of international education for all students.

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Extended Deadline of 12/13/21!

Extended Deadline of 12/13/21!

Mason's Center for Humanities Research has issued a call for papers for its first interdisciplinary symposium, "Pasts/Presents/Futures," seeking proposals from faculty and advanced PhD candidates. The symposium takes place April 7-8; proposals are due December 1.

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Talking about racial injustice and restorative action with Black leaders

Talking about racial injustice and restorative action with Black leaders

Derrick Johnson, NAACP president and CEO, and Spencer Crew, Robinson Professor of U.S. History and former director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, met in a virtual discussion hosted by the Center for Humanities Research. Stefan Wheelock, associate professor in the Department of English, moderated.

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