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ART & POLITICS DURING THE FRENCH REVOLUTION

ART & POLITICS DURING THE FRENCH REVOLUTION

Dr. Valerie Mainz is a a world-renowned specialist of the art and culture of the French Revolution. She curated two major exhibitions: L’Image du Travail et la Révolution française at the Museum of the French Revolution, Vizille, France in 1999 and, with Dr Richard Williams, Paper, Stone, Flesh and Blood: Transforming Views of Sculpture in French Revolutionary Prints, at the Henry Moore Institute Leeds in 2006. Her research also focuses in on the interfaces between history and history painting, the guises of prints and caricatures, academic art theory, the representation of Jews in the Early Modern period, and issues of reception and dissemination. She is developing the Pencheon Collection of French Revolutionary material located in Special Collections, Brotherton Library, University of Leeds.

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Language, Identity and Education in Québec and Puerto Rico

Language, Identity and Education in Québec and Puerto Rico

Dr. Patrick-André Mather, a full professor at the University of Puerto Rico. He will be presenting his current research comparing language policies in Québec and Puerto Rico, especially as it pertains to bilingualism. The title of the talk is: “Language, Identity and Education in Québec and Puerto Rico” The presentation will take place in AQ 346, 1:30 – 2:45 pm, on Thursday, October 25.

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Creating Inclusive Spaces for Mason Students

Creating Inclusive Spaces for Mason Students

What does it mean to create inclusive spaces for Mason students in 2018? As a public institution serving the most diverse student population in the Commonwealth, this is one of the most critical questions that we face as pedagogues and learners.

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Aurelio Martinez and the Garífuna Story

Aurelio Martinez and the Garífuna Story

Honduran musician Aurelio Martínez joins Mason’s Chair of the Department of Modern and Classical Languages, Rei Berroa for a moderated conversation about Garífuna. Together, they will explore history, music, politics, diversity and the undeniable commitment of art and the artist to tell the truth to uplift and celebrate the human condition.

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Share Your Story

Share Your Story

Well-being is more than just a concept – it’s a way of living. At Mason, we aim to thrive together. A vital part of that is inspiring each other. Have you screwed up? We all do sometimes. Tell us your rebound resilience story. Do you enjoy a certain well-being practice? Let us know.

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