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Fires at Sea Italy and the Migration Crisis

Fires at Sea Italy and the Migration Crisis

We invite you to a film and lecture series on Italy and migration which the Italian Program has organized this semester. In addition to MCL, the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, the Global Affairs Program, the Film and Media Studies Program and the Visiting Filmmakers Series are co-sponsors.

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Study Abroad during Winter Break in Ecuador

Study Abroad during Winter Break in Ecuador

Study Spanish abroad during Winter Break in beautiful Cumbayá, Ecuador, one of the most culturally fascinating cities in the world! Quito, the capital of Ecuador, was founded in the 16th century on Incan city ruins. It is among the best-preserved historic centers in Latin America. The rich culture and history combined with rainforests, volcanoes, the Galapagos Archipelago, and the year-round spring-like climate makes Cumbayá the perfect city in which to spend two weeks practicing your Spanish.

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Asha Athman receives MENAR Fellowship program

Asha Athman receives MENAR Fellowship program

Asha Athman was born and raised in Northern Virginia. She graduated from George Mason University in 2018 with a dual BA in Global Affairs and Foreign Languages. Recently, She receives a prestigious fellowship, "MENAR Fellowship" to live and work in Jordan for one year.

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Teaching Korean, With a Twist Headlines

Teaching Korean, With a Twist

As a long-time instructor in the Korean language Dae Yong Kim has faced his share of teaching challenges – early in his career at the Defense Language Institute English Language Center in Monterrey, Calif. and later, at a New York City high school. So, when he arrived on the Mason campus two years ago, he quickly settled into a more predictable routine. That, he thought, would change when he was asked to teach Korean not only to his students on the Mason campus, but also to students on the campus at James Madison University, a 4-VA partner school 116 miles to the southwest, via the 4-VA Telepresence Room.

CHSS Faculty Receive Curriculum Impact Grant Awards

CHSS Faculty Receive Curriculum Impact Grant Awards

Each year, the university awards several Curriculum Impact Grants through the Office of the Provost to help teams of faculty revise and design innovative multidisciplinary curriculum. Six of the 2019 grants went to teams that included College of Humanities and Social Sciences faculty members.

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