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Oct23
Fall for the Book & Fairfax City: Voices from the Attic:  The Williamstown Boys in the Civil War

Fall for the Book & Fairfax City: Voices from the Attic: The Williamstown Boys in the Civil War

Watershed Lit: Center for Literary Engagement and Publishing Practice

Saturday, October 23, 2021 2:00 PM
Civil War Interpretive Center at Historic Blenheim 3610 Old Lee Highway

Historian and author Carleton Young spent a decade retracing the steps of two Vermont brothers whose 250+ letters were found in a trunk in his parents' attic. Through the detailed letters, researching the many military campaigns the brothers witnessed and fought in, and walking in their footsteps, Young will present a compelling story of ordinary Civil War soldiers. His book of the same title will be available for sale and signing.

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Oct23

Invisible Hand Seminar

Kristen Collins (Mercatus Center): Discipline and Entertainment in Jean-Jacques Rousseau's and Adam Smith's Theories of Spectatorship

Economics

Saturday, October 23, 2021 4:00 PM to 5:45 PM

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Oct24
Fall for the Book Podcast: M.M. Bailey & Yermiyahu Ahron Taub

Fall for the Book Podcast: M.M. Bailey & Yermiyahu Ahron Taub

Watershed Lit: Center for Literary Engagement and Publishing Practice

Sunday, October 24, 2021 10:00 AM
Soundcloud & Spotify

Two writers discuss power, position, and moving forward: M.M. Bailey in her flash piece “Smaller,” and Yermiyahu Ahron Taub in his poem “The Light at the Beginning of the Tunnel.” Bailey and Taub are two of the hundred writers from DC, Maryland, and Virginia featured in This is What America Looks Like – the first anthology from The Washington Writers’ Publishing House in 25 years. The book showcases work that represents this landmark historical moment of a social justice movement in the midst of a global pandemic. Editor Caroline Bock drops by to discuss the importance of these works.

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Oct25
Fall for the Book: Finding Hope as a Teen Mom

Fall for the Book: Finding Hope as a Teen Mom

Watershed Lit: Center for Literary Engagement and Publishing Practice

Monday, October 25, 2021 1:30 PM
Crowdcast

With the right support, women facing teen pregnancy can find opportunities to achieve their academic and career goals. In Pregnant Girl: A Story of Teen Motherhood, College, and Creating a Better Future for Young Families, Nicole Lynn Lewis’ shares her own story of becoming pregnant in high school and eventually overcoming the obstacles of poverty, classism, and systemic racism to attend the College of William & Mary, raise her daughter, and ultimately found the non-profit organization, Generation Hope.

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Oct25

Criminal Justice Speaker Series - Laurie Robinson

Criminal Justice Speaker Series

Criminology, Law and Society

Monday, October 25, 2021 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Online Location

The Criminal Justice Speaker Series is a vibrant component of the MS in Criminal Justice graduate program. The speaker series brings individuals working at the cutting edge of criminal justice issues to Mason. All members of the Criminology, Law and Society Department are invited to attend.

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Oct25
Fall for the Book: The Hunt for a Victorian Serial Killer

Fall for the Book: The Hunt for a Victorian Serial Killer

Watershed Lit: Center for Literary Engagement and Publishing Practice

Monday, October 25, 2021 7:00 PM
Crowdcast

How could a doctor who used poison to kill ten people in Britain and North America — a brazen crime wave as notorious as Jack the Ripper’s — be forgotten today? In The Case of the Murderous Dr. Cream: The Hunt for a Victorian Era Serial Killer, Dean Jobb exposes the flaws, corruption, and Victorian morality that permitted a doctor to remorselessly kill the very women who turned to him for help.

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Oct26
COMM Fall 2021 Career Forum

COMM Fall 2021 Career Forum

Register here for the Fall 2021 Communication Forum. Space is limited and registration is REQUIRED in order to attend.

Communication

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Johnson Center, Third Floor, Meeting Room D

The annual Communication Career Forum is back as small in-person mentoring sessions for Fall 2021. Gain career advice and network with some of the nation’s leading communication professionals. We will be offering in-person interactive small-group mentoring sessions that will offer students an opportunity to speak with professionals representing a wide range of career paths – organizational communication, media production, journalism, public relations, sports communication, and more.

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