The center, which provides an efficient and effective way to articulate the community that these initiatives help cultivate, includes Fall for the Book, Stillhouse Press, the Cheuse Center for International Writers, Poetry Daily, and the Northern Virginia Writing Project, as well as literary journals phoebe and So to Speak. “A major portion of the scholarship done at Mason is this kind of research,” says Brian Platt, chair of the Department of History and Art History. The diverse alumni of George Mason University are committed to strengthening the relations between alumni and the university through accessible and inclusive programs and services. Created in 1965, it supports research and learning in history, literature, philosophy, and other areas of the humanities by funding peer-reviewed proposals from around the nation.

One of the most recent awards supports digital revitalization and content upgrades for World History Matters, an online education resource for teaching world history. Thursday, October 8, 2020 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM, Election Day 2020: University Closed The event will highlight the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media in celebration of our 25th anniversary. Find a Job. CHSS's response to COVID-19 reflects our commitment to innovation in service of the community.

Learn about strategies for starting and editing projects, and make your writing sing! When people think of research at a world-class university of Mason’s size, they often picture scientists in labs with microscopes or researchers working with drones and other technologies.

November 25, 2020, 12:00 AM to November 29, 2020, 11:59 PM, © Copyright 2020 George Mason University. “The 10-year total for NEH funding to CHSS faculty is a great example of how Mason has been ‘punching above its weight’ for many years in advance of our recent reclassification as a Tier 1 [R1] research university,” says Ann Ardis, dean of the college. Teachinghistory.org is the central online location for accessing high-quality resources in K-12 U.S. history education. Learn how the humanities and social sciences can further your career. Center for Climate Change Communication’s Edward Maibach discusses how the recent fires and storms have forced a climate change discussion into the presidential election in Reuters, Forbes: Preston Cooper, Economics doctoral student, says testing is key to reopen colleges, Wall Street Journal cites Economics Bryan Caplan’s views on the worth of higher education, June Tangney considers travel shaming in a Washington Post article, Covid-19 and Muslim Religiosity: an AVACGIS Webinar Series

A significant portion of Mason’s NEH funding, nearly $5.1 million, was awarded to the Department of History and Art History.

Last fall, the Chronicle of Higher Education recognized Mason as the eighth highest recipient of NEH funding in the past decade, with 37 projects receiving funding amounting to more than $5.8 million.

Watershed Lit will also foster research by faculty and professional development of students, serving as a catalyst of transformational experiences. Not much at first glance, but each is the subject of a research project by a George Mason University professor who has received support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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NEH grants to the Department of History and Art History’s faculty have funded such research as Sun-Young Park’s study of the history of the architectural accommodation of disability in modern France, and Suzanne Smith’s cultural history project that explores the central role of funeral directors in African American life and during the civil rights movement. Phone: 703-993-1000 | TTY: Skype Chat The university’s prowess in the humanities, particularly the digital humanities, has additional benefits.

The CHNM AHA poster session was co-sponsored by (more…), Tags: CHNM, Digital Humanities, NHEC, Poster Session Posted in News | No Comments », Since 1994, the Center for History and New Media at George Mason University has used digital media and computer technology to democratize history—to incorporate multiple voices, reach diverse audiences, and encourage popular participation in presenting and preserving the past. Tweets by MasonAlumni. A number of CHNM staff were on-hand, including CHNM Creative Lead Jeremy Boggs to discuss WordPress, CHNM Director Dan Cohen to further explain text-mining tools, Jeffrey McClurken from the University of Mary Washington to present on Omeka and student web projects, CHNM Community Lead Trevor Owens to answer questions about Zotero, and CHNM Director of Education Kelly Schrum to speak about the National History Education Clearinghouse.

We seek a scholar of the highest caliber who is committed to supporting the diversity of George Mason University’s student population and the national and global society in which we live.

They aren’t imagining a historian or literary scholar in a library or archive poring over documents.

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