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Burt Article in Foreign Policy in Focus

Burt Article in Foreign Policy in Focus

Professor Burt, who is closely following the presidential elections in Peru (the second-round vote is scheduled for June 5), published an article in Foreign Policy in Focus on the candidacy of Keiko Fujimori, daughter of the former president Alberto Fujimori, who in 2009 was convicted of crimes against humanity and is serving a 25-year prison term in a Peruvian jail.

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New Quarters for Modern and Classical Languages

New Quarters for Modern and Classical Languages

The Department of Modern and Classical Languages has moved to the the Aquia Building located between Thompson Hall and Student Union Building I. The phone number remains the same - 703-993-1220.

Warren Brown and Robert Pinsky to Speak at Convocations

Warren Brown and Robert Pinsky to Speak at Convocations

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is proud to announce the speakers for this year’s convocation ceremonies. Warren Brown, the founder and owner of successful bakery CakeLove and Love Café’, and poet and author Robert Pinsky are the speakers for this year’s convocation ceremonies.

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Burt Introduces New Issue

Burt Introduces New Issue

Several participants in a recent international symposium publish analyses from the symposium in Global Studies Review. Sponsored by the Mason Transitional/Transnational Justice Working Group, the symposium theme was "Accountability after Mass Atrocity: Latin American and African Examples in Comparative Perspective." The introduction by Jo-Marie Burt, Public and International Affairs, gives context and connection to their articles.

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Greet's Book Published

Greet's Book Published

On Thursday, December 10, 2009, Dr. Michele Greet’s latest book Beyond National Identity: Pictorial Indigenism as a Modernist Strategy in Andean Art will be launched at the Art Museum of the Americas. This book is being lauded as “an excellent contribution to the literature on Latin American art and culture."

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College Launches New Global MA

College Launches New Global MA

Fall 2009, students at George Mason University will have the opportunity to earn a master of arts in global affairs. Building on Mason’s commitment to global education, the MA in global affairs gives students an opportunity to further explore globalization and choose from courses from a variety of disciplines.

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