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THEEB: Film Screening and Discussion, April 20

THEEB: Film Screening and Discussion, April 20

1916. While war rages in the Ottoman Empire, Hussein raises his younger brother Theeb in a traditional Bedouin community that is isolated by the vast, unforgiving desert. The brothers' quiet existence is suddenly interrupted when a British Army officer and his guide ask Hussein to escort them to a water well located along the old pilgrimage route to Mecca.

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Apply to become a Writing Tutor in Spanish!

Apply to become a Writing Tutor in Spanish!

The Spanish program in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages invites all Spanish majors and Spanish Master’s students to apply for the opportunity to work as a Writing Tutor for Spanish undergraduate students in the fall semester of 2017.

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GMU Visiting Filmmakers Series: Visitor's Day with Nicole Opper

GMU Visiting Filmmakers Series: Visitor's Day with Nicole Opper

Sixteen-year-old Juan Carlos ran away from an abusive home and lived on the streets of Mexico City for years before finding his way to IPODERAC, a unique group home and social enterprise located in Puebla, MX. IPODERAC is defined by a strong sense of brotherhood and sustained by the sale of artisanal goat cheese.

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Martha Paley Francescato Scholarship

Martha Paley Francescato Scholarship

To apply, email your essay (as an attachment) to language@gmu.edu by Thursday February 23, 2017 at 5:00 pm. Include your full name, class (i.e., junior, senior, etc), degrees being pursued (majors and minors), the study abroad program you plan to attend, and your current GPA.

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Conference On Security in The Maghreb-Sahel

Conference On Security in The Maghreb-Sahel

The Maghreb-Sahel region sits at the center of some of the most significant challenges facing the world today, ranging from terrorism to refugees, from poverty to weak institutions. Please join experts from the United States Institute of Peace, the Center for Strategic and International Studies, RAND Corporation, the Embassies of Mali and Niger, the World Bank, and more, in a discussion of these challenges.

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