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College Celebrates Alumni at Two Special Events

College Celebrates Alumni at Two Special Events

George Mason University celebrated its annual Alumni Weekend on September 19-21 this year, and welcomed many Patriots from far and near back to Fairfax Campus. Among the host of activities planned for the weekend, the college was able to add to the festivities by entertaining its alumni at two distinct events.

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Center's small research grants now open to graduate students

Center's small research grants now open to graduate students

The Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies is pleased to announce that it will be awarding a number of seed research grants in 2014-15 designed to foster and cultivate the development of new projects in the study of Muslim societies and Islamic Studies, and to support the ongoing work of advanced research students.

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Religious Studies Welcomes Garry Sparks

Religious Studies Welcomes Garry Sparks

Prof. Sparks holds a PhD in Religious Studies and Theology from the University of Chicago (2011) and specializes in the religious history and culture of Latin America. His research and interests encompass contemporary Christian and Native American religious movements in the Americas, including liberation theology, Latin American Protestantisms, and the revitalization of indigenous traditionalism.

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***New Courses in Religious Studies for Fall 2014

***New Courses in Religious Studies for Fall 2014

Check out the newest course offerings in Religious Studies for Fall 2014: RELI 240: Death and the Afterlife in World Religions, RELI 332: Mormonism, RELI 376: Religion and Revolution in Latin America, and RELI 387: Islam, Democracy, and Human Rights.

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