Tuesday, May 18, 2021 12:00 PM to 1:15 PM
Register at https://gmu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMkcOqrqDwuE91GbVcOYtubjj3pHiLtix7j
George Mason University’s Center for Social Science Research (CSSR) is committed to publicly engaged social science research that can promote social justice, inform equitable social policy, and foster university-community collaborations. Housed within the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, the CSSR builds on a long tradition of social science research for the public good. At its center are thematic research hubs focused on quantitative, qualitative and community-engaged research.
Join us on Tuesday, May 18th to learn more about the CSSR, its mission, and its capabilities.
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Zoom Virtual Event
Nur Sobers-Khan's paper explores the genealogy of Tilsimat-i Aja’ib (Talismans of Wonder) texts, a genre that features elements of cosmology and divination, in Urdu lithographs of the 19th and early 20th century in the British Library’s collections, examining the illustrative programs in these texts and positing a continuity with the Persian Aja’ib al-Makhluqat (Wonders of Creation) manuscript tradition.
Mason students join community and faculty actors in this “hybrid” production recorded from the Center for the Arts Concert Hall, employing the Moving Story Window Wall projection technology (developed at Mason) in order to blend scenic effects and on-stage actors with others appearing remotely.
The Spring 2021 NSF Virtual Grants Conference is designed to give new faculty, researchers, and administrators key insights into a wide range of current issues at NSF. NSF program officers will be providing up-to-date information about specific funding opportunities and answering attendee questions.
Registration will be free of charge and opens on Wednesday, May 5 at 12 p.m. EST.