Criminology, Law and Society
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Past Events


Examining the Dynamics of Violent Victimization Risk Fluctuation

CLSSA Research Talk with Dr. Beidi Dong

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Johnson Center, Meeting Room G (#337)

Please join the Criminology, Law and Society Student Association as they welcome new Criminology, Law and Society faculty member Dr. Beidi Dong, who will be giving a talk on his research.

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CLS MA Thesis Workshop

CLS Graduate Student Workshop Series

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Enterprise Hall, 318

Please join Dr. Lum and Dr. Johnson to learn about the MA thesis process. Guidance about timelines, format, and structure will be provided. University and departmental policies on thesis completion will be reviewed. Open to CLS graduate students.

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11th Annual Critiquing Culture Conference

11th Annual Conference, Sponsored by GMU Cultural Studies Student Organizing Committee

Cultural Studies

Saturday, October 7, 2017 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Merten Hall (formerly University Hall), 1203 & 1204

The 11th annual Critiquing Culture Conference is brought to you by the Cultural Studies Student Organizing Committee (SOC) at George Mason University. The theme of this year’s conference of “Social Movements and Resistance” reflects the particularly potent political moment in which we are currently situated. Papers and panels will address, critique, or otherwise analyze contemporary and historical developments of, and responses to, activism and political uncertainty. Check out to see the schedule and other details.

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The Infamous Rikers Island Jail and NYC Criminal Justice Reform

A CLSSA Brown Bag Talk

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Johnson Center, Meeting Room E

Professor Laurie Robinson, a member of the Independent Commission on NYC Criminal Justice and Incarceration Reform, will discuss the Commission's report, released in spring of 2017, which calls for a variety of reforms, including closing the jail facilities on Rikers Island in NYC.

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CLSSA Graduate Research Working Group

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Enterprise Hall, 318

A forum for the development of independent research projects through collaborative feedback. All CLS grad students welcome.

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Women and Gender Studies

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Johnson Center, Dewberry Hall

Fear2Freedom is an internationally recognized organization that creates kits for victims of sexual assault and domestic violence. The organization partners with local hospitals and universities to create and pass out the events. This year Women and Gender Studies in collaboration with Leadership and Education Develop Office (LEAD) and the Student Support and Advocacy Center will be hosting an event for students to create these kits.

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The GetConnected Fair

The year's largest involvement fair - whatever you are interested in, we have it at Mason!

School of Integrative Studies

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Fairfax, North Plaza (and beyond)

The academic year's LARGEST organization fair!!! This year's GetConnected Fair will be during Welcome2Mason.

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