Upcoming CHSS Conferences

Posted: October 18, 2011 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: October 17, 2011 at 8:14 pm

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is hosting two conferences this month that are free and open to the public.

On Tuesday, Oct. 25, beginning at noon, “Whatever Happened to Journalism? The Past, Present, and Future of Journalism” features a media panel discussion moderated by former ABC News network correspondent and NBC News associate producer Kathleen deLaski, who is also a current member of Mason’s Board of Visitors.

Panelists are

  • Juan Williams, Fox News Channel
  • Steven Pearlstein, Mason Clarence J. Robinson Professor and Washington Post columnist
  • Angie Goff, BA ’01, NBC Washington broadcast journalist

The discussion is free and open to the public and will be held in the Johnson Center George’s Restaurant, Room 321.

On Wednesday, Oct. 26, and Thursday, Oct. 27, a seminar titled “Revolutions: Past, Present and Future” will be held in Mason Hall, Edwin Meese Conference Room. This seminar is open to students, faculty and the general public.

The program runs as follows:

Oct. 26

  • 10:30 a.m. to noon: “Comparing the American and French Revolutions,” with moderators Jon Barth, Jack Censer and Rosemarie Zagarri
  • 3 to 4:30 p.m.:“The Russian Revolution” with moderators Rex Wade and Steve Barnes
  • 4:30 to 6 p.m.: Roundtable discussion with moderators Cynthia Kierner and Eric Shiraev

Oct. 27

  • 10:30 a.m. to noon: “1989-1991: China, Russia and Eastern Europe, and Beyond” with moderators Mark Katz, Mills Kelly and Eric Shiraev
  • 3 to 4:30 p.m.: “Revolutionary Echoes and New Directions: South Africa, Latin America, and the ‘Arab Spring’” with moderators Jo-Marie Burt, Bassam Haddad and Les Kurtz
  • 4:30 to 6 p.m.: Roundtable discussion with moderators Eric McGlinchey and John Dale

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