Past Events

Oct22
From the Classroom to the Picket Line: Education and the Crisis of Care

From the Classroom to the Picket Line

Education and the Crisis of Care

Center for Social Science Research

Friday, October 22, 2021 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Zoom https://gmu.zoom.us/j/95441748844?pwd=cStUc1NFOFR2c1hpbG91OGtJaEp0Zz09

This presentation explores the work that schools and teachers do to respond to students’ needs within the context of longstanding racial and economic inequities and standards-based accountability. It highlights the ways that teachers have organized to demand a living wage and affordable health care for themselves and the provision of basic services for students, families and communities. Join us for a dialog and discussion about social reproduction, educational inequities, and methods of resistance in contemporary public education.

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Oct22

Research Support Overview and Refresher

CHSS Research

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Friday, October 22, 2021 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Online Location

Please register for the upcoming Research Support Overview and Refresher. This event will provide CHSS faculty at any stage of career with information about the support the college and university offer to assist faculty with submitting applications for external funding and how awards are managed once they are received.

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Oct20

Fall 2021 Public Sociology Conference

Building An Interdisciplinary Community Through Public Sociology

Center for Social Science Research

October 20, 2021, 11:00 AM to October 22, 2021, 3:00 PM
Zoom (Details Available in Each Session Description)

Now more than ever, we need a rebirth in our approaches and relationships to one another, our overarching institutions, and innovations. Public sociologists can help ensure equitable and sustainable approaches to the problems that impact us all at a time when creative and inclusive inter-collaborative resolutions have never been needed more. Interdisciplinarity can guide and inform the task of reimagining and implementing inclusive, data-driven approaches to solving these complex problems. Join the Public Sociology Association's 7th annual Public Sociology conference around Building an Interdisciplinary Community through Public Sociology October 20th-22nd on Zoom!

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Jun7

Spring 2021 NSF Virtual Grants Conference

National Science Foundation

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

June 7, 2021 to June 11, 2021

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.

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