Monster Movie Night 10/24

It’s Monster Movie Night!

Join us for the cult classic of gooey greatness—THE BLOB. The film follows the havoc wreaked on a small town by an outer-space monster with neither soul nor vertebrae. Steve McQueen plays the rebel teen who tries to warn the residents about the jellylike invader.Plus, there’s MORE! Costume Contest: wear your best! Halloween Snacks + Treats! Prizes! For more information, contact Anna Murphy-Lang, amurph2@gmu.edu, 703-993-3471.

1From Kanopy.com: THE BLOB is available to the Mason Community through one of #MasonLibraries’ streaming video databases, Kanopy. Kanopy provides a collection of over 26,000 films including documentaries, indie and foreign films, as well as classic and feature films. Producers include the Criterion Collection, New Day Films, California Newsreel, Kino Lorber, PBS, First Run Features, Media Education Foundation, The Great Courses, and many more.

Call & Response 2018: Borders

Call & Response, an annual exhibition of collaborations between writers and visual artists, in which ones calls and one responds. The result is a dynamic set of paired works of words and artistic media that resonate and speak to contemporary issues. The theme for the twelfth annual Call & Response is Borders.

Call & Response: Borders is on display from Wednesday, October 10 through Sunday, November 25, 2018 in Fenwick Gallery, housed in Fenwick Library on George Mason University’s Fairfax Campus. An opening reception and panel discussion with the artists is scheduled for Wednesday, October 10 from 1:30 – 3 p.m. Reception refreshments provided by Argo Tea Cafe.

For more information, visit at http://fenwickgallery.gmu.edu/exhibits/borders.

Arlington Grad Research Day 10/8

Mark your calendars and join us at Arlington Campus Grad Research Day, Monday, October 8, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. A variety of workshops will be offered on Data, Zotero, Graduate Research, Graduate Writing, Publication Opportunities, University Dissertation & Thesis Services, Career Services – and more! The workshops are open to Mason grad students in all disciplines. Come to one, come to some, come to all – bring your laptop and bring your friends!

Brought to you by S-CAR Grad Office and Arlington Campus Library. For more information, contact Chris Magee, cmagee@gmu.edu, 703-993-8267.

#archivesmonth Archives Fair on 10/5

To celebrate Virginia Archives Month, Mason Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center hosts its first Archives Fair on George Mason University’s Fairfax Campus, 2001 Fenwick Library, October 5 from 1 – 3:30 pm. This is your opportunity to see what local Virginia archival repositories have to offer, speak to archivists, learn more about archives and archival services, and to see what interesting records they hold! The following institutions will be at the Archives Fair:

For more information about the Archives Fair, contact Brittney Falter, bfalter@gmu.edu, 703-993-2058.