Virtual Variety Show!

Join us for a virtual variety show featuring the amazing versatility of the undergraduate and graduate students from the Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution and the larger Mason Community. Whether students have a presentation or a performance, a hobby, skill, or achievement, the Variety Show will showcase diverse forms of…

The Time to be Peacemakers is Now: Opinion Piece by Mackoy Turpen

Undergraduate Conflict Resolution in the World of COVID-19 Personally, I am in shock. Interpersonally tik-tok compilations and social media challenges seem to be helping, but external to our own sociality. What has happened? There are answers to that question that we know. We know millions have caught the novel coronavirus around the world and hundreds…

Daniel Morgan Intermediate School

On March 3rd of 2020, the Dialogue & Difference team conducted a dialogue for the Daniel Morgan Intermediate School in Winchester, Virginia. The dialogue consisted of both teachers and students with small group facilitation exercises and larger group debrief sessions emphasizing the importance of community. One of our interns, Byron Phillips, provided insight to his…

Spring Events Postponed

Due to health guidelines provided by George Mason University all events on campus have been cancelled for the Spring semester of 2020. Our intern team is currently working on online alternatives for our dialogue sessions so that we may continue to engage with one another. Please stay safe and hopefully we can connect soon!

Homelessness in the United States

Originally scheduled for Tuesday, April 21, 2020. 7:30 – 9:15 in Research Hall room 163 Facilitation training will begin at 6:45

Upcoming Events: Spring 2020

We are excited to announce the dates for our upcoming dialogues for the Spring 2020 semester! Specific topics can be found below. All dialogues will be held in Research Hall room 163. All are welcome! Spring 2020 February 13 Stupid Cupid: Love, Sex, and Safety 7:30 – 9:15 February 20 Right, Wrong, or Different? Rapid…

Past Event: Retributive/Restorative Justice

Thursday, October 17, 2019, 7:30 – 9:15pm, Research Hall Room 163 Facilitation Training: 6:45 pm – 7:15 pm Join us for the upcoming D&D dialogue event on Retributive/Restorative Justice. Don’t miss out!  10/17 Thursday 7:30 pm – 9:15 pm (Facilitation Training: 6:45 pm – 7:15 pm) at Research Hall Room 163.

Past Event:

Sustainable Development Join us Tuesday, March 19th, 2019. From 7:30 – 9:15pm, Research Hall Room 163 Facilitation Training takes place: 6:45 pm – 7:15 pm We welcome you to our upcoming D&D dialogue event on Sustainable Development.  Guest speakers will be attending!  03/19 Tuesday 7:30 pm – 9:15 pm (Facilitation Training from 6:45 pm – 7:15 pm) at Research Hall Room 163.

Past Event: Politics & Justice

Past Event: Politics & Justice Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 7:30 – 9:15pm, Research Hall Room 163 Facilitation Training: 6:45 pm – 7:15 pm Join us for the upcoming D&D dialogue event on Politics and Justice. Don’t miss out!  11/13 Tuesday 7:30 pm – 9:15 pm (Facilitation Training: 6:45 pm – 7:15 pm) at Research Hall…

Past Event: Election & Voting

Thursday, October 17, 2018, 7:30 – 9:15pm, Research Hall Room 163 Facilitation Training: 6:45 pm – 7:15 pm We have successfully ended the second D&D dialogue event on Election and Voting. Expect a new style and a more interative event! Don’t miss out!  9/18 Thursday 7:30 pm – 9:15 pm (Facilitation Training: 6:45 pm –…

D&D Interns in Action

D & D Project: Class Facilitation On September 27th 2018, Byron and Seong Jae, D&D Project Interns, visited a S-CAR (School of Conflict Analysis and Resolution) class and facilitated the dialogue on capitol punishment. Through this session, our project team gave trainees some useful examples of ways to conduct a dialogue.  

Past Event: Peace & War

Wednesday, September 17, 2018, 7:30 – 9:15pm, Research Hall Room 163 Facilitation Training: 6:45 pm – 7:15 pm Our D&D dialogue event on Peace and War ended with great success. Don’t miss out!  9/19 Wednesday 7:30 pm – 9:15 pm (Facilitation Training: 6:45 pm – 7:15 pm) at Research Hall Room 163. The panelists are…