Calling for Creative Representations for Next Dialogue:

We are looking for students who are interested in participating in an open mic for the next dialogue: Does Government Represent Us? The event will precede  with public expressions from participants who would like to share a poem, song, rap, video, speech, or open letter with the audience.  Subjects could include political agency, bi-partisanship, voting rights,…

Film Screening: American Textures

Part two of the Crossing Borders film trilogy: American Textures. Join us on April 13th for  a film screening and panel discussion! Wednesday, April 13 at 6pm in Merten Hall 1201 Dialogue and Difference will be co-sponsoring the second film of Crossing Borders intercultural trilogy called “American Textures.” This documentary follows six individuals of Black, White and…

Film Screening: Crossing Borders

Dialogue and Difference will be co-sponsoring the film screening and panel discussion for the movie ‘Crossing Borders’ Tuesday, March 29 at 6 pm in Research Hall 163 This film shares the experiences of eight students traveling together through Morocco and discovering themselves, each other, and the implications of the relationship between Islam and the West. Their…

Dialogue and Difference in GMU Fourth Estate

“Mason Students discuss Islamophobia” GMU Fourth Estate attended the “Islamophobia: Targeted Identities” dialogue on February 16th.  Nina Motazedi wrote an article outlining the panelists and discussion points from the evening. If you weren’t able to make it to the event, you can read here what some of our panelists had to say about Islamophobia.  

Remaz Abdelgader, Dialogue Panelist

Meet Remaz Abdelgader: one of George Mason University’s most active and inspirational student activists and a panelist for the Dialogue and Difference Project’s upcoming event “Islamophobia: Targeted Identities.”  Remaz is a senior at GMU pursuing her bachelors degree in International Conflict Analysis and Resolution. She is also attaining a double minor in Immigration studies and Pre-Law. She has held several positions as an intern and staff…

Recap of September 11th “Prereflection”

On September 10th, 2015, the Honors College, along with Student Government held a preflection about September 11th, 2001. The way that the conversation was set up was with five panelists which included different viewpoints and share their stories about their 9/11 experience. The panelists included university professors, scholars, and Mason alumni. After they shared their…

Dialogue and Difference Project Presents: Talking in Difficult Situations

A workshop focused on emotion and constructive dialogue in a conversation Come join us on April 21st, 7:30 pm in Research 163 for a workshop about ways to help express yourself positively in a conversation. We are involved in discussions  of one kind or another all of the time whether it is with a friend, family member,…

The Power of Words and Images

There is truth to the saying that a picture is a thousand words. Satire and cartoons have been a method of criticizing real problems in our society. This does not come without a cost as these individuals come under fire from governments all over the world. No better example shows a current event as the…