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The Department of African American Studies invites the campus community to celebrate the release of its newest faculty member’s book, A Nation Can Rise No Higher Than Its Women, on Thursday, Feb. 26, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Little Professors Bookstore. The event includes a reading, a brief discussion, […]

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The Wealth & Poverty theme presents a documentary, The House I Live In, on Thursday, Feb. 26, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Alden 319. For more than 40 years, the War on Drugs has accounted for more than 45 million arrests, made America the world’s largest jailer, and damaged poor […]

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The new Transcultural Encounters and Border Crossings Film Series presents Unveiled (2005) by the German director Angelina Maccarone, an American filmmaker of a Peruvian background, on Saturday, March 14, at 3 p.m. at the Athena Cinema. Admission is free. In Unveiled, Fabria, prosecuted in Iran because of her love affair […]

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The new Transcultural Encounters and Border Crossings Film Series presents Alex Rivera’s Sleep Dealer (2009) on Saturday, March 21, at 3 p.m. at the Athena Cinema. Admission is free. In Sleep Dealer, when Memo Cruz’s family is victim of a drone attack he finds himself with no option but to head […]

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The new Transcultural Encounters and Border Crossings Film Series presents Palestinian filmmaker Abu-Assad’s Paradise Now (2005) on Saturday, April 11, at 3 p.m. at the Athena Cinema. Admission is free. Paradise Now follows two Palestinian childhood friends who have been recruited for a strike on Tel Aviv and focuses on their […]

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The new Transcultural Encounters and Border Crossings Film Series presents Dirt (2003) by American director Nancy Savoca, of Sicilian and Argentinian background, on Saturday, Feb. 7, at 3 p.m. at the Athena Cinema. Admission is free. Dirt is the story of Dolores Del Rosario, who lives with her husband and […]

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The new Transcultural Encounters and Border Crossings Film Series presents Children in No Man’s Land (2009), by a Panama-born, U.S.-based documentary filmmaker Anayansi Prado, on Saturday, Feb. 21, at 3 p.m. at the Athena Cinema. Admission is free. Children in No Man’s Land is is a documentary that uncovers the […]

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Ohio University’s 2014-15 Kennedy Lecture Series presents “An Evening with Nell Irvin Painter” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 26, in Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium. A leading American historian and an award-winning scholar, Painter is best known for her seven books and numerous articles on the history of the American South […]

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MLK and Strategies for Social Change: Then & Now is a panel discussion about the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s strategic vision for creating social change and how activists are inspired by him today in the struggle for racial justice. The panel discussion is Friday, Jan. 23, from […]

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Ohio University celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a Day of Service school supply drive for Trimble Elementary School. The last day to donate is Jan. 30. Collection sites are Alden Library second and fourth floors Cutler Hall African American Studies Department (31 S. […]

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