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“The 50th anniversaries of the War on Poverty, which fell last year, and of the Appalachian Regional Development Act, passed in 1965, have prompted a debate about why some places cannot shake poverty….” —The Economist, March 21, 2015, “The Fifty Years War What has changed since the federal government went […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » African American Studies events Mar 02

As part of Wealth and Poverty in Appalachia 2015, Dr. Aretina Hamilton gives a research talk “The World of the [White] Unseeing: Uncovering the Black Spatial Imaginaries of African Americans in Appalachia,” on Thursday, April 9, from noon-1:20 p.m. at Alden 1951 Lounge. Abstract: In Dirt and Desire: Reconstructing Southern […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » African American Studies events Mar 02

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 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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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » African American Studies events Mar 02

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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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » African American Studies events Mar 02

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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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » African American Studies events Feb 26

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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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » African American Studies events Feb 26

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 | College of Arts & Sciences » African American Studies events Feb 22

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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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » African American Studies events Feb 08

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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