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African American Studies invites the department’s students, alumni, faculty, and staff to a Spring Wrap-Up event. The department offices at 31 S. Court St. are open to all department affiliated persons on Tuesday, April 21, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Coffee and donuts are served from 8 to 11 […]

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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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The Between Love and Hate curricular theme is co-sponsoring Hip Hop Awareness Week at Ohio University, March 30 to April 4. The week-long series of events is brought to campus by the Ohio University chapter of Hip Hop Congress, the Student Activities Commission (SAC), and the Black Student Cultural Programming […]

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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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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 Between Love and Hate theme presents “The Devil Quotes Scripture: Intersections of Spirituality, Sexuality, and Race on Empire” on Tuesday, April 14, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Faculty Commons on the third floor of Alden Library. Empire is the new Fox hit that drew 17 million viewers […]

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The annual Najee E. Muhammad Memorial Lecture features Dr. Mary E. Weems presenting “Black Notes: One Woman Performance” on Wednesday, April 15, at 7 p.m. in Galbreath Chapel. A book signing follows the lecture. Weems is a poet, playwright, imagination-intellect theorist and social-cultural foundations of education scholar. She is the […]

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Dr. Treva Lindsey discusses “Representin': The Politics of Black Pop Culture in the Era of #BlackLivesMatter” on Thursday, April 16, from 4-6 p.m. in Bentley Hall 129. Lindsey is Assistant Professor of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Ohio University. She specializes in black feminist theory, women’s history, and popular […]

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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 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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