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By Chris Caldwell Sydney Joslin-Knapp ’16 attempts to blend her photography degree with her African American Studies minor to show issues of race rather than merely tell them. “Since coming to OU, I realize just how little people talk about race in a productive way,” says Joslin-Knapp. African American Studies […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » African American Studies news Mar 03

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

The African American Studies Department is partnering with the Black Graduate Student Association on a series of coffee cup stickers in the Baker Center Front Room. The second one celebrates Black History Month with “OUr Black History Fun Facts: 1833: African-American James Roye begins attending Ohio University. Roye is elected […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » African American Studies news Feb 23

The African American Studies Department is partnering with the Black Graduate Student Association on a series of coffee cup stickers in the Baker Center Front Room. The second one celebrates Black History Month with some little-known facts: James Durnham, who was born a slave in 1762, bought his freedom at […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » African American Studies news Feb 19

The African American Studies Department is partnering with the Black Graduate Student Association on a series of coffee cup stickers in the Baker Center Front Room. The first one celebrates Black History Month with some “Did You Know?” facts: The hairbrush, lawn mower, cellphone, refrigerator, air conditioner and traffic light […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » African American Studies news Feb 17

The MLK Committee would like to thank the Ohio University community for its generous donations for the MLK Jr. first annual school supply drive, which ended on Jan. 30, 2015. With the help of faculty, staff and students and the $200 contribution from Athens Walmart and Larry Conrath Realty, the community […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » African American Studies news Feb 11

With Dr. Michael Gillespie, Dr. Katarzyna Marciniak is curator of the new Transcultural Encounters and Border Crossings Film Series at the Athena this spring. Marciniak, Professor of English, specializes in transnational studies, and the film series’ theme reflects her scholarly interests. Gillespie is Assistant Professor of Film Theory, with the […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » African American Studies news Jan 23

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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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » African American Studies news Jan 23

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