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Dr. Marina Peterson, Associate Professor of Performance Studies in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Center for Law, Justice & Culture faculty member, is seeking an undergraduate research apprentice for her current book project, Auditory Atmospheres.  A historical ethnography of noise pollution, Auditory Atmospheres examines its roots in 1960s environmentalism, its formation […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » center for law justice and culture Feb 25

The faculty affiliated with the Center for Law, Justice & Culture are all interested in connections between law and cultural, political, and social life. Exploring those connections often falls under law and society studies. For Dr. Jennifer Fredette, Assistant Professor of Political Science and one of the newest faculty members […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » center for law justice and culture Feb 20

Students for Law, Justice & Culture is calling for participants in a student research panel on April 2 from 5 to 7 p.m. centered on the U.S. criminal justice system. Students who have conducted fieldwork, done research, are involved in activism or are generally interested in criminal justice are encouraged […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » center for law justice and culture Feb 16

“A lot of my questions are both economic and legal questions,” explained Dr. Smoki Musaraj, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and one of the newest faculty members of the Center for Law, Justice & Culture. Musaraj researches informal practices and economies in post-socialist contexts, specifically in her home country of Albania. […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » center for law justice and culture Feb 11

The Middle East and North Africa Film Series presents Forget Baghdad on Monday, March 16, at 6:30 p.m. in Baker Center 231. The documentary (directed by Samir) tells the story of four Baghdadi-Jews, all former members of the Iraqi Communist Party during the 1940s and 1950s. The four elderly protagonists are […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » center for law justice and culture Feb 02

The Middle East and North Africa Film Series presents Wadjda on Monday, March 23, at 6:30 p.m. in Baker Center 231. This film (directed by Haifaa al-Mansour) tells the story of an 11-year-old Saudi girl living in the capital of the kingdom, Riyadh. Weaving together the politics of class, gender, […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » center for law justice and culture Feb 02

The Middle East and North Africa Film Series presents Taxi to the Dark Side on Monday, March 30, at 6:30 p.m. in Baker Center 231. This documentary (directed by Alex Gibney) takes off from an investigation into the killing of an Afghani taxi driver at the hands of U.S. interrogators. The investigation, […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » center for law justice and culture Feb 02

The Middle East and North Africa Film Series presents The Blue Wave (Mavi Dalga) on Monday, April 13, at 6:30 p.m. in Baker Center 231. This film (directed by Zeynep Dadak and Merve Kayan) is a feminist perspective on the story of adolescence in a small Turkish city told through the […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » center for law justice and culture Feb 02

The Middle East and North Africa Film Series presents The “Other” Threat: Arab and Muslim Immigrants in Europe on Monday, Feb. 2, at 6:30 p.m. in Baker Center 231. This documentary (directed by Bassam Haddad) reveals the history and contemporary politics of Arab/Muslim migration to two European countries that featured terrorist attacks […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » center for law justice and culture Feb 02

Representatives from the Ohio Innocence Project, one of the most successful organizations in the nation for exonerating innocent prisoners, will speak in Walter Rotunda on Feb. 9 from 4 to 6 p.m. for a talk on “The Ohio Innocence Project: From Death Row to Freedom.” Director and Co-founder Mark Godsey […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » center for law justice and culture Feb 02

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