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All Ohio University students along with Athens middle and high school students are invited to enter the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. poster contest, “A Matter of Legacy: Creative Arts as Activism.” The Ohio University MLK Jr. Celebration Week Committee is sponsoring the first annual poster contest. Participants must create […]

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African American Studies events – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Dec 02

The Multicultural Activists Coalition, in partnership with a diverse group of Ohio University student organizations and departments, has organized a Pride Pachanga at the Living Learning Center on Friday, Dec. 2, from 6-10 p.m. The event includes food, dancing, and a celebration of culture and diversity. The group hopes the […]

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African American Studies events – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Nov 01

The Between Love and Hate theme presents “An Evening with Dr. Charles McKinney” on Friday, Oct. 14, from 6-8 p.m. in Bentley 135. McKinney’s talk will focus on the politics of gender and race in organizing and electoral politics. His visit is part of the “Protest, Politics, and Perception” theme […]

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Crossing the River, a two-day guided bus tour featuring the storied history of African Americans in southeastern Ohio, is Aug. 8 and 9, beginning and ending each day at Burr Oak State Park Lodge in Morgan County near Glouster and traversing four counties in Ohios Hill Country Heritage Area. The […]

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College of Arts & Sciences graduate students and their friends and families are invited to a reception immediately following Graduate Commencement on Friday, April 29, from noon to 2 p.m. in the new Walter Field House adjacent to the football stadium. All master’s and Ph.D. students graduating in the College […]

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African American Studies events – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 02

The Black Student Union is hosting a series of events to celebrate Black History Month. Soul Food Cook-Off Feb. 4, 6-7 p.m. in the Bobcat Student Lounge The Origin of the #BlackLivesMatter Movement Feb. 11, 6-7 p.m. in the Multicultural Center Harlem Nights Feb. 13, 7 p.m. in Walter Rotunda […]

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African American Studies events – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Feb 02

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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African American Studies events – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 02

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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African American Studies events – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 02

The new Transcultural Encounters and Border Crossings Film Series presentsPalestinian filmmaker Abu-Assads 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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