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Knowing Rendville! is on tap for Thursday evening, Feb. 23, from 7-9 p.m. at the Southeast Ohio History Center, 24 W. State St., Athens. The two-hour program features a 30-minute documentary on Rendville produced by the late Mark Leff of WOUB a panel of current and former Rendville residents including […]

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African American Studies news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Feb 01

Patricia Gunn, Associate Professor of African American Studies at Ohio University, was quoted in a Washington Post story headlined “This is sacred land: Nuns fight their own order to save historical plantation from being sold.” POWHATAN, Va. Each day, the sisters of a black order of nuns pass the […]

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African American Studies news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jan 02

NOTE: The deadline for the Martin Luther King Jr. Poster Contest has been extended until 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13. 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 […]

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African American Studies news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jan 02

Dr. Daniel Moak has joined Ohio University as Assistant Professor of African American Studies. He is also a new Faculty Affiliate of the Center for Law, Justice & Culture. Moak focuses on race and politics, with an emphasis on recognizing voices atypical to the discourse surrounding race. There are multiple […]

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African American Studies news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Nov 22

  CAS 2100x Mapping the Future is a new College of Arts & Sciences interdisciplinary course with five modules on profound issues facing contemporary society. Each module in the Spring 2017 course features a community event with speakers debating the core principles of an issue and students critically evaluating and […]

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African American Studies news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Oct 28

The Center for Law, Justice & Culture invites all interested students to apply for theCertificate in Law, Justice & Culture. The application portal is now open. The application deadline isFriday, Oct. 21, 2016. Student applications are acceptedonce per year. Students from all majors are invited to apply. Certificaterequirements Application form […]

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African American Studies news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Oct 03

The African American Studies Department welcomed back alumni at an open house during the Black Alumni Reunion. Just as alumni had plenty of stories to share, African American Studies faculty and staff had great news to talk about, too. In order to participate in this year’s festivities, and keep alumni […]

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African American Studies news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Sep 16

By Kristin M. Distel In Fall 2016, the African American Studies Department is offering a new course designed to teach Ohio University students the logistics of opening their own businesses. AAS 4900: Special Topics in Black Entrepreneurship gives students extensive experience with every step of creating a business enterprise. The […]

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African American Studies news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jul 12

The Fall 2016 courses for the Law, Justice & Culture Certificate includes 14 courses, many of them addressing topics from today’s headlines. The following list includes course name, time, instructor and prerequisites. The certificate is offered by the Center for Law, Justice & Culture at Ohio University. AAS 3691 U.S. […]

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African American Studies news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Mar 23

The African American Studies Department offers six online course this summer, with several of then filling Ohio University general education requirements. AAS 1060 Introduction to African American Studies ONLINE Class #5805 | Full Summer Session Description: Unlike most established disciplines, there is a lack of consensus among Africana studies scholars […]

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African American Studies news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Mar 11

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