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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 news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Feb 03

Dr. Akil Houston, Assistant Professor of African American Studies, was quoted in an article by Claire Landsbaum on “Get over here, man: Decoding the bro-hug.” About 25 seconds into Tupac Shakurs music video for the 1993 hit I Get Around, it happens. Shakur walks through a pair of French doors […]

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African American Studies news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jan 29

Robert N. Rhodes,Professor Emeritus of African American Studies, passed away on Dec. 4. He began his career as an activist and concluded it at Ohio University, where he inspired generations of students. Ohio University alum Lyman A. Montgomery III ’91 writes in Shattered Masks: 7 Masks We Wear, “Unlike my […]

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African American Studies news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Dec 14

By Chris Caldwell Dr. Gary Holcomb, Professor of African American Studies, working in concert with faculty from around the nation, has secured a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant totaling nearly $200,000. The grant was issued on July 28, 2015. In total the NEH issued $36.6 million dollars to […]

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

Dr. Akil Houston, Assistant Professor of African American Studies at Ohio University, was quoted in an International Business Times article on “Bernie Sanders And Black Lives Matter: 2016 Presidential Candidate Struggles With Topic Of Race Despite History Of Civil Rights Activism.” For perhaps the first time since becoming the wildly […]

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

By Christopher Caldwell From working at a cheetah conservation last summer in South Africa to spending a day with Nelson Mandelas niece, Camille Smith ’16 knows that her heart has been drawn to a life of African study. With a bachelors degree in African American Studies, a double minor in […]

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

Plenty of Summer Session II courses are ready and waiting for students at Ohio University. See Summer in Athens information. African American Studies is offering three second session online summer courses: AAS 1010 African American History from 1526-1875 (2SS) This online course examines economic, demographic, social, cultural and political topics […]

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African American Studies news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 27

Where are the dinosaurs this summer? Online, of course. They’re hanging out in an online course that fillsTier 2 Natural Sciencesrequirements. GEOL 1400 Dinosaurs and the Mesozoic (2NS) This online course includesa general introduction to dinosaurs including their classification, anatomy, physiology, and behavior. Three major groups of dinosaurs will be […]

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African American Studies news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 21

Summer with the College of Arts & SciencesEnjoy our Parks | Fill some Reqsincludes courses that can apply toward Ohio University’s general education Tier II requirements in Humanities and Literature. Check the Registrar’s summer course offerings site for up-to-the-minute course availabilityboth online and on campus. AAS 1100 Introduction to African […]

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African American Studies news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 21

The first-ever Najee E. Muhammad Memorial Award is being awarded to Sharqaua Smith, who is pursuing a Bachelor of Specialized Studies with a major in Mathematics Pre-Professional Sciences through University College. The award is for an outstanding student who is part of the Diversity Studies Certificate program and who excels […]

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African American Studies news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 13

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