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The OHIO Women magazine featured Dr.FrancineC.Childs, Professor Emerita at African American Studies atOhio University, in a story headlined “A place to gather.” Over the years, Childs Elliott Street home became a gathering place for many as she echoed her grandmothers principles of hospitality and good works. … Every year, Childs […]

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African American Studies news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Nov 20

The Law, Justice & Culture Certificate program has 25 students who are learning about law, justice, and culture through interdisciplinary coursework. Brea Muzykoski is a second-year student majoring in Political SciencePre-Law and minoring in African American Studies. Muzykoski found herself interested in law, justice, and culture when she first began […]

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

Dr. Akil Houston, Associate Professor of African American Studies at Ohio University, was quoted in an article on The Cut headlined “The Complicated Psychology Behind Bee-Stung Lips.” There is a fundamental discord, then, between what is attractive and what is found in nature when it comes to lips. The golden […]

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African American Studies news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Oct 10

Dr.Robin Muhammad, Associate Professor and Chair of African American Studies, talked to the Post about “How the Department of African-American Studies plans to celebrate its 50th anniversary.” For the 50th anniversary, she wants the department to continue to do what it has always done. She wants to hold film screenings, […]

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African American Studies news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Sep 05

Dr. Gary Edward Holcomb, Professor of African American Studies, authored a book being released on Sept. 11 titled Teaching Hemingway and Race. “Teaching Hemingway and Raceprovides a practicable means for teaching the subject of race in Hemingways writing and related textsfrom how to approach ethnic, nonwhite international, and tribal characters […]

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African American Studies news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Aug 30

Dr.Akil Houston, Associate Professor of African American Studies, was quoted extensively in an EdSurge story headlined “#BlackStudentsMatter: Why Digital Activism Is a Voice for Black students.” There are great conversations happening on social media and people apart of the Black Twitterverse are bringing issues to the forefront. It brings a […]

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African American Studies news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Aug 24

From Compass Three College of Arts & Sciences faculty have been named members of theOHIO Challenging Dialogues for Contemporary Issues Task Force, announced by Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis on April 30. The Task Force has been charged with assessing national and world issues sparking civil discourse and working […]

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African American Studies news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 07

Dr. Robin Muhammad joined more than 80 activists, scholars, and artists in New York City for a two-day conference on Black Radicalism in the United States. Muhammad is Associate Professor and Chair of African American Studies at Ohio University. The conference brought together scholars and activists dealing with the history […]

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

Sophomore Aissatou Boye has been selected as a Presidential Leader by Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis. The Presidential Leaders are an elite society of student volunteers who give their time and talents to advance the priorities and initiatives of President Nellis. These premiere students are loyal Bobcats and role […]

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

Two lawyers brought their expertiseto adiscussion withOhio Universitys students in History of Injustices in the U.S. and Black Men & Masculinities classes on April 3. The African American Studies Department regularly invites speakers to classes to engage with students about important sociopolitical topics that our country is facing. “We are […]

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

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