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Challenging Dialogues in Arts & Sciences

In his inaugural address, Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis challenged the university to become a place where dialogue and rigorous, civil debate are institutional hallmarks.

Challenging Dialogues in the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University are lectures and discussions about difficult topics and today’s headlines.

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All events are free and open to the public.

Upcoming Challenging Dialogues Events

Mohamed Ameermia, portraitThe War and Peace theme presents Mohamed Ameermia discussing The Role of the National Civil Society Organizations in Promoting Human Rights: The Case of South African Human Rights Commission on April 10 at 6 p.m. in Porter 104. Ameermia, commissioner on the South African Human Rights Commission, holds a B.A., […]

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Dr. Michael Veberauthor of the recent book Tell Me Something I Dont Know (Broadview Press 2018)discusses his book in Jeremy Morriss Theory of Knowledge class on Tuesday, April 16, and is giving a public lecture titled “No-Platforming and the Paradox of Dogmatism” at 5:30 p.m. in Ellis 103. Veber is […]

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Dean Gillispie, portraitThe Center for Law, Justice & Culture in collaboration with the the Ohio Innocence Project chapter of Ohio University (OIP-u) and the Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity, the Ohio Innocence Project is pleased to announce that Dean Gillispie, an Ohio Innocence Project exoneree, will be on campus to share his […]

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Religion and Ideology in Diaspora Governance: Institutions, Political Parties and Civil SocietyThe War and Peace Theme presents a discussion of “Religion and Ideology in Diaspora Governance: Institutions, Political Parties and Civil Society” on April 17 at 6 p.m. om Porter 104. The speakers are: Bahar Baser, Associate Professor at the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations. She is also an […]

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Kevin Murphy, portraitThe George Washington Forum at Ohio University presents “Human Capital, Inequality and Economic Growth” on Thursday, April 18, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. in Galbreath Chapel. The speaker is Kevin Murphy, the George J. Stigler Distinguished Service Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He earned […]

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This Is What We Do Promotional Image, two soldiers with machine gunThe Contemporary History Institute presents a screening of an episode of Ken Burns and Lynn Novicks documentary, The Vietnam War on March 2, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. in Bentley 124. CHI will screen episode five of the Burns and Novick series, titled ‘This Is What We Do’ (July 1967-December […]

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Liat Ben-Moshe, portraitTheSociology & Anthropology Colloquium series presents a faculty research talk by Dr. Liat Ben-Moshe on Why Prisons Are Not the New Asylums on Monday, March 4, from 11:50 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in Alden 319. Ben-Moshe is Assistant Professor of Disability Studies at the University of Toledo. The talk is […]

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George Washington Forum logo, with eagleThe George Washington Forum at Ohio University presents a daylong conference on “Popular Sovereignty and Populism” on March 15-16, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in Baker University Center 240/242. Keith Baker (Stanford), Mark Blitz (Claremont McKenna), Michael Braddick (Sheffield), and Catherine Zuckert (Notre Dame) will deliver plenary lectures. […]

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The San Antonio Four pose for a group shotSouthwest of Salem – Festival Trailer from Myth of Monsters Studios on Vimeo. The Center for Law, Justice & Culture in collaboration with theOhio Innocence Project is pleased to announce that the San Antonio Four will provide a panel discussion on Thursday, March 21, from 6 to 9 p.m. in […]

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Dr. Nicole Kaufman, portrait  The Wealth and Poverty theme presents a faculty research talk by Dr. Nicole Kaufman on Governing through Partnerships: Neoconservative Governance and State Reliance on Religious NGOs in Drug Policy on Wednesday, March 27, from 5 to 6 p.m. in Alden 319. Abstract: From the drug war to current responses […]

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