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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

Visiting Glidden Professor David Crane will be on campus throughout February, offering a lecture series on accountablity for atrocity in aninternational sphere. All lectures will be taking place in Bentley 306 at 6 p.m.; the lecture series will run two weeks. There are seven total lectures that are scheduled as […]

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The Wealthand Poverty theme presents a public lecture byBrian Alexander onGlass House: Anchor Hocking and Lancaster, OHWednesday, Feb. 20, from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Walter Hall Rotunda. Watch on A&S TV. The iconic Anchor Hocking Glass Company, once the worlds largest maker of glass tableware, was the base […]

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  The Sustainability Studies Theme presents Dr. Erin OBrien on Urban Ecosystems: A conversation about Mitigating Climate Change on Tuesday, Feb. 26, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in Alden Library 319 (Friends of the Library Room). Worried about urbanization and the loss of natural environments? Come learn about how preserving […]

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The 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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The Wealth and Poverty theme 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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The 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 Wealth and Poverty theme presents a faculty research talk by Dr. Nicole Kaufman on Governing through Partnerships: State Agencies and Religious Organizations in Ohios Drug Policy on Wednesday, March 27, from 5 to 6 p.m. in Alden 319. Kaufman is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Ohio University.   […]

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The 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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Tariq Tarey The Wealthand Poverty theme presents the Ohio University Week on Immigrants, featuring Tariq Tarey and REFUGEE| An Exile Generation, on Friday, Feb. 1, from 2-3 p.m. in Alden 319. In this talk, documentary photographer Tariq Tarey will talk about what makes someone a refugee, the refugee journey, U.S. […]

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The Wealthand Poverty theme presents the Ohio University Week on Immigrants, Feb. 1-8 Immigrationis asignificant politicalissue across the world. An estimated 258 million people worldwide live in a country other than their country of birth. Nearly 50 million now live in the United States. The Wealth and Poverty Week on […]

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