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Alumni News | Phillip Russell Authors ‘Watching Myself Die’ in Unwinnable Monthly

Phillip Russell, portraitOhio University alum Phillip Russell, a writer based in Seattle, authored a cover story at Unwinnable Monthly headlined “Watching Myself Die.” Russell, who earned an M.A. in English in 2018, begins his story be recounting feeling represented in 2013; Barack Obama was in the White House, and Sam and Henry […]

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Posted on 09/22/2020

Alumni News | Stine’s New Book, Road out of Winter, Set in Appalachia Ravaged by Climate Change

Alison Stine, portraitOhio University alum Alison Stine’s new book, Road Out of Winter, is just out from MIRA Books (HarperCollins). Stine earned a Ph.D. in English in 2013 from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. Set during an endless winter in an Appalachia ravaged by climate change, Road Out […]

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Posted on 09/16/2020

Tribune Review | Pollock’s Appalachian Noir Narrative Voice Flows Through ‘Devil All the Time’

The Devil All the Time book cover by Donald Ray PollockKatie Walsh of Tribune News Service reviews the movie The Devil All the Time, based on the novel by Ohio University alum Donald Ray Pollock, author of the book by the same name and the narrative voice of the new movie. Her review is headlined “Movies | ‘Devil All the […]

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Posted on 09/16/2020

Alumni News | Bryant Uses Law Degree For Service, Community Change

Fred Bryant, portraitGrowing up in in Louisville, Ky., Ohio University alumnus Ret. Col. Fred Bryant, Esq. didn’t have Ohio University on his radar until a friend came back from her first semester of undergraduate school and told him he should “check it out.” Then, on a road trip to West Virginia, he […]

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Posted on 09/14/2020

Ingram Illuminates Gift-Giving during 17th-Century Lord Mayor’s Shows in London

Jill P. Ingram, portraitDr. Jill Ingram, associate professor of English at Ohio University, contributed a chapter to a new book, Civic Performance: Pageantry and Entertainments in Early Modern London. Civic Performance brings together a group of essays from across multiple fields of study that examine the socio-cultural, political, economic, and aesthetic dimensions of pageantry in 16th- and […]

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Posted on 09/03/2020

Retirement | Dinty Moore Keeps on Writing, Leaves Undeniable Impact on Students

Dinty W. Moore, portraitBy Regina Yoong Dinty W. Moore may have retired from Ohio University in May, but keep an eye out for two more books forthcoming this year. That’s on top of five books and two co-edited collections he’s already published. Moore joined the Ohio University faculty in 2007 and a year […]

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Posted on 08/10/2020

Negash Delivers Lecture on Post-colonial Eritrea, Conscription, Migration and Nation Formation in East Africa

Ghirmai Negash, participating in a virtual lectureDr. Ghirmai Negash, professor of English at Ohio University, was part of a lecture series organized by the Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery and the Istituto Italiano di Cultura called “Italy and East Africa: Unexplored Histories.” Watch the lecture on Vimeo. This program features a presentation by Negash and a […]

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Posted on 08/06/2020

OHIO News Reports Gill-Franks Named Student Trustee

Ellen Gill-Franks, portraitOhio University News reports that College of Arts & Sciences student Ellen M. Gill-Franks was appointed as a student trustee to the the Ohio University Board of Trustees in a story headlined “Governor, Alumni Association appoint new Trustees.” …Gill-Franks is a junior studying English pre-law and sociology and criminology, pursuing […]

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Posted on 07/31/2020

Bossiere Authors Startling Essay ‘Fear in the Time of the Javelina’

Zoe Bossiere, portraitOhio University graduate student Zoë Bossiere authors a startling new memoir essay on the Guernica website, titled “Fear in the Time of the Javelina: A younger boy swore he’d seen one of the pigs standing on its hind legs, peering through his trailer window.” Bossiere is a Ph.D. in English […]

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Posted on 05/13/2020

Alumni Readings from ‘Welcome to the Neighborhood,’ May 14

Welcome to the Neighborhood: Anthology of American Coexistence book coverThe Ohio University Alumni Association Facebook page hosts a reading by creative writing alumni for the recently released anthology Welcome to the Neighborhood: An Anthology of American Coexistence, edited by Ohio University alumna Dr. Sarah Green. The reading will be live and posted to the OHIO Alumni Association Facebook page […]

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Posted on 05/02/2020