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Baker Peace Conference | Religion and Peace: Global Perspectives and Possibilities, Feb. 20-21

Peter Mandaville, portraitOhio University’s Contemporary History Institute announces the theme of “Religion and Peace: Global Perspectives and Possibilities” for the 2020 Baker Peace Conference on Feb. 20-21 at the Athens campus. “Our speakers include former State Department officer Professor Peter Mandaville (keynote speaker) and experts on religion, politics, and identity ranging from […]

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Posted on 01/02/2020

Celebrate Faculty Research, Teaching Award Recipients, Nov. 21

From Ohio University News The Ohio University community is invited to celebrate the 2019 recipients of the Presidential Research Scholars, Presidential Teacher Award and Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching at a special recognition event on Thursday, Nov. 21, at 2:30 p.m. in the Baker University Center Ballroom. The event, […]

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Posted on 11/01/2019

Love and Hate | From #BlackLivesMatter to the White Power Presidency, Sept. 26

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, portraitThe Love & Hate theme fall event features speaker Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor on “From #BlackLivesMatter to the White Power Presidency” on Thursday, Sept. 26, at 6 p.m. in Schoonover 145. This event is hosted by the Love and Hate Theme Committee in conjunction with the departments of African American Studies, History, Political […]

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Posted on 09/01/2019

Political Science James Lecture | War on the Homefront: WWII and Black Political Participation, April 8

Trevon Logan, portrait at Ohio State football stadiumDr. Trevon Logan, presents the 2019 James Lecture, “War on the Homefront: WWII and Black Political Participation,” on Monday, April 8, at 7 p.m. in Bentley Hall 236. Logan is the Hazel C. Youngberg Trustees Distinguished Professor of Economics at Ohio State University, where he specializes in economic history, economic […]

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Posted on 04/01/2019

War and Peace | Case of South African Human Rights Commission, April 10

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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Posted on 04/01/2019

Political Science Colloquium | Tinfoil Hat Politics: Taking Another Look at Conspiracy Thinking in American Politics, March 25

Dr. Judith GrantDr. Judith Grant, Professor of Political Science, presents a talk on “Tinfoil Hat Politics: Taking Another Look at Conspiracy Thinking in American Politics” on Monday, March 25, from 11:50 a.m. to 12:50 p.m.in Bentley Annex 202. The talk is open to all students and faculty and is part of the […]

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Posted on 03/01/2019

Political Science Colloquium | Too Busy to Hate: Race, Capitalism and Carceral Policy in New South, April 1

  Dr. Kirstine Taylor, Assistant Professor of Political Science and Law, Justice & Culture, presents a talk on “Too Busy to Hate: Race, Capitalism, and Carceral Policy in the New South” on Monday, April 1, from 11:50 a.m. to 12:50 p.m.in Bentley Annex 202. The talk is open to all […]

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Posted on 03/01/2019

Week on Immigrants | Populist Nationalism and Politics of Migration in Central and Eastern Europe, Feb. 8

Dr. Myra Waterbury, portraitThe Wealth and Poverty theme presents the Ohio University Week on Immigrants, featuring Dr. Myra Waterbury on “Populist nationalism and the politics of migration in Central and Eastern Europe” on Friday, Feb. 8, from noon to 1 p.m. in Alden 319. Watch on A&S TV. Waterbury is Associate Professor of Political Science at […]

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Posted on 02/01/2019

Wealth & Poverty | Glass House: Anchor Hocking and Lancaster, OH, Feb. 20

Brian Alexander, portraitThe Wealth and Poverty theme presents a public lecture by Brian Alexander on “Glass House: Anchor Hocking and Lancaster, OH” Wednesday, 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 world’s largest maker of glass tableware, was the base […]

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Posted on 02/01/2019

Burgess to be Honored at Distinguished Professor Portrait Unveiling and Lecture, Feb. 25

Susan Burgess, formal portraitFrom Compass Ohio University honors Dr. Susan Burgess, Distinguished Professor of Political Science, on Monday, Feb. 25, during the Distinguished Professor Portrait Unveiling and Lecture. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. with a reception in the Baker University Center Ballroom, followed by the Distinguished Professor introduction and portrait unveiling at […]

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Posted on 02/01/2019