Challenging Dialogues in the 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.
Spring 2019 features:
Fall 2018 features:
- Global Solidarity Lecture Series
- Wealth & Poverty Action on Inequality Week
- WGSS Reunion, Roundtables on #metoo, Reproductive Health, Gender and Development, Oct. 19
- Science Cafe and Cafe Conversations
All events are free and open to the public.
Upcoming Challenging Dialogues Events
Note: This event has been canceled. The George Washington Forum presents Dr. Amy Wax discussing “What is Happening to the Family and Why” on Thursday, March 26, at 7:30 p.m. in the Galbreath Chapel on the College Green. Amy Wax is Robert Mundheim Professor of Law at the University of […]Read More
Ohio University’s “Challenging Dialogues” lecture series presents New York Times reporter Lisa Friedman discussing “Covering Climate Change in the Age of Trump” Tuesday, Feb. 11, at 7 p.m. in Baker Ballroom A. Friedman is a reporter for The New York Times Climate Desk. Her talk will concentrate on how […]Read More
The George Washington Forum presents Dr. Mary Hirschfeld discussing “Toward a More Humane Economy” on Thursday, Feb. 20, at 7:30 p.m. in the Galbreath Chapel on the College Green. Hirschfeld is Associate Professor of Economics and Theology at Villanova University, where she has taught since 2011. She earned a PhD […]
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Ohio 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. The Keynote will be held in Baker Center, Ballroom A. Subsequent panels will be in Walter Hall Rotunda. “Our speakers include […]Read More
The George Washington Forum presents Dr. Kevin M. Murphy discussing “Human Capital, Inequality and Economic Growth” on Thursday, Jan. 30, at 7:30 p.m. in the Galbreath Chapel on the College Green. Murphy is the George J. Stigler Distinguished Service Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of […]Read More
The Contemporary History Institute and the George Washington Forum present Dr. Jeremy Black discussing “Brexit in Historical Perspective” on Monday, Nov. 4, at 6 p.m. in Baker Theater at Ohio University. Black is Professor of History at the University of Exeter. He studied at Queens’ College Cambridge, St John’s College […]
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Rachel Dissell, Cleveland Plain Dealer Investigative Correspondent, will speak on “The Experience of Trauma Victims and Survivors of Violent Crime” on Monday, Nov. 18, at 7:30 p.m. in Schoonover 145. Dissell has reported on Cleveland’s response to sexual assault, teen dating violence, the juvenile justice system and, most recently, lead […]Read More
The Center for Law, Justice & Culture is hosting a public panel discussion on the challenges of life after incarceration on Tuesday, Oct. 8, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in Bentley Hall 132. The panel features guests from Healing Broken Circles, an organization based in the Columbus area that helps rehabilitate individuals […]Read More
Tania Rashid, PBS News Hour Foreign Correspondent, will speak on “The Trauma of Reporting on the Rohingya Refugee Crisis” on Monday, Oct. 28, at 7:30 p.m. at Schoonover 145. Her talk is part of the Ohio University Institute for Applied and Professional Ethics (IAPE) Lecture Series, The Ethics of Covering […]Read More
Note: This event has been rescheduled for Oct. 30, 2019. The Center for Law, Justice & Culture and the Ohio Innocence Project chapter of Ohio University (OIP-u), in conjunction with with the Ohio Innocence Project at University of Cincinnati College of Law, host exoneree Raymond Towler on the sixth annual […]Read More