Challenging Dialogues in the Arts & Sciences
In his inaugural address, former 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
The African American Studies Department presents the First Annual Ted Rose Lecture Series, featuring two lectures in Spring 2021, one focusing on college sports and social justice, the other on addressing woke neoliberalism. These lectures are free and open to the public, and interested faculty are encouraged to add them […]
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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