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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:

All events are free and open to the public.

Upcoming Challenging Dialogues Events

First Annual Ted Rose Lecture Series Kicks off in Spring

Derrick E. White, portraitThe 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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Posted on 12/02/2020

CANCELED | George Washington Forum | What is Happening to the Family and Why, March 26

Amy Wax, portraitNote: 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 […]

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Posted on 03/01/2020

Challenging Dialogues | Covering Climate Change in the Age of Trump, Feb. 11

Lisa Friedman, portrait 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 […]

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Posted on 02/01/2020

George Washington Forum | Toward a More Humane Economy, Feb. 20

Mary Hirschfeld, portraitThe 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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Posted on 02/01/2020

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. The Keynote will be held in Baker Center, Ballroom A. Subsequent panels will be in Walter Hall Rotunda. “Our speakers include […]

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Posted on 01/02/2020

George Washington Forum | Human Capital, Inequality and Economic Growth, Jan. 30

Kevin Murphy, portraitThe 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 […]

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Posted on 01/01/2020

CHI and GWF | Brexit in Historical Perspective, Nov. 4

Jeremy Black, portraitThe 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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Posted on 11/01/2019

IAPE lecture | Experience of Trauma Victims and Survivors of Violent Crime, Nov. 18

Rachel Dissell, Cleveland Plain Dealer, portraitRachel 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 […]

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Posted on 11/01/2019

Panel Discussion on Challenges of Re-Entry: Life After Incarceration, Oct. 8

men huggingThe 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 […]

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Posted on 10/01/2019

IAPE Lecture | The Trauma of Reporting on the Rohingya Refugee Crisis, Oct. 28

Tania Rashid, portraitTania 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 […]

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Posted on 10/01/2019