Stories tagged with: Charles J. Ping Institute for Humanities

Ohio University mourns Humanities Professor Emeritus Alan Booth

February 19, 2024 Alan Booth, the Richard Hamilton-Baker and Hostetler Professor of the Humanities Emeritus and a leading member of faculty from the Alden era to the Glidden age, has died at 89.

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New history book examines U.S. Civil War as part of a wider North American crisis

February 7, 2023 A new book co-edited by Brian Schoen examines the Civil War and Reconstruction era, showing that while the new republic was in crisis, its North American neighbors had crises of their own.

New Humanities in the Park display traces Native Americans' contributions to Ohio

January 5, 2023 A new display in Richland Avenue Park in Athens traces Indigenous Americans’ material and cultural contributions to Ohio, which was once home to 40 tribes.

Students design Black History of Ohio University Tour for Black Alumni Reunion

September 14, 2022 The tour was developed by Ohio University history students who wanted to highlight the story of Black perseverance, Black Education, and Black opportunity.

Humanities in the Park debuts by showcasing Southeast Ohio women from past to present

April 28, 2022 Educators, authors and artists are just a few of the people from Southeast Ohio's past and present who will appear on new Humanities in the Park display panels at Richland Avenue Park.

Ohio University celebrates life and works of President Emeritus Charles J. Ping

April 20, 2022 Former coworkers, students, friends and family gathered on Friday, April 1, to celebrate the life and legacy of President Emeritus Charles J. Ping, who passed away in July 2021.

Ping Institute offers teacher workshop on 'Studying Latin Manuscripts' through the Ohio University collection on Feb. 19

January 20, 2022 The Charles J. Ping Institute for the Teaching of the Humanities will present a free workshop for high school teachers on “Studying Latin Manuscripts through the Ohio University Collection.”

Ping Institute hosts faculty symposium on 'ISIS: A History' on Jan. 27

January 19, 2022 The symposium features Dr. Fawaz A. Gerges, professor of international relations and professor in contemporary Middle East studies at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Brian Schoen publishes new chapter in ‘The Cambridge History of America in the World’

December 20, 2021 Brian Schoen, Ph.D., published a chapter in “The Cambridge History of America in the World, Volume 2: The Nineteenth Century.”