Post Tagged with: "African American Studies events"

Wealth and Poverty Week on Urban Challenges | ‘School to Prison Pipeline’ Narrative, Nov. 2

Dr. Daniel Moak

The Wealth and Poverty theme hosts Wealth and Poverty Week on Urban Challenges, featuring Dr. Daniel Moak discussing “Class Absence: A Critical Look at the ‘School to Prison Pipeline’ Narrative,” on Thursday, Nov. 2, from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Alden 319. Watch live or later on A&S TV. For the first […]

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November 1, 2017 at 11:45 pmEvents

Civil War Monuments in the 21st Century: Relevant Historical Artifacts or Relics of a Past Best Forgotten, Sept. 13

General William Tecumseh Sherman Bronze Bas Relief Marching Through Georgia Civil War Memorial Pennsylvania Avenue Washington, D.C. Statue dedicated 1903, artist Carl Rohl-Smith. Located in back of Treasury where President Andrew Johnson and Ulysses Grant reviewed the Army at the end of the Civil War. General Sherman led the review at the head of the Army of Tennessee.

  On Wednesday, Sept. 13, at 7 p.m. in the Athens County Public Library, Dr. Brian Schoen, Associate Professor of History, and Dr. Robin Muhammad, Associate Professor and Chair of African American Studies, will provide openning remarks for an Athens community roundtable on “Civil War Monuments in the 21st Century: […]

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September 1, 2017 at 9:00 pmEvents

African American Studies | Knowing Rendville, African American History in SE Ohio, Feb. 23

Knowing Rendville! is on tap for Thursday evening, Feb. 23,  from 7-9 p.m. at the Southeast Ohio History Center, 24 W. State St., Athens. The two-hour program features a 30-minute documentary on Rendville produced by the late Mark Leff of WOUB a panel of current and former Rendville residents including […]

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February 1, 2017 at 6:30 pmEvents

Free Screenings, Panel | I Am Not Your Negro, Feb. 23

Malcolm X Martin Luther King Jr Medgar Evers in I Am Not Your Negro. Photo courtesy of Magnolia Pictures.

A panel discussion follows free screenings of I Am Not Your Negro on Thursday, Feb. 23, at the Athena Cinema. The free screenings are at 5 and 7 p.m. The panel discussion is immediately following the 7 p.m. showing. Tickets will be available at the Athena on Feb. 23 on […]

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February 1, 2017 at 6:30 pmEvents

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Poster Contest | Deadline Extended to Jan. 13

Martin Luther King Jr.

NOTE: The deadline for the Martin Luther King Jr. Poster Contest has been extended until 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13. All Ohio University students along with Athens middle and high school students are invited to enter the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. poster contest, “A Matter of Legacy: Creative Arts […]

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January 1, 2017 at 9:30 pmEvents

MLK’s Vision for the African Diaspora At Home and Abroad, Jan. 18

Dr. Robin D. Muhammad

Dr. Robin D. Muhammad discusses “MLK’s Vision for the African Diaspora At Home and Abroad” on Wednesday, Jan. 18, from noon to 1 p.m. in Baker Center 231. Muhammad is Chair and Associate Professor of African American Studies and Director of the African American Research and Service Institute at Ohio […]

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January 1, 2017 at 7:45 pmEvents

Between Love and Hate | The Times of Harvey Milk, Jan. 26

Between Love and Hate | The Times of Harvey Milk, Jan. 26

The Between Love and Hate theme is hosting a screening and discussion of the film The Times of Harvey Milk on Thursday, Jan. 26, from 6-8:30 p.m. in Gordy 307. The screening if free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Dr. Akil Houston, […]

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January 1, 2017 at 5:45 pmEvents