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Carpenter Named 2017 Fall Commencement Speaker

Dr. Thomas Carpenter

From Compass Ohio University announced that Dr. Thomas Carpenter, Charles J. Ping Professor of Humanities and Distinguished Professor of Classics, will serve as the University’s 2017 Fall Commencement speaker. Carpenter, who is also the director of the Ping Institute for the Teaching of the Humanities and previously served as chair of […]

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November 10, 2017 at 3:17 pmNews

Perez Sheldon Advising on Smithsonian Exhibit on ‘Science and Religion in American History’

Dr. Myrna Perez Sheldon

By Kristin Distel Dr. Myrna Perez Sheldon, Assistant Professor of Classics & World Religions and Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies, is currently serving on an advisory board with the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. She is one of approximately 10 scholars whom the Smithsonian has selected from across the […]

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November 2, 2017 at 6:16 pmResearch

Spring 2018 | Middle East and North Africa Studies Certificate Courses

Spring 2018 | Middle East and North Africa Studies Certificate Courses

The Spring 2018 courses that fulfill requirements for the Middle East and North Africa Studies Certificate include three courses. Students and advisors interested in learning more about the MENA studies certificate should consult the requirements and contact the coordinator of the program, Dr. Ziad Abu-Rish at abuz@ohio.edu. CLWR 4330 – Political […]

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October 19, 2017 at 10:37 amIn Class News

Sheldon Receives Grants for Two Short-Term Fellowships

Dr. Myrna Perez Sheldon

Dr. Myrna Perez Sheldon received two outside grants this year, a short-term fellowship from the Library Company of Philadelphia and one from the American Philosophical Society. Sheldon is Assistant Professor of Classics & World Religions and Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies at Ohio University, She was awarded a Mellon Scholars Program […]

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October 5, 2017 at 11:18 amResearch

History’s Abu-Rish and Others on WOUB to Reflect on Art and Politics

History’s Abu-Rish and Others on WOUB to Reflect on Art and Politics

WOUB’s Conversations from Studio B recently hosted a roundtable discussion between academics and artists on “Material Histories: Cultures of Resistance,” showing Sept. 29 through Oct. 22 at Majestic Galleries in Nelsonville, Ohio. The exhibition brings together work by contemporary ceramicists focusing on human rights, natural resources, and the intersections of […]

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October 3, 2017 at 12:15 pmIn the News

Concepts of Race Mixing and Miscegenation in 19th Century America and Ancient India, Oct. 11

Concepts of Race Mixing and Miscegenation in 19th Century America and Ancient India, Oct. 11

The Classics & World Religions Department and the Between Love and Hate Theme present “Concepts of Race Mixing and Miscegenation in 19th Century America and Ancient India”on Wednesday, Oct. 11, at 5 p.m. in Bentley 110. This conversation features Dr. Myrna Perez Sheldon, Assistant Professor of Classics & World Religions […]

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October 1, 2017 at 9:30 pmEvents

Material Histories Symposium: Art, Politics, and Social Justice, Oct. 13

Material Histories Symposium: Art, Politics, and Social Justice, Oct. 13

  On Friday, Oct. 13, at 1:3o pm in the Mitchell Auditorium of the OHIO School of Art + Design, a panel of faculty members and artists will convene as part of the Material Histories: Cultures of Resistance Exhibit. The panel will feature openning commentary and audience-participation around the themes […]

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October 1, 2017 at 9:00 pmEvents