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Abu-Rish Contributes to Journal Roundtable on Teaching Middle East History

Dr. Ziad Abu-Rish

Dr. Ziad Abu-Rish, Assistant Professor of History, recently contributed to a roundtable, “Teaching the Introductory Middle East History Survey Course,” in the journal Review of Middle East Studies (published by Cambridge University Press). The roundtable featured contributions from seven historians, most of whom had significant teaching and publishing experience. Abu-Rish’s contribution […]

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September 17, 2017 at 7:12 pmNews Research

History Alumni Publishes in New York Times, Teaches History at Community College

Ohio University alum Gerald Goodwin ’14Ph.D. recently published “Black and White in Vietnam” in the New York Times. The opinion piece draws on his ongoing research, part of which was completed as his 2014 doctoral dissertation, “Race in the Crucible of War: African American Soldiers and Race Relations in the […]

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September 12, 2017 at 10:26 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

History’s Miner Interviewed by WOUB on Russian Cyber Attacks

Dr. Steven Miner

WOUB’s Spectrum recently featured an interview with Dr. Steven Miner, Professor of History at Ohio University. Miner is the author of the award-winning Between Churchill and Stalin: The Soviet Union, Great Britain, and the Origins of the Grand Alliance (1988), as well as Stalin’s ‘Holy War’: Religion, Nationalism, and Alliance […]

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September 10, 2017 at 11:55 pmFaculty in the News In the News

‘Travel Ban’ Countries Film Series to Highlight Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen

‘Travel Ban’ Countries Film Series to Highlight Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen

The Ohio University community is invited to attend screenings of the 2017-18 “Travel Ban” Film Series. The events will include feature and documentary films from each of the six countries that the Trump Administration’s “travel ban” targets: Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria, and Yemen. At each event, a faculty member will introduce […]

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September 7, 2017 at 10:28 pmNews

History Department Announces Fall 2017 Events

History Department Announces Fall 2017 Events

  As part of its efforts to compliment in-class education and serve as a resource to the Ohio University community, the History Department is pleased to present the following events during the Fall 2017 term. Sept. 13, 6:30 p.m. (Seigfred Hall 401) Screening of the film Men in the Arena (Somalia) Directed […]

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September 5, 2017 at 2:38 pmAnnouncements News

History’s Mattson Researches New Book on American Punk

Dr. Kevin Mattson

Dr. Kevin Mattson, Connor Study Professor of Contemporary History, spent the 2016-17 academic year on an Ohio University Faculty Fellowship Leave. During this time, Mattson’s main focus was his newest book project: an intellectual and social history of American punk, especially during the first part of Ronald Reagan’s presidency, 1980-85. […]

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September 4, 2017 at 6:49 pmResearch

‘Travel Ban’ Countries Film Series Presents | Men in the Arena, Sept. 13

‘Travel Ban’ Countries Film Series Presents | Men in the Arena, Sept. 13

  The Ohio University community is invited to a screening of Men in the Arena, as part of the 2017-18 “Travel Ban” Countries Film Series, at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 13, in Seigfred 401. The event features introductory comments by Dr. Steve Howard, who will also moderate a brief […]

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September 1, 2017 at 9:00 pmEvents