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Sustainable Living Floor Available to All Students

Sustainable Living Floor Available to All Students

Students who are interested in living a more sustainable lifestyle, or who enjoy learning about current sustainability issues, can take advantage of the opportunity to live on the Sustainable Living Floor in residential housing at Ohio University—and being surrounded by people who share these same interests. With this unique living […]

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February 25, 2015 at 12:19 pmAnnouncements News

Faculty Team-Teach Wealth & Poverty Seminar

Faculty Team-Teach Wealth & Poverty Seminar

The Wealth and Poverty theme is offering a Tier III seminar (T3 4400 Seminar in Wealth and Poverty) this spring semester. The course examines economic growth, wealth distribution, poverty and inequality issues in both domestic and international settings. The course is team taught by four instructors – Dr. Mariana Dantas […]

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February 9, 2015 at 1:19 pmNews

Documentary: ‘The House I Live In,’ Feb. 26

Documentary: ‘The House I Live In,’ Feb. 26

The Wealth & Poverty theme presents a documentary, The House I Live In, on Thursday, Feb. 26, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Alden 319. For more than 40 years, the War on Drugs has accounted for more than 45 million arrests, made America the world’s largest jailer, and damaged poor […]

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February 2, 2015 at 5:45 pmEvents

Roundtable: Epic Fail? Comparing Myths, Monsters, and Metaphors Across Cultures, March 12

Roundtable: Epic Fail? Comparing Myths, Monsters, and Metaphors Across Cultures, March 12

The Gawande Speaker Series and the Becoming Human Theme Present “Epic Fail?: Comparing Myths, Monsters, and Metaphors Across Cultures,” an interdisciplinary roundtable discussion with Dr. Shubha Pathak of American University, on Thursday, March 12, at 7 p.m. in Ellis 111. This event is free and open to the public. Pathak […]

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February 2, 2015 at 1:30 pmEvents

Food for Thought: Ireland and the Local Food Movement, March 17

Food for Thought: Ireland and the Local Food Movement, March 17

The Food for Thought speakers series presents Dr. Stephen Scanlan, Associate Professor of Sociology, on “Eating Away at Austerity: Ireland and the Local Food Movement” on March 17 at 5 p.m. in Alden 319 (Friends of the Library Room). This event is free and open to the public. It is […]

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February 2, 2015 at 12:15 pmEvents

Author Discusses New Body Politics in Wake of Ebola Scare, Feb. 5

Theri A. Pickens

The Between Love & Hate theme presents a talk by Dr. Therí A. Pickens on “The Practical Implications of New Body Politics” on Thursday, Feb. 5, at 5 p.m. in Baker Center 231. Pickens is an Assistant Professor of English at Bates College. In her public appearance at Ohio University, […]

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February 1, 2015 at 11:00 pmEvents

Wealth & Poverty: Socioeconomic Transformations in Postsocialist Albania, Feb. 23

Wealth & Poverty: Socioeconomic Transformations in Postsocialist Albania, Feb. 23

Wealth and Poverty theme hosts a guest lecture by Dr. Smoki Musaraj, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, on “Socioeconomic Transformations in Postsocialist Albania” on Monday, Feb. 23, from 9:40 to 10:35 a.m. at Clippinger 194. This talk discusses the socio-economic transformations in Albania, a country situated at the margins of Europe, […]

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February 1, 2015 at 6:30 pmEvents