Archive for November, 2018

Welser Presents ‘Swipe for Your Right to Party’ for SMART Dialogues

Dr. Ted Welser presenting at Smart Dialogues in October 2018

By Richard Morris Associate Professor of Sociology Dr. Ted Welser presented during an installment of the Scripps College of Communication SMART Dialogue Series, which is dedicated to providing a platform for discourse on social media research. In his lecture, “Swipe for Your Right to Party,” he described the effects which […]

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November 27, 2018 at 3:48 pmResearch

Message from the Chair | Fall in Gordy, Networking in January

Dr. David Bell in Gordy Hall

By David Bell Associate Professor & Chair of Linguistics Here in Athens, we are fast moving toward the winter break. The leaves are beginning to fall from the trees, affording the third floor of Gordy Hall a great view of the new construction project at Clippinger. Here in Gordy, our […]

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November 27, 2018 at 3:18 pmAnnouncements

Alumni News | Komiyama Teaches at CSU Sacramento, Fondly Recalls Life in Athens

Dr. Reiko Komiyama (center), MA ‘02 with her graduate students. On her shirt is a phonemic transcription of “If you can read this you may have a future in TESOL.”

Dr. Reiko Komiyama, MA ’02 is Associate Professor of TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) at California State University at Sacramento. As a graduate student at Ohio University, Komiyama lived in a basement studio of a house on Ohio Avenue, right across from East Elementary School. She worked […]

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November 27, 2018 at 9:20 amAlumni

New Faculty Holly Ningard Focuses in Criminology and Law and Society

Dr. Holly Ningard

Dr. Holly Ningard joined Ohio University as a lecturer in Sociology. She is also a new Faculty Affiliate of the Center for Law, Justice & Culture. Ningard focuses on several types of criminology, including green criminology, cultural and narrative criminology. Her interests also lie in law and society studies, corporate crime, […]

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November 26, 2018 at 8:59 pmAlumni News

2019 Baker Peace Conference To Focus on International Cooperation and World Order Since 1945

Adm. (ret.) James Stavridis

By Dr. Ingo Trauschweizer Associate Professor of History & Director of the Contemporary History Institute The Contemporary History Institute hosts the 2019 Baker Peace Conference on March 28-29, 2019. Our theme this year is “Temple of Peace? International Cooperation and World Order since 1945.” With this conference, we hope to […]

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November 26, 2018 at 3:03 pmNews

Fitzpatrick Attends German Language Program in Preparation for Dissertation Research

Fitzpatrick Attends German Language Program in Preparation for Dissertation Research

Contemporary History Institute and History doctoral student Michael Fitzpatrick recently took part in an immersive German-language program abroad. In the university town of Leipzig, Germany, Sprachschule Paroli offers small-group intensive training in grammar and conversation for students from beginner to advanced levels. Distinct from other language programs, Paroli stresses an immersive learning environment that […]

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November 25, 2018 at 10:01 pmNews

Ecohouse Thanksgiving Dinner Features OHIO Student Farm Produce

Each table at the Ecohouse Thanksgiving had a basket of bread, decorative pine cones, and a conversation topic card with a question pertaining to food and sustainability. This card reads, "What are the main inhibitors to the expansion of sustainable food systems in our region? What does a sustainable food system look like to you?"

One week before Thanksgiving Day, the Ohio University Ecohouse hosted the fourth annual sustainable Thanksgiving Dinner as the final event of the Sustainable Food Series. This year, all the dishes were prepared by Restaurant, Hotel and Tourism students from Human & Consumer Sciences. With the focus being on sustainability, ingredients for […]

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November 20, 2018 at 9:24 pmNews