Archive for March, 2019

Wealth and Poverty | Dr. Nicole Kaufman: Governing Through Partnerships

Wealth and Poverty | Dr. Nicole Kaufman: Governing Through Partnerships

The Wealth and Poverty Theme presents Governing through Partnerships: Neoconservative Governance and State Reliance on Religious NGOs in Drug Policy,” a research talk by Dr. Nicole Kaufman on Wednesday, March 27 at 5 pm in Alden 319. “From the drug war to current responses to opiates, drug policy in the United States has relied […]

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March 24, 2019 at 9:34 pmEvents

Coski Gives Keynote Talk at ‘Forging Linguistic Identities’ Conference

Dr. Christopher Coski, Professor of French and Chair of the Modern Languages Department, delivered the keynote address "I Speak, Therefore We Are" at the fifth biannual "Forging Linguistic Identities Conference" at Towson University in Maryland.

  Christopher Coski, Professor of French and Chair of the Modern Languages Department, delivered the keynote address at the fifth biannual Forging Linguistic Identities Conference at Towson University in Maryland on March 15. Coski’s talk, entitled “I Speak, Therefore We Are” examined the implicit recasting of Cartesian identity in Condillac’s […]

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March 22, 2019 at 2:12 pmNews

Linguistics Colloquium | How to write an interview winning CV and cover letter, Apr 5

Linguistics Colloquium | How to write an interview winning CV and cover letter, Apr 5

The Linguistics Colloquium series presents Christine Moon Cho discussing “How to write an interview winning CV and cover letter” on Friday, April 5, from 12:55 p.m. to 1:55 p.m. in Gordy 301. Cho is a lecturer in the Linguistics Department. Overview: This colloquium aims to share some useful information about […]

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March 20, 2019 at 9:40 pmEvents

Linguistics Colloquium | Language of advertising in United Cattle Products’ marketing of tripe, March 29

Linguistics Colloquium | Language of advertising in United Cattle Products’ marketing of tripe, March 29

The Linguistics Colloquium series presents David Bell discussing “Superfine quality, absolute purity, daily freshness: The language of advertising in United Cattle Products’ marketing of tripe 1920-1945” on Friday, March 22, from 12:55 p.m. to 1:55 p.m. in Gordy 301. Bell is an Associate Professor and chair of the Linguistics department. […]

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March 20, 2019 at 9:13 pmNews

Lit Fest: Unpacking the Weight of Kiese Laymon’s ‘Heavy’ | Apr. 3-5

Lit Fest: Unpacking the Weight of Kiese Laymon’s ‘Heavy’ | Apr. 3-5

Learn more about Kiese Laymon’s work and Lit Fest events Unpacking the Weight of Kiese Laymon’s Heavy By Madison Foltz Kiese Laymon begins Heavy with the insistence that he wanted to “write a lie.” But he then lists every reason why that lie was not worth writing. He doesn’t want […]

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March 20, 2019 at 6:18 pmEvents

Philosophy Forum | Talking to Ourselves, March 21

Philosophy Forum | Talking to Ourselves, March 21

The 25th annual Ohio University Philosophy Forum presents a public lecture by John Doris on “Talking to Ourselves” on Thursday, March 21, at 4:30 p.m. in Scripps 111. The Ohio University Philosophy Forum, established in 1984, gives students the opportunity to study recent work of famous philosophers, followed by two […]

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March 20, 2019 at 11:46 amNews

Lectures in Ethics | Learning from Psychopaths, April 5

Lectures in Ethics | Learning from Psychopaths, April 5

The Ohio University Lectures in Ethics series presents Dr. David Shoemaker on “Learning from Psychopaths” on Friday, April 5, at 4 p.m. in Scripps 111. Shoemaker is Professor of Philosophy at Tulane University. Abstract: Some people have estimated that up to 4% of our fellow humans are psychopaths. They often […]

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March 20, 2019 at 11:37 amEvents