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Meeting Monsters in the Streets of Restoration London, Oct. 8

Meeting Monsters in the Streets of Restoration London, Oct. 8

The Ohio University Department of History announces the 36th Costa Lecture, “Meeting Monsters in the Streets of Restoration London,” by Dr. Mary Fissel on Tuesday, Oct. 8, at 7:30 p.m. at the Walter Hall Rotunda. Fissel is Professor in the Department of the History of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University, […]

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September 24, 2013 at 10:39 pmEvents

Delayed Revolution: Difficult Road in Germany Since 1989, Oct. 1

Professor Guenther Heydemann will give a talk on “The Difficult Road from Dictatorship to Democracy: The Delayed Revolution of 1989 at the University of Leipzig” on Tuesday, Oct. 1, at 4:30 p.m. in Anderson Auditorium,  Room 111 in Scripps Hall. Faculty and students from all departments and schools are welcome. […]

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September 20, 2013 at 8:40 pmEvents

Black Alumni Reunion Dessert Reception in African American Studies, Sept. 28

The African American Studies Department and the Ohio University College of Arts & Sciences are hosting a dessert reception during the Black Alumni Reunion weekend. The reception is Saturday, Sept. 28,  from 1-3 p.m. African American Studies is hosting the reception in the department’s new space at 31 S. Court. […]

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September 20, 2013 at 8:11 pmEvents

Dinosaurs ‘Live,’ Nobody Gets Eaten, Sept. 25

Dinosaurs ‘Live,’ Nobody Gets Eaten, Sept. 25

“Our goal is to bring dinosaurs back to life for attendees … hopefully without anyone getting eaten!” said Ohio University dinosaur expert Dr. Lawrence Witmer. Witmer will “flesh-out” these ancient creatures at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 25, during Ohio University’s Science Café series. The event, held in the Baker […]

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September 20, 2013 at 6:59 pmEvents

Writers Harvest to Benefit Ohio Food Bank, Sept. 24

Writers Harvest to Benefit Ohio Food Bank, Sept. 24

The Creative Writing program presents Writers Harvest—a benefit for hunger relief—on Tuesday, Sept. 24, at 7:30 p.m. in the Walter Hall Rotunda. Proceeds from the $5 (suggested) admission benefit Southeastern Ohio Food Bank. A book signing and reception immediately follow the talks. This year, Writers Harvest, the nation’s largest reading […]

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September 20, 2013 at 11:46 amEvents

Gawande Lecture: Interreligious Dialogue as Friendship, Sept. 25

Gawande Lecture: Interreligious Dialogue as Friendship, Sept. 25

The new Gawande Lecture Series presents “Interreligious Dialogue as Friendship: Mahatma Gandhi and C.F. Andrews,” a talk by Professor Anantanand Rambachan of St. Olaf College on Wednesday, Sept. 25, at 7 p.m. in Baker Center 231. A leading authroity on Hindu philosophy and interreligious dialogue, Rambachan is the author of […]

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September 20, 2013 at 8:39 amEvents

Plant Biology Colloquia: Applied Ethnobotany in Pakiston, Sept. 27

Plant Biology Colloquia: Applied Ethnobotany in Pakiston, Sept. 27

Dr. Zabta Shinwari, from Quaid-i-Azam University in Pakistan, will give an Environmental and Plant Biology colloquia lecture on “Molecular Systematics and Applied Ethnobotony in Pakistan” on Friday, Sept. 27, at 11:50 a.m. in Porter 104. Shinwari, who is collaborating with Dr. Allan Showalter on “DNA Barcoding Medicinal Plants from Pakistan,” […]

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September 20, 2013 at 1:38 amEvents