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Spring Literary Festival | Kiese Laymon, April 3-5

Kiese Laymon

Ohio University’s Spring Literary Festival is April 3 to 5. One of this year’s featured authors is Kiese Laymon, a black southern writer, born and raised in Jackson, Miss. Laymon attended Millsaps College and Jackson State University before graduating from Oberlin College. He earned an MFA in Fiction from Indiana […]

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April 1, 2019 at 11:00 pmEvents

Ring Theory Seminar | Boyle’s Conjecture and Perfect Localizations, April 5

The Ohio University-Ohio State University ring theory seminar series presents Mauricio Medina Bárcenas discussing “Boyle’s conjecture and perfect localizations” on Friday, April 5, at 4:45 p.m. in Cockins Hall 240, OSU-Columbus. Medina is a Fubright Fellow at the University of Northern Illinois at Dekalb. Abstract: A ring R is called left […]

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April 1, 2019 at 11:00 pmEvents

Psychology Colloquium | Varieties of Counterfactual Thinking, April 5

Dr. Felipe De Brigard

The Psychology Colloquium Series presents Dr. Felipe De Brigard on “Varieties of Counterfactual Thinking” on Friday, April 5, at 11:50 a.m. in Porter 102. De Brigard is an assistant professor of philosophy, and an assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience, at Duke. He is also core faculty in the Cognitive […]

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April 1, 2019 at 11:00 pmEvents

Spring Literary Festival | Mark Doty, April 3-5

Mark Doty

Ohio University’s Spring Literary Festival is April 3 to 5. One of this year’s featured authors is Mark Doty, who is the author of several collections of poetry, most recently Deep Lane (W. W. Norton, 2015); A Swarm, A Flock, A Host: A Compendium of Creatures (Prestel, 2013); Fire to Fire: New and Selected Poems (HarperCollins, […]

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April 1, 2019 at 11:00 pmEvents

Physics Colloquium | An Overnight Breakthrough One Hundred Years in the Making, April 5

Timohty J. Hallman

The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Timothy J. Hallman, of  DOE, on “An Overnight Breakthrough One Hundred Years in the Making”, on Friday, April 5, at 4:10 p.m. in Clippinger Labs 194. Abstract: For anyone who is a fan of science and technology, nothing is more exciting than learning […]

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April 1, 2019 at 11:00 pmEvents

Public Telescope Night at Ohio University Observatory, April 5

Public Telescope Night at Ohio University Observatory, April 5

Public Telescope Night is April 5, hosted by the Ohio University astronomy faculty and students. This event is scheduled for 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. and will be canceled if the sky is cloudy or stormy. Telescope nights are free and open to the public. Visitors may see Lunar craters, […]

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April 1, 2019 at 11:00 pmEvents

Spring Literary Festival | Laura Kasischke, April 3-5

Laura Kasischke

Ohio University’s Spring Literary Festival is April 3 to 5. One of this year’s featured authors is poet and novelist Laura Kasischke, who was born in Grand Rapids, Mich., and teaches in the MFA program at the University of Michigan. Her books of poetry include Wild Brides (1992), Fire and Flower (1998), Dance and Disappear (2002), Gardening […]

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April 1, 2019 at 11:00 pmEvents