Post Tagged with: "African American Studies events"

Michelle Alexander, Author of ‘The New Jim Crow,’ April 9

Michelle Alexander, Author of ‘The New Jim Crow,’ April 9

Michelle Alexander, author of The New Jim Crow, speaks at Ohio University on Wednesday, April 9, at 7 p.m. in Baker Theater. A reception and book signing follow. Alexander, Associate Professor of Law at Ohio State University, will deliver a lecture on her groundbreaking work on mass incarceration in the […]

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February 27, 2014 at 5:00 amEvents

‘Black, Chicana, Native American and White Feminists’ Struggle to Shape Federal Sterilization Guidelines,’ April 10

‘Black, Chicana, Native American and White Feminists’ Struggle to Shape Federal Sterilization Guidelines,’ April 10

The Department of African American Studies presents Dr. Rebecca Kluchin on ““Irreconcilable Conflicts: Black, Chicana, Native American and White Feminists’ Struggle to Shape Federal Sterilization Guidelines in the United States, 1970-1980” on Thursday, April 10, at 4 p.m. in Bentley 227. Kluchin is Associate Professor of History at California State […]

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February 27, 2014 at 4:50 amEvents

Rev. John Williams Talks About his Activist Father, Feb. 11

By Lorraine Wochna The Department of African American Studies Speaker Series, in association with Ohio University Libraries, presents the Rev. John Williams, son of civil rights activist Robert F. Williams, on Tuesday, Feb. 11,  from noon to 3 p.m. in Alden Library Friends Room on the third floor. noon – 1:15 p.m. […]

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January 2, 2014 at 5:23 pmEvents

Stephens to Discuss New Book on African American Resort Town Idlewild, Nov. 18

Stephens to Discuss New Book on African American Resort Town Idlewild, Nov. 18

  Dr. Ronald Stephens, Associate Professor of African American Studies, will give a lecture and sign books as a part of the African American Studies speaker series on Monday, Nov. 18, from 2 to 4 p.m. in Baker 231. Stephens new book, Idlewild: The Rise, Decline, and Rebirth of a […]

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November 1, 2013 at 3:01 amEvents

Young People and America’s Long Black Freedom Struggle, Oct. 24

Young People and America’s Long Black Freedom Struggle, Oct. 24

Rebecca de Schweinitz from Brigham Young University will present “‘And a Child Shall Lead Them’:  Young People and America’s Long Black Freedom Struggle” on Thursday, October 24, 2013 from 4:00-5:30 P.M. in Bentley 233. De Schweinitz is the author of If We Could Change the World: Young People and America’s Long […]

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October 1, 2013 at 7:53 amEvents

Framing ‘Beyonce’s Fierce Feminism’ article in Ms. Magazine, Oct. 10

How did Ms. Magazine frame the “Beyonce’s Fierce Feminism” article? Dr. Janell Hobson talk about “The Politics of Looking (and Not Looking) Like a Feminist” on Thursday, Oct. 10, at 7 p.m. in Walter 135. Hobson is the Graduate Director of the Department of Women’s Studies at the University of […]

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October 1, 2013 at 3:41 amEvents

Roundtable on Banning Literary Texts by African American Authors, Oct. 3

A Roundtable Discussion on Banning Literary Texts by African American Authors is Thursday, Oct. 3, at 4 p.m. in the Faculty Commons, third floor of Alden Library. Recently a school board in North Carolina banned Ralph Ellison’s novel Invisible Man, concluding that the text lacked “literary value.” Invisible Man is […]

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September 26, 2013 at 9:09 amEvents