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Holcomb Co-Edits ‘Transhistoricizing Claude McKay′s Romance in Marseille’

Dr. Gary Holcomb

Dr. Gary Holcomb co-edited an issue of English Language Notes titled “Transhistoricizing Claude McKay′s Romance in Marseille,” published by Duke University Press. Holcomb, a professor in African American Studies at Ohio University, was conducting his dissertation research on writer Claude McKay — a key literary figure in the Harlem Renaissance […]

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April 26, 2021 at 8:42 amResearch

Screening & Discussion: Celebrating John Lewis’s Legacy, March 11

Dr. Robin D. Muhammad

In celebration of Black History Month, the Center for Law, Justice & Culture and the African American Studies Department invite the campus community to a special screening and discussion of the documentary John Lewis: Good Trouble on March 11, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. The documentary will be available to stream […]

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March 2, 2021 at 9:30 pmEvents

Ping Institute Teacher Workshop | A Short History of Racism in American Medicine, Law and Policing, April 17

Dr. Jacqueline Wolf

The Charles J. Ping Institute for the Teaching of the Humanities proudly presents an online workshop for high school teachers, A Short History of Racism in American Medicine, Law and Policing, on April 17, from 1 to 4 p.m. Ohio University Social Medicine Professor and Historian Jacqueline Wolf and African […]

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March 2, 2021 at 12:15 pmEvents

Ask the Experts: Houston Talks about Hip Hop, Activism

Dr, Akil Houston

 From Ohio University News In honor of Black History Month, Ohio University professors discussed the origins of Hip-Hop and how over the last 50 years it has influenced black culture, activism and education in the latest Ask the Experts livestream. The experts emphasized how Hip-Hop is made of several […]

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February 24, 2021 at 10:46 amNews Research

Moak Authors Chapter on Thurgood Marshall: The Legacy and Limits of Equality under the Law

Dr. Daniel Moak

Dr. Daniel Moak authored a chapter on on Thurgood Marshall in a new edited volume from University of Chicago Press called African American Political Thought: A Collected History. Moak is Assistant Professor of African American Studies and a member of the Center for Law, Justice & Culture at Ohio University. His […]

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February 10, 2021 at 2:47 pmResearch

Holcomb Chosen for National Endowment for the Humanities Peer-Review Panel

Dr. Gary Holcomb

Dr. Gary Holcomb, professor in African American Studies at Ohio University, was invited by the National Endowment for the Humanities to serve as a peer-review panelist for the Division of Education Programs’ 2021 Institutes competition. Holcomb will participate in a series of video panels this spring to review institute applications […]

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February 8, 2021 at 1:14 pmNews

Black History Month Series: Rooted in Truth That Society Cannot Dilute

Black History Month Series: Rooted in Truth That Society Cannot Dilute

Black History Month at Ohio University features a weekly discussions series, Rooted in Truth That Society Cannot Dilute, hosted by the NAACP. For Zoom information, contact Betty Miller at bm134316@ohio.edu. Jan. 25—African Americans in the Arts Discussion topic: The discussion focuses on the influence of music throughout American culture, the […]

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January 2, 2021 at 6:00 pmEvents