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Summer and Fall 2020 | Law, Justice & Culture Undergraduate Courses, Including Online

Summer and Fall 2020 | Law, Justice & Culture Undergraduate Courses, Including Online

The following list includes required and elective course offerings for the Law, Justice & Culture Certificate offered in Summer and Fall 2020. The list includes online as well as face-to-face courses. The certificate is offered by the Center for Law, Justice & Culture at Ohio University. Please check the course […]

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March 23, 2020 at 7:41 pmIn Class

CBC Radio Interviews Holcomb about Discovering ‘Romance in Marseille’

Dr. Gary Holcomb

CBC’s On Demand with Tom Power interviewed Dr. Gary Holcomb about “rediscovering Claude McKay’s Romance in Marseille, a novel that was lost to history.” Holcomb is Professor of African American Studies at Ohio University. Claude McKay was a seminal figure of the Harlem Renaissance. The Jamaican-born writer is remembered, in part, […]

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March 11, 2020 at 11:03 amFaculty in the News In the News

CANCELED | Book Launch & Reading | Romance in Marseille, March 27

Dr. Gary Holcomb

Note: This event has been canceled. The African American Studies Department hosts a book launch and reading of Romance in Marseille, a Claude McKay novel unearthed by Dr. Gary Holcomb, at the Athena Cinema on March 27 from 2 to 4 p.m. Co-editors Holcomb of Ohio University and Dr. William […]

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March 1, 2020 at 5:30 pmEvents

Jamaica Observer Writes about Holcomb, Claude McKay’s ‘Romance in Marseille’

Dr. Gary Holcomb

The Jamaica Observer writes about Dr. Gary Holcomb’s discovery and publishing of  Claude McKay’s Romance in Marseille. A pivotal figure of the Harlem Renaissance during the 1920s, Jamaican-born Claude McKay was as provocative as Marcus Garvey, Langston Hughes, and other major players in arguably black intelligentsia’s most exciting period. Seventy-two […]

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February 24, 2020 at 8:03 amFaculty in the News In the News

Fair Observer Interviews Houston on ‘Being Black in America’

Dr, Akil Houston

Dr. Akil Houston was interviewed by Fair Observer writer Kourosh Ziabari in an article headlined “Being Black in America.” Houston is Associate Professor in African American Studies at Ohio University. In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Akil Houston, a filmmaker, social critic and an associate professor of […]

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February 1, 2020 at 11:48 amFaculty in the News In the News

Career Corner | Black Excellence Panel, Jan. 22

Dr. Tanisha King-Taylor

The Ohio University Career and Leadership Development Center hosts a Black Excellence Panel Wednesday, Jan. 22, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Amanda J. Cunningham Leadership Center, Backer Center 366. Hear the stories of the panelists and ask questions about the different industries represented. There is also a networking […]

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January 1, 2020 at 6:45 pmAnnouncements Events

Publishers Weekly Reviews McKay Novel Unearthed by Holcomb

Dr. Gary Holcomb

Romance in Marseille, a Claude McKay novel unearthed by Dr. Gary Holcomb, was reviewed by Publishers Weekly. Holcomb Professor of African American Literature Harlem Renaissance writer McKay’s poignant, previously unpublished novel of 1920s black life in the French port city of Marseilles strengthens the legacy built by his novels Banjo […]

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December 19, 2019 at 9:32 amFaculty in the News In the News