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Jeffries Reads from ‘A Nation Can Rise No Higher Than Its Women,’ Feb. 26

A Nation Can Rise No Higher Than Its Women book cover

The Department of African American Studies invites the campus community to celebrate the release of its newest faculty member’s book, A Nation Can Rise No Higher Than Its Women, on Thursday, Feb. 26, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Little Professors Bookstore. The event includes a reading, a brief discussion, […]

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February 26, 2015 at 5:45 pmEvents

Black History Month: ‘OUr Black History Fun Facts’

Black History Month: ‘OUr Black History Fun Facts’

The African American Studies Department is partnering with the Black Graduate Student Association on a series of coffee cup stickers in the Baker Center Front Room. The second one celebrates Black History Month with “OUr Black History Fun Facts: 1833: African-American James Roye begins attending Ohio University. Roye is elected […]

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February 23, 2015 at 4:19 pmNews

Black History Month: Little Known Facts

Black History Month: Little Known Facts

The African American Studies Department is partnering with the Black Graduate Student Association on a series of coffee cup stickers in the Baker Center Front Room. The second one celebrates Black History Month with some little-known facts: James Durnham, who was born a slave in 1762, bought his freedom at […]

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February 19, 2015 at 4:12 pmNews

Black History Month: Did You Know?

Black History Month: Did You Know?

The African American Studies Department is partnering with the Black Graduate Student Association on a series of coffee cup stickers in the Baker Center Front Room. The first one celebrates Black History Month with some “Did You Know?” facts: The hairbrush, lawn mower, cellphone, refrigerator, air conditioner and traffic light […]

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February 17, 2015 at 4:11 pmNews

MLK Committee Exceeds Goal for School Supply Drive

Trimble School Supply Drop Off Feb. 5, 2015.

The MLK Committee would like to thank the Ohio University community for its generous donations for the MLK Jr. first annual school supply drive, which ended on Jan. 30, 2015. With the help of faculty, staff and students and the $200 contribution from Athens Walmart and Larry Conrath Realty, the community […]

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February 11, 2015 at 8:34 amNews

New: Transcultural Encounters and Border Crossings Film Series

Dr. Katarzyna Marciniak

With Dr. Michael Gillespie, Dr. Katarzyna Marciniak is curator of the new Transcultural Encounters and Border Crossings Film Series at the Athena this spring. Marciniak, Professor of English, specializes in transnational studies, and the film series’ theme reflects her scholarly interests. Gillespie is Assistant Professor of Film Theory, with the […]

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January 23, 2015 at 2:03 pmNews

School Supplies Needed for MLK Day of Service Collection by Jan. 30

School Supplies Needed for MLK Day of Service Collection by Jan. 30

Ohio University celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a Day of Service school supply drive for Trimble Elementary School. The last day to donate is Jan. 30. Collection sites are Alden Library second and fourth floors Cutler Hall African American Studies Department (31 S. […]

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January 22, 2015 at 8:32 pmNews