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MLK Day | Teach In – Extending King’s Vision to Action in the Age of 45, Jan. 19

MLK Day | Teach In – Extending King’s Vision to Action in the Age of 45, Jan. 19

Ohio University’s Between Love & Hate theme presents a “Teach In – Extending King’s Vision to Action in the Age of 45 ” on Friday, Jan. 19, from 1-2 p.m. in the Multicultural Center Multipurpose Room in Baker Center. A panel of students, faculty, staff and alumni will discuss MLK’s vision. […]

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January 2, 2018 at 7:30 pmEvents

Between Love and Hate | The Times of Harvey Milk, Jan. 26

Between Love and Hate | The Times of Harvey Milk, Jan. 26

The Between Love and Hate theme is hosting a screening and discussion of the film The Times of Harvey Milk on Thursday, Jan. 26, from 6-8:30 p.m. in Gordy 307. The screening if free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Dr. Akil Houston, […]

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January 1, 2017 at 5:45 pmEvents

Four Arts & Sciences Faculty Recognized among OHIO’s Top Newsmakers

Four Arts & Sciences Faculty Recognized among OHIO’s Top Newsmakers

Four faculty members from the College of Arts & Sciences received special recognition at Ohio University’s second annual Faculty Newsmakers Gala. The Faculty Newsmakers Gala debuted last fall as a means of honoring Ohio University faculty who elevate the university and raise its national and global profile through media coverage […]

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October 19, 2016 at 10:30 amNews

African American Studies Hosts Black Alumni Reunion Open House

From left, Alum Connie Lawson Davis, Armad Richey, Chris Caldwell, and Dr. Akil Houston

The African American Studies Department welcomed back alumni at an open house during the Black Alumni Reunion. Just as alumni had plenty of stories to share, African American Studies faculty and staff had great news to talk about, too. In order to participate in this year’s festivities, and keep alumni […]

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September 16, 2016 at 2:38 pmNews

Houston Quoted on ‘Decoding the Bro-Hug’

Dr. Akil Houston

Dr. Akil Houston, Assistant Professor of African American Studies, was quoted in an article by Claire Landsbaum on “Get over here, man: Decoding the bro-hug.” About 25 seconds into Tupac Shakur’s music video for the 1993 hit “I Get Around,” it happens. Shakur walks through a pair of French doors […]

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January 29, 2016 at 11:11 amFaculty in the News In the News

Houston Quoted on Bernie Sanders, Civil Rights Activism

Dr. Akil Houston

Dr. Akil Houston, Assistant Professor of African American Studies at Ohio University, was quoted in an International Business Times article on “Bernie Sanders And Black Lives Matter: 2016 Presidential Candidate Struggles With Topic Of Race Despite History Of Civil Rights Activism.” For perhaps the first time since becoming the wildly […]

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July 22, 2015 at 5:11 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Summer Courses | Tier II Humanities & Literature (2HL), Online & On Campus

Summer Courses | Tier II Humanities & Literature (2HL), Online & On Campus

Summer with the College of Arts & Sciences—Enjoy our Parks | Fill some Reqs—includes courses that can apply toward Ohio University’s general education Tier II requirements in Humanities and Literature. Check the Registrar’s summer course offerings site for up-to-the-minute course availability—both online and on campus. AAS 1100 Introduction to African […]

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April 20, 2015 at 8:05 pmNews