Post Tagged with: "Akil Houston"

Houston Quoted in ‘Why Digital Activism Is a Voice for Black Students’

Dr, Akil Houston

Dr. Akil Houston, Associate Professor of African American Studies, was quoted extensively in an EdSurge story headlined “#BlackStudentsMatter: Why Digital Activism Is a Voice for Black students.” “There are great conversations happening on social media and people apart of the ‘Black Twitterverse’ are bringing issues to the forefront. It brings a […]

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August 24, 2018 at 8:31 amFaculty in the News In the News

AFP Quotes Houston in ‘Grammys Inch Closer to Inclusion’

Dr, Akil Houston

Dr. Akil Houston, Associate Professor of Cultural and Media Studies at Ohio University, was quoted in an AFP global news service story headlined “Grammys inch closer to inclusion.” The Grammys — often derided as a tone-deaf music industry love-fest — will take on new relevance this year, as hip-hop artists […]

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January 27, 2018 at 1:22 pmFaculty in the News In the News

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 1, 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