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Moore’s ‘The Story Cure’ Reprinted in Chinese Edition

Dinty W. Moore

By Regina Yoong Dinty W. Moore’s book The Story Cure: A Book Doctor’s Pain-Free Guide to Finishing Your Novel or Memoir (Ten Speed / Random House) was recently reprinted in a Chinese edition, titled Story prescription: The story is so beautiful, by Houlang Publishing Co. The Beijing press specializes in history, philosophy, politics, […]

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December 11, 2019 at 10:24 pmResearch

Holcomb Unearths Unpublished Harlem Renaissance Novel by Claude McKay

Dr. Gary Holcomb

From Ohio University News Dr. Gary Holcomb was conducting research on writer Claude McKay — a key literary figure in the Harlem Renaissance, a cultural movement in the 1920s — when he came across a reference to an unpublished novel. Intrigued, he contacted the Schomburg Center for Research in Black […]

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December 6, 2019 at 11:07 amResearch

Schoen Authors Chapter on Confederate and Union Lobbying Efforts in Europe

Dr. Brian Schoen. Photo courtesy of the Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Commission

Dr. Brian Schoen, Associate Professor and Assistant Chair of History at Ohio University, contributed a chapter to the recently published The Cambridge History of American Civil War (Cambridge University Press, 2019). The chapter is titled “The Civil War in Europe,” and is based on his current book project. In it, Schoen […]

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November 2, 2019 at 5:02 pmResearch

Nance Publishes Guide to World Heritage Site in Mid-Cornwall

DR. R. Damian Nance

A new book by Dr. Damian Nance, “A Complete Guide to the Engine Houses of Mid-Cornwall,” documents the history of an unlikely UNESCO World Heritage Site in the U.K., the Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape. Nance is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Geological Sciences at Ohio University. Visitors to the […]

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October 25, 2019 at 5:03 pmResearch

Gradin, Alumni Edit Book on ‘Storytelling in Queer Appalachia’

Gradin, Alumni Edit Book on ‘Storytelling in Queer Appalachia’

Ohio University alumni and faculty Dr. Hillery Glasby, Dr. Sherrie Gradin and Dr. Rachael Ryerson edited the book Storytelling in Queer Appalachia: Imagining and Writing the Unspeakable Other, published by the West Virginia University Press. Listen to Gradin and Ryerson in a podcast with Athens High School students. Gradin is […]

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October 4, 2019 at 2:00 pmResearch

Trauschweizer’s Book Traces Career of White House Insider, Architect of U.S. Strategy in Vietnam

Trauschweizer’s Book Traces Career of White House Insider, Architect of U.S. Strategy in Vietnam

Dr. Ingo Trauschweizer’s new book Maxwell Taylor’s Cold War: From Berlin to Vietnam traces the career of Gen. Taylor, a Kennedy White House insider and architect of American strategy in Vietnam. Trauschweizer is Professor of History and Director of the Contemporary History Institute at Ohio University. The book was published […]

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August 25, 2019 at 3:41 pmResearch

Babcock and Distel Coedit Sherwood Anderson Book

Babcock and Distel Coedit Sherwood Anderson Book

Ph.D. candidates Aaron Babcock and Kristin Distel have recently published and presented in a variety of venues about Ohio author Sherwood Anderson and other Midwestern writers. Babcock specializes in American immigrant fiction published between Reconstruction and the Second World War, while Distel’s focus is female characters’ experience of shame in […]

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July 2, 2019 at 2:35 pmEvents News Students in the News