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Li Edits Book on ‘Environment and Sustainable Development in Asia’

Li Edits Book on ‘Environment and Sustainable Development in Asia’

Dr. Jieli Li, Professor of Sociology at Ohio University, is the editor of a new book on “Environment and Sustainable Development in Asia, Volume 4,” a series of Globalization, Development and Security in Asia. Singapore and London: World Scientific Publishing, 2014. Li also co-authored two chapters in the book: Chapter […]

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August 22, 2014 at 10:18 amResearch

Ross Explores Role of Fear, Hatred & Anxiety in International Conflicts

Ross Explores Role of Fear, Hatred & Anxiety in International Conflicts

By Andrea Gibson When America was attacked by terrorists on 9/11, various commentators compared the incidents to Pearl Harbor, which was the last time foreign enemies had invaded U.S. soil. Although the two attacks were different in nature and context, those analogies helped stir up emotions Americans had about World […]

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June 27, 2014 at 8:58 amResearch

LeMay Publishes Book: In Praise of Nothing: Essays, Memoir, and Experiments

LeMay Publishes Book: In Praise of Nothing: Essays, Memoir, and Experiments

Dr. Eric LeMay published a new book, In Praise of Nothing: Essays, Memoir, and Experiments. Why do we play the lottery when we know we’ll lose? How does what we laugh at tell us who we are? What happens when, through some misstep or mishap, we lose ourselves and become […]

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June 18, 2014 at 1:33 pmNews Research

Hardison Publishes Book on ‘Writing through Jane Crow’

Hardison Publishes Book on ‘Writing through Jane Crow’

Dr. Ayesha K. Hardison, Associate Professor of English, published a book on Writing through Jane Crow: Race and Gender Politics in African American Literature (University of Virginia Press 2014). In Writing through Jane Crow, Hardison examines African American literature and its representation of black women during the pivotal but frequently […]

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May 22, 2014 at 3:28 pmResearch

Sacrifice—The Head Beneath the Altar

Sacrifice—The Head Beneath the Altar

In the movie, Indiana Jones stumbles upon the Temple of Doom, where a cult worshiping the fearsome Hindu goddess Kali practices human sacrifice. The movie is fantasy. The setting is India. The sacrifice scene—the blonde nightclub singer in a cage dangling over a fiery pit—is the creation of co-writer George […]

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May 5, 2014 at 9:23 amResearch

Moore: Hot from the First Sentence

Moore: Hot from the First Sentence

By Jeff Worley From Perspectives To get a quick sense of who Dinty W. Moore is and where he is on the planet, take a deep breath and read from his self-styled online bio: “Dinty lives in Athens, Ohio, thefunkadelicious, hillbilly-hippie Appalachian epicenter of the locally-grown, locally-consumed, goats-are-for-cheese, paw-paws-are-for-eatin’, artisanal-salsa, our-farmers-market-rocks-the-hills sub-culture, where […]

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March 10, 2014 at 7:40 pmNews

Patrick O’Keefe and The Visitors, April 4

Patrick O’Keefe and The Visitors, April 4

Patrick O’Keefe will read from his new novel, The Visitors, hot off the Viking Penguin press, on Friday, April 4, at 7:30 p.m. in the Faculty Commons of Alden Library. O’Keeffe was born in Ireland, but he has lived in the United States for more than 20 years. He is Assistant Professor […]

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February 27, 2014 at 6:00 amEvents