Post Tagged with: "Brian Collins"

Newsmakers Gala Touts 112 A&S Faculty Researchers

Newsmakers Gala Touts 112 A&S Faculty Researchers

Applied research relevant to 21st century issues was on stage as College of Arts & Sciences faculty were recognized at Ohio University’s 2019 newsmakers gala. Members of the Ohio University community gathered Oct. 3 to celebrate the hundreds of OHIO faculty who promote the research, expertise and overall excellence of […]

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October 4, 2019 at 12:35 pmNews

Collins Authors Afterword to New Translation of ‘Man into Wolf’

Collins Authors Afterword to New Translation of ‘Man into Wolf’

Dr. Brian Collins published a lengthy afterword to a new Italian translation of Man into Wolf: An Anthropological Interpretation of Sadism, Masochism, and Lycanthropy by Robert Eisler. The translation was titled Uomo diventa Lupo and was published by Adelphi Edizioni under the direction of noted Italian writer Roberto Calasso. Collins […]

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August 29, 2019 at 9:03 amResearch

Post Quotes Collins on Celtic Origin of Halloween

Brian Collins, the Drs. Ram and Sushila Gawande Chair in Indian Religion and Philosophy. Photo courtesy of Brian Collins

Dr. Brian Collins was quoted in a Post story headlined “Before trick-or-treating, commercialization and block parties, Halloween was rooted in Celtic religion.” Collins is the Drs. Ram and Sushila Gawande Chair in Indian Religion and Philosophy at Ohio University. “People would leave gifts to the fairies so they wouldn’t mess with […]

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October 25, 2018 at 1:27 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Monks Make Momos with Food Studies and Hospitality Students

visiting Tashi Kyil Tibetan monks begin to prepare the dough for the momos.

Tashi Kyil Tibetan monks spent a recent afternoon teaching Ohio University Food Studies and Restaurant, Hotel and Tourism students and faculty how to make momo, a Tibetan dumpling. Monks from Labrang Tashi Kyil Monastery in Dehra Dun, India are touring the United States to educate the public about the culture and […]

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October 25, 2018 at 12:54 pmNews

Gawande Speaker | I, Robot: Self and No-Self in Ancient Indian Android Tales, Sept. 27

Gawande Speaker | I, Robot: Self and No-Self in Ancient Indian Android Tales, Sept. 27

The Friends of India Endowment and the Gawande Speaker Series in Indian Religion and Philosophy present Dr. Signe Cohen discussing “I, Robot: Self and No-Self in Ancient Indian Android Tales” on Thursday, Sept. 27, at 7:30 p.m. in Gordy Hall 104. Cohen is Associate Professor and Chair of Religious Studies at the University […]

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September 1, 2018 at 5:30 pmEvents

Brian Collins Analyzes Horror Posters in India

Dr. Brian Collins holds a horror film poster from India.

As the home to the world’s largest film industry, India is littered with movie posters, most of them advertising typical Bollywood-style musicals. But for the last decade or so, Dr. Brian Collins, the Drs. Ram and Sushila Gawande Chair in Indian Religion and Philosophy, has taken an interest in a […]

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August 20, 2018 at 3:36 pmResearch

22 A&S Faculty Granted Promotions, Seven Get Tenure

22 A&S Faculty Granted Promotions, Seven Get Tenure

Twenty-two College of Arts & Sciences faculty were granted promotion, with seven also granted tenure, by the Ohio University Board of Trustees in June. “Faculty who are awarded tenure or granted promotion have distinguished themselves among their peers locally and in the larger academic community for their very substantial accomplishments […]

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July 2, 2018 at 2:22 pmNews