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Lecture | Islam & the Arab Uprisings, March 7

Dr. Loren Lybarger

Dr. Loren Lybarger will lecture on “Islam & the Arab Uprisings” on Thursday, March 7, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Kennedy Museum. Lybarger, Associate Professor of Classics and World Religion and Director of Islamic Studies, will survey the different types of religious movements and politics that manifested during and […]

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March 1, 2019 at 10:30 pmEvents

Screening of ‘The Judge,’ First Female Sharia Judge in Palestine, Feb. 5

Judge Kholoud al-Faqih

 A film screening of “The Judge” is free and open to the public on Tuesday, Feb. 5, at 5 p.m. in Bentley 124. The documentary features Kholoud al-Faqih, the first female Sharia (Islamic law) judge in Palestine, who is appointed to a court in Ramallah in the West Bank. To […]

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February 1, 2019 at 11:00 pmEvents

Inaugural Langston Hughes Lecture | Crossing Borders: The Many Lives of Henry Box Brown, Nov. 27

Martha J. Cutter

Dr. Martha J. Cutter delivers the inaugural Langston Hughes Lecture, given in honor of Dr. Amritjit Singh, Ohio University Langston Hughes Professor of English and African American Studies, on Tuesday, Nov. 27, at 3:30 p.m. in the Baker Multicultural Center, Room 219. Cutter, Professor of English and Africana Studies at […]

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November 1, 2018 at 5:30 pmEvents

Tashi Kyil Monks to Create Sand Mandala, Opening Ceremony Oct. 11

Tashi Kyil Monks to Create Sand Mandala, Opening Ceremony Oct. 11

Monks from Labrang Tashi Kyil Monastery in Dehra Dun, India are touring the United States to educate the public about the culture and religion of Tibet and raise much needed funds for their monastery. This tour, in partnership with the Tibetan Mongolian Buddhist Cultural Center and its Kumbum Chamtse-Ling Monastery in […]

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October 1, 2018 at 9:30 pmEvents

Songs of the Loom: Reading Kabir, Singing Kabir, Oct. 18

“Songs of the Loom: Reading Kabir, Singing Kabir,” a talk by Professor Madhu Singh from the University of Lucknow in India, is Thursday, Oct. 18, at 7.15 p.m. in Bentley 120. A great mystic from the 15th century, Kabir was poet and mystic who saw God as nirakar (formless), nirgun (without attributes), and niranjan (absolutely pure and flawless). He […]

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October 1, 2018 at 7:45 pmEvents

Alumni & Friends Sneak Peek of Renovated Ellis Hall, Oct. 20

New student learning space in Ellis Hall. Courtesy of Champlin Architecture.

Alumni and friends are invited for an insiders’ look at the newly renovated Ellis Hall during Homecoming weekend, on Saturday, Oct. 20, after the parade. RSVP for the Friends of Ellis Tour. Stop by the front entrance to Ellis on University Terrace for a guided tour of new student study […]

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October 1, 2018 at 7:15 pmAlumni Events

Middle East & North Africa Studies Announces Fall 2018 Events

Middle East & North Africa Studies Announces Fall 2018 Events

The Middle East & North Africa Studies Certificate program seeks to provide the Ohio University and Athens communities with an interdisciplinary understanding of the history and contemporary dynamics of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. While the bulk of its efforts are focused on the undergraduate certificate in Middle East […]

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September 3, 2018 at 1:15 pmEvents News