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WOUB Interviews Perez Sheldon on Religion, Science and Politics

Dr. Myrna Perez Sheldon

WOUB Digital’s Spectrum interviewed Dr. Myrna Perez Sheldon in a story headlined “Religion & Science are Bound Together by Public Policy and Political Authority.” Perez is Assistant Professor in Classics & World Religions as well as Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies. A new study will examine how the relationship between science […]

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February 6, 2019 at 7:54 amFaculty in the News In the News

Post Quotes Lybarger on World Hijab Day

Dr. Loren Lybarger

Dr. Loren Lybarger, Associate Professor of Classics & World Religions, was quoted in a Post article headlined “World Hijab Day Celebrated In Solidarity with Muslim Women.” “The hijab scarf has, in a sense, become a symbol for Islam and for Muslims,” Loren Lybarger, an associate professor of classics and world religions […]

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February 6, 2019 at 7:47 amFaculty in the News In the News

Drogula Brings Passion for Humanities as New Ping Institute Director

Dr. Fred Drogula

By Sierra Heilman Dr. Fred Drogula, the new director of the Charles J. Ping Institute for the Teaching of the Humanities, wants to champion the humanities and challenge his students to “put ourselves in (ancient people’s) shoes…or sandals” to understand their ideas and culture. Drogula is also a professor in […]

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November 15, 2018 at 9:01 amNews

Happy Beginnings | Meyer Continues Anthropology Research in Grad School

Rachel Meyer at the Geier Collections and Research Center, standing in front of the collection from the Hahn's Field Site excavations

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Rachel Meyer ’16 is a second year master’s student in Anthropology at the University of Cincinnati. She graduated from the College of Arts & Sciences at […]

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November 1, 2018 at 9:06 amAlumni

Post Quotes Collins on Celtic Origin of Halloween

Brian Collins is the first scholar to fill 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

Spring 2019 | Middle East and North Africa Studies Certificate Courses

Spring 2019 | Middle East and North Africa Studies Certificate Courses

The Spring 2019 courses that fulfill requirements for the Middle East and North Africa Studies Certificate include two courses—Elementary Arabic II and Sufism: Mysticism and Asceticism in Islam. Please note that in addition to these courses, Honors Tutorial College tutorials, directed studies, and senior theses credits earned through the study […]

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October 21, 2018 at 3:48 pmIn Class News

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