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Class of 2021 | Jane Dreher says study in Berlin gave her new perspective

Jane Dreher

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. See more Fall 2021 commencement stories. Jane Dreher approaches Fall 2021 Commencement confident about her plans and with a clear sense of how to analyze the […]

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November 30, 2021 at 3:52 pmAlumni News

Advising News | Classics & Religious Studies courses have a new course prefix for spring

Advising News | Classics & Religious Studies courses have a new course prefix for spring

From Ohio University News Students looking for courses offered by the Classics & Religious Studies Department this spring will need to look for a new course prefix on the course schedule. Graduate and undergraduate courses that used the CLAR, CLAS, and CLWR prefixes have all been renumbered and given the […]

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October 18, 2021 at 4:46 pmNews

Brian Collins dives into ancient Sanskrit poem and comes up with—a modern plotline?

Dr. Brian Collins

From Ohio University News How does a non-traditional college student end up a preeminent scholar decoding an ancient Indian myth about a Hindu god with a resemblance to Oedipus? And why was he drawn to a dark character who could have been the model for Star Wars’ Kylo Ren? Dr. […]

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July 15, 2021 at 10:35 amNews Research

Class of 2021 | Miranda Christy Gets Creative in Face of COVID Closures

Miranda Christy

After Miranda Christy graduates from Ohio University this spring, she heads to Virginia Tech to start her M.A. in history. Christy double majored in History and Classical Civilizations in the College of Arts & Sciences at OHIO. She says COVID restrictions tried to get in her way, but she powered past […]

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April 8, 2021 at 3:07 pmNews

Collins Interviewed by ‘Bollywood Is for Lovers’ Podcast

Dr. Brian Collins and memorabilia dealer Shahid Mansoori at Chor Bazaar in Mumbai.

Brian Collins, the Drs. Ram and Sushila Gawande Chair in Indian Religion and Philosophy and Chair of Classics & Religious Studies, was invited to be interviewed on the popular biweekly Bollywood Is for Lovers podcast, hosted by Matt Bowes and Erin Fraser. Listen to Brian Collins’ Bollywood Horrors episode. The […]

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March 3, 2021 at 1:06 pmFaculty in the News In the News

New Name: Department of Classics & Religious Studies

New Name: Department of Classics & Religious Studies

By Dr. Brian Collins Chair of Classics & Religious Studies As of this semester, the Department of Classics & World Religions will become the Department of Classics & Religious Studies, and the World Religions major and minor will soon be renamed the Religious Studies major and minor. Soon the prefixes […]

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January 26, 2021 at 3:32 pmNews

Sheldon Wins Margaret W. Rossiter History of Women in Science Prize

Dr. Myrna Perez Sheldon

The Margaret W. Rossiter History of Women in Science Prize, awarded in recognition of an outstanding article on the history of women in science, went to Dr. Myrna Perez Sheldon for her essay “Breeding Mixed Race Women for Profit and Pleasure,” published in American Quarterly vol. 71, no. 3 (September […]

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January 15, 2021 at 3:13 pmNews