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25 Arts & Sciences Faculty Promoted, 15 Granted Tenure

25 Arts & Sciences Faculty Promoted, 15 Granted Tenure

From Ohio University News The Ohio University Board of Trustees voted in June to award promotion to 25 College of Arts & Sciences faculty members, with seven named full professor, 15 promoted to associate professor with tenure, and three named associate professor of instruction. “Tenure-track assistant professors generally apply for […]

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June 29, 2022 at 4:56 pmNews

22 Arts & Sciences professors awarded faculty fellowship during 2022-23

22 Arts & Sciences professors awarded faculty fellowship during 2022-23

From Ohio University News The Ohio University Board of Trustees approved 22 College of Arts & Sciences faculty members for faculty fellowship leave during the 2022-23. “Faculty fellowship leaves provide invaluable opportunities for faculty to devote substantial time to scholarship,” said Florenz Plassmann, Dean of the College of Arts & […]

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June 21, 2022 at 9:58 amAnnouncements News

Students and faculty set out to uncover once-thriving Civil War-era African American settlement

Students and faculty set out to uncover once-thriving Civil War-era African American settlement

From Ohio University News All that’s left of Payne’s Crossing, an African American settlement dating back to the 1800s, is remnants of the cemetery? Actually, there’s a lot more to discover about this once-thriving settlement founded by formerly enslaved people that likely served as a stop on the Underground Railroad. […]

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April 21, 2022 at 2:57 pmIn Class News

Jewish studies course revived this fall supports Jewish Studies Certificate

Jewish studies course revived this fall supports Jewish Studies Certificate

From Ohio University News The Classics and Religious Studies Department is reviving interest in the Jewish Studies Certificate by offering the introductory course, JS 1000: Introduction to Jewish Studies, this fall for the first time in several years. “With the drastic increase in anti-Semitism across the United States, it is […]

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April 18, 2022 at 12:30 pmNews

OHIO professor and alumna team up to study fringe religious groups and ‘cult films’

Jodi Wille

From Ohio University News An Ohio University alumna filmmaker and a religious studies professor teamed up to edit a special journal issue on “cult films,” as told through interviews with scholars and filmmakers. Jodi Wille and Brian Collins met at the Athens International Film and Video Festival in 2018. Now they […]

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February 16, 2022 at 4:51 pmAlumni News Research

Ping Institute offers teacher workshop on ‘Studying Latin Manuscripts’ through the Ohio University collection on Feb. 19

Ping Institute offers teacher workshop on ‘Studying Latin Manuscripts’ through the Ohio University collection on Feb. 19

From Ohio University News The Charles J. Ping Institute for the Teaching of the Humanities presents a free workshop for high school teachers on “Studying Latin Manuscripts through the Ohio University Collection.” The workshop will be held online from 9 a.m. to noon on Feb. 19, 2022. This online workshop for […]

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February 16, 2022 at 7:53 amEvents News

Loren Lybarger and colleagues examine how remembering Argentina state terror drives demands for justice today

Transnational Resonances: A mural on the Ciencias Sociales campus declares solidarity with the Palestinian liberation struggle. 

From Ohio University News On March 24, 1976, military leaders came for Argentine President Isabel Perón, ending her presidency not two years after her husband Juan Perón died in office. Argentinians would suffer more than seven years of persecution, including the murder and/or “disappearance” of approximately 30,000 people deemed “subversive” […]

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February 2, 2022 at 11:14 amNews