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Coffee Hour Features Marciniak and ‘Immigrant Protest,’ Nov. 19

Coffee Hour Features Marciniak and ‘Immigrant Protest,’ Nov. 19

The Ohio University Women’s Center hosts an International Women’s Coffee Hour and Book Party featuring Dr. Katarzyna Marciniak and her new book “Immigrant Protest: Politics, Aesthetics, and Everyday Dissent” on Wednesday, Nov. 19, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Women’s Center in Baker Center 430. Immigrant Protest explores how […]

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November 19, 2014 at 6:30 pmEvents

Marciniak’s Book Explores Injustice Faced by ‘Illegal’ and Displaced People

Marciniak’s Book Explores Injustice Faced by ‘Illegal’ and Displaced People

Dr. Katarzyna Marciniak’s new book “Immigrant Protest: Politics, Aesthetics, and Everyday Dissent” explores how political activism, art, and popular culture challenge the discrimination and injustice faced by “illegal” and displaced peoples. The Ohio University Women’s Center hosts an International Women’s Coffee Hour and Book Party featuring Marciniak on Wednesday, Nov. […]

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October 27, 2014 at 4:23 pmResearch

Café Conversation: ‘Courtship and Cruelty,’ Oct. 15

Café Conversation: ‘Courtship and Cruelty,’ Oct. 15

Loreen Giese, Professor of English, offers a new look at early modern courtship and marriage in daily life and in famous scenes in two Shakespeare plays during her Café Conversation, “Courtship and Cruelty,” on Wednesday, Oct. 15, at 5 p.m. in the Baker Center Front Room. In early modern England, […]

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October 15, 2014 at 7:30 pmEvents

Creative Writing: Elena Passarello Reads from Her Work, Oct. 9

Elena Passarello

The Creative Writing Program presents its first visiting writer of 2014-15, Elena Passarello, who will read from her work Thursday, Oct. 9, at 7:30 p.m. in the Walter Hall Rotunda. A book signing and reception follows. Passarello’s essays on pop culture, music, the performing arts, and the natural world have […]

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October 9, 2014 at 9:00 pmEvents

Class Hosts Celebration of Poet & Peace Activist William Stafford

Brad Modlin, who also led a Stafford-inspired poetry workshop earlier in the day, reads at the evening event.

Students in a poetry course associated with the War & Peace curricular theme organized a local celebration as part of a worldwide day of recognition for the poet, teacher and peace activist William Stafford and his centennial year on Saturday, Sept. 20. The ENG 3620: 104 Creative Writing Poetry Workshop […]

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October 9, 2014 at 6:15 pmNews

Writers Harvest To Benefit Ohio Food Banks, Sept. 23

Writers Harvest To Benefit Ohio Food Banks, Sept. 23

The Creative Writing program presents Writers Harvest—a benefit for hunger relief—on Tuesday, Sept. 23, at 7:30 p.m. in the Walter Hall Rotunda. Proceeds from the $5 (suggested) admission benefit Southeastern Ohio Food Bank. A book signing and reception immediately follow the talks. This year, Writers Harvest, the nation’s largest reading […]

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August 30, 2014 at 5:30 pmEvents

‘1594: Shakespeare’s Most Important Year,’ Sept. 24

‘1594: Shakespeare’s Most Important Year,’ Sept. 24

Oxford University Professor Bart van Es gives a lecture on “1594: Shakespeare’s Most Important Year” on Wednesday, Sept. 24, at 5 p.m. in the Baker Center Theater. In this lecture, van Es explores the consequences of Shakespeare’s decision to become a sharer in the Chamberlain’s acting company. This decision, he […]

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August 30, 2014 at 5:15 pmEvents