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Moore: Hot from the First Sentence

Moore: Hot from the First Sentence

By Jeff Worley From Perspectives To get a quick sense of who Dinty W. Moore is and where he is on the planet, take a deep breath and read from his self-styled online bio: “Dinty lives in Athens, Ohio, thefunkadelicious, hillbilly-hippie Appalachian epicenter of the locally-grown, locally-consumed, goats-are-for-cheese, paw-paws-are-for-eatin’, artisanal-salsa, our-farmers-market-rocks-the-hills sub-culture, where […]

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March 10, 2014 at 7:40 pmNews

Student Traces Narrative Psychology Through Young Male Protagonists

Student Traces Narrative Psychology Through Young Male Protagonists

By Taylor Evans from Perspectives What do the characters Pi, Ponyboy, and Holden Caulfield have in common? Besides being the protagonists of three popular novels, they’re also the subject of Spencer Smith‘s student thesis. Smith, an English major in the Honors Tutorial College, examined narrative psychology in young adult literature. The […]

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March 10, 2014 at 7:12 pmResearch

Singh Receives Association’s Distinguished Achievement in Scholarship Award

Singh Receives Association’s Distinguished Achievement in Scholarship Award

Dr. Amritjit Singh,Langston Hughes Professor of English at Ohio University, received the Distinguished Achievement in Scholarship Award on Jan. 9 at the annual meeting of South Asian Literary Association, held in conjunction with the Modern Language Association meeting in Chicago. Singh has published more than a dozen books, including, most […]

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February 7, 2014 at 8:44 amNews

Alum, Ph.D. Student Featured in Southern Sin Anthology

Alum, Ph.D. Student Featured in Southern Sin Anthology

Two writers connected with the Ph.D. program in Creative Writing at Ohio University have published essays in the new anthology, Southern Sin: True Stories of the Sultry South & Women Behaving Badly, recently released by In Fact Books.  Author Dorothy Allison writes in her introduction, “The most dangerous stories are […]

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Rochdale: The Runaway College in the Age of Aquarius

Rochdale: The Runaway College in the Age of Aquarius

At Rochdale College in Toronto, the students were in charge. It survived for only seven years, but it ended as a controversial symbol of the flower-child Sixties. Rochdale: The Runaway College, a social history by David G. Sharpe, Assistant Professor in the Department of English, has been issued as an […]

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November 12, 2013 at 2:02 pmResearch

South African Blog Highlights Mda Book ‘Sculptors of Mapungubwe’

South African Blog Highlights Mda Book ‘Sculptors of Mapungubwe’

The South African blog I Love Books reviewed Dr. Zakes Mda’s book The Sculptors of Mapungubwe on Oct. 15. Mda is a Professor in Ohio University’s Creative Writing: Fiction program in the College of Arts & Sciences Department of English. The narrative centres on the timeless kingdom of Mapungubwe where […]

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November 3, 2013 at 9:01 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Knowing the Future: A Focus of Human Attention for Several Thousand Years

Knowing the Future: A Focus of Human Attention for Several Thousand Years

By Dr. Daniel Phillips College of Arts & Sciences faculty are tackling the challenges of the 21st century by building interdisciplinary and team-taught courses around a new set of curricular themes. The Knowing the Future theme seeks to acquaint students with different ways in which we think about the future. […]

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October 28, 2013 at 10:24 amNews