Post Tagged with: "English News"

LeMay Publishes Book: In Praise of Nothing: Essays, Memoir, and Experiments

LeMay Publishes Book: In Praise of Nothing: Essays, Memoir, and Experiments

Dr. Eric LeMay published a new book, In Praise of Nothing: Essays, Memoir, and Experiments. Why do we play the lottery when we know we’ll lose? How does what we laugh at tell us who we are? What happens when, through some misstep or mishap, we lose ourselves and become […]

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June 18, 2014 at 1:33 pmNews Research

English Alum Interns for Sierra Club Magazine

Ohio University alum Kathryn Potraz ’13 is interning with the Sierra Club’s Green Life Blog and the Sierra Club magazine. Potraz earned two degrees from Ohio University, a B.A. in English from the College of Arts & Sciences and a B.S.J. in Journalism. Her recent story on “Largest Mule Deer […]

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June 17, 2014 at 7:09 pmAlumni In the News Students in the News

WOUB: Kapela Reads Nightmares and More with Rouzie

WOUB: Kapela Reads Nightmares and More with Rouzie

Poetry enthusiast Dr. Albert Rouzie, Associate Professor of English and Director of Composition at Ohio University, interviews Ohio University alum and rising poet Steven Kapela ’12 on WOUB‘s Conversations from Studio B. Kapela majored in Creative Writing and graduated from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. He […]

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June 13, 2014 at 11:35 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News News

Five Students on Research Externships in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Five Students on Research Externships in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Five Ohio University undergraduate students are in Cambodia this summer in a student-faculty collaborative “externship” project call “Imagining International Justice in Post-Genocide Cambodia.” The students are working with various organizations through partnerships with the Ohio University Center for Law, Justice & Culture. Ohio University has a strong history of Southeast Asian […]

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June 4, 2014 at 1:31 pmNews

Visiting the Khmer Rouge Killing Fields

Visiting the Khmer Rouge Killing Fields

During the reign of the Khmer Rouge (1975-1979) up to a quarter of Cambodia’s population was killed through torture, execution, forced labor, and starvation. Two of the most infamous sites of torture and execution in Phnom Penh, Tuol Sleng and Choeung Ek, remain today as sites of memory. Five Ohio […]

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June 4, 2014 at 9:42 amNews

Hardison: ‘Where Author and Auteur Meet: Genre, the Erotic, and Black Female Subjectivity’

Dr. Ayesha K. Hardison, Associate Professor of English, published an article on “Where Author and Auteur Meet: Genre, the Erotic, and Black Female Subjectivity” in Meridians: feminism, race, transnationalism 12.1 (April 2014): 88-120. Abstract: This essay examines black women’s transition from cultural consumers to artistic producers in Martha Southgate’s under-studied […]

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May 22, 2014 at 3:35 pmResearch

Hardison Publishes Book on ‘Writing through Jane Crow’

Hardison Publishes Book on ‘Writing through Jane Crow’

Dr. Ayesha K. Hardison, Associate Professor of English, published a book on Writing through Jane Crow: Race and Gender Politics in African American Literature (University of Virginia Press 2014). In Writing through Jane Crow, Hardison examines African American literature and its representation of black women during the pivotal but frequently […]

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May 22, 2014 at 3:28 pmResearch