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Singh Delivers Plenary at Cultural Politics of Memory Conference

Singh Delivers Plenary at Cultural Politics of Memory Conference

  Dr. Amritjit Singh,Langston Hughes Professor of English at Ohio University, gives the closing plenary on “Migration, Exile, and NonViolence: Through a Transnational Glass Darkly” at the International Conference on the Cultural Politics of Memory on May 16 in London. The conference was hosted by the Centre for Critical and […]

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May 12, 2014 at 12:48 pmResearch

Zakes Mda To Receive Honorary Degree from Dartmouth

Zakes Mda To Receive Honorary Degree from Dartmouth

Dr. Zakes Mda, Professor of Creative Writing: Fiction and Ohio University alum, will receive an honorary degree at Dartmouth College’s commencement in June, reports the Valley News (NH). Dartmouth Now further reports that Mda, a novelist, poet, playwright and professor, will receive a Doctor of Arts. Mda is also an […]

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Marciniak: a Tear-Down-the-Walls Scholar

Marciniak: a Tear-Down-the-Walls Scholar

While some scholars study the science of structure and organization, Dr. Katarzyna Marciniak is a tear-down-the-walls sort of scholar. She grew up in Poland “behind the Wall,” but as a leading author on transnational feminism, she writes about immigration, borders, and rage in what she calls “noborders scholarship.” In an […]

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May 5, 2014 at 11:11 amNews Research Uncategorized

Letter to Editor: Literary Festival Scored Coup with Rebecca Solnit

A letter to the editor in the Athens News proclaimed Ohio University’s Spring Literary Festival scored a major coup with writer. “I am truly impressed. The Spring Literary Festival at Ohio University has somehow managed to persuade one of my favorite writers to come to Athens. Rebecca Solnit will be […]

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March 28, 2014 at 7:30 pmIn the News

Cassie Norton is OHIO’s First Theta Alpha Kappa Member

Cassie Norton is OHIO’s First Theta Alpha Kappa Member

Mary “Cassie” Norton ’14, a triple major in English, History and World Religions, is Ohio University’s first member of Theta Alpha Kappa, the National Honor Society for Religious Studies and Theology. Ohio University’s Alpha Lambda Tau chapter of Theta Alpha Kappa was established in February. “Having a Theta Alpha Kappa chapter […]

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March 28, 2014 at 9:36 amNews

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