Post Tagged with: "Ghirmai Negash"

Negash Takes Helm of African Literature Association, Charts Course through COVID

Dr. Ghirmai Negash

From Ohio University News Dr. Ghirmai Negash, professor of English at Ohio University, takes over as the new president of the African Literature Association determined to forge a new path to safeguard the association during the pandemic. In his acceptance address, “Forging a New Path Together,” he says that “as […]

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October 14, 2020 at 6:23 pmNews

Negash Delivers Lecture on Post-colonial Eritrea, Conscription, Migration and Nation Formation in East Africa

Dr. Ghirmai Negash

Dr. Ghirmai Negash, professor of English at Ohio University, was part of a lecture series organized by the Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery and the Istituto Italiano di Cultura called “Italy and East Africa: Unexplored Histories.” Watch the lecture on Vimeo. This program features a presentation by Negash and a […]

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August 6, 2020 at 6:24 pmResearch

Newsmakers Gala Touts 112 A&S Faculty Researchers

Newsmakers Gala Touts 112 A&S Faculty Researchers

Applied research relevant to 21st century issues was on stage as College of Arts & Sciences faculty were recognized at Ohio University’s 2019 newsmakers gala. Members of the Ohio University community gathered Oct. 3 to celebrate the hundreds of OHIO faculty who promote the research, expertise and overall excellence of […]

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October 4, 2019 at 12:35 pmNews

LA Times Notes Negash’s Perspective on Eritrea in Story on Rapper Hussle

Dr. Ghirmai Negash, Professor of English at Ohio University, was referenced in a Los Angeles Times articled headlined “Nipsey Hussle had a vision for South L.A. It all started with a trip to Eritrea.” The rapper Hussle was fatally shot recently in Los Angeles. Before coming to OHIO, Negash was […]

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April 8, 2019 at 8:30 amFaculty in the News In the News

Free Screenings, Panel | I Am Not Your Negro, Feb. 23

Malcolm X Martin Luther King Jr Medgar Evers in I Am Not Your Negro. Photo courtesy of Magnolia Pictures.

A panel discussion follows free screenings of I Am Not Your Negro on Thursday, Feb. 23, at the Athena Cinema. The free screenings are at 5 and 7 p.m. The panel discussion is immediately following the 7 p.m. showing. Tickets will be available at the Athena on Feb. 23 on […]

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February 1, 2017 at 6:30 pmEvents

Pretorius Gives Reading as Part of Africa@OHIO Colloquium, Jan. 25

Michelle Pretorius, creative writing doctoral student

On Jan. 25, creative writing doctoral student Michelle Pretorius will be the featured speaker in the Africa@OHIO Colloquium series. Pretorius’s talk is from noon until 1 p.m. in Baker 231. The series, which gives OHIO students, faculty, and invited scholars a forum in which to share their Africa-focused work, is […]

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January 1, 2017 at 6:00 pmEvents

Professors Participate in Panel Discussion on India’s Partition

Professors Participate in Panel Discussion on India’s Partition

On Monday, Nov. 21, a panel discussion on India’s Partition took place to mark the publication of Professor Amritjit Singh’s co-edited volume, India’s Partition: New Essays on Memory, Culture, and Politics (Lexington Books). Panelists included Singh, Professor Ghirmai Negash, and Professor Brian Collins. Singh is the Langston Hughes Professor of […]

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November 20, 2016 at 12:04 amResearch