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National Archives Foundation Hosts Jellison Talk about First Ladies, April 29

Dr. Katherine Jellison

The National Archives Foundation hosts a virtual talk with Dr. Katherine Jellison discussing “Celebrated, Controversial, Reluctant, and Political: U.S. First Ladies” on Thursday, April 29, at 5 p.m. via Zoom. Register online for this free talk. Jellison is Professor of History at Ohio University. Her talk is part of the foundation’s First […]

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April 2, 2021 at 5:00 pmEvents

Mass Protests and Constitutional Contestation in Latin America, March 24

Carmen Ilizarbe, Claudia Hess and Maria Victoria Crespo

Over the past year, mass protests have swept across Latin America. From Chile’s El Estadillo Social (the Social Outbreak) to Argentina’s Ni Una Menos (No One [Woman] Less), these massive social movements have challenged the political and legal establishment, leading to deep political and legal reforms. The Center for Law, […]

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March 2, 2021 at 6:15 pmEvents

History Association Hosts Panel on The Queen’s Gambit, April 8

Dr. Kim Little

The Ohio University History Association hosts “Historical Themes in The Queen’s Gambit” from 6-7 p.m. on April 8 via Teams. After the panelists’ presentations, there will be an opportunity for attendees to ask questions about the show and historical topics. The event is free, and open to all Ohio University […]

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March 2, 2021 at 2:30 pmEvents

Contemporary History | Patient Zero: Seeking Epidemic Origins from AIDS to COVID-19, April 15

Richard A. McKay (Photo by Phillip Wade.)

The Contemporary History Institute hosts Dr. Richard McKay discussing “Patient Zero: Seeking Epidemic Origins from AIDS to COVID-19” on April 15 from noon to 1 p.m. His book, Patient Zero and the Making of the AIDS Epidemic, published in 2017 by the University of Chicago Press, was named by CHOICE […]

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March 2, 2021 at 12:45 pmEvents

Contemporary History | The Dangers of QAnon and the Culture of Paranoia: A Conversation, Feb. 18

The Contemporary History Institute hosts “The Dangers of QAnon and the Culture of Paranoia: A Conversation” on Thursday, Feb. 18, from noon to 1 p.m. on Teams. Please request a link to the conversation from Ingo Trauschweizer at trauschw@ohio.edu. The Contemporary History Institute invites Ohio University students, faculty members, and […]

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January 2, 2021 at 8:15 pmEvents

Contemporary History | Saigon at War: South Vietnam and the Global Sixties, Feb. 25

Dr. Heather Marie Stur

The Contemporary History Institute hosts Heather Marie Stur discussing her recently released book Saigon at War: South Vietnam and the Global Sixties on Feb. 25 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Please request a link to the conversation from Ingo Trauschweizer at trauschw@ohio.edu. Stur is a professor of history at the […]

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January 2, 2021 at 6:00 pmEvents

George Washington Forum | Lost in Thought: The Hidden Pleasures of Intellectual Life, Jan. 25

Dr. Zena Hitz

The Menard Family George Washington Forum hosts Dr. Zena Hitz discussing “Lost in Thought: The Hidden Pleasures of Intellectual Life,” on Jan. 25 at 7:30 p.m. A registration link will be posted. Hitz is a tutor at St. Johns College, Annapolis. She earned her Ph.D. in Philosophy from Princeton after […]

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January 2, 2021 at 6:00 pmEvents