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Bentley Attends Summer Program to Learn Tagalog for Her Research

Bentley Attends Summer Program to Learn Tagalog for Her Research

Contemporary History Institute and history doctoral student Caitlin Bentley attended the Southeast Asian Studies Summer Institute, an intensive eight-week language program hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, for instruction in Tagalog. In her second course through the institute, she was supported this year by an SEASSI tuition scholarship. Bentley, who is also […]

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September 14, 2018 at 11:50 amResearch

Barr-Melej Selected for Outstanding Faculty Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity Award

Barr-Melej Selected for Outstanding Faculty Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity Award

Ohio University’s Arts & Sciences Awards Committee selected Dr. Patrick Barr-Melej, Professor of History, as the humanities recipient of the Outstanding Faculty Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity Award for 2017-18. The award was announced during the 2018 Fall Gala of the College of Arts & Science. The award recognizes “a […]

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September 14, 2018 at 10:16 amNews Research

Mattson Does NPR Interview on New Play about Carter’s Malaise Speech

Kevin Mattson

Dr. Kevin Mattson, the Connor Study Professor of Contemporary History at Ohio University, appeared on Charlotte Talks on WFAE, about a new play, “Confidence (and The Speech),” being performed in Charlotte, N.C. Mattson is the author of author of ‘What the Heck Are You Up To, Mr. President?’ Jimmy Carter, America’s ‘Malaise,’ and the […]

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September 13, 2018 at 8:37 amFaculty in the News In the News

First Students Earn Middle East & North Africa Studies Certificate

First Students Earn Middle East & North Africa Studies Certificate

The Ohio University Class of 2018 featured the first students graduating with a Middle East and North Africa Studies Certificate. Approved in Spring 2017, the certificate program provides undergraduate students from across campus with a focused interdisciplinary combination of courses on the history and contemporary politics of the region. In […]

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September 11, 2018 at 2:08 pmNews

History Department Announces Fall 2018 Events

History Department Announces Fall 2018 Events

  As part of its efforts to compliment in-class education and serve as a resource to the Ohio University community, the History Department is pleased to present the following events during the Fall 2018 term. All are free and open to the public. Director’s Talk: Tamer El Said Thursday, Sept. […]

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September 3, 2018 at 9:38 amAnnouncements News

Costa Lecture | Post-Holocaust Trauma and the Creation of PTSD, Oct. 31

Dr. Dagmar Herzog

The 41st Annual Endowed Costa Lecture features Dr. Dagmar Herzog on Wednesday, Oct. 31, at 7:30 p.m. in Walter Hall Rotunda. Her topic is “Post-Holocaust Trauma and the Creation of PTSD.” The lecture is free and open to the public. A reception with refreshments prior to the lecture begins at 7 p.m. […]

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September 2, 2018 at 8:45 amEvents

Career Corner | History’s Advisers Provide More Career Planning for Students

Career Corner | History’s Advisers Provide More Career Planning for Students

The History Department’s new advising program provides more career planning and professional development for history majors and minors. “While we know our students enter a number of careers after graduation, the fields of law, public history and museum studies, and secondary education have emerged as the top three career interests […]

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August 28, 2018 at 2:53 pmNews