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History Faculty Active in Research and Publication Over Summer 2016

Bentley Annex, the building housing the History Department

The History Department at Ohio University prides itself on the scholarly productivity of its faculty. During the 2016 summer, a number of its historians published their findings, conducted archival research, appeared on national media, and organized a number of scholarly and public activities.  Dr. Ziad Abu-Rish, Assistant Professor of History, published […]

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August 31, 2016 at 8:18 amResearch

Dantas Publishes Two Articles on Race and Family History in Brazil

Dr. Mariana Dantas

Dr. Mariana Dantas, Associate Professor of History, recently published two articles based on her research. “Black Women and Mothers: Social Mobility and Inheritance Strategies in Minas Gerais during the Second Half of the 18th Century” was published in Almanack 12 (January/April 2016). Through a critical examination of the possibilities of social […]

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August 23, 2016 at 8:44 amResearch

Mock Trials a Highlight of OHIO’s Summer Law and Trial Institute

Mock Trials a Highlight of OHIO’s Summer Law and Trial Institute

The 18 high school students of OHIO’s Summer Law and Trial Institute enjoyed a second week of experiential learning and meetings with faculty and local attorneys, culminating in an exciting mock trial in Athens County Court of Common Pleas Judge George P. McCarthy’s courtroom. While the first week of the […]

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August 3, 2016 at 12:07 pmNews

OHIO Hosts Global Cities, Past and Present Symposium, July 26-28

OHIO Hosts Global Cities, Past and Present Symposium, July 26-28

The Global Cities, Past and Present Summer Symposium is being held at Ohio University’s Center for International Studies on July 26 to 28, with many OHIO faculty giving talks. Supported by an 1804 grant, the symposium brings together Ohio University faculty, graduate students, and members of the AHRC Global Cities […]

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July 15, 2016 at 11:30 amEvents

Dantas Authors Chapter on ‘Slave Women and Urban Labor in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World’

Dantas Authors Chapter on ‘Slave Women and Urban Labor in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World’

Dr. Mariana Dantas, Associate Professor of History, published two chapters and an article in 2015. She authored a chapter on “Slave Women and Urban Labor in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World,” in New Directions in Slavery Studies: Commodification, Community, and Comparison, edited by Jeff Forret and Christine Sears (Louisiana University Press, 2015). […]

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April 15, 2016 at 9:24 amResearch

History’s Dantas Named 2016-17 National Humanities Center Fellow

Dr. Mariana Dantas

The National Humanities Center announced that Dr. Mariana Dantas, Associate Professor in the History Department at Ohio University, will be a resident fellow at the center during the 2016–17 academic year. Dantas and the 36 other leading scholars were selected from a pool of 449 applicants. The NHC is a privately incorporated […]

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April 11, 2016 at 12:08 pmNews Research

History Faculty Score Major Awards and Publications

Bentley Annex, home to the History Department

The History Department at Ohio University prides itself on the scholarly productivity of its faculty. Only three months into 2016, a number of its historians have received significant recognition for for their scholarship, both past and future: Dr. Miriam Shadis won both an Institute for International Education Fulbright Fellowship and an Ohio […]

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March 18, 2016 at 11:09 amResearch