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Moak Challenges ‘School-Prison Pipeline’ Narrative

Dr. Daniel Moak

by Aissatou Boye, ’20 As part of the Wealth and Poverty theme’s Urban Challenges week, Dr. Daniel Moak challenged the school-to-prison narrative in a talk Nov. 2 on “Class Absence: School-Prison Pipeline.” Watch Moak’s talk on A&S TV. Moak, Assistant Professor of African American Studies and a faculty affiliate of […]

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December 10, 2017 at 2:39 pmResearch

Former Gov. Ted Strickland Visits Sociology Classes during Fall Semester

From left, former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland, Dr. Rachel Terman, Kaitlyn McNeely, Samantha Miller, Amoriya, Hannah Veerkamp, Wendy Weyers

In addition to spending time with the Wealth & Poverty theme this semester, former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland also spent some time in sociology classes. In Dr. Nicole Kaufman’s Punishment and Society class, Strickland talked about the possible roots of the punitive culture in authoritarian child-rearing practices, problems with the […]

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December 4, 2017 at 11:30 amIn Class News

Students Reflect on World Food Day Food Drive

Students take food drive donation to Good Works.

The Wealth and Poverty theme hosted a food drive in October to help fight hunger in the Athens community. The drive challenges students to figure out how to motivate other students, and even how to deal with theft and a competing food drive. Along with Wealth and Poverty faculty members, […]

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November 10, 2017 at 4:47 pmIn Class News

Wealth & Poverty | Paid Summer Internships, Info Session Nov. 1

Kees Vande Stadt at his internship in Saint Joseph’s Carpenter Society is a nonprofit organization in East Camden, NJ.

  Learn about Ohio University’s internship program with the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty at an Information Session on Wednesday, Nov. 1, from 5-6 p.m. in Baker 239. How did 2017 summer OHIO interns spend their time? Working with the homeless population in Atlanta, GA Working on access to […]

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November 1, 2017 at 11:59 pmEvents

Wealth and Poverty Week on Urban Challenges | Urban Living in Latin America, Nov. 1

Dr. Matthew Layton

The Wealth and Poverty theme hosts Wealth and Poverty Week on Urban Challenges, featuring Dr. Matthew Layton discussing “Perceptions of the Challenges of Urban Living in Latin America” on Wednesday, Nov. 1, from 1-2 p.m. at Alden 319. Watch live or later on A&S TV. For the first time in […]

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November 1, 2017 at 11:59 pmEvents

Wealth and Poverty Week on Urban Challenges | ‘School to Prison Pipeline’ Narrative, Nov. 2

Dr. Daniel Moak

 The Wealth and Poverty theme hosts Wealth and Poverty Week on Urban Challenges, featuring Dr. Daniel Moak discussing “Class Absence: A Critical Look at the ‘School to Prison Pipeline’ Narrative,” on Thursday, Nov. 2, from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Alden 319. Watch live or later on A&S TV. For the […]

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November 1, 2017 at 11:45 pmEvents

Sociology & Anthropology Colloquium | Rethinking Citizenship at the Intersection of Software and Water in Neoliberal India, Nov. 3

Sociology & Anthropology Colloquium | Rethinking Citizenship at the Intersection of Software and Water in Neoliberal India, Nov. 3

The Sociology & Anthropology Colloquium Series presents Dr. Simanti Dasgupta on “Emergence and Refusal: Rethinking Citizenship at the Intersection of Software and Water in Neoliberal India” on Friday, Nov. 3 at 4 p.m. in Bentley Annex 102. This presentation is based on her book, BITS of Belonging: Information Technology, Water […]

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November 1, 2017 at 11:30 pmEvents