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Challenging Dialogues in Arts & Sciences

In his inaugural address, Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis challenged the university to become a place where dialogue and rigorous, civil debate are institutional hallmarks.

Challenging Dialogues in the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University are lectures and discussions about difficult topics and today’s headlines.

Spring 2019 features:

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All events are free and open to the public.

Upcoming Challenging Dialogues Events

The War and Peace Theme presents a discussion of “Religion and Ideology in Diaspora Governance: Institutions, Political Parties and Civil Society” on April 17 at 6 p.m. om Porter 104. The speakers are: Bahar Baser, Associate Professor at the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations. She is also an […]

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The George Washington Forum at Ohio University presents “Human Capital, Inequality and Economic Growth” on Thursday, April 18, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. in Galbreath Chapel. The speaker is Kevin Murphy, the George J. Stigler Distinguished Service Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He earned […]

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The War and Peace theme presents Mohamed Ameermia discussing The Role of the National Civil Society Organizations in Promoting Human Rights: The Case of South African Human Rights Commission on April 10 at 6 p.m. in Porter 104. Ameermia, commissioner on the South African Human Rights Commission, holds a B.A., […]

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Dr. Michael Veberauthor of the recent book Tell Me Something I Dont Know (Broadview Press 2018)discusses his book in Jeremy Morriss Theory of Knowledge class on Tuesday, April 16, and is giving a public lecture titled “No-Platforming and the Paradox of Dogmatism” at 5:30 p.m. in Ellis 103. Veber is […]

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The Center for Law, Justice & Culture in collaboration with the the Ohio Innocence Project chapter of Ohio University (OIP-u) and the Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity, the Ohio Innocence Project is pleased to announce that Dean Gillispie, an Ohio Innocence Project exoneree, will be on campus to share his […]

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The Contemporary History Institute presents a screening of an episode of Ken Burns and Lynn Novicks documentary, The Vietnam War on March 2, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. in Bentley 124. CHI will screen episode five of the Burns and Novick series, titled ‘This Is What We Do’ (July 1967-December […]

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TheSociology & Anthropology Colloquium series presents a faculty research talk by Dr. Liat Ben-Moshe on Why Prisons Are Not the New Asylums on Monday, March 4, from 11:50 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in Alden 319. Ben-Moshe is Assistant Professor of Disability Studies at the University of Toledo. The talk is […]

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The George Washington Forum at Ohio University presents a daylong conference on “Popular Sovereignty and Populism” on March 15-16, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in Baker University Center 240/242. Keith Baker (Stanford), Mark Blitz (Claremont McKenna), Michael Braddick (Sheffield), and Catherine Zuckert (Notre Dame) will deliver plenary lectures. […]

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Southwest of Salem – Festival Trailer from Myth of Monsters Studios on Vimeo. The Center for Law, Justice & Culture in collaboration with theOhio Innocence Project is pleased to announce that the San Antonio Four will provide a panel discussion on Thursday, March 21, from 6 to 9 p.m. in […]

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  The Wealth and Poverty theme presents a faculty research talk by Dr. Nicole Kaufman on Governing through Partnerships: Neoconservative Governance and State Reliance on Religious NGOs in Drug Policy on Wednesday, March 27, from 5 to 6 p.m. in Alden 319. Abstract: From the drug war to current responses […]

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