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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

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. From the drug war to current responses to […]

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Anita Hill, J.D. will deliver “From Social Movement to Social Impact: Putting an End to Sexual Harassment in the Workplace” on Monday, April 1, at 7:30 p.m. in Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. This Kennedy Lecture is free and open to the public. Hill is University […]

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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 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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Visiting Glidden Professor David Crane will be on campus throughout February, offering a lecture series on accountablity for atrocity in aninternational sphere. All lectures will be taking place in Bentley 306 at 6 p.m.; the lecture series will run two weeks. There are seven total lectures that are scheduled as […]

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Tariq Tarey The Wealthand Poverty theme presents the Ohio University Week on Immigrants, featuring Tariq Tarey and REFUGEE| An Exile Generation, on Friday, Feb. 1, from 2-3 p.m. in Alden 319. In this talk, documentary photographer Tariq Tarey will talk about what makes someone a refugee, the refugee journey, U.S. […]

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The Wealthand Poverty theme presents the Ohio University Week on Immigrants, Feb. 1-8 Immigrationis asignificant politicalissue across the world. An estimated 258 million people worldwide live in a country other than their country of birth. Nearly 50 million now live in the United States. The Wealth and Poverty Week on […]

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