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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.

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All events are free and open to the public.

Upcoming Challenging Dialogues Events

By Riley Hensley On Nov. 15, 2018, I attended The LGBT Center hosted Trans Vigil at the Galbreath Chapel. Its held annually and is the most somber yet beautiful event that the university endorses. The event itself sheds light on the severity and the continuous danger that transgender people face […]

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by Kristin Distel The Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies program welcomed back several of its alumni for the annual Reunion and Roundtables event, which featured a keynote address, several discussion panels, and a reception. The final panel of the day, Me TooMoment or Movement: Women in Law Reflect, featured four […]

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by Kristin Distel The Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies program welcomed home several of its alumni for the annual Reunion and Roundtables event, featuring a keynote address, several panels, and a reception. The keynote address,The Matriarchy is Coming: On Mothering and Big Law, was delivered by Ashley Senary Dahlberg (07), […]

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by Kristin Distel The Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies program welcomed back several of its alumni for the annual Reunion and Roundtables event, which featured a keynote address, several discussion panels, and a reception. The first panel of the day, titled Reproductive Justice, focused on a discussion of prenatal care, […]

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by Kristin Distel The Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies program welcomed back several of its alumni for the annual Reunion and Roundtables event, which featured a keynote address, several discussion panels, and a reception. The days second panel, titled Working for Transnational Gender Justice, featured three OHIO alumni: Bobby Walker, […]

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University Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Jan. 21-26 By George E. Mauzy Jr. From Compass Ohio University celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in January 2019 on the Athens Campus. The annual celebration, which has adopted the holidays national theme, Kings Vision: Humanity […]

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The new Ohio University Challenging Dialogues lecture series presentsDr. Carolyn Lukensmeyer on The Power of In/Civility: Engaging in Challenging Conversations Across the University, Community, Nation on Jan. 24 at 7 p.m. in the Baker University Center Ballroom A. Lukensmeyer is Executive Director of the National Institute for Civil Discourse, a […]

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The George Washington Forum at Ohio University presents “Illiberal Reformers: Race, Eugenics and American Economics in the Progressive Era” on Tuesday, Jan. 29, at 7:30 p.m. in Galbreath Chapel. The speaker is Thomas C. Leonard, Research Scholar in the Council of the Humanities at Princeton University and Lecturer in the […]

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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. Watch on A&S TV. Tariq Tarey In this talk, documentary photographer Tariq Tarey will talk about what makes someone a refugee, […]

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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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