Stories tagged with: Department of African American Studies

D&I, Department of African American Studies to host Jesse McCarthy, Harvard professor and author, for lecture on March 27

March 6, 2024 The Division of Diversity and Inclusion and the Department of African American Studies will host Jesse McCarthy, Assistant Professor in the Departments of English and of African and African American Studies at Harvard University, for a lecture Wednesday, March 27.

The 90-year journey of a Harlem Renaissance novel

February 28, 2024 With help from a dedicated OHIO professor, Claude McKay's "Romance in Marseille" groundbreaking and inclusive novel made it to bookshelves.

Faculty Experts Roundup

February 7, 2024 A selection of recent news from OHIO faculty members includes publications, leadership appointments, awards and a Top-10 breakthrough in physics.

Unity on College Green: OHIO campus and Athens community unite for Juneteenth celebration

June 22, 2023 The Ohio University and Athens community filled College Green on Saturday to take part in the third annual Juneteenth festivities.

University Community mourns Francine Childs, African American Studies Professor Emerita

May 4, 2023 The Ohio University community mourns the passing of Dr. Francine C. Childs, Professor Emerita of African American Studies, the first tenured Black professor at Ohio University.

2023 Ted Rose Lecture features talk on 'Black Pulp and the Radical Politics of Popular Genre' on March 9

February 23, 2023 The African American Studies Department presents the 2023 Ted Rose Lecture featuring a guest talk by Brooks Hefner on "Black Pulp and the Radical Politics of Popular Genre" on March 9.

Students design Black History of Ohio University Tour for Black Alumni Reunion

September 14, 2022 The tour was developed by Ohio University history students who wanted to highlight the story of Black perseverance, Black Education, and Black opportunity.

All majors invited to apply to the Law, Justice & Culture Certificate by Oct. 7

September 9, 2022 The Center for Law, Justice & Culture invites undergraduate students from all majors to apply for the Certificate in Law, Justice & Culture at Ohio University by Oct. 7.

Uzoma Miller to talk about Black Ohio’s musical pop culture legacy on Sept. 16

September 7, 2022 Uzoma Miller's talk, which is free and open to the public, will touch on how African Americans from Ohio have penetrated and influenced mainstream culture.

Visiting professors bring expertise on race and music to African American Studies fall schedule

August 12, 2022 African American courses on arts, media, literature and the history of injustice in United States are on the schedule this fall as the African American Studies Department.

Community invited to Black Life in the Ohio Valley Conference on Sept. 9-10

August 3, 2022 Scholars and community members will delve into four centuries of Black history and heritage at the Black Life in the Ohio Valley Conference.

25 Arts and Sciences faculty promoted, 15 granted tenure

June 29, 2022 The Ohio University Board of Trustees voted in June to award promotion to 25 College of Arts and Sciences faculty member

22 College of Arts and Sciences professors awarded faculty fellowship during 2022-23

June 15, 2022 The Ohio University Board of Trustees has approved 22 College of Arts and Sciences faculty members for faculty fellowship leave during the 2022-23 academic year.

Humanities in the Park debuts by showcasing Southeast Ohio women from past to present

April 28, 2022 Educators, authors and artists are just a few of the people from Southeast Ohio's past and present who will appear on new Humanities in the Park display panels at Richland Avenue Park.

University community mourns Political Science Professor, Afro-American Studies co-founder James Barnes

April 28, 2022 The Ohio University community mourns Professor James Franklin Barnes, who passed away at the age of 87 in Albuquerque, N.M., on March 2.