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On April 6, , the Phi Beta Delta International Forum, with support from the ONU Student Senate, presenteda debate between ONU Associate Professor of Law Michael W. Lewis and Ben Wizner, the Litigation Director of the ACLU's National Security Project. The subject of the debate was: "Civil Liberties... more
Dr. Crawford visited the campus of OSU-Lima to give a presentation on the interaction between China and the West to the Allen Country Lifelong Learning Institute. The LLI is a program that provides educational programming for retirees, and Crawford told them of the fateful choices the Chinese,... more
Carol Wilson, a senior majoring in History and Creative Writing, recently received fantastic news. The research project on the lead-up to the Civil War that she produced during her Gilder-Lehrman fellowship last summer has been selected for publication in a volume entitled the Secession Crisis of... more
Ohio Northern University presented “Paying the Price To Play: a symposium on the Division III Student Athlete Experience,” in the James F. Dicke College of Business Administration Forum on Thursday, on April 14. The event was sponsored by the ONU History, Politics and Justice Department and the... more
Renowned scholar, Dr. Jack Shaheen on addressed stereotypical images of Arabs and Muslims in Hollywood films. His presentation drew from his seminal book Reel Bad Arabsand the documentary of the same name. Dr. Shaheen’s analysis was both timely and relevant given recent events taking place across... more
Dr. Nsia-Pepra took a trip to Lorain, OH last week to tell students from the Arts Academy in that town about the programs that Ohio Northern University and the Department of History, Politics, and Justice can offer them. Nsia-Pepra took along a variety of promotional materials, including Tales from... more
Professor of History Michael Loughlin presented a paper on Saturday April 9, 2011 at the Ohio Academy of History’s annual spring conference. The title of Loughlin’s paper was: : “Antimilitarism in France before World War I: Gustave Hervé and the Affiche Rouge of 1905.”Dr. Robert Waters also served... more
Andy Zaebst, a Senior majoring in Social Studies and History presented his paper "Disloyalty to the Confederacy in Southwestern Virginia" to an audience at the 19th annual Clement S. Stacy Undergraduate Research Conference hosted by the Purdue University Calumet. Zaebst paper was a shortened... more
After her presentation at the regional Phi Alpha Theta Conference, Megan Piersol (pictured here with Dr. Lomax and Dr. Waters - in Brendon Kinder's Russian hat) won the top paper award in the Medieval History category with her paper, "The King's Great Matter: Conflicting Viewpoints on the Divorce... more
On Saturday March 26th Andrew Zaebst, Brendan Kinder, Megan Piersol, and Caitlin Kegley traveled to Oakland College to present at the regional Phi Alpha Theta Conference. Phi Alpha Theta is a national honorary that recognizes students who are history majors or history enthusiasts. The students... more
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