Racism and Racial Disparities in Heart Care: Historical Perspectives and a Prescription for the Future

Dr. Quinn Capers, Associate Dean for Admissions at The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, will offer this year’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee’s Black History Month Lecture.   The talk will discuss current racial disparities in cardiovascular care, explore the possible causes (including racism and bias) and […]

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Creative Playwriting: Using ‘Found Stories’ as Inspiration

Thursday, January 30, 4 p.m. Thurber Theatre Drake Performance and Event Center 1849 Cannon Dr., Columbus, OH 43210 Theatre Research Institute Fellowship Lecture Bianca Sams, Lawrence and Lee Theatre Research Institute Fellow, will speak on her current project, researching and writing the play “Just Porgy.” The play focuses on the behind the scenes struggles of […]

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Fifth Annual Preview Night October 23

The Ohio State University Libraries’ Rare Books and Manuscripts Library invites you to attend the fifth annual preview night, showcasing recent acquisitions. The program and reception will be Wednesday, October 23, 6-8 p.m. at the Thompson Library, 1858 Neil Avenue, Columbus, OH  43210. Please RSVP to Kelly Zwink at 614-292-8174 or zwink.1@osu.edu.    

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Is Library User Privacy still Paramount in the 2.0 Era?

Thursday, October 10, 2-3:30 p.m. Thompson Library, Room 165 Michael Zimmer, PhD, is an assistant professor in the School of Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and director of the Center for Information Policy Research. With a background in new media and Internet studies, the philosophy of technology, and information policy & ethics, Zimmer’s […]

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Remembering 9/11 and Its Impact on Campus: A Panel Discussion

This panel discussion on October 14 at 8 p.m. in the Thompson Library Grand Reading Room, 1858 Neil Ave., brings together current and former members of the Ohio State community to discuss the local response and repercussions of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. Opening remarks will be given by President Joseph Alutto, then […]

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Understanding Black History through Black Music: From Protests to Celebration, February 26

February 26, 3:30-5 p.m. Thompson Library, 11th floor Dr. William T. McDaniel, Professor of African American Music and Area Head of Jazz Studies, The Ohio State University. Music will be interspersed throughout the lecture. Sponsored by the University Libraries Diversity & Inclusion Committee United Black World Month–2013

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Poet Laureate Program February 19

U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey, the Charles Howard Candler Professor of English and Creative Writing at Emory University and current state poet laureate of Mississippi, will read from her work at 8 p.m.,Tuesday, February 19 in the Thompson Library on the 11th floor. Trethewey is the author of “Beyond Katrina: A Meditation on the Mississippi […]

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Artists’ Books Open House February 20

Wednesday, February 20 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Thompson Library, 1858 Neil Avenue, Columbus, OH  43210 Room 150 Come see work by Marina Abramovic and Ulay, John Baldessari, Johanna Drucker, Fluxus, General Idea, The Guerrilla Girls, Hans Haacke, Nancy Holt, Douglas Huebler, Barbara Kruger, Sol LeWitt, George Maciunas, Ed Ruscha, Carolee Schneemann, Richard Tuttle, Lawrence […]

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“Research Ethics, the Law, and the Use of Social Networking Sites for Academic Research Purposes” Lecture November 7

Wednesday, November 7 3:30-5 p.m. Thompson Library, 1858 Neil Avenue Columbus, OH  43210 This offering in the Libraries’ Lecture Series tackles a complicated and evolving issue, describing the uses of social networking sites for academic research purposes, and explore both the ethical and legal implications of such uses.  With almost one billion active users monthly, […]

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Exploring Consumer Roles in Digital Curation

Tuesday, September 18, 3:30 – 5 p.m. Thompson Library, 1858 Neil Avenue, 11th floor Speaker: Nancy McGovern Engaging users allows us to understand who our consumers are and to better address their needs, norms, and expectations. The presentation will consider relevant trends in research libraries and incorporate information and findings from the Dissemination Information Packages […]

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