Climate Change and National Security Panel
The Byrd Polar Research Center cosponsors Climate Change and National Security
, Thursday, Oct. 16, 2-4 p.m. with keynote speaker Rear Admiral Jonathan White
, U.S. Navy oceanographer and head of the Oceanography, Space and Maritime Domain Awareness Directorate. Panelists include Franklin County Commissioner Paula Brooks
, Political Science Professor Alex Thompson
, Byrd Polar Research Center Director Ellen Mosley-Thompson
and Mike Breen
of the Truman National Security Project. RSVP
School of Communication Open House: Oct. 18
Join the School of Communication, Saturday, Oct. 18, as it celebrates two anniversaries
: the 100th anniversary of the journalism program and the 20th anniversary of the creation of the School of Communication. The Open House is in the Journalism Building, 10 a.m. – noon, preceding the Homecoming Reunion Tailgate.
City of Angels Tickets on Sale
The Tony Award-winning jazz musical City of Angels will be produced
at Ohio State Oct. 30-Nov. 9 in Thurber Theatre, Drake Performance and Event Center. The show, a nod to 1940s film noir
, is a collaboration between the Department of Theatre and School of Music and includes a live jazz combo in the pit. Director is A. Scott Parry. Tickets available from the Theatre Box Office; call (614) 292-2295 or visit theatre.osu.edu
Broad and High
Set Your DVR!
, WOSU’s original weekly magazine show that explores the character and creativity of Columbus, will air a segment
Wednesday, Oct. 15, at 7:30 p.m. on WOSU spotlighting the grand opening of Sullivant Hall and the site-specific performance event, Sullivant’s Travels
, by Stephan Koplowitz. The segment — also called Sullivant's Travels
— will be available online immediately following the broadcast, and will be repeated Sunday, Oct. 19, at 5 p.m.
Scholars Report on Summer 2014 Dagstuhl Seminar in Computational Humanities
, Distinguished University Professor; professor, linguistics, and the Kenneth E. Naylor Professor of South Slavic Languages and Linguistics; and Christopher Brown
, lecturer, classics; report
on the Dagstuhl Seminar on Computational Humanities: Bridging the Gap between Computer Science and Digital Humanities, a meeting of leading researchers in both areas. They discuss their work in Dagstuhl’s working group on Lexicon and Literature, and Ohio State’s Herodotos Project for Ancient Ethnohistory. Monday, Oct. 20, Digital Arts and Humanities Working Group, noon – 1 p.m.; 165 Thompson Library.
English and History Professor Lectures on Interdisciplinarity
, Ohio Eminent Scholar in Literacy Studies and professor of English and history, presented a public lecture at the University of Calgary, Canada, entitled "Undisciplining Knowledge: Pursuing the Dream of Interdisciplinarity in the 20th Century."
Art and Technology Professor on Intersection of Art and Science
, professor, art and technology, spoke about his engaging and interactive installations that blur the boundaries between nature and technology, Oct. 1 at The University of Akron's Myers School of Art. Sponsored by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the lecture was part of the University of Akron’s Synapse: Art + Science.
Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Student e-Newsletter – October Issue
The October issue
of the undergraduate student e-Newsletter
highlights a new major in world politics; the OSU Graduate and Professional School Fair; nominations for ASC outstanding teaching awards; communication and journalism information sessions; and how to begin research in the social sciences and humanities. It also profiles Allie Smith (sociology major) who interned with the University Area Enrichment Association CDF Freedom Schools. To submit content suggestions or be added to the mailing list, contact Ann Rottersman