Call for Proposals: 2015 Battelle Engineering, Technology and Human Affairs (BETHA) Grants
The BETHA Endowment
invites full-time assistant, associate and full professors (with a minimum 75 percent appointment for a nine or 12-month period) to submit proposals for projects that examine the relationship between science and technology and its impact on broader social and cultural issues. Deadline: Nov. 25.
Harvey J. Graff
Scholar Spends Three Weeks as Visiting Professor in Brazil
, Ohio Eminent Scholar in Literacy Studies and professor of English and history, spent three weeks in August as visiting professor at the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG) and the State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ) under the auspices of these universities and the ministry of research and education of the government of Brazil. He presented several public lectures, one inaugural lecture, met with various research groups and spoke at the Fifth International Conference on Literacy and Written Culture.
Origins August Podcast
Summer 2014 is the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I. Three Ohio State historians report its commemorations
across the globe: Brenna Miller
, Sarajevo (Bosnia), where Gavrilo Princip assassinated the Archduke, sparking the war. Kirsten Hildonen
; Belgrade (Serbia), its epicenter, feeling aftershocks of wars of the past 25 years. Keshia Lai
, Singapore — then: important British colony — now: economic powerhouse.
Romance and Reality in the Mythical Mission Past
The Department of Anthropology presents
“How We Found the Lost Spanish Mission on St. Catherines Island,” a lecture by David Hurst Thomas, curator of the American Museum of Natural History and professor at the Richard Gilder Graduate School, Sept. 5, 10:30 a.m., 4012 Smith Lab.