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June 3, 2020


A Scarred Past 

Having just celebrated the 50th anniversary of the formation of this department and recognized the 400th-year anniversary of the arrival of…

March 11, 2020

Dear Community Friends,

As The Ohio State University takes proactive measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19), I must inform you that the Department of African American and African…

November 20, 2019

If screenwriting is your passion, attending this series of hands-on workshops on screenwriting will help put your dream into practice. 

Apply by Friday, December 13: Go.osu.edu/…

October 10, 2019

As a native of Columbus, Gamal Brown embodies what it means to be a dancer and choreographer. His performance and leadership abilities have afforded him performance…

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