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2022
June
02,
2022
| 14:00 PM America/New_York
Religion and sound are tied together in evocative ways.Church bells. Public proselytizing. Calls to prayer. Tantric chanting. What does religion sound like, and how can we learn new truths about the diversity of religion in the United States when we ...
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May
02,
2022
| 12:00 PM America/New_York
In her project A Brand New End: Survival and Its Pictures, Carmen Winant, associate professor in the Department of Art in the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University, explores the community that women build for themselves to escape ...
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April
22,
2022
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
When it came to choosing a location for her Fulbright experience, Jasmine Stork admits that part of what drew her to Poland is how little she knew about the area....
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March
18,
2022
| 11:30 AM America/New_York
The Ohio State University is home to one of the country’s larger collections of some of the planet’s smaller creatures. The C.A. Triplehorn Insect Collection holds more than 4 million dry pinned insect specimens and another 2.5 million wet specimens....
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March
17,
2022
| 13:00 PM America/New_York
One of the more arresting pieces in To Begin, Again: A Prehistory of the Wex, 1968-89 at the Wexner Center for the Arts is a 40-foot-long sculpture made by Betty Collings. “Dance” is an inflated, pale vinyl tube that twists and turns over itself. It ...
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March
02,
2022
| 11:00 AM America/New_York
Early last month, Elissa Washuta, assistant professor of creative writing in the Ohio State University English department, received word that her latest book, “White Magic,” was on the shortlist for the 2022 PEN Open Book Award....
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January
28,
2022
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
Climate change affects every aspect of life, from public health to the economy, and is so expansive that it can seem overwhelming. Art can make the issue more personal and help individuals understand the role they can play in making a positive impact...
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January
06,
2022
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
From anti-tobacco ads starting in the 70s, to the musical “Rent,” to a surge of coronavirus-inspired street art, public health topics are woven throughout arts and culture....
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2021
November
02,
2021
| 14:00 PM America/New_York
With the economy still rebounding from the pandemic and a polarized political climate generating heated debates about the state of democracy, many are wondering what the future holds. Two researchers from The Ohio State University say studying the pa...
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October
21,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
Many Americans define themselves by race. However, those who base their identity on skin color and other physical traits may be surprised to learn that race is a social rather than biological construct, researchers say. ...
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May
28,
2021
| 08:04 AM America/New_York
If you’ve watched a slasher movie, you’ve probably been exposed to the final girl trope – a closing scene of a white, suburban teenage girl who triumphed over a threatening monster and lived to tell the tale. ...
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May
03,
2021
| 07:28 AM America/New_York
If you really want to understand literature, don’t start with the words on a page – start with how it affects your brain. ...
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April
22,
2021
| 15:36 PM America/New_York
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences announced the election of its new members for 2021, which includes two faculty members from The Ohio State University College of Arts and Sciences: Fritz Graf, Distinguished University Professor in the Depart...
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January
06,
2021
| 09:32 AM America/New_York
What does it mean to "own" a piece of conceptual art?  That question led a law professor into an investigation of the tangled relationship between art and law. ...
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2020
December
11,
2020
| 13:01 PM America/New_York
From her earliest years, Gay Su Pinnell cherished reading – so much that she dedicated her career to helping young children who struggled to learn to read. Now, after giving $7.5 million to The Ohio State University College of Human Ecology in Jul...
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October
07,
2020
| 08:17 AM America/New_York
A collection of essays by author Jerald Walker, published by The Ohio State University Press, is a finalist for this year’s National Book Award for nonfiction. ...
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September
01,
2020
| 13:03 PM America/New_York
This fall semester, the arts will be showcased on Ohio State’s Columbus campus in ways they haven’t before. Three outdoor tents will hold spaces for physically distanced classes, rehearsals and exhibitions in the various arts units across the College...
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June
18,
2020
| 12:00 PM America/New_York
A music video created by Beyoncé Knowles and Sean Jay-Z Carter and featuring them in Paris’ famed Louvre Museum ignited conversations about who have traditionally been invited to show their work – and interact with objects of art – in museums. In a p...
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May
28,
2020
| 07:23 AM America/New_York
New research provides insight into how housing prices and neighborhood values have become polarized in some urban areas, with the rich getting richer and the poor becoming poorer. ...
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April
20,
2020
| 06:54 AM America/New_York
When faced with a decision, people may know which choice gives them the best chance of success, but still take the other option, a new study suggests. ...
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2019
December
11,
2019
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
Country music songwriters must perform a careful dance when they work with famous singers who may be less talented at writing songs but bring the needed star power to attract fans – and, importantly, to get the song recorded in the first place, resea...
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November
25,
2019
| 10:13 AM America/New_York
Henry Wu, a fourth-year philosophy and political science major at The Ohio State University, has been named a 2020 Rhodes Scholar. ...
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October
10,
2019
| 12:22 PM America/New_York
A new cosmic art installation on The Ohio State University campus represents our solar system and bridges the arts and sciences in an astronomical way. ...
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September
13,
2019
| 08:10 AM America/New_York
A gleaming display of brushed stainless steel, the 31-foot-high Modern Head statue towers over the public walkways of the North Academic Corridor at The Ohio State University. ...
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July
19,
2019
| 10:19 AM America/New_York
Standing over onlookers at 31 feet high, it's hard to miss Modern Head, a new public sculpture by world-renowned artist Roy Lichtenstein. ...
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February
28,
2019
| 09:35 AM America/New_York
Using music to connect the past, present and future is a theme of the works of musician Mark Lomax, II. Lomax is the 2018 recipient of the Wexner Center for the Arts Artist in Residency Award. ...
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2018
July
11,
2018
| 00:00 AM America/New_York
Music can transport a spirit from sullen to joyful. It can bring a concertgoer to unexpected tears. But the details of just how that connection between performance and emotion works remain largely mysterious. A new study helps illuminate the ways ...
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