The Department of History and the Center for the Study of Religion at The Ohio State University co-sponsored this keynote lecture by Professor David Brakke upon his appointment to the Ohio State faculty, 2012.
Presented February 15, 2013 at the Center for Historical Research, Department of History at The Ohio State University by John Davis, CHR Junior Faculty Fellow.
A premise behind today's growing concern about climate change is that the future matters, i.e., that we today should seek to avoid doing irreparable damage to people whom we will never know and, indeed, are mostly not even born yet.
This video examines the experience of war through four key themes: the appropriation of memory, the trauma of war, the ambiguity of victory, and the soldier experience. It offers insights into the political, cultural, economic, social, ideological, psychological, and geographical factors that characterized conflict in Afghanistan across the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. Presented by Dr.
Presented by Clark Larsen and Richard Steckel on Oct. 28, 2011 at the Center for Historical Research at The Ohio State University.
The eHistory MultiMedia Course Projects were developed by students in Professor Judy Wu's History course 525 in 2008 and 2009. This project utilizes interviews and the history of Columbus zoning procedures to examine how communities can remove adult businesses from within the city limits by changing zoning laws.
The Trump administration has taken a hardline on immigration. News from the U.S. border that asylum seekers are being turned away, that parents are being separated from their children, and the termination of Temporary Protected Status for 57,000 Hondurans currently living in the U.S. has drawn widespread public attention. But why are people fleeing? What is life like in their home countries? And what role does the U.S. play in creating the conditions that spur migration?
Since the 1970s, the "War on Drugs" has absorbed billions of dollars, fueled armed interventions overseas, imprisoned millions of individuals, and stigmatized inner city communities--all without appearing to have produced a measurable impact on actual drug use.