Hasan Kwame Jeffries, associate professor of history at The Ohio State University, talks about the Arizona immigration law and how it is intrusive and un-American. New policy, he says, must be looked at in a humane way - accepting people who come into our country as assets, not "drains."
This video was produced as part of "OSUexperts" by The Ohio State University in April 2010.
On this episode of History Talk, guests Johanna Sellman, Gulsah Toronoglu, and Sabra Webber discuss the diverse and dynamic history of women in the Middle East and North Africa. Highlighting the region's great range of historical experiences, they question the idea that women's rights marks a divide between Islamic societies and the "West," explore the history of women's movements, and address the ways in which the flourishing of new media is transforming political and artistic expression throughout the Islamic world.
This paper describes the efforts of black gay intellectuals and activists to curb the spread of AIDS through consciousness-raising and the affirmation of same-sex desire among African American men.
This eHistory MultiMedia Course Project was developed in Professor Judy Wu's Ohio State University History 525 course in 2008.
Zoos are some of the world’s most visited attractions. Yet they often make headlines for controversial reasons such as in 2016 when the Cincinnati Zoo shot and killed a gorilla after a child fell into the animal’s enclosure or in 2017 when poachers killed a rhinoceros at a Paris Zoo for its horns. While schoolchildren and adults alike may delight at the prospect of a trip to the zoo, historically zoos have represented far more than a fun way to spend an afternoon.