The only way is through: Autumn 2020 Ohio State Alumni Magazine
Whether our blinders were torn off in May or we are bearing the pain of the millionth cut, we will confront racism and its manifestations. We can learn so much from the Ohio State faculty and staff, alumni and students who work toward equity and justice. We hope the people you meet in these stories will lead you by their examples of grit, intellect and righteous determination.Read More
New head of Asian American Studies calls for increased focus on ethnic studies
Jani, an associate professor in the Department of English who specializes in postcolonial and ethnic studies, said it’s crucial to push for visibility of the Center for Ethnic Studies at Ohio State, which focuses on research and teaching in the history, culture and underrepresentation and oppression of ethnic minorities.
Column: Racist policies of old laid pattern for inequities of today
There is a lot of discussion today about the role of race and place. A growing body of research is digging deep into our history to find the large role public policy has played in the ways our cities look, feel, work, and play.
WATCH: Becoming Weavers in a Divided Nation
We are in the midst of a polarized nation, further separated by a polarized election. David Brooks, the New York Times columnist, shared thoughts about work to weave together the social fabric, and a panel of Ohio State leaders shared short illustrations about how they've engaged in “weaving” work.