This professor emeritus may be best known for his beautiful photographs, but the tiny stories he’s authored about his family, life in his native Cuba, and more touch the heart as well. Tony Mendoza’s work is in many esteemed collections, including that of the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Here are some images and tales from his upcoming book, aptly titled "Pictures with Stories ." This event qualifies toward DICE certification. More .
Visit the Wexner Center for the Arts for a wide variety of documentaries: Faces Places (Oct. 19) about travels throughout the French countryside, The Road Movie (Oct. 19) with footage from Russian dash-cams, Quest (Oct. 21) about life in a struggling North Philadelphia neighborhood, Cousin Bobby (Oct. 22) about an Episcopalian minister with ties to the Black Panther Party, and more. View the full line-up of film/video offerings , many of which qualify toward DICE certification.
The Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race & Ethnicity is hiring for a Training Specialist in the Race & Cognition Program. If you are passionate about racial justice education, public speaking, facilitation, and curriculum development, they invite you to apply for this exciting position , which closes Oct 29.
Oct 18, 24, 30 October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), which celebrates the contributions of workers with disabilities and educates about the value of a workforce inclusive of their skills and talents. In recognition of NDEAM, several workshops are scheduled, including Hiring and Working with Individuals with Disabilities, Disabilities Etiquette Class, and Deaf Etiquette and OHR: Tips on Serving Deaf Customers. These events count toward DICE certification. Learn more and register in BuckeyeLearn .
In celebration of the exhibition of Start at Home: Art from the Frank W. Hale Jr. Black Cultural Center Collection, this free symposium brings together artists, museum professionals and scholars of Black art. It includes artist talks by Alison Saar and Fahamu Pecou, a keynote lecture on museums in the era of Black Power by Susan Cahan of Temple University, and a talk about “Black Art Futures” by LeRonn Brooks of Lehman College. This event counts toward DICE certification. More . Contact .
Oct 19 - 7 p.m. - Ohio Union Performance Hall Join OUAB for The Read Live! - Kid Fury and Crissle evening of conversation regarding their weekly podcast covering hip-hop and pop culture's most trying stars. As transplants to New York City, The Read also serves as an on-air therapy session for two friends trying to adjust to life and rats in the big city. Free tickets available to Ohio State students, faculty, and staff. This event counts toward DICE certification. More . Schedule . Contact .
Nov 7 - 4:30 p.m. - Mershon Auditorium State alumnus J.D. Vance will propose a hands-on approach to problems facing his native state of Ohio: opioid addiction, under-preparedness of the workforce and domestic instability. Through his nonprofit organization, Our Ohio Renewal, he'll tackle issues that shaped his upbringing in Middletown OH, subject of " Hillbilly Elegy," a New York Times best-seller. Free lecture; registration requested. This event qualifies toward DICE certification. More . Contact .
Nov 8 - 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. - E100 Scott Laboratory Join the Association of Staff and Faculty Women for a panel discussion with some of Ohio State's Glass Breaker honorees. As women navigate the workforce and career development, it's often said that "you can't be what you can't see." At Ohio State, we shine a spotlight on successful women who have ... More & Register . This event qualifies toward DICE certification.
Oct 4 - 6:30 p.m. - 18th Avenue Library, Research Commons (3rd floor) Katie Robinson, OHio Center for Autism and Low Incidence, will show some materials and learning aids that are used to teach students who are blind or visually impaired math and science concepts. S will also explain the nemeth braille code, its uses and importance and talk about some of the methods used to produce nemeth code math and methods of producing large print. This session is intended to be open for users to ask questions about her experiences as a person who is blind learning about...
Oct 19 - 5 p.m. - Moritz College of Law, Saxbe Auditorium In 2016, nearly 250,000 people are legally paid less than the minimum wage, on average, less than $2 an hour. “Bottom Dollars” is an hour long documentary that exposes the exploitation of people with disabilities through personal stories and expert interviews. It also presents clear employment alternatives with competitive wages and community inclusion. Do we want all people to have a shot at a job for fair pay in their own communities, or do we want some people to be separated, exploited, and robbed of their chance...