Jan 31 - 7 p.m. - Mershon Auditorium, 1871 N. High St.
Angela Davis to speak for Ohio State’s MLK Jr. celebration. Angela Yvonne Davis, American political activist, academic scholar and author, will speak at Ohio State’s 45th MLK celebration. The event is free and open to the public and will kick off a number of activities honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. More .
Jan 25 - 7 p.m. - Gateway Film Center January's monthly international film series, sponsored by the Office of International Affairs and Council of Graduate Students, followed by discussion led by Dr. Kerim Yasar, Japanese film expert. More .
Feb 17, 2017 - 5-8:30 p.m. - Ohio Union The Office of International Affairs, more than 30 student organizations, and the Student Life Dining Services’ chefs are preparing an evening of international food, exhibits, and cultural performances. Food will be available 5-7 p.m., and performances 5-9 p.m. Admission is free, and tickets to purchase small samplings of international foods cost $1 each.
In 2016, Facilities Operations and Development won the APPA Award for Excellence, APPA's highest institutional honor for outstanding achievements in facilities management. From architects and engineers, from custodians to maintenance workers, from groundspeople to utility workers, FOD's nearly 700 staff members help keep the 1,600-acre Columbus campus running smoothly and serving nearly 100,000 students, faculty, staff and visitors daily. Learn more about this vast organization.
Dec 7 - 7 p.m. - Wexner Center for the Arts Filmmaker Eddie Rosenstein introduces his award-winning documentary, The Freedom to Marry . His exhilarating and moving film chronicles the grassroots campaign to legalize same-sex marriage in the United States. Advance tickets .
Dec 2 - 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. - 100 Campbell Hall TEDxOhioStateUniversity will hold its second satellite event, serving as more interactive and intimate versions of its annual TEDx event. It will feature three speakers from different colleges at Ohio State, connecting their talks to topics of education and social justice. Free and open to the public. More . Contact .
Jan 31 - Massachusetts Historical Society History professor Margaret Newell will receive the Peter J. Gomes Memorial Prize from the Massachusetts Historical Society (MHS) for her book "Brethren by Nature: New England Indians, Colonists and the Origins of American Slavery," published in 2015. MHS is the nation's oldest research center devoted to the study of American history. More .
Nov 16 - 6 p.m. - Wexner Center for the Arts Join Michelle Alexander, author of "The New Jim Crow," for a screening of Ava DuVernay's new documentary film "13th," which explores the historical foundations and present-day structures of mass incarceration in the United States. The film screening will be followed by a panel discussion led by Alexander, with Ohio State faculty, community organizers and student activists at the Wexner Center for the Arts. A reception kicks off the evening at 5 p.m. Registration is required.
Nov 15 - 7 p.m. - Wexner Center for the Arts The Columbus Jewish Film Festival comes to the Wex with a presentation of "Oriented," a uniquely Middle Eastern spin on a classic coming-of-age tale. More .