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Justice

ODU Presents 2018-19 Events on Theme of Justice

Ohio Dominican University will host several presentations during the 2018-19 academic year based on the University’s academic theme: Justice.

Aug 6, 2018

Ohio Dominican University will host several presentations during the 2018-19 academic year based on the University’s academic theme: Justice. The following events are free and open to the public, and will be held on ODU’s campus at 1216 Sunbury Road, Columbus, 43219 

  • Aug. 23, 2018 – Convocation, Presenter: Father Joshua Wagner, Diocese of Columbus; 10:45 a.m. in the Alumni Hall gymnasium
  • Sept. 13, 2018 – “Justice and Global Poverty: Hearing the Cries of the Poor”; Presenter: Ronald Carstens, Ph.D., ODU professor of Political Science; 3:30 p.m. in the Colonial Room, Sansbury Hall
  • Sept. 27, 2018 – “Justice for Immigrants: I Was a Stranger and You Welcomed Me”; Presenters: Julie Hart, Ph.D., ODU associate professor of Sociology; Rev. Joe Mas, immigration attorney; Austin Kocher, immigration activist; and Edith Espinal, undocumented immigrant; 3:30 p.m. in the Colonial Room, Sansbury Hall
  • Oct. 11, 2018 – “Women, The Heartbeat of Society”; Presenters: Imali Abala, Ph.D., ODU professor of English; Virginia McCormack, Ed.D., ODU professor of Education; Kelsey Squire, Ph.D., ODU associate professor of English; and Anjel Stough-Hunter, Ph.D., ODU assistant professor of Sociology; 3:30 p.m. in the Colonial Room, Sansbury Hall
  • Oct. 25, 2018 – “The Racial Divide”; Presenters: John Grant, Ph.D., ODU associate professor of Business and Dominican Sisters of Peace Associate; and Helen McKinley, Dominican Sisters of Peace Associate; 3:30 p.m. in the Colonial Room, Sansbury Hall
  • Nov. 14, 2018 – St. Albert the Great Lecture, “New Strategies for Targeting Cancer: Shining Light on Transition Metal Complexes”; Presenter: Claudio Turro, Ph.D., Dow Professor at The Ohio State University; 11 a.m. in the Matesich Theatre, Erskine Hall
  • Jan. 24, 2019 – St. Thomas Aquinas Lecture, “Light out of Darkness: Dominican Stories of Justice”; Presenters: Sr. Kathleen McManus, OP, Ph.D., associate professor of Theology at the University of Portland; 11 a.m. in the Matesich Theatre, Erskine Hall
  • April 25, 2019 – St. Catherine of Siena Lecture, “Justice – Seeing Catherine through Contemporary Eyes”; Presenter: Sr. Megan McElroy, OP, D.Min., Dominican Sisters of Grand Rapids, Michigan; 3:30 p.m. in the Colonial Room, Sansbury Hall
ODU's Core Curriculum is a series of courses that provide a unifying academic experience throughout each student's academic journey. The curriculum is unique to Ohio Dominican, and is a combination of four seminar courses and the general degree requirements. In the Core seminars, students draw from all of their courses to engage in thought-provoking interdisciplinary discussions, readings and experiences.