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UToledo professor encourages unity to stop the rise of hate crimes against Asian Americans

March 5, 2021

Dr. Joey Kim, visiting assistant professor in the Department of English Language and Literature, discussed the rise in anti-Asian racism, hate crimes and xenophobia as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.


World Languages and Cultures Hosts Virtual International Conference in July

March 5, 2021

Themed Communicating in the Time of Coronavirus, the online 2021 Annual Conference of the Linguistic Association of Canada and the United States is scheduled for July 19-23.


Book Launch for UToledo Political Scientist’s ‘Electoral Capitalism’ March 8

March 4, 2021

Dr. Jeffrey Broxmeyer, an expert on money in politics, wrote about 19th century practices he uncovered showing how politicians of few means became wealthy through the party system.


Attacks on Asian Americans called a ‘national crisis’

February 26, 2021

Dr. Joey Kim, visiting assistant professor in the Department of English Language and Literature, discussed the rise in anti-Asian racism, hate crimes and xenophobia as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.


Did Helen Keller Really ‘Do All That’?

February 26, 2021

Dr. Kim Nielsen, UToledo professor of disability studies, history and women’s and gender studies, discusses the troubling TikTok conspiracy theory that questions whether Helen Keller was real.


‘Model Minority,’ Still ‘Other’

February 26, 2021

Dr. Joey Kim, visiting assistant professor in the UToledo Department of English Language and Literature, writes in an op-ed about the rise in anti-Asian racism, hate crimes and xenophobia as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.


Music Professor Among Distinguished Judges for International Violin Competitions

February 26, 2021

Dr. Junqi “Sophie” Tang among the panel of judges for the 11th Hong Kong International Violin Competition and the Eighth Hong Kong International Chamber Music Competition.


Accomplished Playwright Next Speaker in ‘Tell Me Your Story’ Virtual Series

February 26, 2021

An award-winning playwright and "13 Reasons Why" staff writer, Franky Gonzalez will discuss his career and biography in the free “Tell Me Your Story: Liberal Arts Careers” virtual event on March 2.


Artist Riva Lehrer paints portraits of people with disabilities — minus the mock heroics, the ‘freak show’ or the toxic staring

February 24, 2021

Jim Ferris, UToledo professor and the Ability Center Endowed Chair in Disability Studies, discusses artist Riva Lehrer, who paints portraits of people with disabilities.


UT scholar explores inequitable food systems, urban agriculture as a solution

February 24, 2021

Brittany Jones, Ph.D. candidate in the Spatially Integrated Social Science program in the Department of Geography and Planning, and Dr. Carla Pattin, assistant lecturer in the UToledo Jesup Scott Honors College, discuss the benefits of urban agriculture.