Kent State to host Midwest Jewish Studies Association Academic Conference

The Jewish Studies Program, in Kent State University’s College of Arts and Sciences, will host the 26th Annual Midwest Jewish Studies Association Academic Conference on Sept. 14 – 15 at the Kent State Hotel and Conference Center in downtown Kent. Approximately 30 scholars and professionals in Jewish Studies from around the world will attend. Presenters will be coming from Turkey, Austria and Israel as well as North America.

Kent State Hosts the 2014 Ohio Higher Education Computing Conference

Kent State University will host the Ohio Higher Education Computing Council’s 2014 Conference May 21 – 23 at the Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center in downtown Kent. The theme for this year’s event is “Embracing the Cloud.” More than 300 information technology professionals are expected to attend the annual conference.



Department of Pan-African Studies to Hold Africa and the Global Atlantic World Conference

Kent State University’s Department of Pan-African Studies will host the Africa and the Global Atlantic World Conference on April 10 and 11 at Ritchie Hall on the Kent Campus.

This second biannual conference is themed “Revisiting Black History, Identities, Sexualities and Popular Culture,” and aims to explore new ways of studying the complex experiences of Africana people worldwide.