Events

National Park Talks Series: Mt. Rainier

September 23; 4:45 - 6:15 pm

Dr. Tammie L. Gerke, associate teaching professor in geology at Miami University, will share the geology and other interesting information about each national park. Get your questions answered and participate in a lively discussion on these national treasures …

Global Readiness Certificate Information Session for CAS Students

September 24; 10 - 11 am

The new, Miami Global Readiness Certificate (GRC) is launching a cohort exclusively with students in the College of Arts & Science in the Spring of 2021. The GRC is designed for students of all majors who want to position themselves strategically for employment in today's increasingly competitive, diverse, and global workforce …

"America's Refugee Origins: 'Pilgrim' Migration and the Making of a National Myth"

September 24; 7 pm

Carla Pestana offers the second lecture in the 2020-2021 John W. Altman Program in the Humanities: Migrations. Carla Gardina Pestana is the Joyce Appleby Endowed Chair of America in the World and Professor of History at the University of California, Los Angeles. A scholar of the 17th- and 18th-century Atlantic worlds, the Caribbean, and U.S. religious history, she has held numerous residential fellowships and been a Guggenheim Fellow. She has co-edited multiple volumes, contributed to a popular textbook on American history, and written 7 monographs …

Arts, Humanities & Communication Faculty/Staff/Student Panel

September 25; 12 pm

You might know you want a career that allows you to be creative and express yourself but what major should you choose to get there? Get your questions answered by faculty, staff and current students in the Arts, Humanities & Communication Career Community …

Femellectual Virtual Launch Party

September 25; 12 - 1 pm

Join us to celebrate the completion and distribution of the 2020 Femellectual publication; listen to submission authors read pieces they created and to all hear Center for Student Diversity & Inclusion staff read pieces from the 2020 Femellectual "home-borders-between" …

"Beyond Europe": Student Stories From Abroad

September 28; 4 pm

The world is big and there are great study abroad destinations outside of Europe. This panel will feature stories from students who studied abroad in non-European locations. Join us to hear their stories and consider where you might study abroad …

"Citing in MLA Style"

September 29; 5 - 6 pm

New to using the Modern Language Association (MLA) citation style? Join us for the Libraries' "Citing in MLA Style" workshop to learn about MLA style and Zotero resources for creating Works Cited pages …

Reading: Eric Goodman

September 29; 7:30 pm

Fiction writer and retired Miami University creative writing professor will present a reading from his new book, Cuppy and Stew: The bombing of Flight 629, A Love Story

"The Challenge of Anti-Blackness"

September 30; 7 - 8:30 pm

Dr. Denise Taliaferro Baszile will host crucial conversations with a number of scholar-activists on a series of topics related to the struggle against systemic racism. All are welcome every other Wednesday to join in, listen, and ask all the questions you've been wanting to ask …

"Federal Force, States' Rights, and the National Good; The 1832-1833 Nullification Crisis and Today"

October 1; 1:30 - 2:30 pm

This Ohio Archives Month Lecture focuses on the Nullification Crisis of 1832-33, a conflict between the U.S. government and the state of South Carolina over tax collection. The event intersects with several themes today, including debates about the legitimacy of federal force, the common good, and economic crises. This conflict also coincidentally occurred during a cholera epidemic …

ORU Office Hours: Internal Funding

October 2; 2:30 - 3:30 pm

Learn more about internal funding opportunities for undergraduate research …

"Expressive Writing: Creative Coping for 2020" Virtual Workshop

October 5; 1 - 1:30 pm

This workshop will support attendees in learning to use expressive writing as a way to cope and build resilience. This form of writing was developed by psychologist James Pennebaker to help individuals connect with, express, and understand emotions following stressful life events …

Summer Education Abroad Virtual Fair

October 5; 4 pm

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, there are a variety of study abroad, study away, and virtual opportunities for you to consider. Learn about your options at this information session hosted by the Office of Education Abroad …

"Disciplinary Approaches to Research" (faculty & student panel)

October 6; 4 - 5 pm

Curious about the research being conducted in your major? This panel series will explore research questions and approaches across disciplines from both the faculty and student perspective. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions about ongoing research …

"What Would Martin Do? The Experience of Black Men in America"

October 10; 10 - 11 am

Clifton Kilpatrick, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District, discusses the experience of Black Men in America that relate to police brutality …

Medical Ethics Discussion

October 14; 1 - 3 pm

Watch a short video about Dax Cowart and join the Mallory-Wilson Center and the Miami University Bioethics Society in a discussion about this case's implications on medical ethics and healthcare …

"Revolution, Abolition, and Radical Hope"

October 14; 7 - 8:30 pm

Dr. Denise Taliaferro Baszile will host crucial conversations with a number of scholar-activists on a series of topics related to the struggle against systemic racism. All are welcome every other Wednesday to join in, listen, and ask all the questions you've been wanting to ask …

"Hitler's Refugees and the Hollywood Screen"

October 15; 5 pm

Noah Isenberg offers the third lecture in the 2020-2021 John W. Altman Program in the Humanities: Migrations. Noah Isenberg is the George Christian Centennial Professor and Chair of the Department of Radio-Television-Film at the University of Texas, Austin. A film historian, he is the author or editor of 6 books, including We'll Always Have 'Casablanca': The Life, Legend, and Afterlife of Hollywood's Most Beloved Movie

"Freedom in Black and White: The Making of a Photographer-Activist"

October 15; 5:50 - 7:05 pm

Photojournalist Steve Schapiro is best known for his civil rights photographs. His most recognizable images are of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, the 1964 Mississippi Summer Project (Freedom Summer) and the 1965 Selma to Montgomery marches …

ORU Office Hours: "Streamlining the Internship Process"

October 16; 2:30 - 3:30 pm

Students are invited to learn more about how research internships can align with the recommendations from Center for Career Exploration & Success …

"Black Lives Matter: The Emergence of Sports in Dialogue for Racial Equality and Inclusion"

October 17; 10 - 11 am

Rev. Samuel A. Harris discusses the relationship between sports and social justice. LeBron James and Colin Kaepernick are two of the most riveting athletes/activists. This lecture will discuss how African American men can become leaders in their communities …

"Careers & Research"

October 19; 11 am - 12 pm

This professional development workshop for undergraduate researchers will explore strategies for highlighting your research experiences during the job search. Topics include incorporating your research into interview responses, describing research experiences on your resume, and condensing your research into a concise 'elevator pitch.' The workshop is open to all students regardless of classification, major, or research involvement …

Virtual Education Abroad

October 19; 4 pm

With virtual education abroad, the world is literally at your fingertips. Join the Office of Education Abroad to learn about opportunities to engage with people around the world, gain intercultural skills, and meet academic requirements virtually …

Spring Street Reading

October 19; 7:30 pm

This reading, featuring current residential MFA in creative writing students, is sponsored by Oxford Magazine and Miami University Press …

"Diverse Perspectives: Diversity in Religious Practices"

October 20; 11:30 am - 1 pm

Join moderator Dr. Bennyce Hamilton and panel (Pastor Lamar Burch, Pastor Shaq Mathews, Rabbi Eric Slaton, and Tarah Trueblood, J.D.) for a candid conversation to broaden perspectives, challenge beliefs, and expand our knowledge of diversity …

"Moving Towards a More Perfect Union: Understanding and Developing Solutions for Systemic Racism in Our Society"

October 20; 1:15 - 2:45 pm

This Ohio Archives Month Lecture will outline the historic roots of systemic racism in various sectors of our society including education, public spaces, economics and more. Dr. Christopher Daniels (Florida A&M University) will show how the creation and implementation of these policies and institutions have caused many of the societal challenges that we are faced with today. Lastly, he will discuss tangible ways to move forward and create a more just and equitable society …

"Beyond the Day of the Dead: Jose Guadalupe Posada (1852-1913) as a Revolutionary Artist"

October 21; 1:15 - 2:35 pm

Posada's dramatic visual language struck a deep chord in the Mexican popular consciousness during a time of revolution and has inspired generations of artists and printmakers, even influencing Hollywood films like Coco (2017). This presentation explores the indigenous Mexican origins of Posada's art of social satire and what makes his art so engaging …