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12/03/2018
Former Miami professor returns to campus to present lecture on the story of Emmett Till
The 2018 American Studies biennial lecture, "Emmett Till: Why His Story Still Matters," was held on Wednesday, November 18 and presented by Elliott Gorn, the Joseph A. Gagliano Chair in urban history at Loyola University Chicago
11/27/2018
Inaugural lecture of the Shriver Professor of History to focus on slavery in three regions and time periods in world history
On Thursday, November 29, Matthew S. Gordon, recently appointed as the new Phillip R. Shriver Professor of History, is scheduled to give the inaugural lecture, "Slavery in Global Historical Perspective: Rome, Baghdad, and New Orleans."
11/12/2018
Western Program announces its launch of Western Center for Social Impact and Innovation in fall 2019
On Saturday, October 27, Western College Program alumni, faculty, and current students all gathered for a special announcement: the launch of the new Western Center for Social Impact and Innovation, which in fall 2019 will introduce new programming to promote inquiry and action in addressing problems at the intersections of science and social impact
11/07/2018
Guest lecturer and political scientist Graeme Robertson discusses Vladimir Putin and the future of Russia
As part of the biannual Grayson Kirk Distinguished Lecture Series, Graeme Robertson was invited to present the lecture "Putin V. The People? The Precarious Politics of A Divided Russia" on Tuesday, October 23 in the Harry T. Wilks Theater
11/06/2018
How to Tame a Fox (and Build a Dog): Hefner Museum presents its annual lecture Nov 15
For its annual popular lecture, the Hefner Museum of Natural History showcases "How to Tame a Fox (and Build a Dog): Visionary Scientists and a Siberian Tale of Jump-Started Evolution." Lee Dugatkin, professor of biology and university scholar at The University of Louisville, will share his adventures documenting these fascinating experiments
11/05/2018
Miami's Alexander Hamilton Society chapter hosts prestigious guest to discuss Russian cyber warfare and its influence on U.S. elections
On Monday, October 22, members of the Alexander Hamilton Society (AHS) held an open debate featuring Vance Serchuk, executive director of the global investment firm KKR Global Institute, and Emily Channell-Justice, visiting assistant professor in the Department of Global and Intercultural Studies
11/01/2018
Anthropologist Jason De Leon describes the plight of migrants in the "Land of Open Graves" at the U.S.-Mexican border
Jason De Leon came to Miami on Oct. 18 to deliver the 2018 Faber Scholar Lecture in honor of International Archaeology Day, presented by the Department of Anthropology and University Honors Program
10/30/2018
Navarro and Katyal largely agree on state of Supreme Court and the future of American democracy
On Wednesday, October 17, students, faculty and community members gathered in Miami’s Harry T. Wilks Theater for a political debate discussing the current situation of the Supreme Court and the future of American democracy
10/24/2018
Former U.S. Representative Steve Driehaus returns to Miami
Steve Driehaus (‘88), former U.S. Representative for Ohio's 1st Congressional District, visited the Department of Political Science from October 1-4 as this year's Visiting Fellow in Public Leadership to give lectures and teach a 3-day short course on the legislative process