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11/01/2017
500th anniversary of the Reformation unites faculty and religious leaders to address Martin Luther's groundbreaking revolution
On November 2-3, the Department of History’s McClellan Symposium in History will host a two-day session on the topic "Reformations of the Sixteenth Century: Martin Luther and His World, 500 Years Later"
10/23/2017
Urbanization Much More Than City Growth, Expert Says
The Humanities Center featured Neil Brenner,a professor of urban theory at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, in a lecture sponsored by the John W. Altman Program
06/30/2017
Faculty News: Pascal Massie
Pascal Massie's work in "Reality, Fiction, and Play" and work in Ancient Philosophy.
12/01/2016
David Serlin addresses the intersection of medicine and the humanities for Altman Program Lecture
On Thursday, November 10, David Serlin, an associate professor of communication at UC San Diego, visited Miami to give a lecture, "Designs for Living: Rethinking the Medical Model of Disability through Architecture," as part of the 2016-17 Altman Program in the Humanities
10/04/2016
Miami's Constitution Day Conference brings in nationally recognized scholars to provide modern context to the U.S. Constitution
On September 22, the Miami University Janus Forum, in partnership with the Jack Miller Center, presented the Constitution Day Conference in Armstrong Student Center
06/21/2016
Students flock to new Film Studies co-major
Since its inception in fall 2015, Miami's new Film Studies co-major has already attracted 20 students, with more expected in the near future. The co-major, which students pair with a major in another department, explores topics such as film history, global cinemas, and film theory
10/12/2015
This fall's Janus Forum to tackle women's issues and equality with opposing perspectives from two prominent activists
Two nationally known activist authors, Rinku Sen and Christina Hoff Sommers, will address the question: "Are women equal in America today?" when they converge on the stage for The Janus Forum on Wednesday, October 28 at 6 pm in Wilks Theater on Miami's Oxford campus
04/20/2015
International Scholars to Take a New Look at How We Understand Later Life
The inaugural North American Network in Aging Studies (NANAS) conference will bring together scholars from North America and Europe to present findings on how various aspects of our culture have shaped what it means to grow old. The conference will take place May 19-22 at Miami University, Oxford, OH.
10/29/2014
Scripps hosts interactive symposium on developing sustainable volunteer programs
OMA utilizes hundreds of volunteers each year to support it's art-based program for people with dementia. Sara Peller, LCSW, Associate Executive Director of Programs at DOROT will share the organization’s strategies for developing a sustainable volunteer base and the organizational culture and structure needed to support a successful volunteer initiative. For the last three decades, DOROT has been an innovative leader in the field of aging services and volunteerism. DOROT manages over 7,000 volunteers who help address issues of social isolation and loneliness among older adults living at home.