Events

"Good Trouble and Creative Arts Exposition"

February 1 - March 1

The NAACP Oxford Ohio Unit is hosting the annual Dr. Martln Luther King Jr. virtual program, with an accompanying Virtual Creative Arts Exposition, curated by members of the Oxford Unit of the NAACP with contributions from Oxford Community artists and students in the Talawanda School District …

"Populism and Anti-Populism in American Democracy"

March 1; 7 - 8:15 pm

Dr. Thomas Frank, author of The People, No: A Brief History of Anti-Populism, delivers this Dialogues on Democracy lecture, …

"Education Abroad Advisor — Virtual Drop-in Hours"

March 2; 10 - 11 am

Education Abroad advisors will be available to answer questions and help you find information needed to plan for your global education and progress on your Find Your Place Quest …

GIC Career Day — "Alumni Career Panel"

March 2; 4:25 - 5:25 pm

Join the Department of Global and Intercultural Studies (GIC) and the Center for Career Exploration & Success for an Alumni Networking Event to learn from and engage with GIC Miami alumni through a virtual panel and small virtual breakout sessions. Hear about their career paths and suggestions as you prepare your own path …

"Objects that Changed the World: Crazy Blues"

March 3; 12 pm

Speaker Tammy Kernodle is Professor of Musicology and has published widely on African American music, jazz, and gender and popular music …

Short-Term Education Abroad Panel

March 3; 12:30 pm

Do you want to spend your winter or summer studying abroad or around the US? Attend this Short-Term Education Abroad Panel to learn more about the different options for short-term programs and hear from students who have participated in Miami's Faculty-Led programs …

Semester Education Abroad Panel

March 3; 2 pm

Are you considering studying abroad for a semester? There are many Education Abroad options—get help choosing the right program for you by attending this Semester Education Abroad Panel where you will hear from and ask questions to students who have studied abroad around the world through different programs …

College of Arts & Science Networking Event

March 3; 4:30 - 6 pm

The College of Arts & Science Networking Night is for students to virtually network with select recruiters and alumni following the Spring Career Fair. Additionally, this event will provide you with the opportunity to learn about career paths, build connections and develop your networking skills. Recommended attire is business casual …

Diversity & Inclusion Career Institute

March 4; 2 - 4 pm

The Diversity and Inclusion Career Institute broadens participants' cultural awareness, competency, and knowledge in preparation for career success. The Institute creates space where the academic community can identify ways to advance inclusion and diversity in professional spaces. Employers, Miami scholars, and leading professionals will share their best practices and expertise …

Miami Student Researchers Panel

March 4; 5 pm

Interested in undergraduate research? Join us for an engaging and informative panel led by current student researchers at Miami University. Q & A style casual conversation. Active student researchers will share insights about undergraduate research process and the experience of presenting at the Undergraduate Research Forum …

Social Innovation Weekend

March 5-7

Social Innovation Weekend (SIW) is an intense 3-day experience in which students, professionals and community members use entrepreneurial skills to tackle a significant social challenge. This year's topic of focus is "Homelessness and Affordable Housing" …

The Helpers (digital reading)

March 6; 7:30 pm

The Helpers is a new perspective from the other side of the most famous bookshelf in history. Miep Gies, an immigrant, and secretary for Otto Frank's famous Opekta company, leads a group of helpers to preserve the residents of the Secret Annex and the spirit of goodness and survival during World War II. The Helpers is a tale of joy, hope, friendship, and resistance during one of history's darkest moments …

"Money, Power and Politics: Campaign Finance and American Democracy"

March 8; 7 - 8:15 pm

Michael E. Toner, former Chair of the Federal Election Commission, delivers this Dialogues on Democracy lecture …

Wellness Day (no classes)

March 9

"NationaliTeas: Take a Sip Around the World"

March 9; 9:30 am - 5 pm

Find a new favorite type of uplifting beverage from across the world! A take-a-cup-to-go tea tasting station will be set up outside the International Student Center in the MacMillan Hall parking lot. A variety of international and regional teas will be available throughout the day, until supplies last …

"Objects that Changed the World: Concrete"

March 10; 12 pm

Speaker Steve Tuck is Professor of Classics and has published widely on Roman art and archaeology …

"Confronting Greatness: A Celebration of Women Artists"

March 10; 6 pm

Join this virtual gallery tour with Art & Architecture Capstone students (ART 498), as they share their curatorial experiences and research related to works on display in this exhibition …

"The Great Departure: Mass Migration and Freedom"

March 11; 5 pm

Speaker Tara Zahra is the Homer J. Livingston Professor of East European History at the University of Chicago. Her research focuses on the transnational history of modern Europe, migration, the family, nationalism, and humanitarianism …

"Why Civility is Necessary for American Democracy"

March 15; 7 - 8:15 pm

Indiana University's Alexandra Hudson, a nationally recognized expert on civility, civil society, and American civic renewal, delivers this Dialogues on Democracy lecture, …

"Creating Research Posters"

March 16; 4 - 5 pm

Polish your poster for Miami's spring Undergraduate Forum with Nate Floyd, Librarian …

Dr. Tammie Gerke's National Parks Talks: Isle Royale

March 16; 4:45 - 6:15 pm

Join us as Dr. Gerke talks about Isle Royale National Park. She will discuss the geology and other interesting information about the park.The event will be held as a free online meeting …

"Building Collective Social Responsibility: COVID-19 Pandemic and the Overrepresentation of Underrepresented Ohioans"

March 16; 6 - 7:15 pm

This virtual panel discussion will feature guest speakers Jamie Carmichael (Chief Health Opportunity Advisor, Ohio Department of Health) and Lilleana Cavanaugh (Executive Director, Ohio Latino Affairs Commission). It will be followed by a Q & A …

"Objects that Changed the World: The Photograph"

March 17; 6 pm

Speaker Pepper Stetler is Associate Professor of Art and Architecture History and Associate Director of the Miami University Humanities Center …

"Valuing Water MiniCon: An Environmental, Social, and Cultural Exploration"

March 19; 10 am - 1 pm

Join us for a culmination of the Western Center's biennial theme of Water Access with keynote speaker Judith LeBlanc, Director, Native Organizers Alliance …

Silas the Uninvited (digital reading)

March 20; 7:30 pm

Silas tells the all-too-familiar story of a Black man in rural Louisiana who has just been lynched by a mob in 1930, yet finds himself mysteriously alive. In the events to follow, he is confronted with a choice to live again in another time as a Black Man in America and deal with some of the many complicated struggles with race and time that have always plagued this country …

"The Legacy of the Nineteenth Amendment"

March 22; 7 - 8:15 pm

Paula Monopoli, Sol & Carlyn Hubert Professor of Law at the University of Maryland Carey School of Law and author of Constitutional Orphan: Gender Equality and the Nineteenth Amendment, delivers this Dialogues on Democracy lecture, …

"Visualizing the Unseen: Gregorian Chant and the Arts"

March 24; 6 pm

Robert Benson, Emeritus Professor, Department of Architecture, College of Creative Arts, delivers this lecture …

Wellness Day (no classes)

March 25

"Trinity Haven"

March 25; 4 - 5 pm

Guest speaker Leigh Ann Hirschman talks about the founding of indiana's first residential facility for LGBTQ youth experiencing housing instability …

Describe the Night (digital reading)

March 27; 7:30 pm

Set in Russia over the course of 90 years, this thrilling and epic new play traces the stories of seven men and women connected by history, myth, and conspiracy theories …

"Bans, Walls, Raids, Sanctuary: U.S. Immigration and Abolitionist Futures"

March 29; 5 pm

Speaker A. Naomi Paik is Associate Professor of Asian American studies with appointments in gender & women's studies and history at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Her research interests include comparative ethnic studies; U.S. imperialism; U.S. militarism; social and cultural approaches to legal studies; transnational and women of color feminisms; carceral spaces; and labor, race, and migration …

"Should We Keep the Electoral College?"

March 29; 7 - 8:15 pm

Jesse Wegman, author of Let the People Pick the President: The Case for Abolishing the Electoral College (St. Martin's Press, 2020) sits on the editorial board of the New York Times, where he has written about the Supreme Court and legal affairs since 2013 …