Events

"The End of Protest is a New Beginning"

October 20, 5:30-8pm

Micah White, Ph.D., is is the former editor of Adbusters, the American creator of the Occupy Wall Street meme, and the inventor of the innovative debt-activism tactic known as Rolling Jubilee. This event is part of the Grayson Kirk Distinguished Lecture Series …

"Educating and Empowering Girls to End Trafficking"

October 21, 3:30-5pm

Speaker Deepa Willingham is the Founder/Chair of Promise of Assurance to Children Everywhere (PACE) Universal and is a former student of Mother Teresa …

"Original Intentions: Rethinking the American Founding"

October 21, 4:30-6pm

Peter S. Onuf, Thomas Jefferson Memorial Professor of History Emeritus, University of Virginia, delivers this lecture as part of the A. Andrew Olson Lecture Series of Early American History in honor of Professor Andrew Cayton …

"Astronaut Lands At Miami University"

October 21, 7-9pm

Capt. Robert L. "Hoot" Gibson will share his experiences while on board the following five Space Shuttle missions: the 1984 Challenger, 1986 Columbia, 1988 Atlantis, 1992 Endeavour, and 1995 Atlantis which docked with the Russian Mir space station …

"How the Romanian Secret Police Created Knowledge about Their Targets"

October 22, 11:30am-12:50pm

Katherine Verdery, CUNY, gives this lecture as part of the Havighurst Center Colloquia Series Secrecy, Sovereignty, and Power: Eurasia  …

"How (Not) to Become Immortal in Early Greek Poetry"

October 22, 4:30-6pm

Dr. Deborah Lyons delivers this Department of Classics Works-in-Progress lecture …

Anderson Lecture : George F. Will

October 22, 5:30-7pm

This year's Anderson Distinguished Lecture Series guest is George F. Will, a Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist and NY Times Best Selling Author. The Wall Street Journal calls Mr. Will "Perhaps the most powerful journalist in America." The Anderson Distinguished Lecture Series brings to the Miami campus world leaders whose thought-provoking presentations expose students, faculty members, and community residents to ideas that affect business, society, and public policy …

"Exiled in the American Century: Revisiting the Hollywood Anti-Nazi Film"

October 23, 4-5:30pm

Dr. Sabine Hake from the University of Texas at Austin will be giving a lecture about the representation of National Socialism in the context of U.S. cinema …

"Global Rhythms - Voyages of the Soul"

October 24, 7-9pm

This Family Weekend event features music from Scotland, Argentina, Guinea, China, and India …

"Public Secrets and the Rise of the U.S. Security State"

October 27, 11:30am-12:50pm

Tim Melley, Miami University, gives this lecture as part of the Havighurst Center Colloquia Series Secrecy, Sovereignty, and Power: Eurasia  …

"Fe Sin Fronteras: Borderlands Pentecostalism & the Rise of Agribusiness 1909-1969"

October 28, 5-6pm

Lloyd Barba, University of Michigan, delivers this lecture as part of the Passionate About Latin America & the Caribbean series …