Events

"Truly Social Media"

April 24; 2-3:30pm

Author, poet and freelance journalist Alissa Quart talks about her multi-media approach to her long-form work for such publications as The New York Times, The National, The Atlantic, and Newsweek on Friday, April 24, at 2 p.m. in the MacMillan Great Room …

"Change the Cover: Superhero Comics, the Internet, and Female Fans"

April 27; 5–7pm

Aaron Kashtan gives this lecture to the Comics Scholars Group …

"Fostering Just and Equitable Mathematics Teaching through Student-Generated Tasks"

April 27; 6-8pm

Todd Edwards gives this lecture as part of the Penny Lecture Series Beyond Civil Rights—Toward a Just and Equitable Society/Institution

Food Studies Institute Open Forum

April 28; 5:30-6:30pm

Please join us for an open meeting to discuss the development of the Miami University Food Studies Institute …

Video Conference with Reef HQ

April 28; 7-9pm

This event will feature a live connection to the Reef HQ in Australia where a diver will take us through their daily procedures while displaying the beauties of their aquatic ecosystems. This event is a community event for Miami University students and faculty as well as the whole Oxford community …

"Beyond Punishment: The Penal State's Interventionist, Covert, and Negligent Modalities of Control"

April 29; 4-5:30pm

Nicole Kaufman investigates the penal state control in the lives of criminalized people by analyzing punishment alonside various other forms of penal state involvement. This is part of the Sherry Corbett Lecture Series …

"The Hunting Ground" Movie Screening

April 29; 6-10pm

It's On Us, Miami University, presents The Hunting Ground, a documentary film about rape on U.S. college campuses. It was directed by Kirby Dick and produced by Amy Ziering …

"Refuse, Race, and Reform: Environment and Planning in the Progressive Era South"

May 1; 2:20-4pm

Dr. Andrew Busch, Visiting Assistant Professor, American Studies Program, Miami University, gives this Department of Geography lecture …

"Imagined Geographies of Crimea"

May 4; 11:30am–12:50pm

Edith Clowes, University of Virginia, gives this lecture as part of the Havighurst Center Colloquia Series Russian Literature Under Putin: Haunted by the Past, Critiquing the Present

"The Future Realities of Social Justice and Civil Rights"

May 4; 6-8pm

Rodney Coates gives this lecture as part of the Penny Lecture Series Beyond Civil Rights—Toward a Just and Equitable Society/Institution

Classes End

May 9

ShareFest

May 13-19

ShareFest is a week-long collection and redistribution of items donated by Miami University students and the Oxford community at the end of the academic year. Collected items benefit residents in need and social service agencies throughout the region …

Spring Commencement

May 16

Bonnie St. John, best-selling author, Paralympic skiing medalist, and former White House official, will speak to Miami University graduates and families during commencement ceremonies, 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 16, at Yager Stadium …

"Aging and Age Studies: Foundations and Formations"

May 19-22

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. Topics include a vast range of meaning-based research including the portrayal of dementia in children’s books, power aging in Shakespeare's Richard III, the Hindu view of aging, and many others …