Events

Bliss (or, Emily Post is Dead) (theatre)

February 22-26

This domestic comedy is set in 1960 in North Orange, NJ, where Clytemnestra and Medea, housewives with a pill addiction along with Antigone, the teenage girl next door, look to Emily Post for advice. Working girl Cassandra then arrives in the neighborhood, only to interrupt their routines and question their collective fates …

Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles: "It Gets Better"

February 25; 7:30 - 9:30 pm

It Gets Better Tour returns to Miami with an all-new performance and a week of community workshops. Through laughter and tears, eight actors bring to life real stories from lesbian, gay, transgender, genderqueer, and straight allies, from all across America and infuses them with dynamic musical numbers …

Study Abroad 101

February 27; 4 - 4:30 pm

Study Abroad 101 is a great way to learn more about study abroad opportunitites at Miami. Come and start your journey …

"Medicine, Culture, and Modern China"

February 27; 4 - 6:30 pm

Judith Farquhar, faculty director of the University of Chicago Center in Bejing, will be speaking as a part of the Humanities Center Altman Lecture Series. She is a cultural and medical anthropologist whose research focuses on traditional medicine in everday life in China …

"Sex and Size"

February 28; 5 - 6:30 pm

"Sex and Size" will be an open discussion on the affects of body image and fat shaming in American culture. The open discussion facilitated by members of the Student Counseling Center will focus on the sterotypes and opinions that are held by individuals, the media and common health rhectoric that affect individuals to be in loving, supportive relationships. This discussion is open to all, no matter what gender idenity you may have …

Sustainable/Organic Food Panel

February 28; 5:30 - 7 pm

Are you interested in exploring potential career paths that hire across Miami majors? Career Services invites you to participate in our Career Exploration Series which invites Miami alumni to campus to share their insights and professional journeys as well as speak to the skills and experiences they are looking for in their interns and employees. Regardless of your major, these panels will provide you with an understanding of viable career options and valuable networking opportunities …

"Art is a Weapon for Social Change"

March 1; 12:30 - 2 pm

This interactive lecture will be hosted by Tammy L. Brown a writer, educator, and artist. This lecture will focus on how art can be used to combat racism, homophobia, sexism, classism and other "ism" that comes to mind …

Recycling Training and Awareness

March 1; 4 - 5 pm

Stop by the Green Team's Recycling Awareness Booth on Slant Walk at Armstrong to test your on-campus recycling know-how. Many items disposed of in the trash can actually be recycled …

"Riding with Death: Vodou Art and Urban Ecology in the Streets of Port-au-Prince"

March 1; 5 - 6 pm

Dr. Jana Braziel, chair of Global and Intercultural Studies, discusses her recent book in this segment of the Passionate About Latin America Series …

"The Role of Species Interaction in Forest Invasion: the Good, the Bad, and the Ungulate"

March 1; 7 - 9 pm

Dr. Susan Kalisz (University of Tennessee, Knoxville) gives the Roger E. Wilson Lecture. Her talk will describe how invasive species and white-tailed deer are shaping our forests …

Morphine (film)

March 2; 4 - 5:30 pm

This film will be shown as part of the Revolution in Recent Russian Cinema film series …

Iron-Jawed Angels (film) (MUH)

March 2; 4 - 6 pm

Join us for this Women's History Month screening of Iron-Jawed Angels, which focuses on the political activism of Alice Paul and other American suffragettes in the 1910s. Whitney Womack Smith will lead a discussion after the film …

International Education of Students Abroad Open Visit

March 2; 4 - 6 pm

The International Education of Students (IES Abroad) will be hosting an Open House to come in and learn about programming abroad and other amazing international opportunities …

"The Gunning of America: Business and the Making of American Gun Culture?"

March 2; 5 - 7 pm

Lecturer Pamela Haag is an award-winning nonfiction writer, essayist, cultural commentator, and historian. In "The Gunning of America", she fundamentally revises the history of guns in the United States, by focusing on the Winchester Repeating Arms Company …

"Picturing Contemporary Warfare: Art in the Age of the Drone"

March 2; 5:30 - 6:45 pm

Annie Dell'Aria, Assistant Professor, Department of Art, gives this Art Museum Lecture …

The Eradication of Schizophrenia in Western Lapland (theatre)

March 3; 7:30 - 9 pm

This is a reproduced devised piece that explores ethical representation of schizophrenia in hopes of minimizing associated stigma and promoting understanding. This piece explores family dynamics, groundbreaking tactics of representation, and shares the experience of mental illness …

"#NewGenerASIANS"

March 4; 2 - 4 pm

This "Ultimate Cultural Dance Show" is presented by the Asian American Association …

"Don't Despair. Organize: Activist Feminisms and Intersectional Futures" (MUH)

March 6; 4 - 6 pm

In this keynote workshop, G. Patterson (Assistant Professor of English at Ball State University) offers practical guidance for taking action and making meaningful social change. This will be an interactive, practical workshop from an expert in persuasive rhetoric, intersectional feminisms, and social justice …

Road to Success Roundtable

March 6; 5 - 6 pm

This event is for students interested in meeting with minority business leaders from the Cincinnati-area …

"Sticks and Stones, Guys and Gals, Birds & Bees: Alliterating Word Pairs as Objects of Historical Research"

March 6; 5:30 - 7 pm

Dr.John Jeep gives this What the L? Language Research at Miami lecture …

"Everyday Leadership: Leading with Lollipops"

March 6; 7:30 - 9 pm

Drew Dudley gives this talk as part of the University Lecture Series. He the former director of one of the largest university leadership development programs in Canada at the University of Toronto; nevertheless he embraces the idea that "leadership cannot really be taught. It can only be learned" …

Fulbright Information Session

March 7; 12 - 1 pm

Join Global Initiatives to learn about opportunities to teach, conduct research or pursue graduate study abroad after graduation with the Fulbright U.S. Student Program …

Celebrating Global Sisterhood

March 7; 4 - 5:30 pm

Launched in 1992 as the Women of Color Celebration and renamed Celebrating Global Sisterhood in 2013, this event brings people together to celebrate the cultural diversity and accomplishments of women of color in the University and around the world …

"Digital Humanities and the Victorians: Patterns and Trends in the 19th-Century British Novel"

March 8; 3:30 - 4:30 pm

Troy J. Bassett, Associate Professor of English at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, will give this lecture. Bassett specializes in 19th- and 20th-century British literature, Native American literature, and history of the book …

"The Temporality of Stillness in Kiarostami"

March 8; 4 - 6 pm

Elisabeth Hodges gives this Works-in-Progress talk …

"The Complexities of Defending the U.S. and Opportunities to Serve Your Country"

March 8; 5 - 7 pm

The Political Science Department would like to invite you to this Marian Finch Lecture featuring guest speaker General Joseph W. Ralston (ret. USAF) …

"George Creel and the Propaganda Machine"

March 8; 5:30 - 6:30 pm

Jason Shaiman, Curator of Exhibitions at the Miami University Art Museum Auditorium, will examine how Creel grew the small agency tasked with promoting positive images of the war to a global advertising giant that helped secure the Allied victory in 1918 …