Events

Scripps Research Info Session

November 13; 3:30 - 5 pm

Come meet with the Scripps Research team to learn more about their undergraduate research/internship opportunities and their top-10 ranked doctoral program (Skaggs Graduate School of Chemical and Biological Sciences). Graduate-level students are welcome to attend as well. Learn about opportunities in the following areas: immunology, molecular and cellular biology, chemistry, neurosciences, autoimmune diseases, cardiovascular diseases, virology, vaccine development, and more …

Resume 101 and Review

November 13; 4 - 5:30 pm

Katherine Keough-Jurs (Planning Director for the City of Cincinnati) will give a presentation on how to craft your resume with special attention toward Planning and Geography majors in this segment of GEO Week …

"Anxiety, Lexicon and Morphosyntax in Instructed L2 Spanish"

November 13; 5:30 - 7 pm

Sadler Kirk, John Grinstead, and Holly Nibert (The Ohio State University) will be the speakers during this What the L? Language Research at Miami lecture …

"Travel the Silk Road"

November 13; 6 - 7 pm

Take this journey Dr. Stanley Toops along the ancient trading routes connecting East with the West in this segment of GEO Week. Then compare its evolution to modern China's Belt and Road Initiative …

GEO Week Trivia!

November 14; 2:40 - 4:10 pm

You are invited to test your geography trivia skills against your fellow peers. You can participate on a team of one or up to four. Prizes will be awarded to the top three teams …

"New Books at Miami"

November 14; 4 pm

Celebrate recent publications by Miami University faculty members and hear brief presentations from a few of those authors. Browse more than 40 recently-published books from Miami faculty across a wide range of disciplines and subject matter …

Literary London Internship Forum

November 14; 5:30 - 6:30 pm

Chat with 2019 Literary London interns about living, studying, and working in London. Hear about 2019 interns' experiences in publishing, museums, schools, and theaters. Lit London applicants for 2020 or any future year welcome. It's an informal meeting, so please drop by …

"The Resistance Playlist: Latin/x American Stories of Hope and Inspiration"

November 14; 5:30 pm

Latin American Studies faculty will present brief vignettes using songs or music that tell stories of resistance. Stories will be drawn from the news, experiences in the field, lived experience, and from historical heroes in the Americas …

Sound and Fury (film)

November 14; 6:30 pm

This documentary documents one family's struggle over whether or not to provide two deaf children with cochlear implants, devices that can stimulate hearing and a rich dive into Deaf Culture. It is the final segment of the 3-part film series Diving into Disability Culture

"Confluence - Classical & Regional Music - Indian Subcontinent"

November 14; 7 - 9:30 pm

Utpola Borah, a vocalist from Assam, India and her group of international musicians will perform music from India and Bangladesh and will cover traditional and classical pieces. A reception with Indian food will follow the performance …

GEO Week Mapathon

November 15; 1 - 3 pm

Come participate in a humanitarian need-based crowd-sourced mapping event. No experience is needed …

Study Abroad is for Me Showcase

November 15; 3 - 5 pm

During this fun-filled showcase, students will tell their study abroad stories, winners from the IEW Contest will be announced, prizes will be awarded, and student groups will perform. Don't miss out on this inaugural event to celebrate International Education Week at Miami …

Global Thanksgiving

November 15; 6 - 9:30 pm

Come learn about how different cultures give thanks, and taste samples of different cultural foods in this event hosted by the Japanese Culture and Language Club …

Global Dance Party

November 15; 8 pm - 12 am

The Global Dance Party kicks off an exciting time at Miami: International Education Week. Join us at no cost for an unforgettable evening of dancing, food, and fun …

"Taste of Africa"

November 16; 6 - 9 pm

This potluck allows you to get a 'Taste of Africa'. Not only will it be a showcase of food from around the continent, but also a chance to immerse yourself in what it means to be Africa. This year's theme is: "What It Means to be African Now." Come and learn from your fellow students about their experiences and growth as an African …

Global Lunch Series: China

November 18; 10:45 am - 3 pm

Celebrate International Education Week by dining at Western Commons …

"The Republic of Moldova & Soviet History"

November 18; 4:30 - 6 pm

Dr. Sergiu Musteață, Ion Creanga State Pedagogical University, gives this public lecture …

Global Lunch Series: India

November 19; 10:45 am - 3 pm

Celebrate International Education Week by dining at Western Commons …

Global Holiday Party

November 19; 5 - 7 pm

Annually, the Miami University Diversity Affairs Council organizes the Global Holiday Party — which includes a lineup of local and global performances alongside food prepared and brought by participating student organizations. Attending organizations are given the freedom to represent their culture in whichever creative way they see fit …

Americans Abroad Information Session

November 19; 6:30 pm

Expand your understanding of globalization and nationalism through tourism! Americans Abroad: Heritage Tourism is a Miami University summer workshop taught in Ireland, Scotland, and England …

Global Lunch Series: Vietnam

November 20; 10:45 am - 3 pm

Celebrate International Education Week by dining at Western Commons …

"Discover Islam"

November 20; 5 - 8 pm

Dr. Salem Foad will speak about the true values and beliefs of Islam, clarify misconceptions about Islam and the Quran, and help students find common ground between different religions. Foad is a rheumatologist by training but has a BA and Master's degree in theology. He has been writing religious books for the past 30 years and approaches religion from a logical perspective, seeking to understand the rationale of divine orders …

Writers Harvest Benefit Reading

November 20; 6:30 pm

Writers Harvest, a benefit event and reading for Oxford Community Choice Pantry, will feature creative writing by graduate students Jen Sammons, Trevor Root, Justin Chandler, and Matt Boyarsky and alumni Joe Squance, Katy Shay, and Katarina Morris …

Global Lunch Series: South Korea

November 21; 10:45 am - 3 pm

Celebrate International Education Week by dining at Western Commons …

2019 NAFSA Simon Award for Campus Internationalization Presidential Panel

November 21; 4 pm

Leaders from Simon Award-winning institutions, including Miami University, will discuss their successes in campus internationalization during this Live Webcast Panel discussion …

"Time and the Visual Imagination: From Physics to Philosophy"

November 21; 5 pm

Jenann Ismael, Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University, gives this lecture as part of the 2019-2020 John W. Altman Program in the Humanities: Time and Temporality

The Seventh Seal (film)

November 21; 7 - 8:40 pm

Enjoy a brief introduction highlighting the work of Ingmar Berman followed by the film. This classic 1958 film is a compelling tale of a Swedish knight and the woes suffered by his country in the grips of Black Death. The knight is determined to complete one redemptive act before he dies …

Global Lunch Series: Brazil

November 22; 10:45 am - 3 pm

Celebrate International Education Week by dining at Western Commons …

"A Taste of Luxembourg"

November 22; 6 - 7 pm

Luxembourgish students at Miami invite everyone to come out and try traditional luxembourgish Gromperekichelcher (potato pancakes) and homemade applesauce. Gromperekichelcher are associated with every celebration throughout the year; they are sold on Christmas markets, on farmers markets, on our national holiday etc. The potato pancakes are traditionally eaten with apple sauce and are made of onions, potatos, flour, salt and pepper, butter, parsley, shallots, garlic and eggs …

Emeritus Work-in-Progress Talk: Brit Harwood

November 25; 4 pm

Professor Emeritus of English Brit Harwood will present part of a book in progress called A Philosophy for the Humanities

Study Abroad Pre-Departure Orientation: Students going to European Locations

November 25; 5:30 pm

Attendance at a pre-departure orientation session is required for all Miami students studying abroad in Winter or Spring 2020 on all Exchange, Global Preferred and Approved Non-Miami programs …

Thanksgiving Holiday

November 27-29

"We Want To Do More Than Survive, Abolitionist Teaching"

December 2; 1:15 - 2:15 pm

Dr. Bettina Love's talk will discuss the struggles and the possibilities of committing ourselves to an abolitionist goal of educational freedom, as opposed to reform, and moving beyond what she calls the educational survival complex. Abolitionist Teaching is built on the creativity, imagination, boldness, ingenuity, and rebellious spirit and methods of abolitionists to demand and fight for an educational system where all students are thriving, not simply surviving …

Study Abroad Pre-Departure Orientation: Students going to Asia, Africa, South/Central America, Latin America and/or the Middle East

December 2; 5:30 pm

Attendance at a pre-departure orientation session is required for all Miami students studying abroad in Winter or Spring 2020 on all Exchange, Global Preferred and Approved Non-Miami programs …

Study Abroad Pre-Departure Orientation: All Students (make-up)

December 5; 4:30 pm

Attendance at a pre-departure orientation session is required for all Miami students studying abroad in Winter or Spring 2020 on all Exchange, Global Preferred and Approved Non-Miami programs …

Classes End

December 7

Study Days

December 7-8

Final Examinations

December 9-14

Commencement

December 13