Events

"T'aa hwo aji't'eego: Sovereignty, Livelihood, and Challenging Coal in the Navajo Nation"

October 20; 3 - 4 pm

Please join the Department of Geography and Dr. Andrew Curley, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, for the second seminar of the Geographies of Indigenous Peoples series …

"The Psychopath Returns: From Cleckley to DSM-5"

October 20; 3 - 5 pm

Dr. Dustin Wygant, Eastern Kentucky University gives this Department of Psychology Colloquium Series lecture …

"Mahatma Gandhi: Vegetarianism and Social Critique"

October 20; 5:30 - 7 pm

The speaker, Dr. Christopher Key Chapple, is the Navin and Pratima Doshi Professor of Indic and Comparative Theology and Director, Master of Arts in Yoga Studies, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California …

"From Penguins to Plankton: The Dramatic Impacts of Climate Change on the Antarctic Peninsula"

October 24; 5 - 6 pm

The speaker, Jim McClintock, has led 14 research expeditions to Antarctica over the past 30 years as well as numerous educational tours, and will take attendees on a virtual trip to the southernmost continent and discuss the impacts that climate change has made on Antarctica as well as Ohio …

"Blanchot, Levinas, and the Question of the Ecological Other"

October 25; 4:15 - 6 pm

Allan Stoekl delivers this L. P. Irvin Lecture …

East Asian Faculty Forum

October 25; 4:30 - 6:30 pm

Miami University East Asian Studies Committee presents the 2017 Fall East Asian Studies Faculty Forum, a focus on East Asian Cultures. Presentation titles include "A Cultural Geography of the Uyghur", "Why Pinyin?", "Disney in Korea", "Yamauba (Mountain Witch)", and "Perceivable Radiation in Post-Fukushima". It is free and open to the public …

"Mediating Indigenous Geographies"

November 3; 2:30 - 4 pm

Please join the Department of Geography and Dr. Laurel Smith, University of Oklahoma, for the third seminar of the Geographies of Indigenous Peoples series …

"Global Hierarchy in the Local Workforce: Emotional Reactions toward and Cognitive Explanations for Low Status Inequality in the UAE"

November 3; 3 - 5 pm

Dr. Angela Maitner's (American University of Sharjah) Department of Psychology Colloquium Series talk explores emotional reactions of individuals who are collectively disadvantaged, as well as the way people explain, understand, and perpetuate the payment hierarchy …

"Neandertals: Too Stupid to Live?"

November 6; 5 - 6 pm

Dr. Bruce Hardy gives this lecture …

"Improving Quality of Care of Older Adults: Twenty-Year Long-Term Care System Development in China"

November 7; 5 - 7 pm

Dr. Bei Wu, New York University will be giving this P.K. Whelpton Memorial Lecture …

"Plan for the Best or Anticipate the Worst? From Sustainability to Resilience"

November 8; 5 - 6 pm

Author Andrew Ross, whose work has appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, The Nation, Newsweek, and Al Jazeera, gives this 2017-2018 Humanities Center Altman Program lecture …